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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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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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United Expands Service To Florida

United is launching new daily service between Washington Dulles and Miami Int. In addition, United will expand their service from Washington to both Orlando and Tampa starting in November. And in December, will begin daily service between Washington and Miami. United Expands Service To Florida As reported by Travelpulse, United Airlines announced Monday it was…

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United Airlines Regional Premier Upgrades

United Premier Platinum and Premier 1K members have the ability to earn Regional Premier Upgrades after qualifying for their elite status. Premier Platinum members earn two Regional Premier Upgrades after qualifying for status, and Premier 1K members earn an additional two Regional Premier Upgrades after qualifying. Additionally, every 25,000 Premier qualifying miles or 30 Premier qualifying segments earned…

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United MileagePlus Premier Status Match Challenge

United Airlines offers a United Airlines Status Challenge, which is referred to as the MileagePlus Premier Status Match Challenge. If you currently have elite status with another airline, your account will be upgraded for 90 days to Premier Silver, Premier Gold or Premier Platinum status based on the level you hold in your current frequent flyer program. Now’s…

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