United Airlines decided to return a leased 757 at the expiration of the current lease in October because it was unable to reach satisfactory renewal terms, it told employees in an internal communication. The aircraft is used on domestic routes and its departure will not affect UA's schedule or available spares. UA VP and Treasurer Stephen Lieberman said the unidentified lessor "was seeking a substantial monthly increase in rent" and the terms "were out of step with the leases we renewed on ...

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