United Airlines

United Airlines

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

  • Amount of features
  • Ease of use
  • Updated
  • Layout
  • Other apps display United info + other airlines. All-in-one
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Expert's Review

"Officially United"

Reviewed by / Sep 04, 2012

This is United Airlines' official app

Even the largest and most-known airlines have to make an effort to make things easier to users in the mobile Era. For this reason, United has launched its official Android app from where users can book flight tickets, view flight status, check-in, access to airport maps and many other features.

Although layout ins't stunning (taking into account the resources of the company), there's lot of useful tools all of them travel-related. For instance, you search for United flight tickets setting up departing and arrival airports, date, cabin (economy/business/first) and apply filters. One of the most important features is mobile check-in and Mobile Boarding Pass storage and, obviously, flight reminders and Flight Status Push Notification.

From "More" you can see a wide range of features that make the difference like: timetable, games , currency converter, checked baggage charges.... In summary, if you're a dedicated United Airlines user, you should miss these app (United Club locations feature included). Despite of layout, the app works pretty good.

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Developer's original description available here
United Airlines is proud to offer the all-new United app, with an Android-friendly design that is optimized for smartphones and compatible with tablets. Offering features from flight booking to flight status and more, the United app is your indispensable travel companion.


The United app puts valuable travel information in the palm of your hand with our new home screen travel cards, ready to access at a moment’s notice. Signing in to your MileagePlus® account will auto-generate cards, and you can add additional cards manually.

Cards include:
■ Mobile boarding pass card: Scan your mobile boarding pass directly from the app home screen for quick access.
■ Flight status card: Flight status cards appear as a home screen card when any reservation in your app is within 36 hours of departure, giving you direct access to expanded flight information. You may also manually add other flights and control notifications.
■ My reservations card: Eligible reservations update on the home screen, giving you the option to check in directly from the card. You can also manually add upcoming trips.
■ United Club℠ and one-time pass card: United Club members who sign in with their MileagePlus account will see a digital membership card with a bar code for access to United Club locations. United Club one-time passes can also be accessed and purchased in the app.
■ MileagePlus card: Display a digital version of your MileagePlus membership card.

With in-app access to the most frequently used travel tools, including check-in, booking, flight status and MileagePlus account information, the United app provides easy, on-the-go travel planning.

■ Store your mobile boarding pass for quick access.
■ Check in for flights, including international flights for eligible travelers.
■ Select alternate flight options if there are significant flight delays or cancellations.
■ Choose United Travel Options to enhance your experience: Purchase premium cabin or Economy Plus® seating, or enjoy Premier Access®.

-Flight booking:
■ Book one-way, roundtrip and multi-segment travel.
■ Redeem miles for MileagePlus award travel.
■ Purchase Economy Plus seating.

-Flight status:
■ Access upgrade and standby lists.
■ View seating options on the redesigned seat map.
■ Get departure and arrival information.
■ Find out where your flight is coming from and its current location.
■ See inflight amenities.
■ Receive flight status push notifications: Monitor a selected flight and receive automatic updates sent to your device.

-Reservation management:
■ Add and view your current United reservations.
■ Automatically upgrade and receive upgrade information if you are an eligible Premier® member.
■ Add Premier Access, Economy Plus seating and more to your existing reservations.
■ Add your flights directly to your calendar.
■ Change your seat.
■ Make a same-day flight change.

-MileagePlus account:
■ View your Mileage Plus account and subscription information.
■ See recent activity and statements.
■ View flights, including current, past and canceled flights.
■ Enroll in MileagePlus.

-Other helpful travel tools:
■ View airport maps.
■ View route timetables.
■ See United Club locations and hours, and purchase one-time passes.
■ Play Sudoku games.
■ Share your reservations and check-ins with your social network and view our recent tweets.

Recently changed in this version

All-new Android friendly design

- Improved booking search results, giving you the choice of a list view for more flights on the screen, or an expanded view for a more detailed display
- Multi-segment award bookings
- Enhanced calendar selection for flight search
- All-new seat map design
- New mobile boarding pass display with enhanced multi-passenger view
- Streamlined flight status look and feel

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Comments and ratings for United Airlines
  • (62)

    by Nick Koston on 19/04/2014

    New version crashes.....a lot. Recently all my reservations went missing from the app. It is crashing less now but not so useful. There is a very easy to reproduce crash by checking in with your fqtv when you have two reservations departing within 24 h

  • (62)

    by Dave Chu on 19/04/2014

    New version crashes when trying to change seats. While prettier, new version is slower and crashes. Old version was reliable

  • (62)

    by Robert TX on 19/04/2014

    Used to be easy to navigate around and find the information I wanted. Once checked in you cannot see the upgrade list anymore. Also if you change your flight it still shows the old flight....

  • (62)

    by James Horner on 19/04/2014

    Filling in request for flight reservation does nothing. You hit submit and no response. Also turn off the screen rotation. When you flip the phone over to be scanned at the airport, the Barcode disappears...

  • (62)

    by Patrick Biltgen on 18/04/2014

    The most recent app update fixes a lot of the old frustrations (hard to find reservations. slow to retrieve boarding pass). They've integrated the "check flight status" with the boarding pass so you don't have to fumble with it so much. Much improved.

  • (62)

    by André-Pierre du Plessis on 17/04/2014

    This was the greatest app since sliced bread, and then they had to made it "more user friendly"? The new design is terrible. It takes forever to find your boarding pass. Please revert to the previous release.

  • (62)

    by Annabelle G on 17/04/2014

    It just SUCKS!!! Slow and not user friendly. Hard to navigate and it won't delete old information. Why change to something that doesn't work for the users...The customers. Someone decided to make it prettier but useless. I can see there are a lot of un