Money United Airlines to cut some management positions

11:45  12 january  2017
11:45  12 january  2017 Source:   Reuters

Giants deny team trashed charter plane on return from Green Bay

  Giants deny team trashed charter plane on return from Green Bay Not yet done with their off-the-field scandals for the week, the Giants are accused of trashingthefirst-class cabin on their flight home from Green Bay following a wild-card loss to the Packers on Sunday.According to the New York Post , aUnited Airlines gate agent told passengers of Flight 934 their plane had beentrashed by the Giants on the preceding flight, causing a three-hour delay to repair and clean the interior.

NEW YORK – United Continental Holdings Inc. expects to cut some management employees as a part of its larger restructuring program. "While we don’t have an exact figure now, a small number of our management team will be affected by reductions," said Mike Bonds, executive vice president of human resources, in a letter to employees last week. However, frontline employees, which include pilots, flight attendants, customer-service and gate agents, would not be affected by the impending changes, according to the letter, parts of which the company provided to Reuters.

United Continental Holdings Inc expects to cut some management employees as a part of its larger restructuring program. "While we don’t have an exact figure now, a small number of our management team will be affected by reductions," said spokeswoman Megan McCarthy in a statement. However, frontline employees, which include pilots, flight attendants, customer-service and gate agents, would not be affected by the impending changes, she said. The No.3 U.S. airline by passenger traffic is increasing efforts to match margins of No.2 Delta Air Lines Inc .

A United Airlines 787 taxis as a United Airlines 767 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco© REUTERS/Louis Nastro/File Photo A United Airlines 787 taxis as a United Airlines 767 lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco

United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.N) expects to cut some management employees as a part of its larger restructuring program.

Quotes in the article

United Continental Holdings Inc

UAL

Flyers' fury at heavy passengers on planes

  Flyers' fury at heavy passengers on planes Nearly 40% of British travellers believe airlines should take a passengers' weight into consideration when setting luggage allowances, a survey suggests. According to the poll, 18% of adults feel "angry" that heavier people are entitled to the same baggage limit.Many of those questioned said making sure that their suitcase did not exceed an airline's weight restrictions was the most stressful element of plane travel.But women appeared to be more concerned about following the rules than men.

(Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc (N:UAL) expects to cut some management employees as a part of its larger restructuring program. "While we don’t have an exact figure now, a small number of our management team will be affected by reductions," said spokeswoman Megan McCarthy in a statement. Bloomberg earlier reported the staffing cuts . (This story has been refiled to correct attribution in paragraphs 2-3 to spokeswoman from memo.) United Airlines to cut some management positions .

United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.N) expects to cut some management employees as a part of its larger restructuring program. The No.3 U.S. airline by passenger traffic is increasing efforts to match margins of No.2 Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N). United said in October cheap airfares and higher wages from new contracts would squeeze its results in the fall, making it difficult to be as profitable as competitors.

75.04
+1.38
+1.87%
Delta Air Lines Inc

DAL

51.44
+0.51
+1.00%

"While we don’t have an exact figure now, a small number of our management team will be affected by reductions," said Mike Bonds, executive vice president of human resources, in a letter to employees last week.

However, frontline employees, which include pilots, flight attendants, customer-service and gate agents, would not be affected by the impending changes, according to the letter, parts of which the company provided to Reuters.

The No.3 U.S. airline by passenger traffic is increasing efforts to match margins of No.2 Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N).

United said in October cheap airfares and higher wages from new contracts would squeeze its results in the fall, making it difficult to be as profitable as competitors.

Bloomberg first reported the staffing cuts.

(Reporting by Vishaka George in Bengaluru and Jeffrey Dastin in New York; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

'Shaw happy at United' .
Luke Shaw's agent has rubbished suggestions that the defender could leave Manchester United. The 21-year-old left-back has played just 13 times since the arrival of Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford last summer and has not featured for United since November 30.Reports in the national press have claimed United are looking to offload Shaw in the summer, but his representative, Jonathan Barnett, insists there is no truth in talk of a move away for the England international."He is happy at the club.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!