United Airlines, Inc. (commonly referred to simply as "United") is an American major airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings following a $3 billion merger in 2010. The airline was previously owned, at one point in its history, by The Boeing Company, one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers. Since its merger with Continental Airlines, the company boasts more revenue passenger miles than any airline in the world. United operates out of 10 airline hubs in the continental United States, Guam, and Japan. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is United's largest passenger carrying hub handling 16.6 million passengers annually with an average of 45,413 passengers daily. The company employs over 88,500 people while maintaining its headquarters in Chicago's Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower).
|Checked Baggage:||1st bag: $25; 2nd bag: $25 USD|
|Meals:||$3 - $9 USD|
|總部||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|成立時間||March 28, 1931|
|品牌理念||Fly the Friendly Skies|
The fare amount and other charges are refundable to passengers on flight cancellation and other issues subject to the rules and regulations. It is dependent on travel destination and booking procedure. Visit the website http://www.united.com/refund link for more information on their refunding policy.
The baggage allowance policy of the airline is updated on frequent basis as per passenger convenience. Passengers coming from US to India are allowed to carry a single free baggage in the economy class. The passengers of business class, premier class and first class can carry up to two bags. Star Alliance gold class and premier executive class passengers are permitted to carry three bags on board respectively.
Extra Baggage Allowance
The additional baggage apart from normal baggage allowance limit is chargeable on flights. The rate is $50 on per bag basis. However, there are differences in extra charges as per the various classes of travelling mentioned in the policy of the airline.
There is a frequent flier programme for a certain category of passengers known as Mileage Plus. An airline lounge with the name United Club is also provided for passenger leisure. Free bag check annual subscriptions and economy plus access annual subscription are also available for the passengers.
There are 697 mainline aircrafts of United Airlines at present with the average age of 13.6 years. It has a regular schedule to as many as 1000 destinations worldwide in more than 170 countries. It has a powerful international route network and ten international hubs among which the George Bush International airport is the biggest.
The Airbus aircrafts of the airline can carry up to 150 passengers at once. Boeing aircrafts can carry up to 180 passengers at once including all the classes and categories.
There is no booking fee charged on booking tickets from the website of the company. Online travel portals can be also used to book a ticket and no extra charges are to be paid for this purpose.