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United Airlines Flight Information from £270

Compare the flight prices of your airline tickets with United Airlines , among other airlines or low cost sold through travel agents that we are comparing. Find the best prices with United Airlines to enjoy your stay. We offer a small listing of the company's history, alliances, customer services and on-board and list of destinations served by United Airlines.

United Airlines : Presentation

logo United Airlines
  • IATA Code: UA
  • Website:  www.united.com
  • Country : United States of America United States of America
  • Telephone number : +33 (0) 810 72 72 72
  • Call sign : United
  • Headquarters : Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Based at : 5833
  • Fleet size : 696
  • Number of yearly passengers : 139.2 million
  • Hand luggage size : 56 x 35 x 23 cm
  • Maximum weight of check in luggage : 23 kg

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United Airlines : History

United Airlines is an American major airline and the second most important airline in the world. It is one of the founding members of the airline alliance Star Alliance which is the largest airline association in the world. United Airlines flights serve more than 1000 routes in 170 countries. United Express is a branch of the airline which specializes in domestic flights.
United Airlines international flights operate from its main airport hubs at the O?Hare Airport in Chicago, the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, as well as airports in Denver, San Francisco, Los Angeles etc. In 2010 the airline merged with Continental Airlines. This merging established its position as the largest airline company in the world worth 29 billions of dollars. The United Airlines fleet consisted of 696 aircrafts, mainly Boeing and Airbus, in 2014.

United Airlines : Information about the airline

Check-in

There are several ways to complete your United Airlines check in. To save time at the airport it is advisable to use the United Airlines online check in service which opens 24 hours before the scheduled flight departure and closes an hour before take-off. Otherwise, there are self-service check in kiosks at various airports or dedicated United Airlines check in desks. It is possible to check in hold luggage at the check in desk and bags must be registered at least 30 minutes before domestic flights or 60 minutes before international flights. The United Airlines baggage allowance varies depending on the ticket booking class. Once on board your United Airlines flight the airline offers all passengers a free meal or refreshment, including Economy Class passengers.

Customer and on Board Services United Airlines

The airline?s loyalty programme is called United Airlines Mileage Plus. This programme encourages loyal customers to cumulate miles which can be exchanged for United Airlines flight tickets or upgrades. It is also possible to use these miles towards magazine subscriptions or discount reservations with partner hotels.