UAL Corporation

UAL Corporation is the former name of United Airlines Holdings, an airline holding company, incorporated in Delaware with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. UAL held a 100 percent controlling interest in United Airlines, Inc., one of the world's largest air carriers, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance. It was announced on May 3, 2010 that UAL Corporation and Continental Airlines, Inc. would pursue a merger pending government approval. UAL Corporation would acquire Continental Airlines, Inc. and change its name to United Continental Holdings (UCH). On October 1, 2010, UCH, formerly UAL Corporation, announced completion of the merger.[2] On Thursday June 27, 2019 United changed the name of its parent company from United Continental Holdings to United Airlines Holdings.[3]

UAL Corporation
FormerlyUAL, Inc.
Allegis Corporation
TypePublic
IndustryTransport
FoundedDecember 30, 1968 (1968-12-30)
FounderGeorge Keck
DefunctOctober 1, 2010 (2010-10-01)
FateMerged with Continental Airlines
SuccessorUnited Airlines Holdings, Inc.
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Glenn F. Tilton, Executive Chairman, President and CEO
Revenue US$16,335 Million (2009)
US$-651 Million (2009)
Number of employees
47,000 (2009)
SubsidiariesUnited Airlines, Inc.
Footnotes / references
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UAL Corp. passed to its successor its major operations at Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington-Dulles. UAL's United Airlines, Inc. held several key air rights, including one of the two American carriers authorized to serve Asia from Tokyo-Narita. UAL's United was the largest U.S. carrier to China and maintained operations throughout Asia.[4]


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