Not yet registered? Create a OverBlog!

Create my blog

A guide to United Airlines' partners

After its merger with Continental, United Airlines became one of the largest fleet airlines in the world in May 2010. The airline serves 73 domestic locations within the United States and operates to each of the inhabited continents. With the emergence of a partnership scheme with other airlines from across the world, the number of destinations available increased. This guide informs you about those partner airlines.

United partners

Star Alliance Network
The airline partnership scheme known as Star Alliance operates to over
1,000 destinations worldwide and incorporates 28 airlines from around the world. Benefits
The benefits of this alliance gives international travelers lounge access within any of the terminals before or between flights as well as easy connections. After all, you only have to check in once during your journey. Other partners
A further seven airlines are partners of United, but not within the Star Alliance.
Air miles scheme
The system for using any air miles acclaimed on United is known as Mileage Plus, this can be used on any of the 35 airlines within the partnership on flights worldwide.

Partner airlines

North America
As well as United and Continental, other carriers within North America are US Airways and Air Canada. Hawaiian Airlines and Island Air are also partners but do not form part of the Star Alliance.
Europe
The majority of the airlines within the star alliance are airlines based within Europe and range from Scandinavia to Turkey. The largest European airline within the alliance is the German carrier Lufthansa. Only one of the European based partnership airlines is not a member of the Star Alliance and that is the Irish airline Aer Lingus.
Middle East and Africa
Two Middle Eastern airlines are a part of the partnership -these are Emirates and Qatar. The only African airlines within the star alliance are Egyptair and South African Airlines.
Asia and Pacific regions
Seven airlines within this region are members of the partnership, with six of them being in the Star Alliance. Air China, Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand are the major airlines to be partners from this part of the world.
South and Central America
Two airlines are based from this region TACA from Central America and TAM from Brazil.

Same category articles Airlines

Male International Airport: The facts

Male International Airport: The facts

Is your airport of departure or arrival Male International Airport in Maldives? In that case, read the following article and find out all the interesting facts that you need to know about Male International Airport before your trip. Find out more information about the airport’s location, history, management and various services provided, such as airlines and destinations etc.
AirCards: The facts

AirCards: The facts

If you are travelling by plane often, you probably already have at least one air card. If you don’t, you should definitely consider getting one, even if you are not a frequent traveller. Almost all airline companies have their own mile reward scheme. Some may offer you a credit card or other kind of reward bonuses, and there are also airline companies in collaboration offering you even more privileges. Read the following article, and find out all that you need to know about the airline mile cards.
Vantage Travel: The facts

Vantage Travel: The facts

If you wish to organise your travel, be sure to make a stop at Vantage Travel. The travel managers of the company will offer you a quality travel experience and great services that will make your trip experience of a lifetime. It is sure that Vantage Travel will exceed your expectations.
How to get student travel discounts

How to get student travel discounts

Long university holidays and gap years are the perfect time for students to get out and see the world. The huge range of discounts available to student travellers ensures that you can see it all without emptying your entire bank account. Here are some great ways to get student discounts when travelling. Read on the following article to know how to get student travel discounts.