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United Airlines

United Airlines aircraft at London Heathrow Airport

United Airlines, which has its base at Chicago, was founded in 1926 by Walter Varney. He called it Varney Air Lines (the name changed in 1934). In 2010 United merged with Continental, another airline originally set up by Walter Varney.

Contact information

Telephone numbers

Reservation: 0845 844 4777* Customer service: 0845 844 4777* Special assistance: 0845 844 4777*

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** International number

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Facilities at Heathrow

Which terminal?

This airline operates from Terminal 2

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Airline lounges are invitation-only – please check entry rules with your airline. The following information is provided as a service to passengers and may be subject to change.

Terminal 2

United Airlines Club Lounge

Satellite T2B (departures, after security)

Lounge B1, Level 2 (stairs and lift opposite Gate B46)

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Terminal 2

The Arrivals Lounge

Arrivals, public area

In the main arrivals area. Turn left on exiting baggage reclaim.

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Flight information

Flight numbers begin with IATA code UA.

Alliance membership

This airline is a member of the Star AllianceStar Alliance.

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Destinations served from Heathrow

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