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United Airlines accidentally sent this dog from Newark Liberty Airport to Ireland, when it was supposed to go to Phoenix, Ariz. (Photo: CBS 2)

United Airlines Mistakenly Sends Phoenix-Bound Dog From Newark To Ireland

United Airlines is now in the dog house with Alback. His owner paid $408 for Hendrix to fly, plus $160 for the crate, while fully expecting safe transportation for the dog to Phoenix, Ariz.

03/15/2013

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Police Search Plane At Newark Airport After Passenger Reports Finding Shell Casing On Board

Passengers on board United flight 29 from London had no idea what was going on when police cleared and searched the plane on arrival in Newark.

02/16/2013

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file / credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

United Airlines Axing 472 Employees At Newark Liberty International Airport

The employees include cargo agents, customer service agents and customer service coordinators. Those who move cargo between airplanes and cargo facilities will not be affected.

01/15/2013

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United Flight Skids Off Runway At Albany County Airport, No Injuries Reported

The United flight was leaving the gate in Albany en route to Chicago Saturday when it slid off the paved road. The 65 passengers and crew were uninjured and were evacuated from the plane, put on a bus and sent back to the airport.

12/29/2012

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Thousands Of United Airlines Passengers Stranded At NY-Area Airports, Nationwide Due To Computer Glitch

This is at least the third major computer outage for the Chicago-based airline since June.

11/15/2012

An American Airlines passenger waits for her luggage. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Passengers Vent Frustrations As Airlines Pocket $1.7 Billion In Baggage Fees

Not only did a new government report say passengers will have fewer options when it comes to airlines and flights from which to choose, it also found airlines are making record profits from baggage fees.

09/26/2012

United Airlines is just the latest carrier to introduce lighter-weight seats with slimmer backrests. (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines The Latest Carrier To Make Its Coach Seats Smaller

In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.

09/05/2012

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United Airlines Suffers Computer Issues, Delays Widespread

The airline said it solved the technology problems by Tuesday evening. However, passengers are still reporting long lines at some airports.

08/28/2012

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N.J. Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Sleeping Woman During Flight

When she woke up, prosecutors said Bawer Aksal had one hand in her shorts and another in her shirt, and whispered “Kiss me.”

08/22/2012

United Flight 96 (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Newark Airport

The plane blew tire on take-off, possibly sending debris into the engine. The pilot realized something was wrong right away and was in radio contact with the control tower. There were 173 people on board. No injuries were reported.

08/19/2012

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United Airlines Flight Sent Back To Newark Airport Due To Engine Trouble

Witnesses reported seeing flames shoot out of a plane flying over Newark Airport on Saturday night.

08/18/2012

FILE -- Travelers line up at ticketing counters at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Newark Liberty International Airport Sees Two Security Scares Just Hours Apart

Terminal C was on lockdown for about an hour-and-a-half after a passenger left a checkpoint without proper security screening. The result of the breach was flight delays and re-screening for all departing passengers.

08/05/2012

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Suspicious Item That Diverted Newark-To-Geneva Flight Turns Out To Be Camera

The 157 passengers and 11 crew members were evacuated while bomb technicians searched the aircraft at a remote area of Logan International Airport.

07/31/2012

Senator Charles E. Schumer at a news conference (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Urges Airlines To Let Parents, Children Sit Together Without Paying Extra

The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are going to find it harder to sit together without paying fees that can add up to hundreds of dollars over the original ticket price.

05/27/2012

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Blind Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng Braces New Surroundings At NYU

A blind Chinese legal activist was hurriedly taken from a hospital and put on a plane for the United States on Saturday, closing a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations.

05/19/2012

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