This is a roundup of news and other interesting pieces that I’ve come across over the last few days.
Now through September 9, 2021, the first 10,000 MileagePlus members who sign up for CLEAR will earn $100 in United® TravelBank cash, in addition to two free months of CLEAR.
The airline is planning ahead by increasing service to warm winter destinations in the U.S., Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.
You can now upgrade United Airlines Basic Economy fares. This gives you more flexibility in cases where your travel plans change.
United Airlines today announced a commercial agreement with Boom Supersonic to add aircraft to its global fleet as well as a cooperative sustainability initiative.
Any new or existing MileagePlus member who uploads their vaccination records can be entered to win a roundtrip flight for two or a grand prize of travel for a year.
Starting June 1, United customers on most flights over two hours will be able to purchase beer, wine and White Claw Hard Seltzer. On June 15, United will also introduce a revamped menu of for-purchase snacks and brand-new premium cabin meal options.
United and Abbott have announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration to use Abbott’s BinaxNOW COVID-19 Home Test and Abbott’s NAVICA app to help make the international travel experience more seamless.
United has launched a new Mile Play promotion that could earn you bonus miles for your flights. Targeted MileagePlus members must book and fly a required number of flights within the promotion period in order to get the extra miles.
Travel ban for India, lie flat options for travel to Hawaii, United Airlines changes boarding procedure, Safeway account ban, and Resorts World Las Vegas partners with Gemini.
United Airlines today introduced three new promotions that let eligible MileagePlus Premier members “Pick Your Path” depending on upcoming travel plans.
Starting in July, United will offer new direct flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Dubrovnik, Croatia, from Washington Dulles International Airport to Athens, Greece and from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Reykjavik, Iceland.
The airline announced today the addition of 26 new nonstop routes between Midwest cities such as Cleveland, Cincinnati and Milwaukee and popular vacation destinations such as Hilton Head, S.C.; Pensacola, Fla.; and Portland, Maine.
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United Airlines could start flying to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in early 2021. The airline would end its five-year absence from one of the country’s most congested airports.
The rapid Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test will be administered by GoHealth Urgent Care and their partner Dignity Health. Results will be provided in approximately 15 minutes and will be available to United customers on the same day as their flight departing from SFO.
Plan your next trip with TravelBank. Earn 5 miles per dollar on the money you add to your account through September 23, 2020. You can use TravelBank cash alone or combine it with select forms of payment when booking your flight.
New ‘bullet plane’ that aims to revolutionize air travel, Prime Air delivery drones, the dirtiest places in hotels, United canceling flights within seven days of departure when load factors fall too low, and Amazon will provide fulfillment services for the new Toys “R” Us brand.