United Airlines Files for Bankruptcy

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United Airlines files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The filing is the largest in the airline industry. United says it's "business as usual" for customers. But some United workers stand to lose thousands of dollars from the company's employee stock ownership plan. Hear NPR's Cheryl Corley and Elaine Korry.

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