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United is Shaking Up How Flyers Earn Status in 2020

  United Airlines on Friday announced a massive overhaul of how its flyers will earn elite status, putting a far bigger emphasis on how much money travelers spend on United flights. Like nearly every major airline, there are currently two...

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Starting Today, United Airlines Miles Will No Longer Expire

  United Airlines announced Wednesday that it was immediately removing its expiration window for unused MileagePlus miles, joining Delta and just a handful of other airlines. Until today, United miles had expired after 18 months of inactivity. From American Airlines...

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United Looks to Crack Down on ‘Skiplagging’ Flyers

In this crazy world of travel, there’s perhaps nothing more controversial than hidden-city ticketing.  Popularized by websites like Skiplagged, it works like this: You need to get from Newark (EWR) to San Francisco (SFO), but tickets are expensive. Yet flights...

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How to Beat United Basic Economy Fares

Basic economy fares have reshaped travel, as airlines charge travelers more for what they once got for free. And United is among the worst offenders. United has the single most punitive restrictions for basic economy flyers, so it pays to...