Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
United Continental
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol UAL)
Headquartered in: 
Illinois
Major Industry: 
airlines
Specific Industry: 
airlines
Penalty total since 2000: 
$82,698,777
Number of records: 
530
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
employment discrimination$48,498,06910
aviation safety violation$13,184,790456
aviation consumer protection violation$6,312,00021
benefit plan administrator violation$5,250,0001
wage and hour violation$4,440,7494
accounting fraud or deficiencies$2,400,0001
environmental violation$1,988,6458
workplace safety or health violation$547,64426
discriminatory practices$60,0001
export control violation$11,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINE; AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES; CONTINENTAL AIRLINES; CONTINENTAL EXPRESS; CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA INC; UAL Corporation; UNITED AIR LINES; UNITED AIRLINES HWQLD; UNITED CONTINENTAL

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Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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United Airlines employment discrimination 2014 private lawsuit-federal $36,500,000
United Airlines employment discrimination 2014 private lawsuit-federal $6,150,000
UAL Corporation benefit plan administrator violation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $5,250,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $3,775,000
Continental Airlines wage and hour violation 2014 private lawsuit-federal $3,250,000
United Airlines accounting fraud or deficiencies 2016 SEC $2,400,000
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2016 ACPD $2,000,000
United Airlines employment discrimination 2018 private lawsuit-federal $1,438,122
United Airlines employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $1,100,130
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $1,100,000
United Air Lines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2003 ACPD $1,100,000
United Airlines Inc. employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $1,000,040
UNITED AIRLINES environmental violation 2002 EPA $990,000
United Air Lines wage and hour violation 2013 private lawsuit-federal $925,000
United Airlines, Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $850,000
United Airlines employment discrimination 2009 EEOC $850,000
United Airlines Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA (*) $850,000
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2016 ACPD $750,000
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $650,743
United Airlines Inc. employment discrimination 2010 EEOC $600,000
AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $400,000
United Airlines employment discrimination 2009 private lawsuit-federal $389,777
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $350,000
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $350,000
United Continental Holdings Inc. employment discrimination 2014 DOJ_RIGHTS $270,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC - CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $254,000
United Air Lines wage and hour violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $250,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $230,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $230,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC - CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $205,000
United Airlines employment discrimination 2004 private lawsuit-federal $200,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $165,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $158,600
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $150,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $150,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2002 FAA $150,000
United Air Lines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $130,000
AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $120,000
Continental Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2011 ACPD $120,000
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $120,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $100,000
Continental Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2010 ACPD $100,000
UNITED AIR LINES, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $100,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $90,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $90,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $90,000
CONTINENTAL EXPRESS INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $88,000
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC. workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $85,600
UNITED AIRLINES, INC. aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $84,375
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $80,000
United Air Lines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2009 ACPD $80,000
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2017 ACPD $80,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $76,500
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $75,000
United Airlines, Inc aviation consumer protection violation 2009 ACPD $75,000
Continental Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2009 ACPD $75,000
United Airlines aviation consumer protection violation 2006 ACPD $75,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $72,000
UNITED AIRLINES HWQLD environmental violation 2000 EPA $68,695
United Air Lines, Inc. discriminatory practices 2011 ACPD $60,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $59,500
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $56,875
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2009 FAA $56,250
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $56,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $56,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $54,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $54,000
Continental Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2009 ACPD $50,000
United Airlines aviation consumer protection violation 2000 ACPD $50,000
Continental Airlines aviation consumer protection violation 2000 ACPD $50,000
CONTINENTAL EXPRESS INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $49,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $48,997
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $45,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $45,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $45,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $42,250
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $42,250
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $41,000
CONTINENTAL MICRONESIA INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $40,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $40,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $40,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2003 FAA $40,000
AIR WISCONSIN AIRLINES CORPORATION aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $40,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $38,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $38,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $38,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $38,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $38,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES environmental violation 2000 EPA $37,500
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $36,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2009 FAA $35,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $35,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $35,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $35,000
United Airlines, Inc. aviation consumer protection violation 2016 ACPD $35,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $34,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2002 FAA $33,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $32,000
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $32,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $31,000
UNITED AIR LINES INC aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $31,000
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