United Air Lines, Inc., (NYSE: UAL) is a major airline based in the United States and one of the world's largest airlines with 48,000 employees and 359 aircraft. It is a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. formerly, UAL Corporation, with corporate offices in Chicago. United's largest hub is Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United also has hubs in Washington Dulles International Airport, Denver International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and Narita International Airport near Tokyo. United is a founding member of the Star Alliance, the largest airline alliance in the world, and offers connections to over 1,000 destinations in over 170 countries worldwide.
Campaign Finance$535,580 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of United Airlines
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount United Airlines $4,697,327
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Homeland Security,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2881 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2007 S.1300 Aviation Investment and Modernization Act of 2007 S.2191 America's Climate Security Act of 2007 S.2783 S.2008 HOME Act H.R.1303 Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act of 2007 H.R.2744 Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act H.R.2761 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007 S.280 Climate Stewardship and Innovation Act of 2007 S.678 Airline Passenger Bill of Rights Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 391 dockets; Submitted to 32 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "United Airlines" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 DOT GoJet Airlines LLC, Mesa Airlines, Inc., Shuttle America Corporation and SkyWest Airlines, Inc. - Statements of Authorization - Any Points in the United States and Beyond the United States to Points in Third Countries 2007
- Toggle 3 DOT Croatia Airlines, Inc. and United Air Lines, Inc. - Statement of Authorization - U.S.-Croatia 2007
- Toggle 2 FAA Qualification, Service, and Use of Crew Members and Aircraft Dispatchers 2008
- Toggle 2 DOT GoJet Airlines, L.L.C. and Mesa Airlines, Inc. - Blanket Statements of Authorization - Air Canada Code Share 2007
- Toggle 2 FAA ADSB Out Performance Requirements to Support ATC 2007
- Toggle 2 DOT Small Community Air Service Development Program 2008 2008
- Toggle 2 DOT GoJet Airlines L.L.C., Mesa Airlines, Inc., Shuttle America Corporation and SkyWest Airlines, Inc. d/b/a United Express - Statement of Authorization - Air China Code Share 2008
- Toggle 1 DOT Small Community Air Service Development Grants 2007
- Toggle 1 DOT United Air Lines, Inc. and TAM Linhas Aereas, S.A., - Statements of Authorization - U.S.-Brazil 2007
- Toggle 1 DOT In the Matter of U.S-China Combination and All-Cargo Frequency Allocation Proceeding 2007
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 149 DOT Continental Airlines, Inc. and Members of the Star Alliance - Approve and Confer Antitrust Immunity on Certain Alliance Agreements 2008
- Toggle 87 DOT 2007, 2008, 2009 US-China Air Services and Combination Frequency Allocation Procedure 2007
- Toggle 32 DOT Complaint Against Los Angeles World Airports, Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners and the City of Los Angeles, California 2007
- Toggle 25 DOT Small Community Air Service Development Grants 2007
- Toggle 24 DOT Small Community Air Service Development Program 2008 2008
- Toggle 18 FAA Qualification, Service, and Use of Crew Members and Aircraft Dispatchers 2008
- Toggle 16 DOT American Airlines, Inc., British Airways Plc, Finnair Oyj, Iberia Lineas Aereas de Expana, S.A. and Royal Jordanian Airlines - Approval of and Antirust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2008
- Toggle 16 DOT Aer Lingus Group, Plc, et al. - Complaint Against Los Angeles World Airport, et al. - New Terminal Charges at Los Angeles International Airport 2007
- Toggle 15 DOT Enhancing Airline Passenger Protections 2007
- Toggle 14 DOT SkyWest Airlines, Inc. - Notice of Intent to Terminate Scheduled Air Service at Imperial, California 2008
Advisory Committees16 people on 5 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "United Airlines" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 12 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1 person on 1 committee