WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Double your impact for a FULL year! Make a gift to NHPR today and it will be matched!

United Airlines Financial Woes

Jacki Lyden talks with Darryl Jenkins, professor of airline management at George Washington University, where he is also executive director of The Aviation Institute. They discuss how United Airlines has gotten to the point of bankruptcy. He says their money problems stem from a series of bad management decisions over the years, including their attempt to merge with US Airways.

Copyright 2002 NPR

Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.