Premium Transcontinental Service

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Premium transcontinental service

Upgrade your trip today to enjoy premium airport and inflight service, including exclusive amenities and United Club® access. Routes for this service are between New York/Newark and Los Angeles, and New York/Newark and San Francisco*.

*Some routes do not offer Premium transcontinental service.

Economy Plus®

Economy Plus on our premium domestic flights comes with extra legroom and free food, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

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Economy Plus®

Economy Plus on our premium domestic flights comes with extra legroom and free food, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

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United Premium PlusSM

United Premium PlusSM

Convenient and comfortable, our signature purple seats are closer to the front of the aircraft with extra legroom and space to recline. You’ll also receive free drinks (including alcohol), hot meals, snacks and desserts. Explore our food and drink options.

At the airport

At the airport

Check up to two standard-sized* bags for free and use your Premier Access® travel benefits to get to your flight quickly:

  • Priority check-in

    Skip long check-in lines.

  • Priority boarding

    Get on the plane and in your seat earlier.

  • Exclusive security lanes

    Go to the front of the line for security screenings.

  • Priority bag handling

    Get your bags back sooner after the flight.

* Standard size for a checked bag is 30 in x 20 in x 12 in (76 cm x 52 cm x 30 cm) and 50 lbs (23 km). Learn more about Premier Access.

On the plane

On the plane

Explore the inflight benefits of a United Premium Plus cabin:

  • Bigger and wider seats

  • Extra space to recline

  • Semi-private seating

  • Power outlet and USB

  • Amenity kit and blanket

  • 13” entertainment screen

  • Metal cutlery and other upgraded dinnerware

  • Free wine, beer and spirits

  • Noise reducing earphones

We use contactless payment on board, so save a form of payment before your flight.

Take advantage of our upgraded service

Take advantage of our upgraded service

United Business®

United Business®

Perfect for long-distance travel, our full-recline seating allows full relaxation and rest in the air. Our inflight menu offers free premium meals and drinks, plus the option for Bistro on board on longer flights. If you plan to order Bistro on board, save a form of payment before your flight.

At the airport

At the airport

This service also offers up to two standard-sized* bags for free and Premier Access® priority travel benefits:

  • Priority check-in

    Skip long check-in lines.

  • Priority boarding

    Get on the plane and in your seat earlier.

  • Exclusive security lanes

    Go through security faster.

  • Priority bag handling

    Be one of the first to receive your checked bag after the flight.

* Standard size for a checked bag is 30 in x 20 in x 12 in (76 cm x 52 cm x 30 cm) and 50 lbs (23 km). Learn more about Premier Access.

On the plane

On the plane

Explore the inflight benefits of a United Premium Plus cabin:

  • Full recline, flat-bed seating

  • Padded seat cushion

  • Six-way adjustable headrest

  • Special bedding from iconic New York brand Saks Fifth Avenue

  • 15” on-demand entertainment screen

  • Tray table and granite-topped cocktail table

  • Noise reducing earphones

  • Universal AC power plug

  • Storage space

Explore more food and drink options. We use contactless payment on board, so save a form of payment before your flight.

Choose from our premium inflight dining menu, including:

Free cocktails, wine and craft beer

A premium hot meal, with salad, bread and dessert

Snacks and mixed nuts

Choose from our premium inflight dining menu, including:

Free cocktails, wine and craft beer

A premium hot meal, with salad, bread and dessert

Snacks and mixed nuts

Stay refreshed with a premium amenity kit

Our amenity kits include clean, cruelty-free self-care products to help flyers feel refreshed before and after a flight. Designed by Asutra, this exclusive amenity kit comes in two styles: a cross-body bag for United Business travelers or a small velvet pouch for United Premium Plus. Either way the kit is yours to keep.

Try this premium cabin today

Try this premium cabin today

United Club

All United Business travelers on premium domestic flights can visit our United Club locations before and after their flight. Relax, unwind and enjoy free food, beverages, and Wi-Fi.

United Club

All United Business travelers on premium domestic flights can visit our United Club locations before and after their flight. Relax, unwind and enjoy free food, beverages, and Wi-Fi.