Airline partners and global alliances

Alliances built around your needs

You can earn and use MileagePlus miles on more than 35 airlines worldwide. Select a Star Alliance™ or MileagePlus partner airline below for more information about earning miles on flights operated by that airline.

We give you more globe by aligning with the stars

We're excited to align with the Star Alliance member airlines. Together with our other worldwide and regional partners, plus the Star Alliance network, we keep you connected.

Star Alliance member airlines

Earn and use MileagePlus miles on any Star Alliance member airline. United Club members and customers with qualifying tickets can access eligible airport lounges around the globe. More details about the Star Alliance network.​

Star Alliance
  • Adria Airlines
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air New Zealand
  • ANA
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Avianca and Avianca in Brazil
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Egyptair
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • EVA Air
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • Swiss International Airlines
  • TAP Portugal
  • THAI
  • Turkish Airlines

Other worldwide partners

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeromar
  • Air Dolomiti
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines
  • Cape Air
  • edelweiss air
  • Eurowings
  • Germanwings
  • Great Lakes Airlines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Island Air
  • Jet Airways
  • Silver Airways

MileagePlus rules

The accrual of miles and Premier® qualifying credits, redemption of awards and provision of benefits through the United MileagePlus program, including the Premier Program, are subject to change and are subject to the rules of the MileagePlus program.

See the complete rules and details of the MileagePlus program

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