•   
  •   
  •   

Travel United Airlines Now Answering Cleaning, Safety Questions via Text

21:18  31 july  2020
21:18  31 july  2020 Source:   travelpulse.com

Your ultimate guide to Alaska Airlines partners

  Your ultimate guide to Alaska Airlines partners Editor’s note: At TPG, our top priority is providing our readers with the information needed to make educated decisions about travel and your rewards-earnings strategy. This is not the best time to travel, domestically or internationally, as airlines have cut significant parts of their route network. But we are sharing this information to provide value for …Even if you aren’t on the West Coast or live near an Alaska Airlines hub, you can still get a ton of value from the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan program. Sure, you can use Alaska miles for flights on Alaska Airlines, but the real sweet spots lie in the program’s wide selection of partners.

United Airlines has launched a new chat function allowing customers to simply text their cleaning and safety questions directly to the airline for a quick, contactless response.

a hand holding a cellphone: United introduces the United Automated Assistant chat function © United Airlines United introduces the United Automated Assistant chat function

The new United Automated Assistant allows passengers to text "Clean" to FLYUA (35982) and receive answers to all sorts of questions related to the airline's COVID-19 response, including face mask policies, boarding procedures, touchless check-in options and more.

20 Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Summer Adventures at Home

  20 Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Summer Adventures at Home This summer is likely going to be challenging for both kids and adults — and, if you cancelled your travel plans, you’re likely going to have to make the best of your own backyard. Why not try a good, old-fashioned scavenger hunt? It's a fun family activity that gets everyone moving and might even appeal to teenagers.

Passengers can ask about the ways that United is keeping airports and aircraft clean, what they need to do in advance of their trip and potential changes to service, among other things.

"The travel experience has changed a lot from just a few months ago—we've overhauled our safety and cleaning procedures and this new text functionality makes it easier for our customers to stay informed," Linda Jojo, Executive Vice President for Technology and Chief Digital Officer, said in a statement. "Whether you want to know the latest about our social distancing and face-covering policies or see how the boarding and deplaning process has changed, our Automated Assistant is designed to meet the customer where they are and get them answers in a simple, fast and easy way."

10 years of The Points Guy – 10 big changes in travel in the past decade

  10 years of The Points Guy – 10 big changes in travel in the past decade The Points Guy was launched 10 years ago in June of 2010. It’s been a decade of dramatic change in the business and of dramatic growth for TPG. Here’s just some of the areas of change we’ve seen in the past 10 years: The debut of bigger airports and airport makeovers New airplane technology and improvements, new liveries …Here’s just some of the areas of change we’ve seen in the past 10 years:

The new United Automated Assistant is part of the airline's United CleanPlus program, an enhanced set of health and safety measures that includes partnerships with Clorox and the Cleveland Clinic.

United is also limiting the number of passengers on board its flights in order to allow for physical distancing. The airline said it expected to operate less than 15 percent of its July flights at more than 70 percent capacity.


Gallery: The Airlines Keeping Seats Open This Summer (TravelPulse)

Every Halloween activity ranked by risk level, according to the CDC .
Halloween 2020 may not be canceled, but there are certain activities that the CDC deems higher-risk than others.

usr: 2
This is interesting!