Take Advantage of Personal Device Entertainment Options - United Hub

Take advantage of personal device entertainment options on your next flight

By The Hub team

This past year, we've been working towards improving Wi-Fi on our flights as well as expanding our onboard entertainment options. Through our personal device entertainment (PDE) service, we now offer more free entertainment streamed directly to your personal device than any other airline in the world. Our PDE option is available on all aircraft with DIRECTV live streaming for purchase, and at least one free entertainment option is available on all aircraft equipped with Wi-Fi. You can also access a library filled with movies and TV shows that you can watch on your personal laptop, Apple iOS device and Android device.

Make sure to download the latest United app to access personal device entertainment on your mobile device before your next flight. Then, visit www.unitedprivatescreening.com to learn about what entertainment options will be available on your upcoming flight where you can watch movie trailers and filter content by language, genre, audio description and closed captioning availability.

As 2018 comes to an end, we looked back on our top ten most-watched movies and TV shows viewed on PDE this year.

Top 10 movies

  1. Black Panther
  2. 12 Strong
  3. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
  4. American Made
  5. The Greatest Showman
  6. Coco
  7. Murder on the Orient Express
  8. Downsizing
  9. Darkest Hour
  10. Book Club

Top 10 TV shows

  1. Friends
  2. The Big Bang Theory
  3. Silicon Valley
  4. Game of Thrones
  5. How I Met Your Mother
  6. Big Little Lies
  7. Veep
  8. A.P. Bio
  9. Sex and the City
  10. 30 Rock

United cargo-only flights transport critical goods

By The Hub team

When the pandemic began, United Cargo knew it would be critical to utilize its fleet, network and industry-leading pharmaceutical handling processes to transport a COVID-19 vaccine when the time came.

Connecting vaccines to the world: United responds to mass distribution effort

December 22, 2020

On November 27, United Airlines became the first commercial airline to safely deliver the first batch of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine into the U.S. thanks to a coordinated effort between United's cargo, safety, technical operations, flight operations, regulatory and legal teams.

Now as the entire shipping and logistics industry bands together to widely distribute vaccines, United is leveraging all of its flights, including cargo-only and those carrying passengers, to transport millions of vaccines to destinations throughout our network, including Honolulu, Guam and Saipan – the first of any carrier to do so.

United Raises Miles for Dozens of Non-Profits that Rely on Travel

Airline and its customers use crowdsourcing platform - Miles on a Mission - to donate more than 11 million miles for charities like the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, College to Congress and Compass to Care
By United Newsroom, December 01, 2020

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United is inviting MileagePlus members to give back on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season by donating miles to nearly 40 non-profits through United Airlines' crowdsourcing platform, Miles on a Mission. Non-profits like Thurgood Marshall College Fund, College to Congress and Compass to Care are attempting to raise a total of more than 11 million miles to be used for travel for life-saving health care, continued education, humanitarian aid and more. United will match the first 125,000 miles raised for each of these organizations to help ensure they meet their goals.

United Raises Miles for Dozens of Non-Profits that Rely on Travel

Why we fly

By The Hub team, November 27, 2020

In October 2019, we launched a first-of-its-kind airline miles donation platform, Miles on a Mission. In the inaugural year, MileagePlus members donated over 70 million miles, with United matching over 20 million miles, to 51 organizations. These miles have allowed for these organizations to do important, life-changing, life-saving work in the communities we serve around the globe.

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