Operations

Configuration of United’s Boeing 737 Max 9 revealed

At the Paris Air Show, United announced an order of 100 Boeing 737 MAX 10’s. They also have 61 Boeing 737 MAX 9’s in order, a number that went down after United converted some MAXContinue reading

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Polaris

Seat map for United 777-200 Polaris business cabin revealed

Edward Russell from FlightGlobal has shared via Tweeter a new cabin seat map that has not yet been loaded to United’s website.  It’s the 777-200’s Polaris business cabin seat map. United began rolling out theContinue reading

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Mobile App

Finally: Yearly United Club one-time passes going digital

One of the perks of being a United MileagePlus Explorer or United MileagePlus Explorer Business cardholder is receiving two complimentary United Club one-time passes every year. That’s a value of $118. For years, United hasContinue reading

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Premier Status

My 2018 3rd quarter Premier Status’ status

Back in March I wrote an update of my 2018 status goal. I’ve never held United Premier 1k status, mainly because there’s no way I can reach the $12,000 PQD requirement.  I’m content with PlatinumContinue reading

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Flight Experiences

08/2017 SFO-TPE (777-300ER) United Polaris Business

Seating   Entertainment and Other Amenities   Bedtime   Dining     Comments The flight attendant on my side of the cabin was a lot of fun. She has 40+ years under her belt with UnitedContinue reading

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Operations

Behind-the-scenes look at United’s new safety video

About two weeks ago United unveiled a new safety video, which takes you through some of the most desired destinations and simply put makes you want to get on a plane and go somewhere. Nope,Continue reading

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Shopping

Targeted offer: “MileagePlus Shopping 12 Month We Miss You Bonus”

United is targeting MileagePlus members who haven’t made a purchase in at least 12 months with this latest MileagePlus Shopping promotion. Shopping is a great way to earn bonus miles, and in parallel, the Fall BonusContinue reading

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Other

Turkey visa situation: a big blow for travelers

I last visited Turkey in 2013. The next few years would be difficult ones for Turkey, and especially for tourism in Turkey. Through the first quarter of this year I’d receive over fifteen STEP NotificationsContinue reading

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MileagePlus Program

Transfer United miles for 30% less

Though not as costly as buying miles, transferring miles to a different MileagePlus account is costly and should be avoided whenever possible. That being said there are times when it’s warranted. If this is yourContinue reading

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