airlines have introduced United Premier Travel, a program that provides a whole
host of “Plus” features and benefits, such as
up to two pieces of Luggage at no additional cost.
Line access for quicker movement thru security check points & boarding
legroom in United Economy Plus
more Mileage plus miles
addition an increased Premier Travel Plus option will be available, giving
passengers additional options, including:
redeemable Mileage plus bonus miles
to United’s Red Carpet Clubs, which including free Wifi internet & snacks
full press release from United can be read below:
CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2009 – United Airlines today announces the
launch of Premier TravelSM and Premier Travel PlusSM, the
latest Travel Options by UnitedSM, which enable customers to enjoy
an enhanced travel experience with swifter movement through the airport,
earlier boarding, more legroom and other amenities.
purchasing these options in a convenient bundle, customers can save up to 50
percent compared to buying these benefits individually.
the Premier Travel option available at most U.S. airports served by United,
customers can check two standard bags with no charge, use Premier Line to
quickly proceed through security checkpoints and boarding, enjoy increased
legroom in United Economy Plus® and earn twenty-five percent more redeemable
Mileage Plus® miles for those flights.
Premier Travel Plus, customers enjoy the benefits of the Premier Travel option,
but with double redeemable Mileage Plus® bonus miles and access to United’s Red
Carpet Clubs – a travel oasis with complimentary WiFi, snacks and
can purchase the Premier Travel or Premier Travel Plus options through united.com when booking, through
My Itineraries or when checking in online. Purchase at airport
EasyCheck-In kiosks will be available later in 2009. Starting at just
$47, Premier Travel is available for most itineraries departing from the
majority of U.S. airports served by United.
Washington and New York/Newark, for example, customers may purchase the Premier
Travel option for $47 each way, and can purchase Premier Travel Plus for $84
each way. Between Los Angeles and San Francisco, Premier Travel is $56 each
way, while Premier Travel Plus is $95. From Chicago to London, Premier Travel
is $158, while Premier Travel Plus is $285. And from San Francisco to
Tokyo, Premier Travel is $167, while Premier Travel Plus is $298. Prices are
subject to change without notice.
“United is committed to providing our
customers with the most comfortable and convenient travel experience possible,
and we are pleased to expand their options with Premier Travel and Premier Travel
Plus,” says Jeff Foland, senior vice
president of worldwide sales & distribution. “Whether it’s offering extra legroom near the front of the Economy
cabin or allowing quicker access through airport security and boarding lines,
the Premier Travel options help ensure that passengers arrive at their
destinations refreshed and ready for work or play.”
Mileage Plus Premier® members continue to receive many of these valuable
benefits at no additional cost. Premier Travel is available for purchase
only in limited quantities to ensure that the Premier experience is preserved.
more details on these and the many other Travel Options by United, please visit