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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 CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)91,800(-3%)
Job Openings77
Revenue (FY, 2020)$15.4 B(-64%)
Share Price (May 2021)$54.7

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

United Airlines's revenue was reported to be $15.36 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

3.2b

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(1.4b)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(1.4b)

Market capitalization (7-May-2021)

17.7b

Closing stock price (7-May-2021)

54.7

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

12.7b

EV

38.5b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $17.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

36.6b37.7b41.3b43.3b15.4b

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, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

8.2b9.4b9.9b8.4b10.0b9.9b9.0b10.8b11.0b9.6b11.4b11.4b8.0b1.5b3.2b

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, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.2b1.5b1.7b2.8b11.3b

Accounts Receivable

1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b

Prepaid Expenses

832.0m1.1b913.0m814.0m635.0m

Inventories

873.0m924.0m985.0m1.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.3b2.1b2.1b3.0b(7.1b)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.0b2.1b2.2b2.3b2.5b

Accounts Payable

239.0m66.0m130.0m324.0m(1.1b)

Cash From Operating Activities

5.5b3.4b6.2b6.9b(4.1b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

(1.7b)(3.3b)(5.2b)(1.4b)

Depreciation and Amortization

615.0m1.2b1.9b623.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2b3.7b4.9b547.0m2.1b2.7b1.7b4.2b5.1b1.9b4.6b5.7b63.0m(67.0m)(2.0b)447.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(2.0b)(2.0b)(1.6b)(444.0m)
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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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United Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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United Airlines Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    41/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    20/100

  • Compensation

    B

    78/100

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United Airlines News and Updates

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United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked FlightThe disturbing scene captured on cellphone videos by United Airlines passengers on Sunday went beyond the typical nightmares of travelers on an overbooked flight.

According to Nehora Law Firm, Its Elderly Client Was Humiliated and Abused by United Airlines

IRVINE, Calif., May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nehora Law Firm filed a lawsuit against United Airlines based on its client's contention that he suffered unspeakable humiliation, ridicule and physical harm at the hands of United Airlines. The firm's client, Louis Zaharias, is an elderly man...

United Airlines domestic June schedule expected to be two-thirds of schedule 2 years ago

United Airlines Holdings Inc. said Friday it expects its June domestic flight schedule to be two-thirds of what it was in June 2019, while its overall network schedule for the month is expected to be 60% of its scheduled in the pre-pandemic period. The stock rose 0.9% in premarket trading. The outl…

United Airlines Continues to Build Summer Network, Adding Over 480 Daily Flights to its U.S. June Schedule

CHICAGO, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In June, United will fly its largest schedule since before the pandemic to meet growing demand for summer travel. The airline is adding more than 480 daily flights to its U.S. schedule to offer an average of over 3,100 total daily domestic flights...

Earnings Results: United Airlines lost more than $1.3 billion to start the year, and the stock is falling

United Airlines Holdings Inc. lost more than $1.3 billion in the first three months of 2021, but executives claimed that an adjusted cash flow metric flipped to positive and promised that new international routes to countries that allow vaccinated travelers will help the airline recover from the dev…
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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 $15.4 b.

  • What is United Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest United Airlines revenue per employee is $167.3 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.