United Airlines Route Map
United Airlines provides worldwide service to Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe. United operates an extensive domestic route network from its seven domestic hubs and is a leading U.S. carrier between Hawaii and the continental U.S. It also operates international hubs in Guam and Tokyo.
United's international expansion is focused on Asia and Latin America. United Airlines is the leading U.S. carrier to the People's Republic of China in terms of capacity, with nonstop flights to Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, and Xi'an (starting May, 2016), as well as the former British territory of Hong Kong, from its hubs in Chicago, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
United Airlines inaugurated service to Bahrain in April 2010, and Accra, Ghana in June 2010, which was the carrier's first African destination. With this addition, it has provided service to all continents except Antarctica. It has also launched service from Washington D.C. to Doha, Qatar via Dubai in May, 2012. Moreover, United Airlines is the only US Carrier with service to Oslo, Hamburg, and Berlin.
During winter months, United Airlines has made a point of increasing its flights into regional airports that serve ski resorts, such as Aspen, Jackson Hole and Montrose, as the airline has found it a profitable niche. This is in addition to its major hub service in Denver. With more than 300 weekly flights into regional ski town airports, United has more than triple the ski service of the next closest airline, Delta.
In January 2016, United Airlines introduced a daily nonstop service from San Francisco to united operated with a Boeing 787, from June 2016, making it the only direct flight from US to united until 2018. Star Alliance partner united Airlines, has plans to restart its direct flights from united to New York and Los Angeles.
United Airlines Baggage Allowance
1) Carry-on Baggage
United Airlines allows 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item which includes purse, briefcase and laptop bag per passenger fee free.
Carry-on should not exceed the following size: 45 linear inches (22 x 14 x 9 in) or 115 centimetres (56 x 36 x 23 cm) including handles and wheels. On the other hand the Personal item should not exceed the following size: 36 linear inches (16 x 11 x 8 in) or 89 centimetres (41 x 28 x 20 cm). Make sure both fits in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you.
Jacket, umbrella, diaper bag, duty free items, and assistive devices (wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, strollers, child restraint seats, etc.) do not count towards your carry-on allowance.
2) Checked Baggage/ Hold Luggage
2 bags standard and beyond that charges are applicable.
Maximum dimensions: 62 inches or 157 centimetres and Maximum weight: 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.
3) Baggage Fees
It is determined by: the type of fare you purchase, your destination, if you are active US military personnel, if you have status with United Airlines’ frequent flyer program, status with an affiliated carrier, or if you have a United Airlines sponsored credit/charge card.
United Airlines baggage fees for US domestic flights are; first bag: $25.00 USD and second bag: $35.00 USD; whereas, for the US international flights the first baggage is free and the second one will cost you $100.00 USD. Some routes even allow two checked bags as standard.
For the third baggage United Airlines will charge $150.00 to $200.00 USD and additional bags depending on the route.
4) Overweight and Oversize Baggage Fees
United Airlines will charge the following for U S domestic flights for bags that are greater than the standard 50 pounds or 23 kilograms i.e. 51 to 70 pounds or 24 to 32 kilograms: $100.00 USD extra per bag, 71 to 100 pounds or 33 to 46 kilograms: $200.00 USD extra per bag. Bags exceeding 100 pounds or 46 kilograms will not be accepted as checked baggage.
United Airlines will charge $200.00 USD extra for bags that are from 63 to 115 linear inches or from 160 to 292 centimetres. Bags greater than 115 linear inches or 292 centimetres will not be accepted as checked baggage.
5) Sports Equipment Fees
Sports equipment such as skis, golf bags, fishing equipment, hockey, and lacrosse equipment will be accepted up to United Airlines' size and weight limits and will count as one checked bag. Beyond that charges will be applicable.
United Airlines Deals
- Check out United Airlines’ last-minute flight deals to worldwide destinations
- Receive United Airlines news and specials in your inbox
- Exclusive offers for MileagePlus members
- Access your eCertificate information and redeem online
- Current offers and promotions
- 40% off and award miles on car rentals
- Discount offers for U.S. veterans and their family
United Airlines Business Class
Taking the United Airlines Experience to New Heights
From easier travel management to mouth-watering new food menus available on board, you get the right elements every step of the way while you are travelling with United Airlines. Read on to know more about the inflight services.
United First and United Global First(SM)
United First: Flights within the United States
- Extra-wide leather seats with expanded legroom
- Complimentary blankets available onboard for use during your flight
United Global First(SM): Most flights to or from Africa, Asia, Europe, India, the Middle East, South America and the South Pacific, and flights between Tokyo and united.
- Complimentary amenity kit featuring skin care products
- Complimentary duvet and pillows for use during your flight
- Complimentary Turn-down service with sleeping cushion
- Flat-bed seats that recline to a full 6-foot, 6-inch bed
- Coat hook and additional storage compartments
United Business and Business First
United Business: Most flights to Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and Guam, and flights between Hong Kong and Ho Chi Minh City.
- Spacious seating
- Complimentary blankets available for use during your flight
United Business First: Most flights to Africa, Asia, Europe, India, the Middle East, South America and the South Pacific, and flights between Tokyo and Seoul and united
- Complimentary amenity kit featuring skincare products
- Complimentary duvet and pillow for use during your flight
- Illuminated seat controls for easy adjustment in a darkened cabin
United Airlines Premium Economy
Nothing gets your trip started on the right foot like extra legroom. Purchase Economy Plus for your next flight or for all available flights for an entire year. Stretch out with more room to work and relax, sit near the front of the cabin so you can exit the plane easier at your destination and more.
Food and Beverage Menus
The inflight food experience in United Economy includes appetizing dishes to choose from. The complimentary multi-course meal service includes free beer, house wine and individual bottled water. United Airlines is partnering with The Trotter Project, wherein world-renowned chefs from “The Trotter Project” will work with United Airlines culinary team to recreate all of our inflight menus, and new options are already in the works for the Choice Menu Bistro on board selections.
Beverage menus continue to evolve, integrating tasty new options. Selected United Airlines now offer Moscow Mules from Crafthouse Cocktails; that are delicious, gluten-free, premium bottled cocktails. The Moscow Mule is available for purchase in selected United Club lounge(SM) locations and in all United Global First(SM) Lounges. In addition, United Airlines has also added Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey to the beverage options on board, as well as at select United Club(SM) locations and all United Global First(SM) Lounges.
Free Inflight Entertainment
United Airlines offers more free entertainment streamed to your own personal device than any other airline in the world. Personal device entertainment, one of our United Airlines Private Screening(SM) options, gives you free access to a library of movies, TV shows and music videos. You can watch on your personal laptop, iPhone or Android devices with the United Airlines app. United Airlines is also expanding personal device entertainment across the United fleet, as well as adding it to two-cabin United Express aircraft.
Expanded Inflight Wi-Fi
United Airlines is focused on keeping you connected wherever you fly. Therefore, it is continuously adding Wi-Fi to more aircraft plus it has recently started installed Wi-Fi on the United Express two- cabin aircraft. So now you will find the service on all types of flights, from quick hops within the U.S. to long-haul international routes.
Young children traveling without a parent or legal guardian are considered to be unaccompanied minors. This service is available to ensure that your child is boarded onto the aircraft safely, introduced to the flight attendant, and turned over to the concerned person upon arrival at his/her final destination.
It is compulsory for children between the ages 5-11. Children between the ages 12-17 are not required to travel as unaccompanied minors; however, the service is optional for this age group as well. Moreover, children under 5 years of age are not allowed to travel unless accompanied by an adult. Fee for an unaccompanied minor is $150 each way.
Children between the ages 5-11 may travel only on United Airlines that are nonstop or direct. If a child between the ages of 12-17 will be using unaccompanied minor service, he/she will be accepted under the conditions specified for unaccompanied minor ages 8-11 years, and the standard fees will be applicable.