February 25, 2011

United Part Eight: The Ads Tell a Story – February 25, 2011

Part Eight

The Ads Tell a Story

This week we continue our series on UA but this week but we are going to let the ads (advertisements) of the time tell the story. Enjoy………………….

February 18, 2011

United Part Seven: 1978 Airline Deregulation and the Future of United Airlines – February 18, 2011

Part Seven

1978 Airline Deregulation and the Future of United Airlines

The 1978 Airline Deregulation Act affected all of the major airlines in a negative way, including United. Economic trouble and labor problems left United with few resources and the airline experienced a high turnover of senior management through the 70s and 80s. Still, it pressed on.

February 11, 2011

United Part Six: The Ads Tell a Story – February 11, 2011

Part Six

The Ads Tell a Story

This week we continue our series on UA but this week but we are going to let the ads (advertisements) of the time tell the story. Enjoy………………….

February 4, 2011

United Part Five: United Airlines during the Jet Age – February 4, 2011

Part Five

United Airlines during the Jet Age

The Jet Age is the time period right after World War II when major airlines began introducing high-powered, turbine engine planes into their fleet.

January 28, 2011

United Part Four: The Ads Tell a Story – January 28, 2011

Part Four

The Ads Tell a Story

This week we continue our series on UA but this week but we are going to let the ads (advertisements) of the time tell the story. Enjoy………………….

January 21, 2011

United Part Three: United Airlines during World War II – January 21, 2011

Part Three

United Airlines during World War II - January 21, 2011

By 1940, United Airlines became the first airline to provide cargo flights. It had also recently opened the first U.S. flight kitchen to provide in-flight meal service, and it soon became known as the airline that offered a new level of customer service.