United Boosts Its International Expansion Into Mexico

Applications Filed for Five New Routes From Chicago and Los Angeles

Service Begins This Fall Between San Jose del Cabo and Chicago; Denver and Cozumel; and Denver and Mexico City

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of the new bilateral agreement between the United States and Mexico, United has applied for five new routes* from Chicago and Los Angeles to Mexico. If accepted, the service will begin this winter season.

The applications are all for peak-season service and include two new routes between Chicago and Mexico, including Ted(SM) service to Cancun 11 times a week and daily United service to Puerto Vallarta. In addition, United also applied for three new daily Ted routes between Los Angeles and Mexico — specifically to San Jose del Cabo (Cabo San Lucas), Puerto Vallarta and Cancun.

“Our application for five new leisure routes into Mexico from our hubs in Los Angeles and Chicago reinforces our commitment to strengthening our international service and significant growth into that country,” said Greg Taylor, senior vice president – Planning. “By serving Mexico from all five of United’s hub cities, customers can connect to more destinations in the world.”

In addition to these applications, other new services that are boosting United’s expansion into Mexico include:

— United added a second daily flight between Los Angeles and Mexico City
in June of 2005.
— United will begin Saturday service between Chicago and Los Cabos,
Mexico in October 2005. Beginning Oct. 22, United will add Sunday
service between the two cities, and beginning Dec. 15, service will
increase to four times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday).
— United will begin Saturday service between Denver and Cozumel, Mexico
in November 2005.
— United will begin daily service between Denver and Mexico City in
December 2005.

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 united.com/onlinebooking. United also guarantees you will find their lowest fares on United.com.

* Subject to government approval

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, TedTunes and TedSelect SnackBoxes, 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 flyted.com.

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 58,500 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.

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