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UA is now posting their flight earnings very soon after arrival (hours, same day, ..)

Old Apr 2, 19, 2:44 pm
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Same day mileage posting?

I was on AMS-IAD today, and noticed that my miles for the flight had already posted. That's a record! Anybody else seeing faster than usual mileage posting?
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Old Apr 2, 19, 2:46 pm
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Originally Posted by Condition One View Post
I was on AMS-IAD today, and noticed that my miles for the flight had already posted. That's a record! Anybody else seeing faster than usual mileage posting?
There have been a few reports of posting in 24 hours. My recent trips posted a bit faster than normal something between 24 to 48 hours.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 2:48 pm
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Are you sure you didn't take a Delta flight out of AMS?
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Old Apr 2, 19, 2:50 pm
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My suspicion is that the departure date is the determinant variable. So when flying east to west, you will find your flights posting sooner than the other way.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 2:52 pm
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I've had a SEA-ORD-NRT-GUM flight where the SEA-ORD credit posted before I landed in GUM. It was a redeye so that may have something to do with it. It took 48+ hours for the remaining segments to credit.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 3:02 pm
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Originally Posted by WineCountryUA View Post
There have been a few reports of posting in 24 hours. My recent trips posted a bit faster than normal something between 24 to 48 hours.
I'm talking about within 3 hours of landing. I'm hoping it'll be the start of a new trend, but knowing United's IT, I think this is a one-off.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 3:14 pm
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My flight to PBI landed less than 4 hours ago, and the flight has already posted to my MP account. Wow! UA tech actually doing something more efficiently!
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Old Apr 2, 19, 3:31 pm
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It was not a fool day joke!

My SFO-PVG leaving at 4:25 pm on April 1 was posted on my account; but the earlier connection flight was not! So, it may not be once off.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 4:24 pm
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I arrived at 5 am on a red-eye from LAS this morning and after seeing this thread, went to my account and it has already posted.
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Old Apr 2, 19, 4:37 pm
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My early morning flight from yesterday still has not posted. (8 AM arrival).

Guess YMMV
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Old Apr 2, 19, 5:00 pm
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Flew the EWR > LHR puddle-hopper on Mar 31 at 21:00 Eastern and noticed around noon eastern on Apr 1 that the flight posted. Still waiting on my AC flights to post...

Originally Posted by Kmxu View Post
My SFO-PVG leaving at 4:25 pm on April 1 was posted on my account; but the earlier connection flight was not! So, it may not be once off.
I wonder if UA uses a different system for crediting miles from UA vs UX? Perhaps the mainline system only got the update?

Safe Travels,

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Old Apr 2, 19, 5:20 pm
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I flew three legs Monday 1 April (no joke LOL) PHL-IAH-HNL-GUM Less than two hours after landing at GUM Tuesday evening GUM time the HNL-GUM flight had posted to my account. Nothing yet for the others. Normally my morning PHL-IAH posts the following evening at about 36 hours and sometimes 48 hours later. YMMV
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Old Apr 2, 19, 7:19 pm
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In the United Club after just (20 minutes ago) getting off of DEN-SFO. My flight has already posted to my account. Incredible!
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Old Apr 2, 19, 7:32 pm
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Originally Posted by GBadger View Post
In the United Club after just (20 minutes ago) getting off of DEN-SFO. My flight has already posted to my account. Incredible!
pmUA flights used to post within a few hours (early next morning if late evening flight.) So took better part of a decade to remove whatever bug in CO software changed posting to 2-day lag. Sad that we’re excited to return to normal...
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Old Apr 2, 19, 9:49 pm
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6 hrs after den-slc this morning. Wow!
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