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Category: United Airlines (MileagePlus)

Loyalty Program COVID-19 Updates

**UPDATE** [March 22, 2020] We temporarily moved this post to the menu bar and will continue to update from there instead.  **UPDATE** [March 20, 2020] THIS POST WILL BE KEPT AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE TEMPORARILY....

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated December 30, 2019)

I was waiting for a few more updates before working on this post. But it has been long enough, especially with their change in expiry policy. With the uncertainty surrounding Air Canada’s Aeroplan...

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated February 8, 2019)

It has been over 2 years since I last updated this post, so I think that it is a good time for a review. I was strongly considering switching my Star Alliance earnings to United Airlines’ MileagePlus...

2 Airport Employees Dismissed, 1 Suspended Due to David Dao Incident

The David Dao incident on a United Airlines flight occurred back in April 2017. It took over 6 months before we find out the consequences to the employees. The Chicago Department of Aviation to decide...

United Airline’s Turn to Offer $10,000 to Bumped Passengers

In response to the the incident of forcibly removing a passenger off one of their flights, United Airlines has also (started with Delta Air Lines) adopted a higher offer to bumped passengers. Passengers...

New United Airlines Mottos

One of my readers sent me this hilarious email. Hope you get a good laugh out of this!  “Drag and Drop”  “We put the hospital in hospitality” “Board as a doctor, leave as a patient”  “Our...

United Airlines Forcibly Removing a Man from an Overbooked Flight

After a United Airlines flight between Chicago and Louisiana was overbooked, they initially asked for volunteers to leave the flight, after they were already on the plane. No volunteers showed their hands,...

Rundown of United Airlines’ MileagePlus for Canadians (updated December 28, 2016)

I recently tried to redeem my Aeroplan miles for a United Airlines flight; however, there was no availability. But when I logged into MileagePlus, I saw the award flight available. Unfortunately, that...

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