United Airlines Expands Service to Munich

New Nonstop Service Between Chicago and Munich Takes off June 7, 2005

United Offers Bonus Miles for Summer Travelers*

CHICAGO, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United today announced it will launch a daily nonstop flight between Chicago O’Hare and Munich, beginning June 7, 2005. This new service is in addition to United’s existing daily Washington Dulles-Munich service. United’s new flight, open for sale today, complements the Chicago-Munich code-share flight currently operated by Star Alliance partner Lufthansa, giving customers an additional schedule option on the route and timed to provide convenient connections from both cities on United and Lufthansa.

“We are pleased to carry customers from Chicago directly to one of Germany’s main business centers and top tourist destinations,” says Michael Whitaker, United’s vice president of Alliances, International and Regulatory Affairs. “In Munich, travelers experience a city with a unique blend of modern cosmopolitan style and historic Bavarian attractions. The new service is just in time for the busy summer travel season, offering our customers another convenient nonstop flight to Europe. It also further strengthens our alliance network with Lufthansa.”

The new Munich flight joins United’s nonstop daily service from its Chicago hub to the major European cities of Frankfurt, London, Paris and Amsterdam, as well as to other top destinations in Asia and Latin America. In addition to nonstop service to Munich, United also serves Frankfurt, Germany, with two daily nonstop flights from both Chicago and Washington Dulles, and one daily nonstop from San Francisco. Combined, United and Lufthansa provide the most service between the U.S. and Germany.

“Together with our partner United, Chicago customers can fly nonstop to Munich and, from there, on to nearly 100 destinations around the world on Lufthansa,” said Thomas Winkelman, vice president of The Americas for Lufthansa. “Travelers now have more options to enjoy the Bavarian countryside, or take an elephant ride in Delhi.”

Customers who book summer travel on United between Chicago O’Hare and Munich can earn Mileage Plus(R) bonus miles when they purchase and fly a qualifying roundtrip on the route. Earn 10,000 bonus miles in United First(R), 5,000 miles in United Business(R), or 2,500 miles in United Economy(R) with purchase between Feb. 15 and Aug. 31, 2005, for travel between June 7 and Aug. 31, 2005. Customers must register for the special bonus miles offer online at http://united.com/chicagomunich .* In addition, customers who book and fly a paid, qualifying roundtrip flight through united.com by Dec. 31, 2005, earn 1,000 bonus miles by booking their travel at http://united.com/onlinebooking .**

Flight 906 will depart Chicago O’Hare at 5:50 p.m. on June 7 and arrive in Munich at 9:50 a.m. the next day. On June 8, Flight 907 begins operating from Munich at 3:20 p.m. with an arrival time in Chicago of 6:15 p.m. the same day. United will operate the flights with a Boeing 767 aircraft that seats 193 passengers — 10 in United First, 32 in United Business and 151 in United Economy, including 71 in United Economy Plus(R).

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 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.

* Mileage Plus(R) Offer Terms and Conditions

To qualify for this offer, members must register, then purchase and complete one paid qualifying roundtrip flight or two each-way transatlantic segments from the 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands to Europe with transatlantic segments between Chicago (ORD) and Munich, Germany (MUC) on United(R)-operated flights (flight numbers 906 and 907) within the following ticketing and travel periods. For this offer, 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; a segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing.

Ticketing Period: Feb. 15 through Aug. 31, 2005. Travel Period: June 7 through Aug. 31, 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.

Not combinable with other offers. Bonus may be earned an unlimited number of times. Passenger must be a member of United’s Mileage Plus frequent flyer program for travel to qualify for this offer. You will earn 10,000 bonus miles for purchasing and flying published United First(R) (F, A fares only), 5,000 bonus miles for published United Business(R) (C, D fares only), or 2,500 bonus miles for published United Economy(R) flights (Y, B, M fares only). Offer valid on paid, published fares. 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 offer, go to http://www.united.com/chicagomunich . E-Ticket(SM) purchase is required. Valid on United(R), United Express(R) and Ted(SM), 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 terms and conditions: 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/ .

*** 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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