United Airlines (UA) is a US airline and the world's largest airline operating the second-largest fleet. The airline was previously known as Continental Airlines. Its largest hub is George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston (IAH). It flies to nearly 1000 destinations in 170 countries across Asia, the Americas, Europe, Oceania, and Africa. Along with its code share partners United is one among the few airlines fly to all the six inhabited continents. United Airline has daily flights from Singapore to Chicago and Houston. Avail best fares and exclusive deals on CheapTickets.sg, Asia’s numero-uno travel portal for your United Airlines flights from Singapore.
With a mixed fleet of Airbus and Boeing, United Airlines currently operate nearly 705 aircrafts, with an average fleet age of 13 years.
The airline offers a three class configuration – First, Business and Economy. With variants based on destination travelling to, the cabin classes are named as United Global First, United Business First, United Premium Service, United First and United Business (short haul), United Economy and United Economy Plus. The airline offers in-flight entertainment on all mainline aircraft, the only mainline legacy carrier to do so. Audio programming is provided by “Zune”. Passengers can choose a wide range of video channels, games and music channels for entertainment. It also offers an International First Lounge which feature snacks and a self-serve bar at several airports. “Hemispheres”, United’s in-flight magazine, features the latest business and travel trends, topical stories and in-depth articles.
Frequent Flyer Program
“Mileage Plus” is the frequent flyer program for United Airlines. It has tie-ups with several international hotel and car rental companies for members to avail fantastic offers and claim rewards.
In general, United Airlines will accept up to two pieces of checked baggage with a maximum weight of 50 pounds (23 kg) per bag and a maximum outside dimension of 62 inches (157 cm) per bag.
United is a founding member of Star Alliance.
In its leadership in environmental action, United Airlines was named the ‘Eco-Aviation Airline of the Year 2013’, the Airport World (ATW) Magazine.