Financial Analysis on United Airlines Holdings, Inc.


  • Zeran Li



Financial Performance, Accounting Recognition, Aviation Industry


This report provides a comprehensive financial analysis of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) for the fiscal year 2022. In 2022, UAL demonstrated a robust financial performance, through notable improvements in liquidity, profitability, and solvency indicators. The analysis reveals that UAL sustained strong liquidity, benefiting from increased cash flow and enhanced current ratios. The company's profitability metrics exhibited substantial growth, driven by effective cost management and revenue optimization. Additionally, this study shows that UAL prudently managed its debt load, reinforcing solvency ratios, however, they should keep improving their debt management in the following years. In the recent dynamic aviation industry landscape, UAL exhibited adaptability and strategic acumen, with a focus on sustainable growth. This report also emphasizes UAL's competitive positioning and resilience in a challenging market environment in comparison with its four peers. This financial analysis offers valuable insights for investors and stakeholder, underscoring UAL's solid financial foundation, strategic adaptability, and a promising and positive financial prospect in the airline industry.


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How to Cite

Li, Z. (2024). Financial Analysis on United Airlines Holdings, Inc. Highlights in Business, Economics and Management, 24, 2370-2376.