How do you check the status of a United Airlines flight?


Quick Answer

The United Airlines website provides current flight status information for all flights. United Airlines customers have the option to receive text messages or emails with flight status updates. Most airports also provide flight information on their websites.

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How do you check the status of a United Airlines flight?
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Full Answer

The flight status option on the United Airlines website allows any visitor to input the flight number and check the current status. Users who don't have the flight number can search by entering the date, departure city and arrival city. The results page lists the departure and arrival information, including scheduled date and time, actual departure time for flights that already departed, estimated arrival time and gate information.

United Airlines MileagePlus members have the option to receive flight status notification subscriptions. The service automatically updates members of changes to flight status each time they travel on United Airlines.

Any customer with a reservation on United Airlines can receive flight status change notifications. These notifications require an email address on file associated with the reservation. Users can also sign up for flight reminders sent either via email or text message. Another option is to visit the airport website for either the arrival or departure city. Airports typically list all flights going in and out for the day, along with flight statuses.

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