Ted Flights Launch Today at Chicago’s Midway Airport

CHICAGO, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines today launched nonstop Ted service from Chicago Midway Airport to its hubs at Denver and Washington Dulles.

The new service offers customers on the city’s South Side greater access to all the benefits of United’s nationwide and international network.

“With today’s launch, United now offers cross-town coverage from our hometown of Chicago to points all around the world,” says Sean Donohue, United’s vice president for United Express and Ted. “We’re delighted to offer our Midway customers a low-fare alternative with all the benefits of our award-winning Mileage Plus program, pre-assigned seating and an expanded Economy Plus section.”

Ted now offers three daily flights between Midway and Denver, as well as two daily flights between Midway and Washington Dulles.

About Ted

Ted, launched by United in February 2004, currently operates an average of 214 flights per day, carrying more than 27,000 customers to destinations from its hubs in Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Chicago. Ted continues to offer customers low fares that are simple and easy to understand. Ted operates Airbus A320s that are configured with 156 seats, including a large Economy Plus section of 66 seats with four inches more legroom. Combining outstanding service with unique onboard amenities and entertainment, including Tedevision and TedTunes, along with full participation in United’s award-winning Mileage Plus program, Ted offers a unique experience among low-fare carriers. More information and current fares can be found at http://flyted.com/ .

About United

United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) is the world’s second largest airline, operating 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 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 http://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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