United Airlines has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle civil charges related to a money-losing flight it operated to “curry favor” with former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNY) chairman David Samson, according to a statement from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). It marks the second time Chicago-based United has agreed with the US federal government to make a payment in connection with the flight. Previously, United agreed with the US ...

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