United Airlines Launches Map Fare Search by Google Flights + “Where I’ve Been Feature”
United Airlines implemented Google Flight Search-powered map fare search today. The airline claims to be the first US airline to offer interactive map search.
Map Search lets you compare and book flights by departure city, budget, and destination, including national parks, skiing, snorkeling/scuba, and cultural sites.
Customers can compare travel to several places in one search with our desktop and mobile tool's map view of fares.
“We’ve reinvented flight searching and introduced something new for our customers that is simpler, provides better results, and is easy to use,” said Linda Jojo
Executive Vice President for Technology and Chief Digital Officer. “We use Google's Flight Search technology to offer an all-in-one solution
That simplifies the search process and helps our customers find the best flights.”Over the past few months, customers have shown growing interest in flights to areas where they can social distance and recreate responsibly,
Thus many geographical filters, such the ‘national park’ option, were added. MileagePlus members can examine all of their United travels in Map Search in addition to filtering options
The map will show your travels with the “Where I've Been” function. How Map Search Works:
Over a dozen map search filters are available:
Flights without stops on specific or flexible dates.
one-way or round-trip
Customers can also select their departure city
Maximum price, and destination type, including popular destinations for the following offerings:National Parks BeachesCulture
Food and Drink Explore the outdoorCulture Food and Drink