D.C. United forward Charlie Davies' life changed forever on the night of Oct. 13, 2009 ,when as a passenger he suffered severe injuries in a single-car crash on the George Washington Parkway. The accident took the life of another passenger. Below right, Davies' scars were visible as he was introduced as a member of United on Feb. 16. Previously, Davies had a forgettable stint in France. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
Although changes won't be noticed immediately, United and Continental airlines will combine their unionized work forces, merge reservation systems and repaint their planes with the United name and Continental globe logo.