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About United Airlines

Is there anything more valuable than connecting the peoples of the world together? The answer is surely no. But how would they get know each other and get united under the highest standards of safety and security? That is a main goal to the United Airlines, commonly referred to as United, a major US airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. If measured by revenue, United Airline is the world’s third-largest airline after American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Since 1926, the year United Airlines was founded in, it announced its commitment to excellence and its devotion to staying ahead. As a founding member of the Star Alliance, United Airlines is an essential part of a huge network that helps passengers find the most convenient offers for their destination with all the requirements they need. Over 86000 people are employed in the company in nine hubs, the largest of them is Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
 

United Airlines services for Economy Class, Flagship First/ Flagship Business and United Polaris

Economy Class

  • Comfortable seats with up to five inches of extra legroom (a space to straighten your leg and relax), however, for basic economy fares, there are some restrictions on seating.
  • A variety of food and drink selections varying according to the period of the flight, ranging from snacks and snack boxes to multi-course meals.
  • A broad array of movies and TV shows, plus documentaries and short films that will get you captivated during the flight; similarly, you can enjoy your favorite sounds through a long playlist.
  • If you want to check email or surf the web or social, internet WiFi access is available to purchase.
     

Flagship First/ Flagship Business

  • At the airport, you will enjoy an effortless start with Premier Access check-in counters, security lanes, and priority boarding.
  • Having the privilege to check the baggage for free, with special attention to receive it first at your destination.
  • In the air, you stretch out in extra spacious seats designed for comfort and convenience, of extremely attractive two-tone leather, adjustable headrest, and padded cushion, all to give you a full recline.
  • The seat is supplied with a tray designed with a flip-up mobile holder of space that fits mobiles and tablets, along with a universal AC power plug to charge devices.
  • Main screen, seatback on-demand, and personal device entertainment services based on the aircraft, for which you will have access to an extensive library of movies, TV shows, and documentaries selected by the Tribeca Film Festival, certainly as well as audio entertainment.
  • With DIRECTV, you will stay tuned with more than 100 channels of live television and the new movie series.
  • WiFi is available to purchase.
  • Rhapsody and Hemispheres inflight magazines that are exclusively designed for Premium-cabin customers; the first includes articles about culture, luxury goods, fine dining, and hospitality, while the other covers a variety of topics about sports, food, and drink, and culture and style.
  • A fascinating dining experience you will with a huge variety of tasty foods offered by renowned chefs.
  • A wide selection of numerous inflight beverages is available including water, soft drink, juice, tea, and freshly brewed coffee.
     

United Polaris

  • Whatever you plan to do on air is available in United Polaris: A seat fully customizable to recline, converting from an upright position to flat with many degrees in between.
  • Wide storage where you can store your laptop or anything else.
  • Ambient lighting within reach in case you need greater visibility.
  • Multi-course meals with elegant touches that will enhance your cuisine experience and snack options, along with rich and delicious desserts
  • A lavish entertainment system comprised of in-seat HD monitor via which you can watch full seasons of many popular shows, classic movies, or new Hollywood releases chosen by Tribeca Film Festival, HBO, and Vevo.
     

United Airlines Baggage Allowance

  • As for carry-on baggage, most of the travelers are allowed to bring one carry-on bag plus one personal item free of charge, except for the Basic Economy traveler who is only allowed to bring one personal item free of charge, but in case he is a Premier® member or a primary card member, he can have the same privilege. For the dimensions of the item that you can bring on board, visit the official website to be aware of.
  • As for the checked baggage:
  • The customers of the United Economy are allowed to bring baggage free of charge with a maximum weight of 23 kg per bag.
  • The customers of United Business, United First, United Polaris first class, and United Polaris business class are allowed to bring baggage free of charge with a maximum weight of 32 kg per bag.
  • The customers of Premier Silver are allowed to bring baggage free of charge with a maximum weight of 23 kg per bag.
  • The customers of Premier Gold, Premier Platinum, Premier 1K, and Star Alliance Gold are allowed to bring baggage free of charge with a maximum weight of 32 kg per bag.
     

United Airlines Check-in Information

Online check-in is available online maximum 24 hours before your scheduled departure; however, minimum time differs according to your departure airport and destination. So you need to visit the website for more information about the minimum time requirements.

FAQs for United Airlines

  • Does United Airlines allow web check-in?

    Yes, United Airlines allows web check-in.

  • Does United Airlines provide online seat selection?

    Yes, United Airlines offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does United Airlines service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by United Airlines is 223.

  • What is the airline code for United Airlines?

    The airline code for United Airlines is UA.

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