Your Chance to Be One of 90 Winners of 90,000 MileagePlus Miles

  • Creating the first flight kitchen in commercial aviation in 1936. The first meal served was a choice of fried chicken or scrambled eggs. Today, United serves greater than 50 million meals per year.
  • Instituting the first progressive maintenance program in the industry which dramatically improved efficiency. Today, United has 12,500 technical operations employees located at greater than 60 stations around the world.
  • Introducing live television to the airline industry in the 1960s. In the inflight lounge of the Boeing 707 aircraft, passengers could sit together and briefly watch live television while flying over major metropolitan areas. Now, United has 216 aircraft with live television; offers the largest selection of free streaming content among carriers based in the United States; and operates nearly 700 aircraft with satellite Wi-Fi, creating the largest satellite Wi-Fi fleet in the world.
  • The first airline based in the United States to order jetliners; introduced the Boeing 777 airplane; and was the North American launch customer for the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” aircraft.
  • The first airline to fly to all 50 states in the United States; launched first-ever nonstop service between the United States and Chengdu, China; and was the first airline based in the United States to serve Israel from the West Coast with service between San Francisco and Tel Aviv.
  • United Airlines recently made history by becoming the first airline based in the United States to begin use of commercial-scale volumes of sustainable aviation biofuel for regularly scheduled flights.

One thought on “Your Chance to Be One of 90 Winners of 90,000 MileagePlus Miles”

  1. Al says:

    Even United values its own miles at a penny?? And it continues to sell them at 3.5 cents???

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