United Airlines

United Airlines, Inc. is a major US carrier operating at Willis Towers in Chicago, Illinois. United operates an extensive domestic and international road network across the United States and six continents.

United Airlines is proud to have one of the largest route networks in the world, with 791 domestic flights in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, operated at the US Mainland jetty. United is a founding partner of Star Alliance, which provides services in 195 countries through 26 member airlines.

What is United Airlines Baggage Policy?

United Airlines carry-on policy

Each traveler on United Airlines is permitted to carry one personal item and one standard carry-on bag for free. However, the passengers need to make sure that their personal items can fit under their seat and their standard carry-on bag can fit in the overhead bin.

United Airlines checked baggage policy

The maximum weight allowed to be checked in and United airlines are 50 lbs. or 23 kgs for all economy and premium plus fares. However, for the business in first-class fares, the maximum weight is increased to 70 lbs. or 32 kgs. The maximum size for checked baggage should not increase 62 inches or 158 cm.

United Airline's overweight or oversized baggage policy

Any baggage which exceeds the limits of dimensions or weight mentioned in the criteria will be subject to extra service costs. The limit of oversize baggage is set at 115 inches or 292 cm, and the limit of overweight baggage is set at 100 lbs.

What are all seating options available in United Airlines?

Basic Economy : Basic economy is United Airlines' cheapest fare ticket. With the basic economy, you are not allowed for pre-assigned seats or group seating's, no upgrades or changes and refunds are available, and there is limited space.

Economy : An economy ticket on United Airlines allows you to pick and choose your seat without any additional costs. These seats are provided with adjustable headrest and entertainment, and a few beverages and snacks are also complimentary. If you're traveling on an international long-haul airline, alcoholic drinks a free to order.

United Premium Plus : United premium plus is restricted to large international flights of United Airlines. Compared to the other choice of cabins, United Premium Plus provides customers with extra space and more facilities and convenience.

United First : United first is the United Airlines business class cabin which is used for international and central services. United first cabin has flatbed seating, priority boarding and luggage handling, free snacks, priority check-in, etc.

United Polaris Business : United Polaris Businesses the best premium-level cabin travel available on United Airlines, providing the best quality facilities, including complimentary entertainment service, Wi-Fi, alcoholic beverages, premium snacks, meal services and beds providing utmost comfort, etc.

What are all check-in options available on United Airlines?

Online check-in : Through online check-in, you can receive a printable electronic boarding pass on your mobile device or computer for your United Airlines flight from 24 hours to 60 minutes before the departure.

Mobile check-in : Through mobile check and you can receive a printable electronic boarding pass on your mobile device for your United Airlines from 24 hours to 60 minutes before the departure.

Self-check-in kiosk : Around 3 Hours to 30 minutes before your departure time, depending on your destination, you can also opt for self-check-in kiosks available at the airport to obtain a boarding pass.

Airport check-in counter : Around 3 hours to 30 minutes before your departure time, depending on your destination, you can check-in for your United Airlines flight at the United airline' ticket counter to receive a boarding pass.

How can you book a United Airlines flight?

  • Visit the United Airlines official website.
  • Choose the booking tab on the homepage and go to the flight option.
  • Type in your departure city, your destination, travel date, etc.
  • Choose the flight details according to your requirements and proceed.
  • Once entered, you will be prompted to enter passenger information such as name, passport information, etc.
  • Next, you will need to set up payment for your flight booking.
  • Once you've completed the payment, you will receive an email with a confirmation number and payment bill.