United Airlines

How to get home: These airlines continue to fly between the USA and Australia amidst the Coronavirus

October 23, 2020

**UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020** New flight options between USA and Australia have been confirmed, with a recommendation to book at least 8 weeks out to secure a seat. Demand is expected to be high and the situation is changing by the day. The best approach is always to get in touch with an airline directly […]

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United Airlines commence direct flights from Sydney to Houston

January 23, 2018

United have introduced a direct nonstop flight between Sydney, Australia and Houston, Texas on a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, joining Los Angeles and San Francisco to become the airline’s third direct route from Sydney to the U.S.A. The service will serve as competition to Qantas’ direct service to Dallas, Texas and is the fifth US […]

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United Airlines will fly you to Texas for free if your first or last name is “Houston”

December 15, 2017

If your first or last name is “Houston” then you have a damn good reason to be excited about United Airlines’ new daily nonstop service between Sydney and Houston, Texas which will be introduced on 20th January 2018. To celebrate the inaugural flight, the airline has put a call out for anyone with the aforementioned […]

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United Polaris International Business Class officially begins roll-out on United Airlines’ fleet

December 6, 2016

This past week, United Airlines‘ new Polaris International Business Class began its roll-out, with the launch of a new inflight food and beverage experience, bedding from Saks Fifth Avenue, new amenities from Soho House & Co’s Cowshed Spa and the first Polaris lounge, which opened at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Saks Fifth Avenue’s new bedding […]

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Flight Review: United Airlines – Chicago O’Hare to Buffalo, New York (UA5177)

August 22, 2016

In today’s flight review, we travel on board United Airlines’ service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport – the world’s fourth busiest airport by passenger traffic – to Buffalo, New York, not too far from Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada. Airline: United Airlines Route: Chicago O’Hare to Buffalo, New York – UA5177 Seat: Economy, 23D aisle […]

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United Airlines’ tranquil United Polaris business class set to change the face of long haul business travel

June 14, 2016

From the airport lounge to the runway landing, United Airlines new business class product, United Polaris, will ensure weary business travellers journey to and from their destinations in comfort and style. Launching on 1st December, 2016, the United Polaris service will offer enhanced in flight food and beverage options, new custom bedding supplied by Saks […]

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Students, Teachers and Under 26’s can get their hands on return flights to the US for $649

May 18, 2016

Following on from the amazing fares offered earlier in the month by Zuji, STA Travel have followed suit and have fares that will take you to the USA via Vancouver with Air Canada for $649 return. The only catch? You need to be a teacher, a student or under 26 to qualify. Flights are with […]

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Flights to Los Angeles (USA) from Australia drop below $700 return in record sales

May 10, 2016

In what must be some of the lowest prices we’ve ever seen on the popular East Coast Australia to Los Angeles route, several airlines are currently slashing prices on flights in October and November to below A$700 return – starting as low as A$649. From now until midday on 12th May, Air Canada is offering […]

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United Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner now operating on all Australian routes

March 30, 2016

United Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner arrived this weekend at Sydney International Airport, signalling the start of services to San Francisco and Los Angeles for the much talked about aircraft. The Dreamliners exclusively replace the Boeing 777-200s for all trans-pacific services from Sydney. “We’re excited that Australia has become United’s first country with multiple daily operations with Dreamliner […]

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United Airlines celebrates 30 years of service to Australia; becomes an “all-Dreamliner” carrier

February 15, 2016

As United Airlines celebrate 30 years of serving the Australia market without interruption, the airline is planning big changes. These plans include making Australia United’s very first all-Dreamliner market, switching to Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner airliners for all trans-pacific routes, a follow up to the success of the Melbourne-Los Angeles nonstop service where passenger have already been […]

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