United Airlines Posts

The Pros and Cons of the New Copa ConnectMiles Program

I’m gonna cut to the chase and save you about five minutes of reading. If you are looking for a Star Alliance frequent flyer program with great miles earning and a sweet award redemption chart, then you can stop reading now because Copa ConnectMiles is not the program for you. I had such high ...

Copa ConnectMiles vs United MileagePlus: How to Earn the Most Miles

Copa Airlines has released their partner earning rates for Star Alliance partners and GOL and although the earning rates are not overly generous, they beat the current earning rates offered by United in certain situations.

For United Airlines flights, Copa will offer anywhere between 50% ...
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Family Should Apologize for Forcing United Airlines Diversion


The trending story of a family thrown off a United Airlines flight from Houston to Portland beckons us to consider how airlines should compassionately and effectively accommodate disabled travelers while balancing concerns of safety and the comfort of other passengers.
The story has ...
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New Beta Edition of United.com Available to All


I have been testing the beta version of the new united.com for over a month now via special invitation but now United has opened its beta site to everyone, with a planned launch date of the "new and improved" United.com this summer. The website will continue to fluctuate during this beta ...
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FOIA Request from U.S. DOT Arrives over United Danish Kroner Mistake Fare


After the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) sided with United Airlines, allowing the carrier to rescind super-cheap first class fares that exploited a pricing glitch on its Danish website, I was curious to see how cozy the relationship was between United and the DOT. How were ...
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Trip Report: United Airlines BusinessFirst Los Angeles to Tokyo, Boeing 787-8

One of the best things about having points and miles friends is that you never have to travel alone. It's always nice having a travel buddy to fly with you and on this trip, I was lucky enough to have one of my friends, Orlando L., join me. We both decided to visit Japan and New Zealand together and ...
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Copa ConnectMiles - Copa AerolĂ­neas Programa de Viajero Frecuente

Copa Airlines ha comenzado oficialmente el lanzamiento de su propio programa de viajero
frecuente. Copa ConnectMiles será el nuevo programa de viajero frecuente y está programado para lanzar Julio de este año. El nuevo programa de viajero frecuente operará como ...

Video: Deceptive New United Airlines Commercial?

For an airline that was woefully behind the curve in introducing Wi-Fi to its fleet, it is a tad ironic that United Airlines has released a new commercial touting its onboard Wi-Fi and streaming video entertainment. Nevertheless, United has come a long way over the last year and continues to ...
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United Airlines to start docking frequent flier miles for late passengers

Posted April 1, 2015. Happy April Fools Day!
Missed check-in cutoff or credit card payment? Be prepared to cough up miles
April 1, 2015 | CHICAGO, IL: United Airlines today announced a major change to its MileagePlus frequent flier program that will penalize late-arriving passengers to the ...
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Copa ConnectMiles - The New Frequent Flyer Program of Copa Airlines

Copa Airlines has officially laid the groundwork for the launch of their own Frequent Flyer Program. Copa ConnectMiles will be the new frequent flyer program and is scheduled to launch July 2015. The new frequent flyer program will operate like a traditional program where members will earn 1 mile ...
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Sketches of New United Airlines Terminal and Club at LAX

United Airlines occupies Terminals 7 and 8 at LAX and is undergoing a much needed facelift. Coming by 2017 will be a new check-in lobby with streamlined security, a re-designed multi-level United Club with a patio perfect for planespotting and enjoying the mild LA climate, and a refreshed baggage ...
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United Clubs Food Enhancements & Updates

United Airline announced today that United Clubs’ food offerings will be enhanced over the next year, as the airline will add new snacks and other enhancements at United Clubs worldwide. The announcement of the new breakfast and daytime snack option at United Clubs comes at a time when the ...

United Airlines Premium Service Los Angeles to Boston Starts Summer 2015

This summer United Airlines will launch their Premium Service (United Airlines PS) 757-200 on 1 daily flight between Los Angeles (LAX) and Boston (BOS). The United Airlines PS 757 service will begin July 2, 2015 and is currently loaded in the system until August 17, 2015. Currently, on August 18, ...
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Real Meals Coming to United Express on March 1, 2015

While Delta Air Lines and American Airlines already serve "real" meals onboard their regional jets, United has been a holdout, offering only junk food snack boxes. That changes on 01 March 2015 when United will begin to serve hearty meals onboard its regional jets, finally eliminating the profound ...
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