United Airlines named best overall frequent flyer program

For the 14th consecutive year, readers of Global Traveler, a monthly publication written exclusively for frequent business and luxury travelers, voted United´s MileagePlus loyalty program the Best Overall Frequent Flyer Program in the world. United has been recognized with this distinction every year since the inception of the GT Tested Reader Survey in 2004, the company said.

In the survey completed by frequent business and luxury travelers, United´s MileagePlus program was also named the Best Frequent-Flyer Bonus Program for the fifth consecutive year.

The United MileagePlus Club Card from Chase was named Best Credit Card and Best Credit Card Rewards Program, both for the sixth consecutive year. The United MileagePlus Explorer Card from Chase won for Best Frequent-Flyer Affinity Credit Card Redemption for the fifth consecutive year.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world´s most comprehensive route network, including US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 751 mainline aircraft and the airline´s United Express carriers operate 489 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to more than 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook.