Hydrating In-Flight Remedies for Today's Global Travelers - United Hub

Hydrating in-flight remedies for today’s global travelers

By The Hub team, April 02, 2019

Starting this month, you can now treat your skin to Sunday Riley formulated skincare products on board and in United Polaris® lounge locations. A pioneer in the Green Technology field, Sunday Riley products combine advanced actives and purified botanicals to truly transform your skin. A female-founded and led business, Sunday Riley is growing rapidly with an expanded reach across North America, Australia, Asia and Europe. Viewing skincare as an extension of self-care and overall wellness is something the brand recognizes especially when taking care of oneself on the go while traveling.

Soon, you'll see Sunday Riley on board for customers traveling in United Polaris business class, United Premium PlusSM, and on our premium transcontinental flights. There will also be new onboard lavatory skincare products in addition to new skin and bath items in our United Polaris lounge locations. All skincare is formulated by Sunday Riley exclusively for United with hydration in mind to meet a flyer's need for increased moisture as they travel.

  • United Polaris amenity kits will feature four skincare items: A lip balm, face moisturizer, hand cream and a facial cleansing cloth.
  • United Premium Plus amenity kits will include a lip balm as well as a hand cream.
  • Our premium transcontinental amenity kit will include a lip balm.
  • Onboard lavatories will include a face mist and hand cream.
  • United Polaris lounge locations will also feature a hand wash, hand cream, shampoo, conditioner and body wash specially formulated by Sunday Riley for United

We're thrilled to be bringing Sunday Riley products on board and into our lounges.

United Cargo operates more than 11,000 cargo-only flights in one year

By The Hub team, March 19, 2021

On March 19, 2020, United operated its first flight carrying cargo without passengers on board. While the passenger cabin was empty, its cargo hold was completely full, carrying more than 29,000 pounds of commodities from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA).

A year later, United Cargo has operated more than 11,000 cargo-only flights carrying more than 570 million pounds of freight. To support the COVID-19 pandemic recovery efforts, United Cargo has also transported more than 113 million pounds of medical and pharmaceutical products on both cargo-only and passenger flights as well as approximately 10 million COVID-19 vaccines, providing global communities access to the items they have needed most.

10 tips for spring travel

By The Hub team, February 24, 2021

Whether you haven't flown with us for a while or just need a quick refresher before your spring trip, read this list of tips to know before your flight and arrive at the airport travel-ready:

1. Download the United app for contactless bag check, travel assistance and more

Before your flight, download the United app to view your flight status, check in, sign up for flight notifications, locate departure gates, access our free personal device entertainment when available and more. We've also updated our app with new features that can make your trip a little safer, including contactless bag check.

Don't forget to use Agent on Demand for help with any and all questions you may have before your flight. This new capability is available at all our U.S. hub airports and allows you to use your own mobile device to contact a customer service agent via phone, video or chat to help with day-of-travel questions while you're at the airport. Learn more about Agent on Demand here.

United joins UNICEF COVAX initiative

By The Hub team, February 19, 2021

This week, we were honored to become the first U.S. airline to join the UNICEF Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic by transporting the vaccine and other critically needed supplies to underserved areas of the globe.

"We are committed to helping the global community in any way we can, and we all must work together to do our part to bring this health and humanitarian crisis to an end," said Director of Cargo Specialty Products Manu Jacobs.

We will leverage our expertise to transport these critical pharmaceutical and healthcare shipments around the world safely, efficiently and expediently. We are proud to partner with the United Nations to support this global effort and provide equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

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