United's baggage allowance varies according to the departure, destination and class of travel. Most economy class ticket holders are entitled to check in one piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 23 kg. First and Business class ticket holders are allowed 2 pieces of 32 kg luggage. In both cases, size restrictions apply.
On United flights, each passenger is allowed to bring one piece of standard luggage and one additional personal item on board. Size restrictions apply to hand luggage.
Online check-in opens 24 hours before the scheduled departure time and closes 45 minutes before departure time for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior to departure time for international flights. Enter your confirmation number, ticket number of MileagePlus card number and print off your own boarding pass from your home.
MileagePlus is United's frequent flyer programme. Becoming a member means you can earn miles when your fly or shop. Miles can be redeemed against flights, car rentals, hotels and merchandise.
Up-to-the-minute information about the status of United flights can be found on the website and the website of the airport in question. You can find information about arrivals, departures, delays and cancellations.
From O'Hara International Airport in Chicago, United offers direct flights to the U.S., Canada, Europe, Central America and Sao Paulo and even to the Far East. There are around three flights per day between London and Chicago and twice a day to Frankfurt.
United New York
United offers several direct flights from Europe to New York. You can enjoy the city that never sleeps with a legendary Broadway show or New York's exciting nightlife. For the culture vultures, New York is the ultimate playground with a diverse range of museums, including the MOMA, the Whitney and the Guggenheim.
Denver is an important hub for United and is the largest airport in the United States in terms of its surface area. It was voted Best Airport in North America by readers of Business Traveler Magazine from 2005-2010. Concourse B is primarily used by United which runs flights all over the States from Denver.
United, formerly known as Continental Airlines, is the second largest company in the world in terms of passenger traffic. United was founded in 1926 and its headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois. United runs routes to Asia, Australia, South America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. United is a founding member of Star Alliance airlines.
If you would like to contact United directly, see the contacts page on the official website, www united com