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United shares rise on strong June results

Shares of United Airlines’ parent UAL Corp. rose on Friday, after the Chicago-based airline reported stronger passenger revenue gains than its peers for the month of June.

After the close of Thursday’s trading session, United announced that its consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile — a standard measure of airline revenues — increased an estimated 30.5 percent to 31.5 percent in June versus prior-year results. Get the full story »

United pilot detained for removing pants in Rio airport

A United Airlines pilot was briefly detained at the international airport in Rio de Janeiro after lowering his pants during a security screening, police said Saturday.

Pilot Michael D. Slynn, 49, was asked to remove his belt and shoes as part of a routine security screening Friday afternoon. In response, Slynn laughed at security guards and lowered his pants to his ankles, said a police spokesman who was prohibited by departmental rules from giving his name. Get the full story »