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United flight attendants to $100 per credit card sold in the flight, the submission of claims

The carrier is rumored to begin with the obligatory, the promotion of credit cards by the flight crews on all flights.

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Coffee? Water? Travel rewards credit card? According to a travel blog, such as midflight places of United Airlines flight attendants for carrier-sponsored credit cards are rumored to soon start — much to the chagrin of many frequent flyers.

On July 11, Skift reported that United is obliged to the promotion of the airline credit cards on every flight, both domestic and international, by the flying staff. The quote from the “leaked internal documents,” the outlet said as of Sept. 1 staff will receive new training on offer, for which United is doubling their bonus — the airline pays flight attendants $100 stipends from the current $50, for the successful sign up of new customers, according to Skift.

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As noted by SF Gate, United and Chase recently rolled a new United Explorer Card, in the hope of attracting consumers with the sign-up bonuses of between 40,000 and 60,000 km after reaching select the implementation of the objectives.

Although United does not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment on the issue of the airline offered the Los Angeles Times made the following statement:

“We are introducing a new training program for our co-branded credit card specially designed for flight attendants, as this group has the most involvement with our customers,” a representative said. “Our crew on board are effective ambassadors, who can best communicate to our customers at the time that the benefits of the United Explorer card.”

Meanwhile, commentators on Twitter to voice their dissonance with the notion of midflight sales pitches.

I will not fly on your airline to the back of this RIDICULOUS idea of the flight attendants, the sale of credit cards, it @united.

— jarrod (@jbhicks33), 16 July 2018

“I will not fly on your airline to the back of this RIDICULOUS idea of the flight attendants, the sale of the credit cards, @united,” a critic clapped their hands.

United Airline flight attendants for their and my safety, or sell me snacks, drinks, legroom, and credit cards? This after paying $25 to check a bag. What is BYOS? Bring Your Own Chair? @united @FAASafetyBrief #WhatPissesYouOff

— N (@SwampPump), 16 July 2018

“United Airline stewardesses their for my safety, or sell me snacks, drinks, legroom, and credit cards? This after paying $25 to check a bag. What is BYOS? Bring Your Own Chair?” another snarky commenter replied.

The newest @united – force flight attendants in the sale of their credit cards. $100 incentive for every sale. Very sad for these workers.

— Veronica (@veronicaraye) July 17, 2018

“The last @united – force flight attendants in the sale of their credit cards. $100 incentive for every sale. Very sad for these employees,” an agreed.

All @United passengers have to try to sell, the flight attendants products of their companies when they are trying to sell credit cards.
Airline greed sucks!#Fight@Delta @AmericanAir @KLM @Qantas @AirCanada @emirates @SouthwestAir @TravelLeisure @travelchannel @CNN @FoxNews pic.twitter.com/MgkQwLg0zR

— Oprah (@VillaBlancUH) July 14, 2018

“All @United passengers have to try to sell, the flight attendants products of their companies when they are trying to sell credit cards. Airline greed sucks!” said another.

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Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter via @JaninePuhak

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