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United Airlines Benefits

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  • 401K Plan  (126 comments)

    “I believe UA will match up to 5% annual contribution for the 401K plan.”

  • Employee Discount  (98 comments)

    “20% discount on confirmed airline tickets.”

  • Health Insurance  (70 comments)

    “vision insurance is a joke. and dental is pretty okay but you still end up paying for things out of pocket. Medical is 80/20 and that 20% gets pretty...”

  • Jul 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Houston, Texas

    Flying partners for free passride include major airlines worldwide (Star Alliance + American and Delta), matching 401(k), dental, medical, vision and life insurance

  • Jul 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Security Agent in Cleveland, Ohio

    Unlimited stand by travel to any of our destinations we fly, including seating in the first class cabin for a small fee which can be pay roll deducted. 401K & matching. Opportunities for growth.

  • Jun 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Chicago, Illinois

    Excellent work life balance, many abilities to be off including flexibility, vacation, sick time, even personal drops sometimes granted if you just want extra unpaid days off. Great medical, vision, dental, HSA's, 401k, etc Tremendous flying perks, you, spouse, parents, children fly mostly free anytime anywhere. Extended family and friends extended benefits also.

  • Jun 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Representative in Dulles, Virginia

    You get to fly for free anywhere in the world. The worst is worling on holidays.

  • Jun 28, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    The Medical Insurance package is quite good, I have never had any issues with my coverage.

  • Jun 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Chicago, Illinois

    Great travel benefits overall. The medical benefits are good. Drilling down into the details, I think management should look at some additional areas to strengthen coverage. Thinking of a family someday? They have preventative care, sterilization, and abortion covered but no fertility assistance. I would like to see one additional PPO with another higher level of coverage.

  • Jun 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Flight Attendant in Houston, Texas

    great for employees United Airlines will go out of their way to rip-off your widow/widower of Flight Benefits and they reduce their Medical Benefits to the bone.

  • Jun 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Flight Attendant in Chicago, Illinois

    We get 6 days of vacation when you first start, the second year it doubles to 12, but then you don't get anymore additional vacation until your 5th year. we do get a 401k and they match 8% which is great!

  • May 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

    Standby travel is the best thing ever. You can go wherever you want as long as there are seats available and you can fly in business or first!

  • May 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Denver, Colorado

    best: flight benefit is ok, worst thing : no PTO, we need to buy vacation, point system that always giving to the employee even when the person is sick.

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