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Members of the United Mileage Plus Program, may purchase domestic upgrade 500-mile certificates, 4 for $325. Each certificate is good for 500 miles of upgrade, so a 1,400mile flight, would use 3 certificates to upgrade. In addition, Mileage Plus members can use accumulated miles to upgrade, the amount of miles depends on the route, and ticket classification. Some fairs are not upgradeable at all. On the United.com website, you must log-in, select your itinerary, and chose the upgrade option. At this point, you can select certificates, or miles. If you use miles, you will be either upgraded immediately, depending on inventory, or placed on the wait list. If you use 500 mile certificates, your upgrade will be listed as pending, and you will be placed on the wait list at a predetermined time, based on your status in mileage plus. For general members, this is 24 hours in advance. The amount of If a flight has seats available in First Class or Business Class, its less than 24 hours prior to the flight, and there is no one on the wait list, United may begin to sell upgrades at check in. This cost is generally 1/3 the cost of buying a first class ticket through reservations, depending on the route. Occasionally United will offer Operational Upgrades. This is when there are seats available in First or Business, and Economy is oversold. Rather than asking for volunteers to wait for the next flight, United will select passengers who paid for Economy tickets, and bump them to First or Business, or order to allow more people into Economy. Generally, these upgrades are given to the highest paying customers in Economy, such as non-refundable full fair ticket holders.
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Answer How can I request an upgrade? Mileage Plus members may request an E-upgrade online for a united.com ticket purchase. Visit E-upgrade…s under the Mileage Plus tab after completing your purchase. Upgrades are only available using 500-mile electronic upgrades. For all other upgrade requests, please contact United Reservations after completing your purchase. Can I use my Mileage Plus miles for an upgrade? You may redeem your miles for Upgrade Awards on United flights worldwide. Upgrade Awards are valid for one-way travel in the next highest class of service (on two-cabin aircraft, you can upgrade from United Economy� to United First�). These awards are not available on all published fares and are subject to capacity controls. You must purchase your ticket before your upgrade can be issued. Call United Reservations in advance of your flight to request your upgrade. The number of miles required for an upgrade depends on your destination and the fare you purchased. Review the Upgrade award chart for details.
are there extra wide seats available on the plane
Most airlines use the seatbelt extenders for the demonstration in the beginning when the flight attendent shows how to buckle. If, when boarding the plane, you ask the flight …attendant greeting you for an extender, they will usually tell you that they will deliver the extender to you after the presentation. This is true for MOST airlines. Also if you are a frequent traveler, you can purchase your own seatbelt extender. They are roughly 50 dollars and you can order them online. See the related link for more information.
800-241-6522 or book it on united.com
United Airlines is an airline company. It recently merged with Continental airlines and uses their logo, computer reservation system and Frequent Flyer numbers. It retains the… airline name United Airlines.
No. You cannot.
yes they do. on every seat
because once the flight has departed the unsold seats cannot gain any money therefore it will have perished
United Airlines not only allows you, but requires you to book a seat in advance. The exception is to get on a flight by 'standby'. This means waiting to see if there are any c…ancellations, leaving seats that need to be filled.
It depends on the model of the plane, and the configuration of seats. Singapore Airlines operates Boeing 777, Airbus A380, Airbus A340, and Airbus A330 aircraft.
UA, also note old Continental flights operate under United branding but have a CO code.
That's when they claim to hold your seat for you, but don't count on it. They can MAKE the reservation, but sometimes they can't KEEP the reservation.
United is partenered with Continental Airlines. But now, they both have combined so they could get more fares instead of despising each other.
On American Airlines, there are a number of different upgrade options. If you want to "instantly" upgrade your ticket at the time of purchase, your only option is an Award Upg…rade. That means using miles (about 15,000 miles 1way usually, Domestically), and usually a co-pay (such as $50.00 or $75.00 Domestically) with it, and possibly a ticketing fee. The mileage requirement and co-pay vary by destination, and ticketing fee varies according to advance purchase. You could also redeem a First-Class mileage award (putting you instantly into Business or First Class) or buy a ticket for the desired cabin. Elite members may have EVIP upgrades in their account waiting to be used, and that's about it. If you don't mind waiting until the day of the flight, the auto-checkin kiosk at the airport sometimes offers upgrades while you're checking in, for a nominal fee. These are called LFB, or Load-Factor-Based Upgrades, since they are only offered if there are plenty of seats left open. And in advance, you can be listed for an "Electronic Upgrade" (also called 'Sticker' upgrades, or '500-mile Upgrades'). These are confirmed 100 hours, 72 hours, or 24 hours in advance, depending on your Elite status in the AAdvantage Program (Gold, Platinum, or Executive Platinum).
Basically all the airlines in the Star Alliance. These include US Airways, Lufthansa, Air Canada, SAS etc.
Yes. Either with the airline, or you make an agreement with another passenger.