United Airlines COO Pete McDonald told employees Friday that the carrier "is on track to beat our first quarter goal of 8.13 cents for mainline cost per ASM excluding fuel and we expect to beat that goal by a significant margin." In a recorded message, McDonald added that "in every area of the company with the exception of fuel, we are ahead of plan and expenses." He also said United expects to save $30 million per year by replacing Air Wisconsin with other airlines in its United Express ...

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