United Airlines Offers Nonstop Service to Two Great Western Destinations

United Express to offer the only air service between Denver and Great Falls, Mt.; San Francisco and Albuquerque

CHICAGO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines will offer daily nonstop service between Great Falls, Mont., and Denver and between Albuquerque, N.M., and San Francisco — providing the only nonstop air service between these Great Western cities. Earn 1,000 bonus miles,* when traveling between May 4, 2005, through June 30, 2005, plus an additional 1,000 bonus miles when booking online at united.com.** United Express will offer two round-trip flights per day to each destination.

“We are pleased to be adding service to these two cities,” said Greg Taylor, United’s Senior Vice President-Planning. “Great Falls is new to the United Express network and we are excited about enhancing air service in this community.”

Service to both destinations begins May 4, and tickets are now available. United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate both the Denver-Great Falls and San Francisco-Albuquerque service with two daily flights on 50-seat regional jets.

“More and more Montana communities are economically expanding, and new opportunities can always arise through increased access,” said Sen. Conrad Burns (Mont.), the newly named Chairman of the Senate Aviation Subcommittee. This new service to Great Falls is certainly a great opportunity for the community, and I am excited about United’s ever-growing presence in our state.”

“This route should bring new economic opportunities and ultimately jobs to the Electric City and surrounding area,” said Sen. Max Baucus (Mont.). “And it will provide more options for Montanans who are traveling for work or to visit family and friends.”

Sen. Pete Domenici (N.M.) said, “I am very pleased to learn about United’s new service between Albuquerque and its hub in San Francisco — the first nonstop service on that route. This jet service will mean even more options for travelers using Albuquerque Sunport. These options and the increased activity at Sunport are all good indicators of a growing city.”

Denver-Great Falls is currently priced at $119 for each way based on round-trip purchases before March 19.*** Book flights at http://united.com/greatfallsintro . United also guarantees you will find the lowest fares on united.com.

The addition of both routes increases each city’s access to United’s expansive route network. For example, Albuquerque will have improved access to all of United’s Pacific destinations, including Asia, Australia and Hawaii.

The United schedule for the new daily nonstop service is as follows:

Service between Denver and Great Falls
Origin Destination Departure Arrival Service
Denver Great Falls 11:35 a.m. 1:26 p.m. United Express
Denver Great Falls 8:10 p.m. 10:01 p.m. United Express
Great Falls Denver 7:30 a.m. 9:16 a.m. United Express
Great Falls Denver 3:30 p.m. 5:16 p.m. United Express

Service between San Francisco and Albuquerque
Origin Destination Departure Arrival Service
San Francisco Albuquerque 11:25 a.m. 2:53 p.m. United Express
San Francisco Albuquerque 6:30 p.m. 9:58 p.m. United Express
Albuquerque San Francisco 8:20 a.m. 9:42 a.m. United Express
Albuquerque San Francisco 3:30 p.m. 4:52 p.m. United Express

(Flight times are subject to change.)

About United

United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) is the world’s second largest airline, operating more than 3,500 flights a day on United, United Express and Ted to more than 200 U.S. domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and Washington, D.C. With key global air rights in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and Latin America, United is the largest international carrier based in the United States.**** United is also a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to more than 700 destinations in more than 130 countries worldwide. United’s nearly 61,200 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. News releases and other information about United can be found at the company’s Web site at united.com.

*Terms and Conditions

To qualify for these offers, members must register prior to departure, then purchase and complete one paid qualifying nonstop roundtrip flight between Denver (DEN) and Great Falls, Montana (GTF) or between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and San Francisco (SFO) within the following travel periods. For these offers, roundtrip travel is defined as two each-way trips that depart from and return to the same co-terminal booked in a single reservation under one ticket number. Travel Period: May 4, 2005, through June 30, 2005. Tickets purchased through United reservation offices are $5 per ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $10 per ticket higher. Offer valid for residents of the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands only. Bonus miles will post 6-8 weeks after completed qualifying activity. Offers are combinable with other combinable offers. Each bonus may be earned a maximum of one time. Passenger must be a member of United’s Mileage Plus frequent flyer program for travel to qualify for this offer. You will earn 1,000 bonus miles for purchasing and flying United First (F, A, P fares only), United Business (C, D, Z fares only) or United Economy (Y, B, E, U, M, H, Q, V, W, S fares only). Offer valid on paid, published fares only. Not valid on government fares. Registration Requirement: Passenger must register for this offer prior to travel during the valid travel period of this offer in order to qualify for the program. To register for the DEN-GTF offer, go to htpp://www.united.com/offer/mpd445. To register for the ABQ-SFO offer, go to http://www.united.com/offer/mpd455. E-Ticket(SM) purchase is required. Valid on United Express(R) only, and not applicable on United code-share flights. Bonus miles apply to base flight miles only and do not count towards elite status. Bonus is in addition to paid flight miles and any applicable elite and class-of-service bonuses. Flights must be credited to the Mileage Plus account in order to qualify. Miles accrued, awards issued and bonus offers are subject to the rules of the United Mileage Plus program. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. For complete details about the Mileage Plus program, visit united.com. Offer subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

**1,000-mile online booking bonus: 1,000 mile booking bonus offer is effective for bookings made and travel completed through Dec. 31, 2005. E- Fares and award travel are not eligible for the 1,000 mile booking bonus offer. Bonus miles will be awarded to the passenger booking the flight(s). The passenger booking the flight shall be the united.com registered user logged into the web site. Mileage Plus membership number must be provided at the time of purchase in order to receive the bonus miles awarded in connection with this offer. Roundtrip travel required. A roundtrip is defined as travel from an origin city to a destination city with return travel beginning in the outbound destination city back to the first origin city with all segments on United(R), Ted(SM), or United Express(R). One-way and open-jaw itineraries do not qualify, nor do United-marketed code-share flights operated by other carriers. Qualifying flights must be posted to the Mileage Plus account to qualify for this bonus. Bonus miles do not count toward Elite status. Miles accrued, awards issued and bonus offers are subject to the rules of the United Mileage Plus program. Please allow 4 to 8 weeks after completing qualifying travel activity for bonus miles to be posted to your Mileage Plus account. The Mileage Plus program, including accruals, awards and bonus miles offers, is subject to change without notice. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. United and Mileage Plus are registered service marks. For complete details about the Mileage Plus program, visit http://www.united.com/ .

***U.S. FARE FACTS: Fares above are each-way based on required roundtrip purchase for United Economy(R) travel on United Airlines(R), Ted(SM), and United Express(R) carriers. Tickets purchased through United reservation offices are $5 per ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $10 per ticket higher. Fares purchased through other distribution channels may also be higher. When purchasing from United, always go to united.com to find United’s lowest fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates. Purchase Requirements: Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days in advance and ticketed within 24 hours of making reservations, but no later than March 19, 2005. Domestic sale fares apply to U.S. and Canada point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously. Travel Days/Dates: Fares shown above are valid for travel between May 4, 2005 and June 30, 2005 on all days of the week. Blackout Dates: No blackout dates. Domestic Min./Max. Stay: A 1-night minimum stay is required. The maximum stay is 30 days. Additional Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.20 per flight segment tax. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 maximum per roundtrip or Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18, which may be collected depending on the itinerary. Itinerary Changes – Domestic: Tickets are non-refundable. No changes may be made after ticketed departure date for any portion of the ticket. Tickets whose reservations are cancelled prior to the ticketed departure date are valid for travel one year from the original issuance date. Changes made on or before departure are subject to fare rules and a service charge of $100. If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value. Other Conditions: Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations.

**** Measured by revenue passenger miles as reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation for 12 months ending September 2004, the most recent comparison data available.

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