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United Airlines Mileage Plus has implemented a number of changes over the years and most recently in particular in the way how Reward Miles and Elite Qualifying Miles are collected – it pays off to check before booking a flight!

As it turns out the number of miles collected in between Star Alliance partners of United varies greatly when crediting the flights to Mileage Plus and that can sometimes be a big advantage. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has announced that the carrier will suspend all flights to Venezuela beginning next month amid economic chaos and social unrest in the country.

Other carriers have previously cut down on capacity of their flights to the poverty struck country, partly because they can not get the funds of their local ticket sales exchanged to US$ or any other international currency. [click to continue…]

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More bad news for United Airlines as the FAA has recommended to fine the airline US$435,000 due to a total of 23 flights that were operated in 2014 while not being found in airworthy condition.

No final decision has been made yet if the authorities will end up issuing that fine against United as the carrier has asked for a meeting with FAA officials to explain themselves. [click to continue…]

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How would you like a 18 hr flight on United Airlines? Soon you’ll have the chance to try it as the airline just announced a new nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Singapore starting October this year.

The route will be operated by a Boeing 787-900 Dreamliner which features their new Polaris Business Class product as well the Economy/Economy Plus. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has launched a new offer for buying MileagePlus miles at potentially up to 100% bonus (account specific) for purchase made until June 2, 2017.

United Airlines Mileage Plus

United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at 100% bonus or 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K). [click to continue…]

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United Airlines hasn’t received much good publicity as of late after dragging the elderly man off the plane in Chicago, killed the bunny that was transported from UK to the US and sending French woman to West Coast instead of Paris.

Now, crazy United Airlines check in agent canceled passenger’s ticket after they had dispute about baggage fee and the man started videotaping the incident. United agent incorrectly claimed that the passenger had no right to film the interaction (she was wrong – he could in a public space). [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has launched a new offer for buying MileagePlus miles at up to 50% bonus (could be account specific) for purchase made until May 22, 2017.

United Airlines Buy MileagePlus Miles Promotion May 2017

United Airlines has promotions pretty much every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same offer because United limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K). [click to continue…]

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Airlines have interline agreements in place with each other even when they are bitter competitors and from different alliances. Interline agreements allow airlines to sell each others tickets, have segments from various airlines on the same ticket, move passengers in case of irregular operations and send bags among other benefits.

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Now, United Airlines has decided to end this agreement with five airlines that are based in the Middle East including Emirates with whom they were partners with back in the early 2000’s and had even jointly filed around the world fare (very good value but unfortunately was not able to take advantage of it before it was withdrawn). [click to continue…]

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United Airlines has reached a settlement with Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was forcibly removed from a United flight two weeks ago to make room for United employees.

Dr. Dao sustained injuries while being removed from the aircraft by security personnel after refusing to leave on his own as he was informed that United would deny him boarding/flying involuntarily. [click to continue…]

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United Airlines certainly has had rough couple of weeks trying to recover from the incident that happened on early April (read more here) where flight ended up being overbooked due to deadheading crew and United decided to drag some paying passengers off the flight.

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United Airlines decided to get airport police to remove one 69 year old former Vietnamese refugee (gate agent probably thought that this person would give them the least resistance). Te entire case ended up being recorded by other passengers and then endlessly played on media. [click to continue…]