Economy Plus Posts

United Baggage Subscriptions Are Overpriced and How to Avoid The Fees

United has re-introduced the annual subscriptions for baggage and Economy Plus access, which were briefly discontinued after the merger, and from my initial impression I'm unamused with the offerings. The subscriptions are more complex than ever before, with different price points for different ...
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United Airlines Economy Plus LAX-Singapore: Twenty Four Hours in Singapore

Introduction United Airlines Economy Plus LAX-Singapore The Grand Hyatt Singapore United Airlines Economy Plus Singapore-Denver The Friday before we left for Singapore, I flew from Kansas City, through Chicago, to San Francisco. My original plan was to fly a quick mileage run from ...
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More Room in Economy Than First Class?

Flying from Vegas to Los Angeles is always a wonderful experience because I can get to the airport, through security, land, grab my bag (if checked) and get to my hotel in Vegas quicker than I could drive the 4 hours+ between the two cities. Not to mention with ALMOST EVERY major airline flying the ...
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United Airlines' New 767-400 Economy and Business Class Seating

United Airlines released photos on Facebook of the refreshed Continental 767-400 cabin interior, featuring lie-flat seats in business class and Economy Plus.
Currently, Continental's 764s have very narrow seat pitch throughout economy class (though the front half of the cabin does have emPower ...
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Chicago to Brussels & London Heathrow to Los Angeles in United Economy Plus

The life of a frequent business traveler isn't always glamorous. In fact, despite what family members and friends might think, it's usually NOT. Dealing with time changes, giving presentations, having to go out to dinner, not being able to see friends, etc - okay - I'm getting off topic here, but ...
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Economy Plus and First Class coming to Q400 Turboprops

In the latest earning call, United announced that they are bringing Economy Plus and First Class to Bombardier Q400 planes.
While one may wonder why they are putting first class on a prop plane, it does actually make sense.   Currently, the Q400s fly for Continental and a large number ...
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Economy Plus Survives the United/Continental Merger

The news is over a day old now and Damian has already nicely highlighted United's decision to retain and expand Economy Plus across the Continental fleet. I just want to add my two cents.
With Delta's announcement of a "premium" economy product (again, premium is ...
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The New UNITED will still have Economy Plus!


Well the news is here, Scott O’Leary Managing Director, Customer Solutions for UNITED airlines is reporting Economy Plus is here to stay!

UNITED will be retaining our Economy Plus seating on all current United aircraft and will be adding an Economy Plus seating section to ...
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Delta to Install Economy Plus on International Fleet

While there are extremely few details available at this point, I think the news the news does warrant posting here, and bodes well for Economy Plus on the combined United.  According to this thread on FlyerTalk, Delta will be adding an Economy Plus seating arrangement on all internationally ...

Free Alcohol in United's Economy Plus August 6-16

United will offer passengers flying in Economy Plus a free alcoholic drink during the first beverage service August 6-16. While UA has not explained why it has chosen to do this, I would guess it has something to do with UA's aggressive new push to sell Economy Plus upgrades under the Travel Options ...