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United Airlines launches daily service between Denver International Airport and London’s Heathrow Airport

United Airlines::United Airlines announced launch of daily nonstop seasonal service between Denver International Airport and London’s Heathrow Airport.Daily nonstop seasonal service between Denver and London to begin March 24, 2018 and to go through October 26, 2018.

Source: Reuters

United soon could reward customers for switching flights

United Airlines could soon implement a pilot program in which passengers get the opportunity to give up their seat five days ahead of a full flight in exchange for a travel voucher.

“We are always looking at new ways to innovate and improve the customer experience, and this extremely small test is an example of one of many opportunities we are reviewing,” the carrier said in an email to Travel Weekly. “United has already taken steps to reduce overbooking, resulting in a nearly 90% year-over-year reduction of involuntary denied boardings for the month of June.”

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United Airlines’ New Plan For Overbooking Won’t Leave You Stranded At The Airport

United Airlines is launching a pilot program that offers rewards to passengers willing to give up their seat on overbooked flights not at the airport, but days in advance.

As part of United’s “Flex-Schedule Program,” it will begin sending passengers email notifications several days ahead their flight, offering $250 travel vouchers to volunteers willing to reschedule. Volunteers will be rebooked on a flight of their choosing, using the same airports and seat preferences, within 24 hours of the original flight.

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United aims to make Houston hub more efficient

United is promising improved connections at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, beginning Oct. 29.

The carrier plans to achieve the improvements by reducing the number of so-called “flight banks” that it operates out of Houston each day.

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United Airlines Increases Service Between San Francisco and 18 Destinations

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines (UAL), the leading carrier in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced it is increasing the number of flights between SFO and eight destinations. Additionally, the airline announced it will convert select regional jet flights to larger mainline aircraft in ten markets. These schedule enhancements build on previously announced new service from SFO to seven U.S. cities beginning June 8.

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