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Since 1926, United Airlines has grown to become the largest airline in the world in terms of employees and destinations, operating the most comprehensive global route network in the world. 

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Overview

With origins in the air mail industry, United Airlines and grown to become a leading US airline. Today, United boasts a fleet of 705 aircraft and reaches 108 international destinations across 69 countries and all six inhabited continents.

United Airlines has a total of ten hubs, including its main base in Houston, Texas as well as Los Angeles, Tokyo and Guam to name a few. The major airline also operates a prominent domestic network and is the leading US carrier for Hawaii. On average United operates over 5,000 flights per day.

When flying with United you can choose from Economy, Business and First. The airline also operates the MileagePlus rewards program where members can earn and redeem points with the airline and a wide range of partners.

Check-in

When traveling with United, you can check-in for your flight online via web or mobile from 24 hours prior to your departure. Airport check-in times close from 90 minutes to one hour prior to your departure time depending on the destination. For specific check-in details, please refer to the airline.

Classes

Business Class

Comfort

United Business First is the airline’s international Business Class airfare, designed specifically with international business travelers in mind. As such Business First cabins on 747 aircraft contain lie-flat seats that recline to become 72 inch beds. The seats are also fitted with USB ports, Apple iPod adaptors and ergonomic tray tables ideal for laptop computers. For added comfort, Business First passengers are also given amenity kits and beverages before departure.

Dining

United Business guests are offered meal service on flights longer than two hours. Complimentary beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks and freshly brewed coffee are available.

Entertainment

Sit back and enjoy on demand entertainment with your personal 15.4 inch screen, where you can choose from 150 hours of programming. Available on 747, 767 and as select 777 aircraft.

Baggage

United Airlines allows Business First passengers to bring one piece of hand luggage limited by size rather than weight and three pieces of 70 lb (each) checked baggage.

First Class

Comfort

First cabins are designed with the utmost comfort in mind. Passengers flying in the First cabin are privy to the airline's extra wide leather seats with expanded legroom. Complimentary blankets are also available onboard for use during flights. 

Dining

Meal service is available for flights longer than two hours. Complimentary beverages are served, including award-winning wines, beers, cocktails, juices and freshly brewed coffee.

Entertainment

Sit back and enjoy audio entertainment with complimentary headsets, complimentary DIRECTV and complimentary movies on all flights three hours or longer. Available on equipped aircraft. 

Baggage

United Airlines allows First cabin passengers to bring one piece of hand luggage limited by size rather than weight and three pieces of 70 lb (each) checked baggage.

Club Lounges & Alliances

Lounges

United has over 50 United Club lounges located worldwide. Within the lounges United Club members and Global First passengers can relax and enjoy complimentary bar service and light snacks. The lounge also offers a personalized service including upgrades, boarding passes, seat selections and reservations. Business facilities, work stations, conference rooms and wireless internet access are also available.

Alliances

United Airlines is one of 28 members of the Star Alliance, the world’s first and largest global airline alliance.