United Airlines is one of the world's earliest founded airlines and it started operations in 1926. This very popular airline is based out of Chicago, Illinois and has one of the widest globally reaching routes covering all major continents.
United Airlines is one of the founding members of the Star Alliance Network and with its 10 optimal hub locations, most of which are in the United States, it offers passengers some of the most convenient routes to fly across the world.
Other than its loyalty program, that is one of the best in the industry, this carrier has also been rated the World's most admired airline in FORTUNE magazine's 2012 list of the World's Most Admired Companies.
United Air covers most major world destinations and the Middle East is no exception, with Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Bahrain, Doha, Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah being just some of the cities covered in this carrier's route map.
As an airline that has been in operation for many decades, this carrier is very careful about constant maintenance and upgrades in its fleet that contains close to 700 aircraft as of 2013. This includes many of the Airbus and Boeing aircrafts such as the Airbus 319, 320 and 350, and the Boeing 737, 747, 757, 767, 777 and 787 models.
Passengers can start their travel experience with the United Airlines online check in experience that ensures that they save time spent waiting at the airport. Once on board the aircraft, in the Economy section most beverages like soft drinks, juices, tea and coffee are complimentary and alcoholic drinks, snacks and meals may be available on payment. Passengers may choose from the provided entertainment options and also choose to indulge in a duty free shopping experience on board.
Business and First Class provide a memorable level of luxury including 180-degree lie-flat seats on the BusinessFirst Class in some of the Boeing aircraft.
The United Airlines baggage allowance permits passengers to carry one piece of cabin baggage, and the checked-in baggage is limited to 23 kg for Economy and 32 kg for other classes as well as Star Alliance Gold and Premier passengers. For more information about the baggage rules including allowed contents, please check here.
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To make your United Airlines online booking easy, if you try using the Cleartrip website you are sure to notice the great booking experience. With all the information available to you in a minimum number of clicks, you can use the simple and clutter-free interface to make your booking in a jiffy. Along the way you might also need to check your United Airlines PNR Status and flight status using Cleartrip as well.
We have also provided a Cleartrip app that you could download and use on your mobile, to check your information while on the go.
The web check-in window for United Airlines opens 48 hours prior to departure and closes 12 hours prior to departure for Economy Class.
For Economy Class, 23 kgs of free baggage are allowed, while for United First and Business Class, 32 kgs of free luggage are allocated to each passenger.
No, as infants below the age of 2 usually travel on their parent’s lap. However, children above 2 years old need a separate seat.
No, online check-in which is open for 48 hours prior to departure, is not compulsory but is optional for United Airlines passengers.
United Airlines covers around 120 destinations globally.
Through United Private Screening, you can watch the latest Hollywood hits, trending TV shows and more either through a seatback monitor or your own personal device, depending on the aircraft.
Yes, provided they fit in a crate that fits under the seat in front of you.
Alcoholic beverages are complimentary in premium cabins on all flights and on United Premium Plus.
ICAO Code - UAL. Airline Code - 016. IATA Designator - UA
You may carry on alcoholic beverages in retail packaging. It must not exceed 70% of alcohol by volume.