Is United still technically two airlines?

Old Apr 11, 17, 8:39 am
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Is United still technically two airlines?

I remember that after the merger with Continental, they operated technically as two airlines. Are the flight operations still technically separate?
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Old Apr 11, 17, 8:58 am
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Flight attendant scheduling (and maybe maintenance contracts?) is the only thing separate, I believe (though that will be changing soon). As far as the FAA is concerned, they've had a Single Operating Certificate for years.
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Old Apr 11, 17, 12:20 pm
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I understand that the pilots have now been assimilated such that flight crews can include ex-CO and ex-UA.
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Old Apr 11, 17, 8:17 pm
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Flight attendants are very much separate as is their pay, and a sCO and sUA FA cannot operate on the same flight, for example.
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Old Apr 12, 17, 1:29 pm
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Didn't the flight attendants unions agree to a new contract last year?
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Old Apr 12, 17, 2:48 pm
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Originally Posted by douglysf View Post
Didn't the flight attendants unions agree to a new contract last year?
Yes they agreed to a new contract last year however the computer systems which manages the flight sUA and sCO flight attendants is still separate. I believe they are suppose to be merged onto one computer system later this year.
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Old Apr 12, 17, 6:29 pm
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Today I did a Flight Status search on .bomb and it showed me the results for "Continental Flight xxx".

I knew .bomb was bad, but really?!
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