CHICAGO (AP) -- The parent company of United Airlines says it will cut an additional 9,000 jobs, retire 49 of its larger aircraft and reduce its flight schedule by an additional 6 percent.
The moves announced Sunday, along with the earlier 18 percent pay reduction accepted by United's pilots, are part of a restructuring plan tied to the carrier's effort to return to profitability.
The airline has already cut more than 17,000 jobs since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
UAL Corp. faces a Dec. 2 deadline in its fight to avoid a bankruptcy filing.
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