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Airline worker, wife accused of stealing luggage diverted after Asiana crash

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A United Airlines customer services representative and his wife have been arrested in the theft of unclaimed luggage from a flight that had been diverted after the July 6 fatal crash of an Asiana Airlines plane, a county prosecutor said on Monday.Full story

United Continental boosts 2Q earnings 38 pct.

Higher fares and a lower fuel bill led to a 38 percent profit jump for the parent of United Airlines in the second quarter. Full story

On the Call: United Continental CEO Jeff Smisek

The parent company of United Airlines boosted its profit by 38 percent, but some investors saw its revenue growth as anemic, and United predicted cost increases that were higher than many expected. Full story

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  United Airlines offers yearly fee for baggage, leg room

Rather than pay for extra legroom or checked bagged each time you purchase a ticket, United Airlines has announced a different kind of fee that would cover all flights year-round. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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  United's Bigger Problem?

United Airlines says a software glitch led to flight delays on Thursday, and that fewer than 200 flights were delayed during a 2-hour period. It's the company's third computer outage since June. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.

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A United Airlines plane readies for take off next to the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Sunday, July 7, 2013.

An United Airlines airliner taxis past the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport
An United Airlines airliner taxis past the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport

An United Airlines airliner taxis past the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport July 7, 2013. Air travel continues to be impacted the day after the Asiana's Boeing 777 from Seoul with 307 people on board crashed and burst into flames, killing two people and s

United Airlines' planes are seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey
United Airlines' planes are seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey

United Airlines' planes are seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, July 2, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATESTRANSPORT - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS)

IMage: A passenger checks his bags
IMage: A passenger checks his bags

MIAMI - JUNE 12: A passenger checks in baggage at the United Airlines counter at the Miami International Airport June 12, 2008 in Miami, Florida. United Airlines announced it will begin charging many passengers $15 to check in their first bag on top of the $25 fee for a second bag that is already i