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United Airlines is one of the world's largest airlines with about 86,852 employees and 356 aircrafts. It is based in the United States. The airline is a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. formerly, UAL Corporation, with corporate headquarters in Chicago.
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Fast Facts :
Founded in : 1926
Frequent Flyer Program : MileagePlus
Airport Lounge : United Club
Alliance : Star Alliance
Headquarters : Chicago, Illinois, US
Company Slogan : "You're going to like where we land!"
Fleet Size : 712
Destinations : 230
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This airline was founded in 1926. The parent company of this airline is United Continental Holdings, Inc. formerly, UAL Corporation. United Airlines' largest hub is Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United is a founding member of the Star Alliance, the largest airline alliance in the world, which offers connections to over 1,000 destinations in over 170 countries worldwide. Unites airline's regional service is United Express.

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United Airlines' Hubs:
  • O'Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois
  • Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado
  • Washington Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC
  • San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco
  • Maintenance hub (MRO) San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco
  • Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles
  • Narita International Airport, Tokyo, Japan

United Airlines Destinations:
United Airlines covers about 73 domestic destinations and 41 international destinations in 25 countries across the 7 continents namely Asia, Americas, Europe, Oceania, and Africa.

Major destinations covered by United Airlines are:
  • Lagos
  • Montego Bay
  • San Juan
  • Costa Rica
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Cancún
  • Mexico City
  • Los Angeles
  • San Jose
  • Miami
  • Boston
  • Las Vegas
  • New York City
  • Houston
  • Seattle
  • Buenos Aires
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • São Paulo
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong
  • Bangkok
  • Singapore
  • Dubai
  • Paris
  • Munich
  • Amsterdam
  • Moscow
  • London
  • Sydney

  • United Cabin Class :
    United First: "United First" is offered on all flights. The check in counters for United First passengers are separate and have privilege to use priority security screening where available. On board, passengers receive pre-flight beverages, table linens and a five course meal. United First passengers are given priority while boarding, baggage handling and get the access to the International First Class Lounge. United First passengers also get complimentary beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks and freshly brewed coffee and complimentary movies on all flights of three hours or longer.

    United Business : United Business passengers get amenities like pre-departure beverage services, spacious seats with a full 6-foot 4-inch recline bed, individual 15.4-inch video screen with nine channels, plus audio channels and a noise-reducing headset, three-course meal with complimentary selection of award-winning wines, complimentary amenity kit featuring Murad products to help protect skin from travel stress, priority check-in, boarding and deplaning, bag delivery.
    United Economy : United Economy passengers get facilities like complimentary soft drinks, juices, tea and freshly brewed coffee, premium wines, beer and spirits available for purchase on all flights, complimentary video and audio on all flights, seat back video screens on all international three-cabin 767 and 777 aircraft, pillows and blankets, complimentary meal service, complimentary movies on flights of three hours or longer.

    Economy Plus : All the United aircrafts feature a special cabin class called "Economy Plus". Economy Plus seats offer up to five extra inches of legroom, are the simple choice for extra comfort at the best value. And their location near the front of the economy cabin gives the added benefit of making a swift exit from the plane upon arrival.

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    United Airlines Fleet Size :
    United Airlines operates about 356 aircraft with an average fleet age of 13.5 years. The total fleet size of United Airlines is about 712. Some of the aircrafts operated by the airline are:
    • Airbus A319-100
    • Airbus A320-200
    • Airbus A350-900
    • Boeing 747–400
    • Boeing 767-300ER
    • Boeing 787-8

    United Airlines In-Flight Services :
    United Airlines offers a variety of In-flight services to its passengers ranging from movies and shopping to lip smacking food.

    Entertainment : United Airlines provides a number of movies and TV series to its passenger on the flight.

    Meals and Beverages : Business class passengers receive three course meals designed by Chef Charlie Trotte. There are many special meals and beverages available to all the passengers on board. Liquor is also available on purchase.

    United's international duty-free service : Passengers can shop duty-free during the flight and save up to 40% off local retail prices.

    SkyMall : The SkyMall catalog brings a wonderful selection of high-quality, unique and innovative products from the best brands in America, including Casio, Frontgate and Hammacher Schlemmer. The SkyMall catalog can be found in seat pocket on all United and United Express flights worldwide. SkyMall features a best-price guarantee, and all purchases come with a 60-day, no-questions-asked return policy.

    United Airlines Check-in Options :
    Check-in is available starting 24 hours before your scheduled departure. Online check-in option is also available. Passengers can select their seats online and spend less time at the airport. To check-in online on United Airlines:,6722,50446,00.html

    United Airlines Careers:
    United Airlines attract hundreds of applicants every year. With 80 long years of excellence in aviation service behind it, the United Airlines focuses on delivering optimum services to its customers as well as to its employees. Being one of the best airline companies in the country, it offers lucrative job offers to aspirants looking for a career in the aviation industry. United Airlines looks for the following qualities in the candidates:
    • Relevant education
    • Positive attitude
    • Commitment towards hard work

    United Airlines provide opportunities in the following areas :
    • Administrative
    • Airport Operations and Contact Centers-Reservations
    • Flight Attendants
    • Pilots
    • Internships
    • Professional and Technical Experts

    Following are the benefits provided by United Airlines to its employees :
    • Free air travel all over the world for eligible family members.
    • Health and dental insurance
    • Life insurance
    • 401(k)
    • Vision

    United Airlines Reservations :
    United Airlines reservations can be made online, through telephone or directly. You can visit any the worldwide offices of United Airline to book ticket. Reservation can be done online as well. For booking a ticket via phone, call 1 800 864 8331.

    Unites Airlines Lounges :
    The United Club is the airline lounge associated with United Airlines and Continental Airlines, as well as their regional affiliates. Prior to the United-Continental merger, United Airlines lounges were known as the Red Carpet Club and Continental Airlines lounges were are known as the Presidents Club. It operates 50 lounges in 39 major airports around the world. The cost of United Club access varies with elite status, ranging from $375 per year for a 1K elite to $475 for general members.

    United Airlines Cargo :
    Consignments are organized and packed in such a manner so as to guarantee safe passage with normal care and handling Check more about United Airlines Cargo:

    United SkyNET :
    United Airlines SkyNET was introduced to facilitate the passengers flying in this airline and enabling the employees to serve the passengers better. It is a unique feature of United Airlines.

    Contact United :
    United Airlines
    P.O Box-66100
    Chicago ILM 60666

    United Airlines Phone Numbers :
    CategoryPhone Number
    General Reservations1 800 864 8331
    General Enquiry1 312 825 2525
    Domestic Reservation 1 800 241 6522
    International Reservations1 800 538 2929
    Spanish 1-800-426-5561
    Asian languages 1-800-426-5560
    Automated Flight Information1 800 824 6200
    Mileage Plus1 800 421 4655
    Customer Relations 1 877 228 1327
    Country wise Information CenterPhone Number
    Australia61 131 777 (Toll-Free)
    France 33 810 72 72 72
    Japan81 3 3817 4411
    Singapore65 6873 3533
    Thailand66 22 253 0558
    Switzerland41 01 212 4717
    Germany49 069 5007 0387
    United Kingdom44 0845 8 444 777
    Mexico52 627 0222

    United Customer Service :
    United Airlines and member carriers of the Air Transport Association (ATA) are committed to the development of an industry wide, voluntary plan to address 12 key areas intended to improve customer satisfaction.

    • Offer the lowest fare available
      The United Airlines has enhanced telephone reservation system, computer displays to highlight the lowest eligible fare, enabling agents to assist customers in finding the best fare for their U.S. itineraries

    • Notify customers of known delays, cancellations and diversions
      • At the airport there are computers to enable flight crews to update their flight status.
      • They assist and inform customers whose flights have been delayed, diverted or cancelled.
      • The Airline clarifies policies and procedures for accommodating them

    • Provide on-time baggage delivery
      • Further automated baggage-handling procedures to ensure the prompt delivery of customers' baggage within 24 hours in the United States.

      • Customers can check on the status of their mishandled baggage by calling a toll-free, speech-activated baggage information service phone number at 1-800-221-6903.

    • Support an increase in the baggage liability limit
      United has increased its baggage liability to limit to $3,000 per passenger

    • Allow reservations to be held or canceled
      • The Airlines allow customers who purchase tickets in the United States through United Reservations, airport ticket locations, United city ticket offices or to refund their tickets within 24 hours of purchase without penalty.

    • Provide prompt ticket refunds
      Eligible tickets can receive a refund within 7 days for credit card purchases and 20 days for cash purchases

    • Special needs commitment
      • The United Airlines is committed to meeting the travel needs of all customers -- including customers with disabilities and special needs, such as unaccompanied minors and providing them with care and respect they deserve. Meet customers' essential needs during long on-aircraft delays

      • There are developed contingency plans to provide food, water, restroom facilities and access to medical treatment for customers onboard an aircraft that is on the ground for an extended period of time.

    Last Updated Date: May 18, 2016

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