United Airlines

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General Information

The World’s Leading Airline

United and Continental Airlines joined to create the world’s leading airline, combining the best products and services to customers that each carrier has to offer.

The new United is focused on being the airline customers want to fly, the airline employees want to work for and the airline shareholders want to invest in. Highlights of the new United include:

  • World’s most comprehensive global route network, including world-class international gateway to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with non-stop or one-stop service from virtually anywhere in the United States.
  • Most modern and fuel-efficient fleet (when adjusted for cabin size), and the best new aircraft order book, among U.S. network carriers.
  • Industry-leading frequent flyer program that provides more opportunities to earn and redeem miles worldwide.
  • Optimal hub locations in 10 cities, including hubs in the four largest cities in the United States.

Hub Cities


Boston Logan International Airport
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Denver International Airport
Houston George Bush International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport
San Francisco International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
Guam A. B. Won Pat International Airport


Frankfurt International Airport (Frankfurt, Germany)
London Heathrow International Airport (London, UK)
Narita International Airport (Tokyo, Japan)

World’s Most Comprehensive Route Network

376 Destinations (airports served)
228 Domestic destinations (airports served)
148 International destinations (airports served)
61 Countries
5717 Daily departures
149 Million passengers per year are served by Continental and United combined.

Member Lounges

Continental’s Presidents Club and United’s Red Carpet Club joined to form United Club. More than 50 United Clubs in 39 airports worldwide offer members complimentary bar service, light snacks and beverages; business amenities such as Wi-Fi, conference rooms and workstations; and personalised assistance with reservations, seat selection, upgrades and boarding passes.

Star Alliance Member

The 26 member airlines of Star Alliance offer more than 18,000 daily flights to 193 countries worldwide:
Adria Airways (JP), Aegean Airlines (A3), Air Canada (AC), Air China (CA), Air New Zealand (NZ), ANA - All Nippon Airways (NH), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Austrian (OS), Avianca (AV), Brussels Airlines (SN), Copa Airlines (CM), Croatia Airlines (OU), EgyptAir (MS), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), EVA Air (BR), LOT Polish Airlines (LO), Lufthansa (LH), Scandinavian Airlines (SK), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Singapore Airlines (SQ), South African Airways (SA), SWISS (LX), TAP Portugal (TP), Thai Airways (TG), Turkish Airlines (TK), United (UA).


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