United Airways rolls out inflight meals and drinks pre-ordering
United Airways has launched a brand new pre-order service for inflight meals and drinks, which could be accessed by way of the service’s cell app and web site. The brand new service is out there for all passengers and could be booked as much as 5 days earlier than their flight.
United’s pre-order know-how is an extension of the airline’s contactless cost platform that permits clients to retailer cost info in a digital pockets. The pre-order possibility is now out there on choose flights departing from Chicago to Orange County, Sacramento and San Diego, and can broaden to all flights over 1,500 miles by early fall.
Toby Enqvist, Chief Buyer Officer, United, stated: “Our new pre-order possibility displays the shopper expertise transformation happening at United – clients in our economic system cabins can have a straightforward, handy manner to decide on their snack or drink, and our flight attendants can transfer by way of the cabin sooner, delivering extra personalised service. This new function additionally builds on our current contactless cost know-how, which has enabled us to soundly resume our inflight meals and beverage programme on choose flights.”
5 days previous to departure, clients will see an possibility within the Reservation Particulars part of the United app or on United.com to pre-order meals and beverage objects out there for his or her particular flight. Prospects may also obtain an e mail notifying them when pre-order is out there. Prospects in economic system class can pre-order snacks and drinks from United’s buy-on-board menu. They are going to be requested to enter their bank card info however won’t be charged till the objects are served to them onboard.
Prospects in premium class can choose their meal possibility straight from the United app or web site. As soon as they make their choice, they may get a receipt emailed to them.
For travellers seeking to buy drinks and snack objects whereas onboard, United’s contactless cost platform permits them to retailer their cost info in a digital pockets on the United app and on United.com previous to departure.