United Airlines is offering Mileage Plus members a
quicker way to reap the benefits of elite status.
Customers who book and complete travel by June
15, 2009 will earn double Elite Qualifying Miles (EQM), gaining
quicker access to the complimentary perks offered to those who
have status in United’s Mileage Plus program.
example, a customer traveling round-trip, non-stop between Chicago
and Tokyo on United normally receives 12,548 EQM. With the double
EQM offer, a customer would receive a total of 25,096 EQM, enough
for Premier Status in the program.
customers enjoy an array of benefits,
including complimentary seating in Economy Plus, which offers up
to five extra inches of legroom in the economy cabin, when
available at time of booking. They may take advantage of priority
check-in, security and boarding lines, as well as complimentary
United’s most frequent travelers benefit
from additional bonus miles accrued on each United flight, meaning
more quickly earning miles for travel to destinations around the
world served by United.
The EQM also count toward United’s Elite
Choice program, enabling customers to choose from awards such as
restaurant gift certificates and bonus miles when they reach
specific flying milestones.
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