UAL Files for Bankruptcy United Airlines' bankruptcy filing is the largest in the history of U.S. aviation. Company officials begin the daunting task of trying to restore the airline to profitability. Meanwhile, regional airlines operate profitably. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from Chicago, and hear from aviation consultant Douglas Abbey.
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United Airlines' bankruptcy filing is the largest in the history of U.S. aviation. Company officials begin the daunting task of trying to restore the airline to profitability. Meanwhile, regional airlines operate profitably. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports from Chicago, and hear from aviation consultant Douglas Abbey.