United 777. Photo: Courtesy, United Airlines United Airlines parent UAL Corp. reported second-quarter net income of $273 million, significantly widened from a $28 million profit in the year-ago period and its best second-quarter result since 1999. The airline also touted progress in its planned merger with Continental Airlines, announcing yesterday that the two carriers jointly have "reached an agreement in principle" with pilots from both that "provides a framework ...

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