United Airlines MileagePlus Mile Play Promotion

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United Airlines has launched new MileagePlus promotion called Mile Play trying to get select members to spend and fly more.

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There are number of offers that are tailored to each member based on their recent United flying activity. Members may be required to purchase certain number of flights in business or economy over set price point.

UPDATE: Club Carlson United Airlines “Takeoff With More Miles” 2,500 Bonus Miles Per Stay October 24 – December 31, 2017 (POSTED)

Club Carlson had a promotion called “Takeoff with More Miles” for United Airlines MileagePlus member stays between October 24 – December 31, 2017.

Club Carlson United Airlines “Takeoff With More Miles” 2,500 Bonus Miles Per Stays October 24 – December 31, 2017 (Max Two Stays)

MileagePlus program members were able to earn 2,500 bonus miles per stay in addition to Club Carlson Gold Points for maximum two stays (total of 5,000 bonus miles). I can now confirm that these miles have posted and were combinable with possible other promotions that Club Carlson had at the time.

Reader Question: LOT Business To Economy Downgrade On United Issued Award Ticket (Oversold) & Refused Compensation

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about really unfortunate situation with Star Alliance member airline LOT that had downgraded award ticket holder in an oversell situation.

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Reader Question: Thai First Class to Business Downgrades (THREE) On United Issued Award?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me an email about several Thai Airways flights that have been downgraded from first class to business and what could be done.

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United Airlines Passenger Misses Her Mothers Final Moments After Being Bumped Off Flight Following Travel Agent Screwup

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A woman who was on the way to her dying mother was bumped off a United Airlines flight short before doors were closed.  Her travel agent, “Traveler Help Desk”, cancelled her ticket due to an ‘external change’.

The ticket was purchased through the travel agent and then a change was processed through United Airlines after which the agency cancelled the ticket, leaving the passenger without a flight.

United Airlines Mileage Plus Targets Members With Status Buy Back For 2018 Membership Year

United Airlines Mileage Plus has started to send out emails to their members that didn’t qualify for their current status and some offers appear to be reasonable.

This promotion has been an annual event with Mileage Plus for the last couple of year (similar to many other programs) and prices are going up and down all the time based on a variety of factors.

United Airlines Launches Premium Economy Product “Premium Plus” Late 2018

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United Airlines yesterday sent out an email to its MileagePlus members about recent and future developments with the airline forgetting to mention the much delayed Polaris rollout (cabin and clubs).

United Airlines Premium Economy

United Airlines will later this year introduce a real premium economy product called “Premium Plus”. Currently United has Economy Plus that is the same economy seat but with bit more space. Premium Plus will be its own cabin.

OH SH*T: United Airlines Flight Bound For Hong Kong Lands In Alaska After Passenger Smears Feces All Over Multiple Bathrooms

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A very unpleasant surprise was waiting for passengers and crew of a United Airlines flight bound for Hong Kong this week as they had to land in Anchorage after a passenger smeared his own feces around several of the planes bathrooms.

The captain had no other chance than to decide that the plane had to land in Alaska, passengers offloaded and the plane cleaned overnight delaying the entire flight for a day.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Up To 60% Bonus Through January 22, 2018

United Airlines has launched new MileagePlus buy miles promotion and is offering up to 60% bonus for purchases made through January 22, 2018 (there could be higher targeted offers).

United Airlines Buy MileagePlus Miles January 2018 Campaign

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 usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K).

Airfare of the Day: All Nippon Airways/United Airlines BUSINESS CLASS Vancouver, Canada (YVR) to Singapore, Singapore (SIN) from $1940 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes All Nippon Airways and United Airlines and their shoulder season midweek business class excursion non-refundable round trip fares between Vancouver and Singapore.

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LAST CALL: United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Up To 100% Bonus Through December 31, 2017

United Airlines launched a Holiday Sale for buying MileagePlus miles and is offering up to 100% bonus for purchases through December 31, 2017.

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles December 2017 Campaign

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 usually limits the number of miles one can purchase per year including any possible bonuses to 150K).

United Airlines Begins Thrice Weekly San Francisco – Papeete Service October 30, 2018 – March 29, 2019

United Airlines today announced that they would begin thrice weekly service between San Francisco and French Polynesia on October 30, 2018 through March 29, 2019.

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The service would be on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays arriving to Papeete late at night forcing an overnight before continuing to one of the islands such as Bora Bora or Moorea. The return flight leaves at quarter to midnight.

Reader Question: United Airlines Award & Thai Airways Drops Koh Samui Flights?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader sent me a question by email regarding an award issued my United Airlines miles that had an issue after Thai Airways ended flights to Koh Samui.

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Airfare of the Day: United Airlines BUSINESS CLASS New York City, USA (EWR) to Barcelona, Spain (BCN) from $2025 Round Trip

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines low/off-peak season business class advanced purchase round trip fares between New York City and Barcelona.

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