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United Airlines finally reveals how new overbooking compensation system works

United Airlines is now detailing how the carrier’s new voluntary overbooking compensation system will play out.

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United Airlines to Allow Check in via Amazon Echo

In what is being billed as an industry-first, United Airlines is now providing passenger check in through Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices, the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot.

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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.

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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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