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United Airlines Expands 2019 Summer Schedule

United Airlines announced several new and returning international summer routes, including new service between Newark and Prague, as well as between Newark and  Naples, Italy. Other route highlights include Austin to Cancun (CUN), Houston (IAH) to Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, Newark to Reykjavik, Iceland(KEF), and New Orleans (MSY) and San Antonio (SAT) to Cancun (CUN). Per…

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United Airlines Bonus Miles

United Airlines is offering 500 bonus miles when you make qualifying purchases through the MileagePlus® Shopping mall or from purchases made through MileagePlus® Shopping in-store offers. Runs from 4/8/19 through 4/12/19 at 11:59:59 pm ET Earn 500 miles for qualifying purchases of at least $200 or more. United Airlines Bonus Miles *During the “Mystery Reveal Bonus”…

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United Airlines Removes Award Charts

Loyalty and award programs are a big component of the travel industry. Airlines have used them in various ways to create competitive advantages and incentive passenger behavior. There have been several approaches taken by the industry for redeeming award points including; distance based redemptions, fixed award charts, and dynamic pricing. The use of dynamic pricing…

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United Airlines Launches Several New Routes

United Airlines announced 18 new domesitc routes from many of their hubs including Los Angeles (LAX), Denver (DEN), Newark (EWR), and San Francisco (SFO) to name a few. Some route highlights include Los Angeles (LAX) to Redding, CA; Denver (DEN) to West Palm Beach, FL; Denver (DEN) to Flagstaff, AZ (FLG), Newark to Hilton Head Island, SC (HHH; and San…

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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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