Enter specific fare classes

This feature in our flight search tool allows you to filter your flight search results so that you will only see information for the fare classes selected.

Why would I want a specific fare class?

Certain fare classes earn more Premier® qualifying miles and segments than others. The chart below outlines Premier qualifying earnings for United and United Express® flights.

Earning Premier qualifying miles and Premier qualifying segments on United and United Express flights

For flights departing before January 1, 2019:

For flights departing before January 1, 2019:
Eligible purchased fare classes Premier qualifying miles (PQM) Premier qualifying segments (PQS)
F, J 300% 1.5
A, C, D, Z, P 200% 1.5
Y, B 150% 1.5
M, E, U, H, Q, V, W, S, T, L, K, G 100% 1
N* 0% 0

For flights departing before January 1, 2019:

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    300%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    200%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    150%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    100%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    0%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    0

For flights departing on or after January 1, 2019:

For flights departing on or after January 1, 2019:
Eligible purchased fare classes Premier qualifying miles (PQM) Premier qualifying segments (PQS)
J 300% 1.5
C, D, Z 200% 1.5
P, O, A, R, Y, B 150% 1.5
M, E, U, H, Q, V, W, S, T, L, K, G 100% 1
Basic Economy* 50% 0.5

For flights departing on or after January 1, 2019:

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    300%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    200%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    150%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1.5

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    100%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    1

  • Premier qualifying miles (PQM)

    50%
  • Premier qualifying segments (PQS)

    0.5

*Effective for travel on or after December 11, 2018: All Basic Economy tickets will earn 50% Premier qualifying miles and 0.5 Premier qualifying segments.  Basic Economy tickets may be booked in various fare classes.

Premier members also earn bonus award miles, which are determined by the member's status level, when flying United and United Express.

Learn more about earning on United and United Express, earning on partner airlines, and the Premier bonus award miles benefit.

Read complete details on mileage earnings for MileagePlus airline partners.

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