United offers free Spritz Society cocktails on flights to Italy


Just in time for summer, United will offer complimentary Spritz Society premium sparkling cocktails on board select flights to Italy. These new award-winning cocktails will be available on United’s expanded seasonal flights between Chicago and Milan starting May 6 and on the airline’s summer flights between New York/Newark and Rome starting May 26. Customers can also purchase Spritz Society cocktails for $2 at the Chicago O’Hare and Newark United ClubSM locations for the first month they are available on board that airport.

Spritz beverages originated in the Veneto region of Italy in the late 1800s and have grown in popularity in recent years, with the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States reporting a 42.3% year-over-year sales increase. the other for premixed cocktails.

“Spritz cocktails have become synonymous with summer and offer a taste of Europe. Given the origin of the drink, we thought what better place to serve them than on board our flights to Italy,” said Luc Bondar, Vice President of Marketing and Loyalty at United and President from MileagePlus. “Our customers will love everything about these festive cocktails, especially the taste – one of the reasons we chose Spritz Society is their focus on quality, natural ingredients.”

Spritz Society sparkling cocktails are made with just six or fewer ingredients in each box and include real white wine from California-harvested grapes. Available in four delicious flavors including Blood Orange, Pineapple, Lemon, and Grapefruit, each 8.4 oz can contains 6% alcohol and 120 calories. During the limited-time United offer, Grapefruit will be available on board and Grapefruit and Blood Orange will be available at United Club locations.

“We are delighted to be working with United to make the Spritz Society available to their customers at select lounges and on two seasonal routes in Italy,” said Ben Soffer, Spritz Society Founder and CEO. “Spritz Society puts a fun twist on the classic Italian cocktail and is made with real wine, real flavors and real ingredients – it’s the perfect drink to enhance the Italy travel experience with United.”

These beverages will only be available for a limited time when traveling with United

Complimentary on two seasonal itineraries from the United States to Italy

  • May 6 to August 6, Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP)
  • May 26 to August 26, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO)

For the purchase of $2 at United Club locations at two major US airports

  • May 6 – June 6, Chicago O’Hare
  • May 26 – June 26, Newark

About United

United’s common goal is “Connecting people. Unite the world. From our US hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, DC, United operates the most comprehensive global route network among North American carriers. United is bringing back our customers’ favorite destinations and adding new ones to become the best airline in the world.

About the Spritz Company

Spritz Society was founded on the idea that taste matters, because life is too short for drinks you don’t like. So we take real, recognizable ingredients and pack them into convenient fizzy cocktails you can take anywhere. Made with 100% real wine, real flavors and real ingredients, each 8.4 oz. can contains 6% ABV and 120 calories.

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