Bus drivers might hold the door for a sprinting late arrival. Gate agents at the airport? Not a bet most passengers would want to make. But you just might catch a break on your next United Airlines flight. United is trying to get smarter about figuring out when planes can afford to wait for passengers with tight connections so that they aren’t stranded mid-trip. Continue reading Tight air connection? Your next United flight might wait for you
By fall, United will extend to all hubs its usage of a data tool designed to reduce the number of missed flight connections. Continue reading United Airlines Extends Use Of Flight-Connection Optimizer
Back in 1972, the United Nations established June 5 as World Environment Day in an effort to raise awareness of the various harmful ways humans affect the planet. This year, air pollution is the theme. Continue reading Airlines Roll Out Green Schemes to Boost Environmental Credentials
United Airline’s is becoming the latest airline to make it harder for frequent flyers to plan how many miles they will need to book an award flight. For flights on and after November 15, 2019, the United Airlines award charts will no longer be available. United will begin charging variable award prices for United-operated flights instead. You can already see these changes for flights on and after November 15, 2019.
United is the first U.S. airline to let its passengers pick a gender option other than male or female when booking tickets. Delta and other carriers said last month that they plan to make similar moves shortly. We’re with they/them. Continue reading United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers
United Airlines is expanding enhancements to its boarding at gates in airports around the world. The updated better boarding process gives customers more space at the gate, less time waiting in line and improved boarding information to create a less stressful environment.
United Airlines will now charge more for travelers to sit in economy seats near the front of the plane, matching policies already in place from Delta and American Airlines.
United Airlines has partnered with The Private Suite to allow access to a pre- and post-flight private VIP suite at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The Private Suite facility, located across the airfield from the main airport terminals, has 13 individual suites and a shared lounge with food service and a bar. And United has access to one of the suites, as well as the lounge.