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Trouble Strikes Again- United Airlines Blamed For Dog’s Death

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It’s been a really bad year for United Airlines with a wide variety of negative incidents taking place.

The main headline grabber was a passenger being dragged off of a United Airlines plane back in April. A few days later, a scorpion stung a passenger during a flight. In late June, a baby overheated on a plane stuck on the tarmac. There’s been other incidents too…

Now United is being blamed for a dog’s death. Continue reading Trouble Strikes Again- United Airlines Blamed For Dog’s Death

More Trouble For United Airlines- Baby Overheats On Plane Stuck On Tarmac

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It’s been a rough past few months for United Airlines with incidents piling up.

The main headline grabber was a passenger being dragged off of a United Airlines plane back in April. A few days later, a scorpion stung a passenger during a flight. Then a couple flying to their destination wedding was kicked off of a United flight. In May, a passenger had his reservation cancelled after arguing with a United agent.

Now a mom is saying that “United Airlines was ‘not equipped’ to handle the urgency when her infant son began to overheat while the aircraft sat on the tarmac during a heatwave“, according to the New York Post. Continue reading More Trouble For United Airlines- Baby Overheats On Plane Stuck On Tarmac

Limited Time: Enroll in Global Entry at NYC’s Penn Station

Penn Station

If you’re looking to get Global Entry and are  in the New York City area, you’ll have another option for where to go for the enrollment interview.

When Kim, Lucas and I enrolled in Global Entry, we went to JFK Airport. Kim and Lucas enrolled the same day and it was impressively fast.

Soon you’ll be able to enroll at Penn Station for a limited time! Continue reading Limited Time: Enroll in Global Entry at NYC’s Penn Station

United Airlines Passengers Use Slides, Exit Plane Before Takeoff at EWR

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Last night the passengers on a United Airlines flight had to evacuate the plane before takeoff. To make matters a bit scarier, they had to exit using the emergency slides.

The plane was at Newark Airport and was getting ready to head to San Francisco when the situation took place. Continue reading United Airlines Passengers Use Slides, Exit Plane Before Takeoff at EWR

Earn 500 Bonus United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping

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One of the easiest ways to earn bonus miles is through airline shopping and dining portals.

By linking your card for dining and shopping through portals, you can earn bonus miles for things you already planned to spend money on.

In a new offer you can earn 500 bonus United miles from MileagePlus Shopping for a limited time. Continue reading Earn 500 Bonus United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping

United Airlines Cancels Passenger’s Reservation, Filmed Disagreement

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United Airlines has had a tough past couple of months with frequent bad customer service.

There was the ugly incident with the dentist, a scorpion stung a passenger on a flight and a couple flying to their destination was kicked off of a flight.

In the latest incident, a passenger is claiming that his reservation was cancelled by United Airlines for filming a disagreement. Continue reading United Airlines Cancels Passenger’s Reservation, Filmed Disagreement

Couple Flying to Destination Wedding Kicked Off United Airlines Flight

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United Airlines hasn’t had a good month. They’re taking hits in the media and customers are pissed off about how they handled a passenger being forcibly removed from an oversold flight.

They’ve also had a scorpion sting a passenger during a flight. (I don’t think we can really blame the airline for that one!)

Over the weekend a couple was supposed to fly to Costa Rica for their destination wedding when they got kicked off of their United Airlines flight! Continue reading Couple Flying to Destination Wedding Kicked Off United Airlines Flight

More Trouble For United Airlines- Scorpion Stings Passenger on Flight

Scorpion Attacks Woman On Alaska Air Flight
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United Airlines has taken a PR beating due to a passenger being dragged off of an oversold flight less than a week back.

More recently, a United Passenger was attacked during a flight but it wasn’t by airport police. This time it was by a scorpion. Continue reading More Trouble For United Airlines- Scorpion Stings Passenger on Flight

United Airlines: Allow Extra Time at Newark Airport

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The Michael W Travels family is heading off on our spring break trip today.

We’ll be flying out of Newark Airport on United Airlines before transferring to Asiana to reach our final destination.

I received an interesting and helpful e-mail from United Airlines about our upcoming flight. Continue reading United Airlines: Allow Extra Time at Newark Airport

Earn Up To 1,000 Bonus United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping

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I hope that everyone had a nice start to winter break and had a Merry Christmas & a Happy Hanukkah!

Most of you are probably all shopped out due to the holidays just ending but United MileagePlus Shopping has a new bonus offer where you can earn up to 1,000 bonus miles! Continue reading Earn Up To 1,000 Bonus United Miles with MileagePlus Shopping