United Continental Holdings 

“Market Cap $17.43 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Airline
  • Founded: 1934
  • Country: United States
  • CEO: Jeffery Smisek
  • Website:www.unitedcontinentalholdings.com
  • Employees: 87,000
  • Sales: $38.28 B
  • Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois

Forbes Lists

#448 Global 2000

  • #234 in Sales
  • #1040 in Profit
  • #643 in Assets
  • #639 in Market value

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is a holding company and its principal, wholly-owned subsidiaries are United Air Lines, Inc. and Continental Airlines, Inc. United and Continental transport people and cargo through their mainline operations, which utilize full-sized jet aircraft, and regional operations, which utilize smaller aircraft that are operated under contract by United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection carriers. The company was founded on December 30, 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

*Information from Forbes.com

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