Category:United Airlines

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United Airlines

United Airlines (IATA Code: UA) is a U.S. airline based in Chicago, IL. It operates domestic hubs at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Denver International Airport (DEN), Washington Dulles (IAD), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Important international airports include London Heathrow (LHR), Frankfurt (FRA), Tokyo Narita (NRT), Hong Kong (HKG), Bangkok (BKK) and Singapore (SIN).

United is the leading U.S. carrier on Hawaii and transpacific routes, with envied route coverage in the Midwestern and Western U.S. United merged with Continental Airlines to further strengthen its route network in Europe and Latin America, and a partnership with US Airways to destinations in the South and Northeast. UA is a founding member, and the largest member, of the Star Alliance. United has a very close relationship on trans-Atlantic flights with Lufthansa and on trans-Pacific routes with All Nippon Airways.

A Legacy of excellence. In 1981, United Airlines began the Mileage Plus program only a week after American Airlines' AAdvantage. Throughout the years, Mileage Plus has offered frequent flyers the way to earn miles for award travel around the world and, has been voted one of the best frequent flyer programs for several consecutive years. And it will continue throughout the years to come. In early March 2012, the Continental OnePass and United Mileage Plus programs merged into the new Mileage Plus program.

Welcome to the club. On October 1, 2011, all Presidents Clubs and United Red Carpet Clubs transitioned to the new United Club[1]. Enjoy greater access to United Club lounges. You will enjoy personal assistance in managing your flight. And of course, complimentary snack and beverage services, WiFi, and workstations are just but a few of the amenities you'll enjoy in United Club lounges around the world.

In-flight service. As part of the process of integrating Continental Airlines into United as a result of their merger, on February 16, 2012 the company announced it would be changing the names of its international premium cabins and improving service and amenities. The new international first class service on three-class aircraft will be called United Global First, the new first class on two-class international flights will be called Business First, which was the name of Continental's premium cabin. For more information see United In-flight Service.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What are e-500s / "500 milers" and how do they work? 500-Mile Upgrade Certificates/e-500s (UA)
  2. What is the profile for <whatever> ? Profile/S* Codes (UA)
  3. Which 3-class (int'l) widebody planes have been reconfigured with new C/F? Interior Conversions (UA)
  4. What the heck is a co-terminal, and why should I care? Co-terminals (UA)
  5. What is the status of the fleet upgrades? United Fleet (UA) and Continental Fleet (UA)
  6. What is the status of the co-location of United and Continental airport facilities? Gates & Terminals (UA)

TEMP LINKS (stubs to be edited): United Express (UA) | Minimum Connecting Times (UA) | Lounges (UA) | p.s. (UA) | Confirmed Same-Day Change (UA) | Vouchers (UA) | e-Certificates (UA) | Refaring Itineraries (UA) | Elite Qualifying Miles / EQMs (UA) | Elite Qualifying Segments / EQSs (UA) | Mileage Upgrade Awards (UA)


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