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Are United’s Cabins Competitive Against American and Delta?

With so many options for air travel, airlines must constantly expand and improve their aircraft cabins. Over the years, many advances in design and technology have changed all parts of flying. United Polaris (Business Class): In mid-2016, United announced the introduction of United Polaris business cabin seats. The revolutionary seat featured direct aisle access for everyone…

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How to Access United Clubs and Polaris Lounges

In 2017, United Airlines opened their first United Polaris Lounge to add value to their Polaris service class. This introduction resulted in United now having two separate lounge offerings, United Club and United Polaris. Two noticeable differences between the lounges is the number of locations and access limitations. How to Access United Clubs and Polaris…

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United Airlines Announce Several New SFO International Routes

United Airlines announced several new additional international routes as well as added service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in 2019. Highlights include new nonstop year-round service to Toronto, Canada as well as and Melbourne, Australia. United plans to offer seasonal service to New Delhi, as well as a second daily flight between San Francisco and…

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United Airlines Announces New Boeing 787 Routes from Newark

United Airlines announced that their Boeing 787-10 aircraft will start flying between Newark (EWR) and six transatlantic destinations starting this Spring. The cities to receive the new aircraft are Frankfurt (FRA), Tel Aviv (TLV), Paris (CDG), Barcelona (BCN), Brussels (BRU), and Dublin (DUB). Per United Airlines, United Airlines today announced it will operate its newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on six trans-Atlantic routes…

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United Airlines Adding Over 150 Flights for Spring Break

United Airlines they’ll be adding over 150 flights for Spring Break next year to many popular destinations. Expect to see more flights being added to the Caribbean, Mexico, Florida, Colorado, Hawaii, and Arizona from their hub cities. Additionally, United plants to begin service between Denver and Destin, Palm Beach, Pensacola and Sarasota, Florida, and between Denver…

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United Airlines Announces Several New Domestic Routes

United Airlines announced several new domestic routes across several of six of their U.S. hubs. Highlights include new service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Newark to Anchorage, Alaska; as well as expanding their network out of Los Angeles and San Francisco. Per United, United Airlines today announced it is continuing to strengthen its domestic route…

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1,500 United Bonus Miles

Right now United’s MileagePlus® Shopping mall is offering a nice deal where you can earn 1,500 bonus miles when you shop through the portal and spend $350. You will earn 500 bonus miles when you spend $150. Earn Up To 1,500 United Bonus Miles *During the “Fall Bonus” campaign, which runs from 10/01/18 through 10/15/18 at…

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United MileagePlus Premier Changes

United Airlines announced they’re making some changes to their Premier program, both on the benefits side and on how to qualify for elite status. All Premier members will now receive the same standard weight baggage allowance of 70 pounds; Premier 1K members will now be invited to pre-board (previously in Group 1). Qualification becomes harder for…

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Overview of Big Three Airlines in America; Legacy Carriers

In the United States, there are three large airlines with a long history of continuous operations, extensive fleets, and expansive domestic and international routes, commonly called legacy carriers, which include United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines. Throughout commercial aviation history in America, there has been dozens of brands that over the years have merged or ceased…

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United Airlines Now Charging $30 for First Bag, Will Others Follow?

JetBlue Airways recently announced they’d be increasing their baggage fees for the first checked bag to $30 a bag for travel after August 27, 2018. It only took United Airlines 4 days to take note of this for them to implement the same checked baggage fee increase. I’d be surprised if Delta and American Airlines…

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United Airlines Announces New Service to Prague, Amsterdam, and the Amalfi Coast

We’ve seen several recent route announcements this month including On the heel’s of Delta Announces Expanded Transatlantic Service and American Airlines Launches Several New Routes to Europe, and United Airlines Adds Washington, D.C. to Tel Aviv (TLV) Service. Now it’s time for United to expand their service to Europe for next summer, which is this latest news. United Airlines announced…

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United Airlines Adds Washington, D.C. to Tel Aviv (TLV) Service

On the heel’s of Delta Announces Expanded Transatlantic Service and American Airlines Launches Several New Routes to Europe, United Airlines announced they’ll be adding new nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport starting May 22, 2019. United’s new service from Washington Dulles will be onboard their Boeing 777-200ER, and will be operated as a redeye…

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United Airlines Announces Lie-Flat Seats for New 737 Max 10

During the International Aviation Forecast Conference, President Scott Kirby said that United Airlines is working on a lie-flat seat for their new Boeing 737 MAX 10 which they are expected to get in 2020. While this is great news for loyal United passengers, the announcement is another example of United playing catch up with other…

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Overview of United Basic Economy Fares

United Airlines offers Basic Economy fares on many of their routes, which is the cheapest economy fares they sell, however these are loaded with many restrictions and limitations. It’s important to review all the rules of these fares before purchasing, which include not allowed a carry-on bag, or earning United Premier qualifying miles, which are needed for…

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