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Auburn University Partners with United Airlines ‘AVIATE’ Program

Auburn University made a big announcement involving their School of Aviation. Auburn University’s School of Aviation announced their partnership with United Airlines at their ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday evening. United Airlines ‘AVIATE’ program will offer aspiring pilots the most direct path to a United flight deck. Auburn is the eighth university in the nation to partner with United Airlines’ pilot…

United Changing Cockpit-Door Codes After Inadvertent Leak

United Airlines says it is changing the keypad codes used to open cockpit doors after the previous codes were accidentally posted on a public website. An airline spokeswoman said Monday that United sent a memo to pilots over the weekend telling them to use alternative security measures. United said the breach in security measures was not the result of hacking…

Delta OKs Offers of Up to $9,950 to Flyers Who Give Up Seats

Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta’s move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger’s forced removal from a sold-out flight. In an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press, Delta says gate agents can offer up to…

United Airlines, Flight Attendants Agree on New Contract

United Airlines won a much-needed labor victory Friday when its 25,000 flight attendants voted to approve a new contract. The agreement comes nearly six years after the airline merged with Continental Airlines and is the first contract to cover flight attendants from both carriers. Since the 2010 merger, the Chicago-based airline has had to operate jets with cabin crews made…