United Airlines

Alliance: Star Alliance
Frequent Flyer Program: Mileage Plus

Baggage fees & policy

Destination Pesonal item Carry on 1st checked bag 2nd checked bag  
USA Free N/A for Basic Economy. Free for Standard Economy $30 $40 More info
Canada Free N/A for Basic Economy. Free for Standard Economy $30 $50 More info
Mexico, Central America and Caribbean Free Free $30 $40-$55 More info
Panama and El Salvador Free Free Free $40-$55 More info
Rest of world Free Free $60 to/from Europe for Basic Economy. Free for Standard Economy and all other destinations Free South America and Transpacific; $100 Europe and North Africa More info

For Basic Economy tickets for flights that are not trans-Atlantic, the limit is one personal item, no carry-on bag. Other travellers can bring on board one full-sized carry-on bag plus one personal item free of charge.

Personal item
  • shoulder bag
  • purse
  • laptop bag or other small item

You are allowed to bring 1 personal item on board.
Personal item must fit under the seat in front of you.
Maximum dimensions: 9 x 10 x 17 inches (22 x 25 x 43 cm)

Carry-on bag

The maximum dimensions:  9 x 14 x 22 (22 x 35 x 56 cm)

Checked bags

Maximum dimensions: 62 linear inches or 158 cm (length + width + height)
Maximum weight: 50 lbs or 23 kg

Inflight WiFi internet

Wi-Fi is available on all United aircraft and two-cabin United Express aircraft.

How to connect:

  1. Turn on WiFi on your device
  2. View available wireless networks and select United_Wi-Fi
  3. Launch your internet browser. If you are not automatically redirected to the United Wi-Fi Portal, type www.unitedwifi.com in the browser's address bar.
  4. Sign in or purchase an internet access plan.