United A321xlr

United Airlines Orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs

It looks like United Airlines is about to spend billions of dollars on new planes. United Airlines has placed an order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft. At list prices this order is worth seven billion dollars, though airlines always get significant discounts…

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Filed Under: United
Swiss Business Class 777 – 5

Buy United MileagePlus Miles With A Bonus

United Airlines MileagePlus has just launched their latest promotion on purchased miles. Through 11:59PM CT on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, United is offering a targeted bonus on purchased miles. Different accounts seem to be targeted for different…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, MileagePlus
United 777 200

United Scales Back Hong Kong Flights Even Further

With the situation going on in Hong Kong, we've seen some airlines greatly adjust capacity there in light of decreased demand. All airlines seem to be struggling in Hong Kong. Some are choosing to continue operations as usual, realizing the long term…

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Filed Under: United
United Polaris 767 – 9

United Airlines Closing SFO Arrivals Lounge

Arrivals lounges can be a really useful feature for premium passengers after a long flight. While most lounges are designed to be used prior to departure, arrivals lounges are intended as a place to shower and/or have breakfast before heading out, whether…

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Filed Under: United
United Polaris 767 – 8

Review: United 767 Polaris Business Class

I spent the night at the Marriott Newark Airport (which I've reviewed before, so I won't be reviewing it this time around), and early the next morning I headed to Newark Airport bright-eyed and bushy-tailed (or something like that) for my daytime United…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Trip Reports
United Polaris Watermark

United Explorer Card Review (With New 65K Bonus)

United has some popular co-branded credit cards. I've reviewed the United℠ Explorer Business Card, and in this post wanted to take a look at the personal version of the card, the United℠ Explorer Card, which has just launched with a new welcome bonus…

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Filed Under: Chase, Credit Card Reviews
American Admirals Club Narita – 5

New American & United Lounge Restrictions Kick In Today

If you're a member of the American Admirals Club or United Club, then it's worth being aware of new restrictions that kick in for visits as of today. These were announced late last year, so we had about a year of notice... As of today (November 1, 2019):…

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Filed Under: American, United
United 777

New Holiday Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spend. The number of bonus…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
United 787 Polaris – 29

United Airlines’ Odd New London Luggage Delivery Service

For many people, checked bags can be a big pain point of the travel experience. There's the risk of your bag being lost, there's the amount of time you'll potentially spend waiting at the baggage carousel, etc. New York to London is one of the world's…

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United Airlines Virtual Tour

United Airlines’ Awesome New Virtual Cabin Tours

It sure seems to me like on the whole people put more effort than ever before into airline seat selection. This isn't surprising for several reasons: -- We've seen more websites and guides dedicated to picking the best seats on planes -- With economy…

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United Airlines Star Wars

United Airlines’ New Star Wars Safety Video

United Airlines sure does have quite a few themed safety videos lately -- this spring the airline had a Spider-Man themed safety video, while now the airline has debuted a Star Wars themed safety video. United Airlines' new safety video, called "Fly…

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Filed Under: United, Videos
United Crj 550 First Class

First Look: United’s Quirky New CRJ-550

A couple of weeks ago United Airlines put flights on their new CRJ-550 on sale, for travel as of Sunday, October 27, 2019. Well, today the airline has revealed the first "real" interior pictures of this unique plane. The CRJ-550 is a rebranded version…

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Filed Under: United
United 787 Polaris – 2

What I Like Least About American, Delta, And United

There's no denying that the "big three" US carriers aren't always popular with consumers. In the past I've written posts dedicated to what I think American, Delta, and United actually do well. After all, there's no perfect airline, and they all have…

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Filed Under: American, Delta
Azul A330

United Airlines Pursuing Latin America Mega-Alliance?

A couple of weeks ago it was announced that Delta is buying a 20% stake in LATAM, which also means that LATAM will be leaving oneworld, and will be breaking off their partnership with American. This came as a huge blow to American. Well, it looks like…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Copa
United 777 200

Frequent Flyer Program Changes: Enough Is Enough

This past week United Airlines revealed some massive changes to their MileagePlus program, where we're seeing them completely change how qualifying for status works. Now you can earn status exclusively through spending, with no requirement to fly any…

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Filed Under: MileagePlus, Reward Programs
United 787 10

United MileagePlus Reveals Massive Changes For 2020

A couple of weeks ago United Airlines introduced PlusPoints, their new system for awarding upgrades. That seemed like a positive development, so some of us wondered what the catch was, since it's not often that airlines make positive changes to frequent…

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Filed Under: MileagePlus, Reward Programs
United 787 Polaris – 50

Stack Promos To Buy United Miles For 1.47 Cents Each

While United often sells miles at a discount, rarely does it represent a good deal. At the moment there's a promotion that can generate you United MileagePlus miles for under 1.5 cents each, in the right increments. There are two promotions that can…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, MileagePlus
United Polaris

30% Bonus: Convert Hotel Points Into United Miles

United has just launched a potentially lucrative bonus when you transfer hotel points to MileagePlus. Through November 30, 2019, United MileagePlus is offering a 30% bonus when you convert hotel points into airline miles. The bonus applies for transfers…

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Filed Under: Hotels, MileagePlus