Boarding Priority (BP) Codes (UA)

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BP-1A
Full fare revenue - F/FN/C/Y (includes Mileage Plus FREE Tickets) and members of Pass Plus.

Members of the UA Board of Directors (007 cardholder and eligibles)

UA Directors Emeritus (005 cardholder and spouse)

UA Company Officers (008 NRPSX cardholder and eligibles)

UA Retired Officers

Disabled or hardship revenue

NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? NO
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? NO
May be downgraded for Mileage Plus upgrade certificates? NO
May be denied boarding? NO
May have advance seat reservation? YES

BP-1B
Priority UA Flight Crews
Emergency UA Personnel
NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? YES
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? YES
May be downgraded for Mileage Plus upgrade certificates if on standby? NO
IF BOOKED IN -Y- AND WAITLISTED FOR F WILL GO TO FFCC LIST AND SHOULD BE CLEARED WITH FFCC.. IF NOT ENTITLED TO F WILL ONLY BE BOOKED Y AND CLEARED FOR UPGRADE FROM PSUG LIST IN SENIORITY ORDER.
May be denied boarding? NO1
ALWAYS ADVISE NRPS TRAVELERS OF DOWNGRADES OR SEAT CHANGES BEFORE COMPLETING TRANSACTION
May have advance seat reservation in Y or C? YES
C CLASS WITHIN 72 HOURS OF DEPARTURE/NO ADVANCE CK-IN*
* NOTE: FLIGHT OFFICER F SEATS MAY BE PRE-ASSIGNED *
* FOR DEADHEADING SEGMENTS AND PC TRIPS.
1 FLIGHT ATTENDANTS: Jumpseats (if available) may be used to accommodate deadheading flight attendants in order to avoid or minimize removal of revenue passengers. Flight attendants need not be in uniform. ON ANY SEGMENT OVER 4 HOURS JUMPSEATS MAY *NOT* BE ASSIGNED TO DEADHEAD F/A*
PILOTS: With approval of OPBCM, deadheading pilots may be moved to cockpit jumpseats to avoid or minimize removal of revenue passengers.

BP-1C
NTSB/FAA/NWS Inspectors on Official EMERGENCY Business
NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? YES
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? YES
May be downgraded for Mileage Plus upgrade certificates? YES
May be denied boarding? NO
May have advance seat reservation/check-in? NO

BP-2
Other than full fare revenue passengers (includes Mileage Plus DISCOUNT tickets)
Tour conductors traveling with group
Bonus travel ticket with reservations
Bulk tickets
Tour operator tickets
Part charter tickets
Compensation tickets
Federal Express tickets / Industry Positive Space / ID50 PS
1NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? YES
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? NO
May be downgraded for Mileage Plus upgrade certificates? NO
May be denied boarding? NO
May have advance seat reservation? YES

BP-3
UA Business Travel (includes NON-PRIORITY crew members)
UA Confirmed Emergency Travel (Round-Trip)
EMPLOYEE/SPOUSE/DOMESTIC PARTNER/CHILDREN
MILEAGE PLUS EMERGENCY TRAVEL ROUNDTRIP EMPLOYEE/SPOUSE/ELIGIBLE CHILDREN
OA Officers (009X/009 Cardholder and spouse)
NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? YES
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? YES
May be upgraded before Mileage Plus Upgrade Certificates if on Standby? NO
May be denied boarding? NO CAN BE DENIED BOARDING ONLY IF EMPLOYEE
OR TRAVELER CONCURS. THIS ONLY APPLIES TO OA/UAX/GSA P/TICKETS AND BOOKINGS.
May have advance seat reservation in Y or C? YES C CLASS WITHIN 72 HOURS OF DEPARTURE

BP-4
OA Business Travel
Tour Conductor Traveling Without Group
EMERGENCY TRAVEL RT - UAX EMPLOYEE/ELIGIBLES
Travel Agent Training
Travel Agent with Positive Space Ticket
UAX BUSINESS TVL -NRPS- MAY BOOK IN C CLASS ON THREE CABIN AIRCRAFT.
CORPORATE CUSTOMER -UA PROVIDED TRANSPORTATION
GSA TVLG ON UA BUSINESS-MAY BE UPGRADED
NOTES: May be downgraded for oversales? YES
May be downgraded for revenue standbys? YES
May be downgraded for Mileage Plus upgrade certificates? YES
May be denied boarding? YES CAN BE DENIED BOARDING ONLY IF EMPLOYEE OR TRAVELER CONCURS. THIS ONLY APPLIES TO OA/UAX/GSA P/ TICKETS AND BOOKINGS. CORPORATED CUSTOMERS/TVL AGENTS MAY BE DENIED BDG.
May have advance seat reservation? YES OA/UAX NRPS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR UPGRADE FROM THE PSUG LIST. THEY ARE ALLOWED TO STANDBY AS NRSA FOR C OR F AS BP10. UAX IS ALLOWED BP9 FOR C OR F USING CURRENT DAY SENIORITY. THE NRPS CHECK-IN AND THE NRSA STANDBY REQUIRE TWO SEPARATE TRANSACTIONS.

Revenue/NRPS Standby Boarding Priorities
Note: Accommodate within categories based on time of airport check in. Give preference to Executive/ Premier/Mileage Plus within categories.

BP-5A
Best airline priority such as -misconnects------ denied boardings/disserviced etc. This could include disserviced BP1B/BP3/BP4
BP-5B
All other revenue standbys-all economy tickets including NF/NC. Note: will sort by Mileage Plus status followed by Booking Class code.
BP-5C
All NRPS standbys BP1B/BP3/BP4

NRSA Boarding Priorities
BP6/BP7/BP8 - Accommodate based on company seniority.
BP9/BP10 - Accommodate within category based on time of check-in.

BP8 Retiree - Convert Retirees' years of service to a pseudo-seniority date, subtract from the current month and year, i.e. 10 years, 2 months subtracted from 4/85 gives a February 1975 pseudo-seniority date.

BP-6A
OA Employee Emergency Travel - GOING Note: companions are not eligible for emergency BP6
BP-6B
UA Retiree--25 years or more of service/Spouse/dependent child up to 25th birthday domestic travel only (domestic travel is North America including SJU and STT)
Disabled dependent child of retiree with 25 or more years of service
Parents accompanied by retiree or spouse/dp with 25 years or more of service---domestic travel only
UA Employee/Spouse/dp/ Child to 25th birthday ID75 fare domestic/international travel.
UA Retiree--less than 25 years of service/Spouse/dp dependent child to 25th birthday on 1/4 fare. Domestic travel only.
Parents of Employee traveling on 1/4 fare...domestic/international
NOTE: Domestic travel is North America, including SJU and STT

BP-7
UA Employee Business Travel - SPACE AVAILABLE
BP-8A
UA Employee/spouse/dependent child to age 22, domestic partner traveling on pass or ID90/ID95 including new hire employees.
Child age 22 to 25th birthday accompanied by Employee or Employee*s spouse/domestic partner.
Disabled child regardless of age or whether traveling with Employee or traveling alone.
UA Employee plus 1 Companion on pleasure tickets.
UA Retiree plus 1 Companion on pleasure tickets.
1 Companion accompanied by UA officer/retired officer.
NOTE: UA Employee/Retiree must be the one who sponsored the companion travel.

Parents with UA Employee/spouse/domestic partner traveling on pass or ID95.
Parents accompanied by Retiree or spouse with less than 25 yrs of service.
UA Retirees--less than 25years of service/spouse/dependent child to age 22/accompanied child age 22 to 25th birthday on pleasure travel.
UA Retirees/spouse/dependent child/accompanied parents...international travel.
UA GHA/GSA and eligibles on 1/4 fare.
UA interns/eligibles ID95.
Temporary/supplemental ID90.
Employee on Leave of Absence.
Mileage Plus employees/Galileo Japan employees and eligibles.
Mileage plus employee plus 1 Companion. NOTE: companion is only BP8A when accompanied by employee.
BP-8B
UA dependent child age 22 to 25th birthday unaccompanied on pass or ID95 inc. retiree child unaccompanied on pass/ID95 if retiree has less than 25 years of service.
UA Employee plus two Companions.
UA Retiree plus two Companions.
Two Companions accompanied by UAL Officer or retired Officer.
Mileage Plus employee plus two Companions.
Unaccompanied parents on pass/ID95 travel.
Retiree's unaccompanied parents.
BP-8C
Companions not accompanied by sponsoring Employee/Retiree/Officer/retired Officer are boarded by Employee/Retiree/Officer seniority (no intl first class on 3 cabin flights allowed) NOTE: Maximum of two companions per employee per flight. **SEE FOOTNOTES AT END**
UAX Employees/eligibles on pass/ID75. Current day seniority is used. This includes international travel all cabins. 3 cabin first class international is subject to same criteria as United Employees/eligibles.
UA Employees/eligibles WYO/ID75 on UAX current day seniority on DM.
UAX Employees/eligibles on other UAX carrier flights. Use current day seniority.
MPI employees/eligibles on UAX - use current day seniority - must be manually changed.

BP-9
Travel agency employee.
Travel agency trade association paying fair market value.
UAX BP4 business NRPS desiring upgrade. **SEE FOOTNOTES AT END**
UA GHA/GSA and eligibles pleasure pass.
Star Alliance employee/eligible/retiree.
Star Alliance employee and one/two companions. ****SEE NOTES BELOW FOR STAR CARRIERS NAMES/CODES****
BP-10
OA Employee Business Travel - Fair Market Value
OA business BP4 C/Y desiring upgrade to F
Airline Trade Association employee paying Fair Marketing Value
CATO Employee - business or pleasure - pay Fair Marketing Value
OA Employee Emergency Travel - RETURN
OA Employee Pleasure Travel - Fair Market Value
FOOTNOTES
N O T E S :
-BP6A/6B/BP7/BP8A/8B/8C:
-ACCOMMODATE ON COMPANY SENIORITY
-OA EMERGENCY USE CURRENT DAY SENIORITY
-UAX ON UA AND UA ON UAX - CURRENT DAY
SENIORITY

-BP8C- -COMPANIONS TRAVELING WITH EMPLOYEES
ON CJA/OMC/WORKING CREW OR NRPS
COMPANY BUSINESS OR PRODUCT SAMPLE
PASS ARE ASSIGNED THE SAME BOARDING
PRIORITY AS UNACCOMPANIED COMPANION
I.E. BP8C
BP9/BP10: -ACCOMMODATE WITHIN CATEGORY BASED ON
TIME OF AIRPORT CHECK-IN.
BP9/BP10: -ACCOMMODATE WITHIN CATEGORY BASED ON
TIME OF AIRPORT CHECK-IN.

****UAX EMPLOYEES AND ELIGIBLES MAY STANDBY FOR ANY CLASS
OF SERVICE ON UA FLIGHTS INCLUDING INTERNATIONAL FIRST
CLASS UNDER THE SAME PROVISIONS AS UA EMPLOYEES AND
ELIGIBLES.
STAR ALLIANCE CARRIERS - AIR CANADA-AC/AIR NEW ZEALAND-NZ
ALL NIPPON-NH/ANSETT-AN/AUSTRIA-OS/LAUDA-NG/TYROLEAN-VO
BRITISH MIDLAND-BD/LUFTHANSA-LH/MEXICANA-MX/SAS-SK
SINGAPORE-SQ/THAI-TG/VARIG/RG
Last modified on 6 November 2007, at 06:07