Employee Benefits May Include the following:

401k, Pension, Retirement, Retiree, Health Insurance, Medical, Vision, Dental, IRA, Competitive Base Pay, Quarterly Bonus, Paid Time Off, Weekly Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Paid Family Medical Leave, Bereavement, Jury Duty and Parental Leave, Life, Dependent and Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Savings Plan 401(k), Company Paid Retirement Benefit, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Holidays, Time Off and Flexible Days, Group Legal Plan, Group Home Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Employee Discounts, Adoption Reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loans, Well-Being Programs, etc…

Company Benefits Center Phone Number: 1-800-651-1007 or Call: 1-646-254-3463 if calling from outside the United States, Puerto Rico, or Canada

Other Benefit Center Toll Free Phone Numbers:

  • UK – 0-800-028-5392
  • Japan – 0120679100
  • Germany – 08000004878

Company Summary:

The history of United Airlines goes back to the 1920’s when it was originally founded as Varney Air Lines in 1926 and Varney Speed Lines  (became Continental Airlines) in 1934 by Walter T. Varney. In 1927, William Boeing founded Boeing Air Transport which merged with Pratt & Whitney to form the United Aircraft and Transport Corporation (UATC). In 1931, UATC formed United Air Lines, Inc. as a holding company for its airline subsidiaries. Finally in 2012, United and Continental merged and eliminated the Continental Brand. Their headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois. They have eight hubs:

  • Houston
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • San Francisco
  • Washinton
  • Los Angeles
  • Guam
  • Newark

Facts about United:

  • First flight – from Pasco, Washington, to Boise, Idaho, in a Swallow aircraft the morning of April 6, 1926.

  • First modern airliner – a United Boeing 247 in the 1920s.

  • Female flight attendants – in 1930 at the suggestion of Ellen Church and 7 other women were the first flight attendants and all were registered nurses.

  • First Commercial Aviation’s flight kitchen – inflight dining was added by created the first flight kitchen in Oakland, California. The meals served included a choice of fried chicken or scrambled eggs.

  • Male flight attendants – Men flight attendants began working for United in 1950 on flights between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii.

  • Pilot Marlon DeWitt Green – In 1963, he won a landmark legal battle to become the first African-American pilot hired by a regularly scheduled commercial passenger airline.

  • All 50 states – In 1984 they became the first airline to fly to all 50 U.S. states.

Benefits Package Information for United Airlines:

  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Pension/Retirement
  • Life
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability

Additional Perks / Benefits :

  • Travel – standby & discount rates on airline tickets
  • Paid Time Off
  • Profit Sharing & Bonuses
  • Wellness Programs
  • Professional Development Encouragement
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs) –
    • LGBTQ+ – EQUAL
    • Generational/Next Gen – gen trend
    • Multi-Cultural – UNITE
    • People of all abilities – Bridge
    • Veterans – United 4 Veterans
    • Women – uIMPACT
  • Social Clubs

B.A.M. Recommendation:

“Please visit the official company website directly to verify all benefit options and details. You may also visit the link(s) provided below for more information and verification.”

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly/company/career/benefits.html & https://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/company/career/benefits.aspx

Manage Your Benefits Resources | YBR | United Airlines Account

Current employees and retirees of United Airlines can access resources to manage their benefits, health tools and more. Access FOR YOUR BENEFIT (FYB) to manage your personal benefits and perform other related transactions.

Current Employees – Login / Sign in:

New Employees – Register / Enroll:

  • to the following webpage: https://leplb0150.upoint.alight.com/web/united
  • Find and click on the link titled: Are you a new user?
  • Enter Your Personal Identification Information: Last 4 Digits of SSN & Date of Birth
  • Click on the button titled: Continue


If you enroll within your first 31 days of hire, your coverage becomes effective on your first day. If you do not enroll within your first 31 days of hire, you will need to wait to enroll until the next annual open enrollment, unless you experience a qualified coverage change event (new baby, marriage, divorce, etc.). Go to Your Benefit Resources to enroll. See above.

United Awards:

  • Named to Indeed.com’s List of Top 50 Workplaces for 2019

  • Named as one of the BEST PLACES TO WORK for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in 2019

  • Named as a BEST PLACE TO WORK FOR DISABILITY INCLUSION by the DEI 100% Disability Equality Index in 2019

  • Ranked 55 on Glassdoor’s 100 Best Places to Work in 2018