United Airlines (UA) is one of the pioneering and highly regarded airlines of the world with its services expanded to more than 170 countries all across the globe. To ease the flights booking and travelling needs of its clients, United Airlines have decided to extend their services to smartphone users. Initially available to iOS users only, the official United Airlines client is now available for Android. The app lets users avail various flights booking and management features from their devices without having to visit the airline’s website from their computers. United Airlines, in partnership with Continental Airlines, bring you an option-packed flights booking app which supports multiple interactive and useful features such as Flight View, Airport Maps and Mobile Boarding Pass that would surely make your travelling experience convenient and memorable.
With United Airlines mobile client, users can book flights, check flight status, manage their UA accounts, check-in with their flights and receive push notifications for flights on their devices. Key UA statistics such as number of mobile boarding passes, flight reservations and flight status push notifications are displayed on the home screen of the app.
Finding/booking flights with United Airlines is extremely easy. Just tap Book Flight on homescreen to launch the menu. Here you can select your departure location as well as the preferred destination. You can also locate airports on map via GPS by tapping the GPS button. Feed in the required parameters (travel date and time, cabin class and number of passengers) and press Search. Advanced filter options let you search for flights by price, schedule or by Reward Travel. You have the option of selecting the most suitable route/flight for your journey and pick a service that best fits your needs (and your wallet). History of search results is saved for future convenience.
You can check Flight Status of various United and/or Continental Airlines by searching for their respective flight number or by city name. Priority list, seat maps, in-flight amenities and other flight-related info is presented with the status of each flight and gets updated frequently.
Travelers can check-in with their flights from their devices via their flight confirmation number, eTicket, MileagePlus, Mobile Boarding Pass (in the form of QR code) or OnePass Number. MileagePlus and OnePass account holders can also check their account information by tapping My Account button from the homescreen.
United Travel Services offered through the app ensure that you don’t get overly frustrated with flight delays or unforeseen interruptions. The option to View Reservations, Flight Status Notifications, United Lounges, UA Timetable, DIRECTV listings, United tweets and Sudoku games have been packed under the More button on the app’s homescreen. Push notifications can be customized as required and can be received as an email or SMS for monitored flights only.