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United Airlines Holdings (formerly known as United Continental Holdings) is an airline holding company that primarily operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Airlines. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. The company also sells fuel, offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties.

TypePublic
Founded1926
HQChicago, IL, US
Websiteunited.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)91,800(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$43.3 B(+5%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$43.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at United Airlines

Scott Kirby

Scott Kirby

Chief Executive Officer
Brett J. Hart

Brett J. Hart

President
Linda Jojo

Linda Jojo

Executive Vice President Technology and Chief Digital Officer
Andrew Nocella

Andrew Nocella

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Kate Gebo

Kate Gebo

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations
Gerald Laderman

Gerald Laderman

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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United Airlines Office Locations

United Airlines has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
233 S Wacker Dr
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United Airlines Financials and Metrics

United Airlines Revenue

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United Airlines's revenue was reported to be $43.26 b in FY, 2019 which is a 4.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

1.5b

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(1.6b)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(1.6b)

Market capitalization (8-Jan-2021)

12.7b

Closing stock price (8-Jan-2021)

43.3

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

13.2b

EV

32.2b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $12.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

36.6b37.7b41.3b43.3b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)3%9%5%

Cost of goods sold

24.9b27.1b30.2b30.8b

Gross profit

11.7b10.7b11.1b12.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

8.2b9.4b9.9b8.4b10.0b9.9b9.0b10.8b11.0b9.6b11.4b11.4b8.0b1.5b

Cost of goods sold

5.8b6.2b6.5b6.5b6.8b6.9b7.0b7.7b7.9b7.2b7.9b7.9b

Gross profit

2.4b3.2b3.4b2.0b3.2b3.0b2.1b3.1b3.1b2.4b3.5b3.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

29%34%35%23%32%30%23%29%28%25%31%31%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

2.2b1.5b1.7b2.8b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

832.0m1.1b913.0m814.0m

Inventories

873.0m924.0m985.0m1.1b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

2.3b2.1b2.1b3.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.0b2.1b2.2b2.3b

Accounts Payable

239.0m66.0m130.0m324.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

5.5b3.4b6.2b6.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

(1.7b)(3.3b)(5.2b)

Depreciation and Amortization

615.0m1.2b1.9b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2b3.7b4.9b547.0m2.1b2.7b1.7b4.2b5.1b1.9b4.6b5.7b63.0m(67.0m)(2.0b)

Purchases of PP&E

(2.0b)(2.0b)(1.6b)
USDQ1, 2016

Revenue/Employee

95.3k

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

5.1 x
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United Airlines Operating Metrics

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United Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Westwind School of AeronauticsFebruary 05, 2020
MyPointsDecember 01, 2001$112 m
Air Micronesia, Inc.
Air Micronesia, LLC
Air Wisconsin, Inc.
Air Wis Services, Inc.
CAL Cargo, S.A. de C.V.
CALFINCO Inc.
Century Casualty Company
Continental Airlines de Mexico, S.A.
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United Airlines Revenue Breakdown

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United Airlines revenue breakdown by business segment: 89.0% from Passenger, 5.5% from Cargo and 5.5% from Other

United Airlines revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.7% from Latin America, 11.9% from Pacific, 17.1% from Atlantic and 62.3% from Domestic (U.S. and Canada)

United Airlines Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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United Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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United Airlines Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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United Airlines News and Updates

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United Airlines issues fee waiver for travel to London

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United Airlines Passenger With Possible COVID-19 Symptoms Dies After Inflight Emergency

United and the CDC say they're working to contact passengers on a recent Orlando-to-Los Angeles flight.

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United Airlines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was United Airlines founded?

    United Airlines was founded in 1926.

  • Who are United Airlines key executives?

    United Airlines's key executives are Scott Kirby, Brett J. Hart and Linda Jojo.

  • How many employees does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 91,800 employees.

  • What is United Airlines revenue?

    Latest United Airlines annual revenue is $43.3 b.

  • What is United Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest United Airlines revenue per employee is $471.2 k.

  • Who are United Airlines competitors?

    Competitors of United Airlines include Turkish Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines.

  • Where is United Airlines headquarters?

    United Airlines headquarters is located at 233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago.

  • Where are United Airlines offices?

    United Airlines has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 1 office.