Tag Archives: United Airlines

United curtails involuntary removals, reduces overbookings

United on Thursday said it would curtail involuntary removals from its planes and reduce its use of the controversial airline practice of overbooking.

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Marriott Rewards to Offer United Airlines Elite Status to Its Top Members

Marriott International and United Airlines announced a new partnership under which the hotel chain’s top-level loyalty program members will be able to obtain complimentary elite status with the airline.

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United Airlines picks MSP to debut no-frills ‘basic economy’ trips

United Airlines will introduce its new category of low-cost fares with flights to and from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this year.

Chicago-based United Continental Holdings Inc. didn’t set a date for the rollout of its “basic economy” fares — a new category of lower-price tickets that major carriers are adding to compete with no-frills competitors like Spirit Airlines. But travelers will be able to purchase basic economy fares for flights to and from MSP in the first quarter of 2017 for travel beginning in the second quarter.

United (NYSE: UAL) President Scott Kirby made the announcement Wednesday during an earnings conference call.

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United’s Polaris Business Class Launches With Promising Comfort And Luxury

United has completely revamped the way it will pamper business class passengers who fly on Polaris equipped aircraft. Today we get far more details on what that means.

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Chicago O’Hare welcomes automated screening lanes to improve security experience

Today we are further modernizing the airport security experience by becoming the first U.S.-based carrier to feature state-of-the-art, automated screening lanes at multiple airports with the opening of a fully redesigned TSA Precheck® security checkpoint in Terminal 1 at our hometown hub, Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Additionally, we became the first and only airline in the country to exclusively dedicate automated lanes to a TSA Precheck security checkpoint, continuing to increase efficiency and improve the screening experience for our customers.

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