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United Airlines Holdings

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  • Previous Rank301
  • Country
    U.S.
  • Revenues ($M)$41,303.00
  • Revenue Percent Change9.5%
  • Profits ($M)$2,129.00
  • Profits Percent Change-0.1%
  • Assets ($M)$44,792.00
  • Employees92,000

At the start of 2018, United CEO Oscar Munoz outlined a multi-year growth strategy with great promise. By year’s end—after boasting the industry’s best revenue growth—it looks like the airline has begun to deliver. Its $41 billion in annual revenue was up 9.5% from the year prior, good for $2.1 billion in annual profits. The Chicago company also transported more passengers than ever in 2018, the result of an operationally high-flying year that saw it cut pre-6 a.m. flights by 50% and move around 33 aircraft for better margins. Customers have noticed: Passenger revenue climbed 11.3% in the fourth quarter, a possible sign of things to come.

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Company Information

CEO
Oscar Munoz
Sector
Transportation
Industry
Airlines
HQ Location
Chicago
Websitehttps://www.united.com
Years on Global 500 List24
Employees92,000
Changed name from United Continental Holdings, June 27, 2019.

United Airlines Holdings Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$41,303.009.5%
Profits ($M)$2,129.00-0.1%
Assets ($M)$44,792.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,995.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.2%
Profits as % of Assets4.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21.3%