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United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell

From one extreme to another this week when it comes to oversells. We wrote about how one family made $11,000 after taking a few bumps on Delta Air Lines. They had a positive experience and came out ahead. However, the same can’t be said for one United Airlines passenger who was dragged off an United Express…

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Flight Review: United PS Business Class SFO-EWR

Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent United PS Business Class flight from San Francisco to Newark. United’s PS service from Newark to San Francisco or Los Angeles is it’s flagship Transcontinental route, with an emphasis on the premium traveler with United Club Lounge access, fully flat beds in United Business,…

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Bonus United MileagePlus and Premier Qualifying Miles (Targeted)

United MileagePlus has launched a targeted offer, where MileagePlus members can select to earn either earning bonus United MileagePlus miles or Premier Qualifying miles, base on spending a certain amount through June 25, 2017. Based on what others are reporting you may be targeted to earn between 24,000 to 79,000 bonus MileagePlus miles, or 2,500 to 7,500…

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United Airlines Launches Several New Routes Domestically and International

United Airlines will be launching new routes both domestically and international this year for a total of 47 new daily round trips to its domestic schedule. Internationally, United will be adding seasonal service between San Francisco and Munich as well as upgauging their  one of its Newark–Tel Aviv flights with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. See all the highlights from…

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Discounted United Airlines Awards to Mexico

United Airlines is running an award sale for flights to/from Mexico for travel between April 29, 2017, and May 26, 2017. MileagePlus members can save 5,000 miles off MileagePlus Saver Awards in Economy from the U.S. but you must book by the end of today, February 24, 2017. Celebrate 50 years of United flying between the U.S. and Mexico.…

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United Airlines Launches New Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines is the latest airline to launch Basic Economy. We’ve written before on how American Airlines Basic Economy Fares Now Live and Delta also offers Basic Economy fares, so it’s no surprise that United has decided to play ball. In their initial launch, United will offer Basic Economy on nonstop flights between Minneapolis/St. Paul and United’s seven U.S. hubs of Chicago O’Hare, Denver,…

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United Airlines Polaris Preview Flight- How To Redeem Miles

United Airlines is launching their first United Polaris preview flight on February 13, 2017 from Chicago O’Hare to San Francisco onboard their Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, featuring 60 seats in United Polaris Business Class. To celebrate, they are allowing United MileagePlus members to redeem miles through a MileagePlus Exclusives auction to book this package. This experience includes: Two tickets to experience United…

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Deal Alert: Cheap Flights to London from $400 on United

Looking to head to Europe next year without spending a whole lot of money? Then, you’re in luck, since there are some super cheap fares right now for almost every month right this year from several gateway cities in the US, including both Los Angeles and New York, to London on United Airlines for around $400 roundtrip.  Even if London is your final…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus United MileagePlus Miles

United is offering a limited time promotion where you can earn 1,000 bonus United MileagePlus miles for simply shopping online for things you may already plan on buying and spending $300. Just head over to United Shopping site, login and start shopping. But hurry, this offer ends January 6, 2016. This offer is similar to the American offer, where AAdvantage members…

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Earn 1,500 Bonus United MileagePlus Miles

United is offering a limited time promotion where you can earn 1,500 bonus United miles for simply shopping online for things you may already plan on buying and spending $200. Just head over to United’s MileagePlus Shopping site, login and start shopping. But hurry, this offer ends December 20, 2016. Offer Details: During the “Get It In Time…

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United Airlines 777-300ER Routes with United Polaris

United Airlines recently debuted their new Polaris business class seats as well as the new Polaris lounge in Chicago, both which look awesome and many readers emailed in asking what routes you can fly Polaris on! Good news, United just announced the first few routes where you can experience Polaris. Per United Airlines, With the flight…

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United Slashing Complimentary Premier Upgrades On Hawaii Flights

United has quietly updated their upgrade policy on certain flights to/from Hawaii. Specifically, United’s nonstop flights between the Chicago (ORD) and Denver (DEN) to Hawaii, will no longer be eligible for complimentary Premier upgrades starting March 1st, 2017. Here’s the official verbiage from MileagePlus: As of December 8, 2016: All Chicago (ORD) and Denver (DEN) Hawaii…

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Will United Airlines Follow Through on Airbus A350 Order?

Some three years ago, United Airlines made a big decision: to order $12.4 billion worth of the new Airbus A350 jetliners. The Airbus A350 is a sophisticated wide-body carbon fiber aircraft that is supposed to compete with Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. The plane boasts larger windows, quieter engines and jet lag reducing features. A big plus for…

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United Airlines Opening New Polaris Lounge

On Thursday, December 1, United Airlines will unveil its first Polaris lounge at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. There will eventually be nine Polaris airport lounges.  United’s Polaris business class unit is also commencing on Thursday, which includes linens from Saks Fifth Avenue and upscale “amenity kits.” “In our quest to be the best airline in the…

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