Reach for the Stars with United Airlines and Win Red Carpet Seating to the 2007 Academy Awards(R)

Mileage Plus members can log on to for a chance to win a Red Carpet Package Grand Prize

CHICAGO, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — A few lucky United customers will have the opportunity to see their favorite stars — up close and personal — walk down the legendary red carpet at the 2007 Academy Awards. When customers log on to and register for the “Reach for the Stars” promotion, they will have a chance to win a pair of red carpet bleacher seats to the 2007 Academy Awards.

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for our customers to win a chance to see Hollywood’s most talented stars at the 2007 Academy Awards,” said Ken Feldman, United’s vice-president-Loyalty & e-commerce. “Customers who play this online trivia game will have an interactive opportunity to learn more about the ease of searching for the lowest available United fares and booking travel on”

“We’re excited to offer United customers an opportunity to experience the glamour of Hollywood and be a part of a national celebration,” said Beth Harris, director of awards marketing for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Beginning Feb. 1, 2006, through March 5, 2006, customers can register for the contest at and play the “Reach for the Stars” promotion for a chance to win a Red Carpet Package Grand Prize. The package includes a pair of coveted red carpet bleacher seats to the 2007 Academy Awards and two roundtrip tickets to Los Angeles with three days and two nights hotel accommodations. Other prizes include 5,000 Mileage Plus(R) bonus miles or a one-time pass to visit a United Red Carpet Club(R). Once registered, customers answer online trivia and advance to the instant win game for a chance to win prizes. The Web site instantly notifies customers by e-mail if they are potential winners of the sweepstakes and provides instructions for validation if they are the recipient of any awards. Participants can play as often as once a day and must be Mileage Plus members. If participants are not Mileage Plus members, they can register at or follow the links and instructions to sign up for an account when they log onto

Customers will earn 1,000 bonus miles every time they purchase qualifying travel at, which also offers the guaranteed lowest United fares. Customers can also earn 500 bonus miles each time they check in for a United flight using EasyCheck-in Online** at 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.

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** EasyCheck-In Online Terms and Conditions

EasyCheck-In Online Bonus Miles Terms and Conditions Promotional period valid November 15, 2005 through June 30, 2006. 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 only. Must check in using Mileage Plus Number. Bonus not valid for check in outside of domestic 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 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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