United Airlines Miles Review: How to Earn, Redeem, & Get the Most From the Program

Written by Harlan Vaughn @ Million Mile Secrets

United Airlines is one of the largest in the US by fleet size and passenger volume, with a major presence in hub cities and smaller or seasonal destinations.  So having United Airlines miles can be a smart strategy for lots of folks looking to book cheap award travel. Plus, they’re a member of the Star Alliance …

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MAX cuts stretching into peak Summer 2019 season

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Even as Boeing suggests the testing for its updated 737 MAX software is progressing well its airline customers are scrubbing the type from their schedules. Southwest is the latest to make a move, planning to be without the type for months to come.
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Fabulous Fridays: United Mileage Plus Award Accelerator – Buying Discounted Miles During (Refundable) Ticket Purchase

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is the United Airlines Award Accelerator option which offers Mileage Plus customers to purchase miles at a discount during a regular ticket purchase. The interesting feature is that these miles credit instantly and are non-refundable even if the ticket itself is cancelled within the 24 hour free cancellation deadline. […]

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MAX cuts stretching into peak Summer 2019 season

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

Even as Boeing suggests the testing for its updated 737 MAX software is progressing well its airline customers are scrubbing the type from their schedules. Southwest is the latest to make a move, planning to be without the type for months to come.
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United Airlines MileagePlus Buy & Gift Miles Up To 100% Bonus Flash Sale Through April 12, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines MileagePlus Buy Miles Flash Sale April 2019United Airlines has launched a MileagePlus buy & gift miles Flash Sale at up to 100% bonus sale that is valid for four days only (ends on April 12, 2019). United Airlines has promotions every month for buying miles, but they all max out at a 100% bonus or a 50% discount (exactly the same […]

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Award Massacre: United Mileage Plus Is Changing To Flexible Award Pricing Effective Immediately (For Flights After November 15, 2019)

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

United Mileage Plus just sent out an email that they’ll change to flexible award pricing for all flights on/after November 15, 2019 and no longer adhere to fixed award charts. The changes take effect immediately and apply to the departure date as listed, members are not given any leeway or preparation opportunity for their flight […]

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United Airlines Elite Status Review – Here’s What You Get With Each Level

Written by Jason @ Million Mile Secrets

United Airlines elite status is divided up into 4 levels and to achieve each status level you’ll have to do a lot of flying.  But if you’re going to be traveling that much anyway, then it can be worth it to stick to one airline so you can earn elite perks like upgrades, free checked …

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What Are United Airlines Miles Worth? Putting a Price Tag on Them Is a Bit More Convoluted Than You Might Think

Written by Meghan @ Million Mile Secrets

United Airlines miles are a favorite of the MMS team and blog readers alike because compared to many other airlines, they offer a decent number of award seats.  But you might be wondering:  How much are United Airlines miles worth?  On average, you can get a minimum value of ~1.3 cents per mile, but the value …

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Here’s a Look at the Best Credit Cards to Earn United Airlines Miles (Some on the List Might Surprise You!)

Written by Meghan @ Million Mile Secrets

Many MMS readers love using United Airlines miles (myself included) because they’re easy to earn, and compared to other frequent flyer programs, they seem to have really consistent award availability.  Plus, they’re part of the Star Alliance, so you can use United Airlines miles on United flights and for flights on their partner airlines, like …

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United Airlines MileagePlus Premier Qualifying Miles & Segments Sale?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines MileagePlusUnited Airlines appears to have launched Premier Qualifying Miles (PQM) and Segments (PQS) sale. Mileage Plus members can usually add PQMs to itineraries they have purchased on United and the price tend to vary. You can access this offer on United’s website here. Note that you must also meet the Premier Qualifying Dollars (PQD) requirement. […]

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United Airlines MileagePlus March Mile Play Promotion Fly By May 15, 2019

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

United Airlines MileagePlus Mile Play February 2019United Airlines MileagePlus launched back in 2018 promo called Mile Play trying to get members to spend and fly more. They have had these offers every few months and just launch a new one for March . Mile Play promotion is tailored to each select member based on his/her recent activity with United. It may […]

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