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In this Jan. 23, 2019, photo employees walk up a ramp toward a ramp where a United Airlines jet is parked at a gate Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. (AP Photo / Julio Cortez)

United said Tuesday that its second-quarter profit soared 54%, to $1.05 billion. The results beat expectations, and United slightly raised its forecast of full-year profit.

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In this July 18, 2018, file photo, United Airlines commercial jets sit at a gate at Terminal C of Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo / Julio Cortez, File)

United is using other planes to cover some flights that had been scheduled with its 14 Max jets. However, the airline said that because of the Max’s grounding it will cancel about 1,120 flights in June and about 1,290 in July.

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In this May 2, 2017 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP File Photo)

CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again.

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The grounding of its Boeing 737 Max jets is causing United Airlines to trim growth plans for this year, and the carrier expects to discuss potential compensation with Boeing.

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In this May 2, 2017 file photo, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a House Transportation Committee oversight hearing. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP File Photo)

The CEO of United Airlines says his pilots don't need any additional training on the new Boeing jet that is at the center of the investigation into a deadly crash in Indonesia.

Class action suit comes a year after incident on board United flight

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Nearly 300 Chicago aviation officers are suing to reclaim their status as law enforcement officers, a title they lost following a highly publicized incident on board a United plane last year.

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The former security officer claims he was improperly trained and later defamed by the head of the Chicago Department of Aviation.

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United Airline’s PR disaster might have served as a wake-up call to major airlines. An annual report rates how they’re doing.

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Video of a United airlines passenger forcibly dragged off a plane stirred a worldwide uproar. Now, a pair of city aviation officers involved in the incident are out of a job following an investigation by Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson.

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Using math to get the most bang for your buck on an overbooked flight.

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The attorneys for Dr. David Dao have announced an “amicable settlement with United Airlines for the injuries he received in his April 9 ordeal.”

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United Flight 3411 passenger Dr. David Dao was released from the hospital Wednesday night, after being treated for a concussion, broken nose and the loss of two front teeth, according his attorney.

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Viral videos showing a 69-year-old passenger being dragged off a United Airlines flight have sparked public outrage and discussions over passengers’ rights. But will the incident have any lasting impact on air travel policies?

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Lawmakers at multiple levels of government are calling for probes into what happened on Sunday night aboard United Airlines flight 3411.

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An aviation security officer is put on leave after a passenger is dragged from an overbooked United Airlines flight at O’Hare.

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Crain’s Chicago Business managing editor Ann Dwyer reports on United Airlines' efforts to quell 12 months of turbulence. McDonald's switches the Egg McMuffin’s margarine to butter with its new nimble approach. And there’s a possible front-runner to buy the iconic Tribune Tower.  

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