United Airline Basic Economy

You’ve selected Basic Economy

  • Your seats will be assigned prior to boarding. Customers traveling together may not be able to sit together.
  • You may travel with a personal item (such as a shoulder bag, backpack, laptop bag or other small item) but no carry-on bag unless you’re a MileagePlus Premier® member, primary cardmember of a qualifying MileagePlus credit card or Star AllianceTM Gold member.
    • If a traveler who is not allowed a carry-on bag brings one to the gate, the bag will be subject to the applicable checked bag fee plus a gate handling service charge.
  • The ticket is nonrefundable and can’t be changed.
    • You will earn award miles based on the fare and your MileagePlus status, but you will not earn Premier qualifying credit, lifetime miles or toward the four-segment minimum.
  • You will not be eligible to purchase Economy Plus® seating or premium cabin upgrades, or receive Economy Plus subscription benefits.
  • MileagePlus Premier members will not receive complimentary Economy Plus seating and will not be eligible to use any upgrades.

Get more when you select an Economy fare

  • Choose your seat
  • Travel with a personal item and a carry-on bag
  • MileagePlus members earn award miles and Premier qualifying credit
  • Buy upgrades and Economy Plus, if available
  • MileagePlus Premier members receive seating benefits