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United Airlines MileagePlus 2020 Premier Changes

United Airlines has announced changes to their 2020 Premier program. These changes affect how you earn Premier status and what counts towards qualification. In summary, you’ll now qualify based on new Premier Qualifying Points and Premier Qualifying flights. Here’s how to qualify for each Premier status level beginning on January 1, 2020, for status in…

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United Airlines International Route Expansion Announced

United Airlines announced some exciting new routes starting in 2020, including brand new service to Nice, France; Palermo, Italy; and Curacao. Increased service has been added to Amsterdam; London; Frankfurt, Germany; and Zurich, as well as seasonal returns to Athens, Greece; Naples, Italy; Porto, Portugal; and Barcelona, Spain. Here’s a look at the new routes:…

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United Airlines Tokyo Haneda Route Expansion

Following Delta Air Lines to Grow Presence at Tokyo Haneda recent announcement where the airline plans to shift all their flying from Tokyo-Narita to Tokyo-Haneda, United Airlines also makes their own expansion at Tokyo-Haneda. United Airlines will begin new service from Tokyo-Haneda to four of its U.S. hubs beginning March 28, 2020. We’ll see service being…

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New United Airlines and CLEAR Partnership Announced

For those not familiar, CLEAR uses fingerprint and iris I.D. technology to expedite the document check portion of the TSA security process. CLEAR members verify their identity in the dedicated CLEAR lane and then enter either TSA PreCheck or general screening depending on their status, reducing the overall amount of time spent at security. CLEAR has…

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United Airlines Adds 5th Daily Flight from Newark to London

United Airlines announced they’ll be increasing service between Newark and London Heathrow (LHR) by adding a 5th daily flight between the two cities. United will also deploy their retrofitted Boeing 767-300ER aircraft on this route which features 46 United Polaris business class seats, indicating that United feels strongly they can sell more premium seats in…

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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 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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