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United Announces Introduction of Plus Points

Chicago-based United Airlines has announced the introduction of PlusPoints, an upgraded benefit for the carrier’s premier customers. Beginning December 4, PlusPoints will replace Regional Premier Upgrades (RPU) and Global Premier Upgrades (GPU) which are used to upgrade a passenger from economy to a premier cabin. The introduction of the new points will allow customers to redeem 20 PlusPoints for one RPU and 40 PlusPoints for one GPU. Each premier customer’s RPU and GPU will also be converted to PlusPoints. In…