United Airlines

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FLIGHTS

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IATA UA  /  ICAO  UAL

United Airlines is the world´s third-largest airline when measured by revenue with headquarter in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Flights

United Airlines are one of the founding companies of Star Alliance. They offer over 1,000 destinations in 170 countries ensuring seamless travel across all continents. National flights are served by the subsidiary United Express. United has eight hubs, main in Chicago–O’Hare, other important ones are for example in Denver, Newark, Houston or San Francisco.

Baggage

United Airlines allows hand baggage of size 55 x 40 x 23 cm (9 x 14 x 22 inches) and one personal item of size 22 cm x 25 cm x 43 cm (9 x 10 x 17 inches). Checked baggage can not exceed 158 cm (62  inches) in size (width + height + depth). There is allowed maximum 23kg (50lbs) from economy class

Animals transport – you can take your pet with you on your flight. Some domesticated cats, small dogs, rabbits and birds can travel with you in aircraft cabin. Maximum weight is 8kg (18lbs) and you will pay 125$

You may carry a musical instruments like a violin, guitar or other small musical instrument on board as part of your carry-on baggage allowance as long as the instrument is pl​aced in a hard case and there is space in the overhead bins

United Airlines will accept most sporting equipment items mostly as checked baggage.

Services

United Airlines offers an entertainment system on board. You can enjoy the latest movies, play games, or join wifi. This service is available free of charge only on international flights. Domestic flights only at an additional cost.

Also food and snacks are available for free only on international flights. Domestic flights within North America, the Caribbean and most of Latin America only at an additional cost.

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