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us: United Air Lines, Inc.


  • [United Air Lines, formally known as United Air Lines, Inc., was formed in 1943 as a sucessor to United Air Lines Transport Corporation. It absorbed Capital Airlines in approximately 1964. UAL, Inc. was formed as a holding company on Aug. 1, 1969 with United Air Lines as a subsidiary. United Air Lines, Inc. became United Airlines (two words) in 1974.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_airlines

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    • us: UAL Inc. United Air Lines, Inc.
    • us: United Air Lines (1943-1974)
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    • found: Private stock cookbook, c1982: t.p. (United Airlines)
    • found: Moody's, trans., 1982 (United Air Lines, Inc.)
    • found: NUCMC data from Wayne State Univ. Walter P. Reuther Lib. for Wylie, J.H. Papers, 1942-1970 (Capital Airlines became part of United Air Lines, inc., ca. 1964)
    • found: LC man. auth. cd. (hdg.: United Air Lines, inc.; inc. 1934 as United Air Lines Transport Corporation; name chgd. 1943)
    • found: United Airlines WWW Home page, Mar. 14, 2000 (Apr. 24, 1969 United Stockholders approve the formation of UAL, Inc. as a holding company, with United as a wholly owned subsidiary, effective Aug. 1, 1969; Sept. 1974 United adopts a new two-word signature, United Airlines, marking the company's first departure for the three-word name adopted in 1931)
    • found: UAL Inc. Annual report, 1969: t.p. (United Air Lines became a wholly-owned subsidiary of UAL Inc. on Aug. 1, 1969)
  • General Notes

    • [United Air Lines, formally known as United Air Lines, Inc., was formed in 1943 as a sucessor to United Air Lines Transport Corporation. It absorbed Capital Airlines in approximately 1964. UAL, Inc. was formed as a holding company on Aug. 1, 1969 with United Air Lines as a subsidiary. United Air Lines, Inc. became United Airlines (two words) in 1974.] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_airlines
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Not same as: United Air Lines; inc. 1931; dissolved 1934.]
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    • 1980-09-04: new
    • 2014-09-05: revised
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