United Continental Holdings, Inc. 8-K 2016
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 14, 2016
UNITED CONTINENTAL HOLDINGS, INC.
UNITED AIRLINES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 14, 2016, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the Company), the parent company of United Airlines, Inc., reported that it has reached a resolution in the form of a Non-Prosecution Agreement (the Agreement) with the United States Attorneys Office for the District of New Jersey (the USAO) in connection with the previously disclosed Port Authority investigation conducted by the USAO.
Under the Agreement, the USAO agrees that it will not prosecute the Company with respect to its establishment and operation of a flight between Newark, New Jersey, and Columbia, South Carolina, and information that the Company disclosed to the USAO in connection with its related internal investigation, provided that the Company complies with the Agreement for two (2) years. In addition, under the Agreement, the Company accepted responsibility for certain conduct related to the establishment of this flight and agreed to cooperate with the USAO, to certain reporting obligations and to certain compliance program related obligations. The Company also agreed to pay a financial penalty of $2.25 million. The Agreement does not require the appointment of an independent monitor.
The Agreement can be accessed at the Companys website at https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/United-NPA-Final-All-Signatures.pdf. The Companys news release announcing its entry into the Agreement is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.