Cabin Classes

United Economy

United Economy offers comfortable ergonomic seats with a 31-inch seat pitch, a 5-inch recline angle and adjustable headrests.

Enjoy complimentary meals in Economy on all trans-Pacific flights, including an appetizer, a choice of hot main and dessert. On long haul flights there is also a light pre-arrival meal. Alcoholic beverages are complimentary on international trans-pacific flights.

A number of LCD screens are located throughout the cabin on all 747 international aircrafts, offering travellers a full program of movie audio entertainment with complimentary headsets and a copy of Hemispheres magazine.

United Economy Plus

Economy Plus seats offer up to 5 extra inches of legroom, the simple choice for extra comfort at the best value. Economy Plus is located near the front of the economy cabin, which gives the added benefit of making a swift exit from the plane upon arrival. One-time and annual access is available online.

United Business

United Business cabins contain 52 lie-flat seats on the upper and lower decks on the 747 aircraft, which recline to a full 76-inch bed with an ergonomic tray table to accommodate laptop computers.

Passengers are provided amenity kits and beverages prior to departure. The in-flight menu includes 3-course meals, an express dine service accompanied with award winning premium wines, desserts, fruits and cheeses.

Enjoy on-demand entertainment with a 15.4-inch personal screen and more than 150 hours of programming on all 767 and 747 aircraft as well as select 777 aircraft. USB ports and Apple iPod adaptors are accessible.

United Global First

United Global First™ suites feature a 4-way lumbar support system and lie-flat seats that recline to a full 78-inch bed. Your suit can convert into an office with laptop power source and ergonomic tray table to comfortably accommodate laptop computers and, USB port for charging mobile phones and other electronic devices.

Enjoy a 3-course meal designed by top international chefs, served with a complimentary selection of award-winning wines. Drink choices include a selection of cocktails, beers, freshly brewed coffee and juices.

Sit back and relax with on-demand entertainment on a 15.4 inch personal screen and more than 150 hours of programming with noise-reducing headset.


Confirmed United Business passengers are allowed 1 piece of hand luggage limited by size rather than weight and up to 3 pieces of 32kg (each) checked baggage.

Check-in Options

United offers web check-in from 24 hours before the departure time. If checking in at the airport, check-in closes 90 minutes to 1 hour before departure time, depending on the destination. Please refer to the airline for more information regarding check-in times.

Rewards Program

United's MileagePlus offers a wide array of travel, credit card and retail partners. MileagePlus members may earn elite travel benefits, including Premier Access airport services, and have access to one of the most extensive merchandise redemption programs in the industry. With United's leading global route network, no other airline offers more destinations for award travel.


United has more than 50 United Clubs in 39 airports worldwide offer members complimentary bar service, light snacks and beverages; business amenities such as Wi-Fi, conference rooms and workstations; and personalized assistance with reservations, seat selection, upgrades and boarding passes. Relax with a drink and a snack, connect with your office or simply escape the hustle of the airport before your next flight.

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