INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT COMING TO PERSONAL DEVICES ABOARD UNITED
United Airlines is rolling out its own personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft. With this new service, sponsored by the MileagePlus Explorer Card, you can choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of charge on your personal device.
To use the service, download the latest United app from the iTunes App Store for your mobile device. Android and other mobile devices are not fully supported at this time. Laptops do not require the app to access the system.
Some programs require a browser plug-in on your laptop or the latest United App on your Apple iOS. This can be downloaded at any time during your flight without purchase of United WiFi. Other programs can be watched through the United Portal on your browser with no plug-in or app required.You can start, stop, rewind, pause and switch your movie or TV show anytime.
United is adding the system to its fleet and says it plans to have it aboard all domestic aircraft by the end of 2014.You can check the amenities on board your specific flight 48 hours prior to flight time by visiting united.com or using the United app.