United Airlines's Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding and Acquisitions

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Based on data from United Airlines's latest SEC filings

Annual Revenue

Based on data from United Airlines's latest SEC filings

Employees

Oscar Munoz's photo - CEO of United Airlines

CEO

Oscar Munoz

CEO Approval Rating

58/100

OVERVIEW

Founded:

1926

Headquarters:

ChicagoIllinois

Status:

PublicSubsidiary of United Airlines HoldingNYSEUAL

Industry Sector:

Airlines

SIC Code:

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Competitive Analysis

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

Southwest Airlines is United Airlines's biggest rival. Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967, and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Like United Airlines, Southwest Airlines also works within the Airlines sector. Southwest Airlines generates $60.6B less revenue vs. United Airlines.

Delta is one of United Airlines's top competitors. Delta's headquarters is in Atlanta, Georgia, and was founded in 1924. Like United Airlines, Delta also works within the Airlines sector. Delta generates 57% of United Airlines's revenue.

JetBlue Airways is seen as one of United Airlines's top competitors. JetBlue Airways is a Public company that was founded in 1999 in Long Island City, New York. JetBlue Airways operates in the Airlines industry. Compared to United Airlines, JetBlue Airways has 70,000 fewer employees.

RANK

COMPANY

LEADERSHIP

CEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE

Oscar Munoz

CEO

- -
92,000
$0
$82.9B
1

Gary C. Kelly

Chairman & CEO

96/100
58,800
$7.7M
$22.3B
2

Ed Bastian

CEO

86/100
86,564
- -
$91.8B
3

Robin Hayes

CEO

73/100
15,643
$158.4M
$8B
4

Bradley D. Tilden

Chairman & CEO

69/100
23,376
- -
$8.4B
5

Doug Parker

Chairman & CEO

87/100
128,900
$1B
$45B
6

Barry L. Biffle

President & CEO

79/100
3,200
- -
$2.1B
7

Enrique Cueto Plaza

CEO

58/100
43,000
$625M
$10.8B
8

Ted Christie

CEO

57/100
5,742
$415.2M
$3.5B
9

Alan Joyce

CEO

82/100
29,055
- -
$18B
10

Tony Douglas

CEO

70/100
24,558
- -
$9.2B

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$82.9B

United Airlines's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 27.5B. Over the last three quarters, United Airlines's revenue has grown by 8.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2019's revenue was $11.4B; in Q1 2019, it was $9.6B; in Q4 2018, it was $10.5B.

Acquisitions

No recent acquisitions found related to United Airlines

Investments

COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

INVESTMENT DATE

ROUND

EXIT DATE

Fulcrum BioEnergy owns and operates fuel plants that process and produces carbon fuel for transportation applications.
$30M
Jun 21, 2015
Equity
-
Orbitz enables business travelers to search for, plan and book a range of travel products and services.
$100M
Mar 14, 2000
Series A
Feb 01, 2015

United Airlines News

October 16, 2019CNBC

'No one knows'

United and other airlines have repeatedly delayed when they expect the Boeing 737 Max to return, now ... See more »
October 16, 2019The Blue Swan Daily

United Airlines raises 2019 full year earnings guidance

United Airlines reported (15-Oct-2019) diluted earnings per share (EPS) of USD3.99 for 3Q2019 and rai... See more »
October 16, 2019The Seattle Times - Business & Tech

United Airlines posts $1 billion profit on summer travel

DALLAS (AP) - Cheaper jet fuel and slightly higher fares helped United Airlines boost third-quarter p... See more »
October 16, 2019Benzinga

United Airlines Sees Friendly Skies Ahead

United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL) reported cargo revenue dipped 4.7% to $282 million year-over-year in th... See more »
October 15, 2019The Financial Times

United boosts profit outlook again amid robust travel demand

United Airlines raised its full-year earnings forecast thanks to robust travel demand, further easing... See more »

United Airlines Press Releases

August 22, 2019PR Newswire

United Airlines Announces 12 New and Expanded International Destinations from Chicago, Denver, New York/Newark and San Francisco

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled an expanded international sched... See more »
August 1, 2019StreetInsider

AFAR & United MileagePlus Partner To Celebrate Great Travel Photography

NEW YORKÂ and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Â Following the success of the AFAR Photo Aw... See more »
July 24, 2019StreetInsider

United Airlines Flies 787 Dreamliner With All-female Crew to World's Largest Airshow

Today, United flew a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner crewed exclusively by women to the largest airshow in th... See more »
July 22, 2019Travel PR News

CDA and partners host summer blood drive at O'Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-22 - /Travel PR News/ - On Monday, July 22, the Chicago Department of Aviation,... See more »
July 19, 2019centralcharts

United Airlines Again Named a Top Company for Disability Inclusion

This latest recognition lauds United's continued investments in inclusion, while specifically citing ... See more »
June 14, 2019PRWeb

United Way of Greater Los Angeles Hosts EmpowerHER Awards

United Airlines joined together with United Way to celebrate six individuals who are changing the par... See more »
May 20, 2019PRWeb

APS to Participate in UPRT Global Summit Hosted by United Airlines

Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), the global leader in Upset Prevention & Recovery Training (... See more »

United Airlines Videos

February 1, 2019United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - How de-icing works" on YOUTUBE

January 22, 2019United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - #MyUnitedJourney" on YOUTUBE

January 14, 2019United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - Tom Stuker reaches 20 million miles" on YOUTUBE

December 5, 2018United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - Evolving Our Brand Design" on YOUTUBE

December 5, 2018United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - Happy Holidays from Pentatonix" on YOUTUBE

November 29, 2018United Airlines Youtube Channel

"United - United Journey: Art in Sydney" on YOUTUBE

Social Statistics

Headquarters

233 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois60606

312-997-8000

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Overview

United Airlines is an American international airline company that offers passenger and cargo air transportation services. United Airlines was founded in 1926. United Airlines' headquarters is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA 60606. United Airlines' ...

CEO

United Airlines's CEO, Oscar Munoz, currently has an approval rating of 58%. United Airlines's primary competitors are Southwest Airlines, Delta & JetBlue Airways.

Website

united.com

Frequently Asked Questions about United Airlines

  1. When was United Airlines founded?

    United Airlines was founded in 1926
  2. Who is United Airlines's CEO?

    United Airlines's CEO is Oscar Munoz
  3. How much revenue does United Airlines generate?

    United Airlines generates $82.9B in revenue
  4. How much funding does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is United Airlines's headquarters?

    United Airlines's headquarters is in Chicago Illinois, USA
  1. How many employees does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 92,000 employees
  2. What sector does United Airlines operate in?

    United Airlines is in Airlines
  3. Who are United Airlines's competitors?

    United Airlines's top competitors are Southwest Airlines, Delta, JetBlue Airways
  4. Who has United Airlines invested in?

    United Airlines's has invested in companies such as Fulcrum BioEnergy, Orbitz