United Continental Holdings, Inc. has announced that Mileage Plus will be the name of the new loyalty program for the combined United and Continental airlines. The OnePass program will officially end on Dec. 31, 2011 and OnePass members will automatically be enrolled in Mileage Plus and their outstanding miles will be transferred into the Mileage Plus program. Until the end of the year, members may link their OnePass and Mileage Plus accounts and transfer miles between them. OnePass members’ 2011 elite qualifying activity will also be recognized for 2012 Mileage Plus elite status. Cardholders of Chase OnePass credit cards, including OnePass Plus and Presidential Plus, will continue to earn miles and card benefits in the Mileage Plus program.
All of the details about the new Mileage Plus program have not yet been revealed and United Continental Holdings said that “specific details of the 2012 Mileage Plus program, including mileage expiration, account numbers, lifetime status, elite tiers, qualification and benefits” will be announced later this year. Visit http://www.unitedcontinentalholdings.com for more information.