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United Airlines


3 of 5 bubbles
10,340 Reviews
Headquarters: 233 S. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606 +1-800-864-8331 Website
Rating summary
  • 3 of 5 bubbles
    Legroom
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Seat Comfort
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Customer Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Value for Money
  • 3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Check-in and Boarding
  • 3 of 5 bubbles
    Food and Beverage
    3 of 5 bubbles
    In-flight entertainment (WiFi, TV, movies)
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Ilkley
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68 reviews
59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The return Manila/Guam/Weno ticket cost more than a return Europe - Australia flight, a real rip off but they have a monopoly. The flight was delayed over 6 hours (a common occurrence apparently) and the only compensation offered was refreshment (see photo) and a $50 e-voucher. The seats were shoe-horned in and were uncomfortable - not designed for anyone over...

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International Economy Chuuk - Manila

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Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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13 reviews
6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I am only 4ft.10. and I felt like I was in a can of sardines! this plane had 1 seat on one side and 2 on the other. Absolutely no room at all! the most uncomfortable flight I have had. everyone taller than me was not able to stand up straight. I could not wait to land!

Domestic Economy Houston - Cleveland
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Thank auroraavonlake
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20 reviews
4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

pilots flew safely.planes were somewhat clean However the gate staff severly made me upset in 3 different cities, refused to let myself and companion even sit anywhere remotely close to each other, 2 cities gave us grief about our carryons ( they were well within the size/weight restrictions, much smaller than some other passengers bags). Then the kicker. 15 mins...

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Domestic Economy Greensboro - Las Vegas

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20 reviews
13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Safety standards present on other airlines were not followed on this particular flight during landing and takeoff. Both seats ahead of us and one across the aisle were in the recline position from taxi to taxi When I pointed it out to an attendant it was waved off. United were very efficient with having a wheelchair present for boarding and...

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International Economy Santiago - Houston

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Katoomba, Australia
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a lovely experience we had with this airline. Friendly and professional service from the all of the staff members. Even though it was a long flight in the economy we had a stress free and easy change over with each flight. One airline we would definitely choose to fly again. Entertainment was great.

International Economy Sydney - New Orleans
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Austin, United States
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only use this airline because of direct connection from Houston but it is not customer service oriented - just about money

International Economy Port of Spain - Austin
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Thank yasminr73
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3 reviews
3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't usually fly United, but our travel agent booked our trip. I usually fly Delta. I have to say, that my husband and I both felt that the seats were more comfortable and there was more leg room in the United planes. I'm generally not feeling the love of most flight attendants these days. They make you feel like...

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International Economy Aruba - Chicago

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Hong Kong, China
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9 reviews
1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

United's loyalty program (Star Alliance) is the best in the world, whenever I travel to the US, this is my choice. Regardless of what others talk about the age of the attendants etc, I care less, overall their service is no nonsense and excellent, experience wise no other airlines can compete with that.

International Business Class Hong Kong - Newark
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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160 reviews
103 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cabin crew was rude and not very helpful with anything. Nobody answers the cabin call on the switch. Many of the TV screens weren't working, crappy selection of entertainment. Some of the short international flights, they don't even give you a glass of water for free. All round disappointing airline. When you have to spend close to 48 hours...

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International Economy Mumbai (Bombay) - Liberia

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Mollymook, Australia
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42 reviews
15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had just got off a ship and had to fly back to Sydney,I was flying in Economy but paid an extra $500 plus to use the Economy Plus,all this meant was I could select our seats from the maximum legroom seats,ended up with16J and F,unfortunately United don,t tell you but that is where the Basinets go and guess what.14...

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International Economy San Francisco - Sydney

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“shrink! or take a bus”
 of 5 bubbles auroraavonlake, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“be careful what you book.”
 of 5 bubbles pamanr, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have to use this airline, do not book anything unless you have details every change cost. Limited space and comfort”
 of 5 bubbles yasminr73, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Use Virgin”
 of 5 bubbles 770kenh, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
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About United Airlines
US-based United Airlines (UA) is the world's largest airline when measured by the number of destinations served. A member of the Star Alliance, United flies non-stop to about 375 airports worldwide. These include about 75 domestic destinations, as well as points in 70 countries in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. United's fleet features a variety of two-, three- and four-cabin configurations including First Class (known as Global First or United First on international and domestic flights respectively), Business Class (known as Business First or United Business), United p.s. (short for Premium Service) on certain transcontinental flights, Economy Plus Class and Economy Class. Premium cabin passengers can use the airline's United Club lounges, which can be found in about 40 airports.
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