NPR logo

United Airlines Won't Get Federal Loan

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3022463/3022464" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
United Airlines Won't Get Federal Loan

United Airlines Won't Get Federal Loan

United Airlines Won't Get Federal Loan

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/3022463/3022464" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

United Airlines loses a bid for a federal loan guarantee. The airline, in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, had asked the Air Transportation Safety Board for a $1.6 billion federal loan guarantee. The board rejected a previous request last week and says it will not consider any more requests from the airline. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.