Dec 8 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc :
* United Airlines says UAL’s Nov. 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.7 percent
* United Airlines says expects Q4 2016 casm excluding fuel, profit sharing and third-party expenses to increase 4.0 to 4.5 percent compared to Q4 of 2015
* United Airlines says expects fourth-quarter 2016 consolidated passenger unit revenue to decline 3.0 to 4.0 percent compared to Q4 of 2015
* United Airlines - company now expects fourth-quarter 2016 pre-tax margin to be between 7.5 and 8.5 percent
* United Airlines says Nov. 2016 consolidated load factor increased 0.1 points compared to november 2015.
* United Airlines - newly ratified ual technicians contract expected to increase Q4 consol CASM excluding fuel,profit sharing,3rd-party expenses by about 0.5 points Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: