Choose the United flight option that suits you best
- Basic Economy - Ideal for travelers on a budget or looking for a quick getaway. This fare option gives you the opportunity to enjoy most benefits of United Economy® but at a lower fare with some restrictions. It is available only on select routes.
- United Economy - Our standard fare, which includes a full-sized carry-on bag.
- Economy Plus® - A great option if you need more space to relax, follow up on work, or if you prefer to sit closer to the cabin. Upgrade to Economy Plus for your next flight or opt to upgrade for an entire year on all available flights.
- United First® or United Business® - Enjoy a plush seat with even more space, as well as dining, complimentary dining and alcoholic beverages, and more.
- United Polaris® - We've reimagined the international business class experience from lounge to landing to bring you the best sleep in the sky.
If you are unsure about your travel plans, opt for FareLockSM to hold your selected fare, ensuring that your price won’t increase, and the flight won’t sell out.
Checking in for your flight
Easily check in online at united.com/checkin or by using the United app up to 24 hours prior to your departure. For travel outside of the United States, you can even scan your passport using the app.
At your departure airport, you can check in at a self-service kiosk or United check-in counter.
Please review our full check-in information page for more information.
Enjoy Wi-Fi, movie streaming and tasty food on board
On all mainline aircraft and two-cabin regional aircraft, enjoy inflight Wi-Fi. On select routes, personal device entertainment is also available, so you can stream TV shows and movies from our extensive library directly to your laptop or mobile device.
United offers a variety of food and drink selections, depending on the route and duration of your flight. For more information on United Economy dining, see additional details about United’s meal service.
Don’t miss out on the perks of United MileagePlus
Make the most of your travel by enrolling in MileagePlus, United’s award-winning frequent flyer program. This membership allows you to earn miles to book United award travel, earn travel benefits and much more. Learn all about the advantages of our MileagePlus program.
MileagePlus members can also earn and use miles when they travel with Star Alliance member airlines.
Browse destinations and flight offers on united.com and book your flight today.