The Fares are so Delightful as United Launches Its Holiday Sale

United Offers Tips for Travel During the Holidays

CHICAGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The holidays are right around the corner, and United is offering its customers low fares and valuable travel tips just in time for the holiday season.

United’s holiday fare sale provides customers a chance to buy low fares to almost anywhere it flies. Customers can book their travel at united.com or call reservations at 1-800-UNITED1 (1-800-864-8331).

Customers will earn 1,000 bonus miles every time they purchase qualifying travel at united.com, which also offers the guaranteed lowest United fares. Starting today, customers can also earn 500 bonus miles each time they check in for a United flight using EasyCheck-in Online** at united.com by June 30, 2006. Both of these bonus mile offers enable customers to earn an additional 2,000 miles per flight. See fare facts below for additional details.

Domestic sample fares on United are each way based on required roundtrip purchase by Nov. 28, 2005. Fares below are valid for travel from Nov. 21, 2005 through Dec. 25, 2005. Sample fares are valid for travel on select off peak days; see below or visit united.com:

— $119 Boston – San Francisco
— $104 Chicago – Denver
— $89 Chicago – New York
— $159 Chicago – San Francisco
— $79 Denver – Las Vegas
— $79 Denver – Phoenix
— $139 Los Angeles – New York
— $139 New York – San Francisco

International sample fares on United are each way based on required roundtrip purchase by Nov. 28, 2005. Fares to Atlantic destinations are valid for travel on any United or Lufthansa operated flight. Travel dates may vary by destination; see below or visit united.com.

— $348 Boston – Rio de Janeiro*
— $465 Chicago – Buenos Aires*
— $285 Chicago – Frankfurt
— $410 Chicago – Shanghai
— $174 New York – London*
— $360 New York – Hong Kong
— $330 San Francisco – Beijing
— $241 Washington D.C. – Brussels*

* For the fares above, service is provided by United Airlines or
Lufthansa, except where noted. Portions of this service may be
operated by the following carriers doing business as United Express(R)
or as codeshare partners: Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation, Austrian
Airlines, bmi, Mesa Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines and
Trans States Airlines.

Once customers book their travel, United suggests arriving at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure time for domestic flights and at least two hours for international flights. In addition, United offers the following suggestions:

— Checking in: United’s Easy Travel services provide customers the
opportunity to access flight schedules and check in before going to
the airport. Customers can check in for their flights from home when
they log on to united.com and can also print boarding passes, check
bags, confirm upgrades and pick seat assignments through United’s
EasyCheck-in self-serve kiosks.

— Wrapped Gifts: Those traveling with gifts as carry-on or checked
baggage should not wrap them. All items are subject to searches,
including wrapped gifts.

— Carry-on Bags: The Federal Aviation Administration allows only one
carry-on bag and one small personal item, such as a briefcase, purse
or laptop. Per the Transportation Security Administration’s security
requirements, United will not allow cutting instruments nor knives of
any size made from any material on its flights. (For additional
information on specific items, please visit http://www.tsa.gov/ .)

— Identification: Customers over the age of 18 must present a
government-issued photo ID (passport, driver’s license, etc.).
International customers must have a valid passport.

About United

United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) operates more than 3,400 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 one of the largest international carriers based in the United States. United is also a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 790 destinations in 138 countries worldwide. United’s 57,000 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.

*U.S./INTERNATIONAL 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 $10 per ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $15 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 for U.S. and Canada destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance and within 24 hours of making reservations, but no later than 11/28/05. Tickets for Atlantic and Pacific destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance and ticketed within 72 hours of making reservations, but no later than 11/28/05. Tickets for Latin Destinations must be ticketed within 72 hours of making reservations, but no later than 11/28/05. Domestic sale fares apply to U.S. and Canada point-of-sale only. International sale fares apply to U.S. point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously. Travel Days/Dates: U.S. and Canada fares shown above are valid for travel on 11/21/05, 11/24/05, 11/25/05, 11/29/05, 11/30/05, 12/6/05, 12/7/05, 12/13/05, 12/14/05 and 12/25/05. U.S. sale fares for travel on other days are higher, except where noted below. Fares for Atlantic destinations are valid Monday through Thursday with travel commencing between 11/21/05 and 12/15/05 or 12/26/05 and 3/31/06. Fares for Latin destinations are valid for travel commencing between 11/7/05 and 2/14/06, except where noted below. For Latin destinations, all travel must be complete by 2/15/06. Fares for Pacific destinations are valid for travel Monday through Thursday for travel commencing between 11/21/05 and 2/28/06. Fares for other days of the week are higher. Blackout Dates: U.S. and Canada fares are not valid for travel on 11/27/05, 12/22/05 or 12/23/05. Fares are not valid for outbound travel to Japan between 12/15/05 and 12/24/05. Fares are not valid for inbound travel from Japan between 12/28/05 and 1/8/06. Fares are not valid for outbound travel to Pacific destinations, excluding Japan, between 12/15/05 and 12/24/05 or between 1/21/06 and 1/28/06. Fares are not valid for inbound travel from Pacific destinations, excluding Japan, between 12/28/05 and 1/8/06 or between 1/30/06 and 2/5/06. Domestic Max./Min. Stay: For U.S. travel commencing 11/21/05 and 11/24/05 a Thursday night minimum stay is required. For travel commencing 11/25/05 and 12/25/05 no minimum stay is required. For all other dates, a 3 night, Friday or Saturday night stay is required. There is no minimum stay for Canada. The maximum stay is 30 days. International Max./Min. Stay: For Atlantic destinations, a Saturday night minimum stay is required. For Pacific destinations, a 6-night minimum stay is required. For Latin destinations, no minimum stay is required. The maximum stay is 30 days. Additional Taxes/Fees: U.S./Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands 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. Fares for Hawaii and Alaska do not include a $7 (each way) departure tax. For travel from Canada, fares do not include U.S. Inspection fees of $7, taxes/fees imposed by the Canadian government of up to $19.50, and a $27.40 international departure and arrival tax if outside of the 225 mile buffer zone. All international fares are subject to U.S. arrival and departure taxes and agricultural, immigrations and customs fees of up to $40. For travel to some countries, additional airport, transportation, embarkation, security, and passenger service taxes/surcharges of up to $124 will apply depending on destination. For return travel from some countries, fares do not include airport and/or departure taxes of up to $36, which may be collected by the foreign government. Itinerary Changes – Domestic: U.S. and Canada 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. Itinerary Changes – International: Tickets are non-refundable, but the return portion may be changed for a fee ($100 for Latin, $150 for Pacific and $200 for Atlantic destinations), provided the new itinerary is within the parameters of this offer, minimum and maximum stay requirements are met, and the origin and destination are not changed. If the reservation is cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the itinerary may be rebooked up to one year from the original ticket issue date for a service charge ($100 for Latin, $150 for Pacific and $200 for Atlantic destinations). If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value. Other Conditions: Fares, fees and taxes are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations. Exceptions for Los Cabos: Fares are valid for travel Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for travel commencing between 12/16/05 and 2/14/06. Exceptions for Puerto Vallarta: Fares are valid for travel Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday for travel commencing between 11/08/05 and 12/14/05. Fares are valid daily for travel commencing between 12/15/05 and 2/14/06. Exceptions for Nassau: Fares are valid for travel Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for travel commencing between 12/16/05 and 2/14/06. Exceptions for St. Thomas: Fares are valid for travel Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday for travel commencing between 12/15/05 and 2/14/06.

**EasyCheck-In Online Terms and Conditions

EasyCheck-In Online Bonus Miles Terms and Conditions Promotional period valid November 15, 2005 through June 30, 2006.

United.com EasyCheck-In online requirements: Check in between 1 and 24 hours prior to your scheduled departure. Travel on a United, Ted or United Express flight. Travel within the U.S including Alaska, Hawaii, San Juan, Puerto Rico, or St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

EasyCheck-In Online restrictions: International (inbound and outbound); Certain flights with special service requests like wheelchair, unaccompanied minor, oxygen, firearm, etc.; Tickets with E-ticket mismatch; Tickets with Service charges due; Groups /passenger on a group ticket; IROP tickets.

Other Conditions: Combinable with other offers. Offer may be earned 10 times up to a maximum of 5,000 miles. No registration is required. Offer valid for travel on paid tickets only and cannot be earned for travel on award tickets. Valid on United, United Express and Ted flights. Bonus valid for checking in on united.com only. Must check in using Mileage Plus Number. Bonus not valid for check in outside of domestic united.com site. 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. 1,000 mile booking bonus offer: 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. Round-trip 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(R), 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. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. Offer valid for residents of US only. Offer subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply.

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