United Airlines Revises Ticket Policies for Travel Affected by Hurricane Dennis

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) today has revised its ticketing policies for its customers with travel plans to and from New Orleans likely to be affected by Hurricane Dennis. Effective immediately, these policies apply to all customers ticketed on or before July 7, 2005, for travel on July 9 – 11, 2005 to or from Tampa and Ft. Myers, Fla., and New Orleans on any United, United Express, Ted or United code-share flight. To make these changes, passengers must call United’s reservations line at 1-800-241-6522 by midnight on their original travel date.

For customers currently en route who would like to return to their point of origin, all rules and restrictions regarding standard change fees, day or time applications, and/or minimum stay or Saturday night-stay requirements have been waived. Customers may make a change to their flight reservation on or before July 11, 2005 for any available flight to or from Tampa and Ft. Myers, Fla., and New Orleans.

Customers with unused tickets for travel within this time period may also reschedule their travel between the same origin and destination without a change fee. Rescheduled travel for the same itinerary must meet the same rule and booking code restrictions in order to guarantee the original fare. Rescheduled travel on flights and/or dates that do not meet the original restrictions may be subject to higher fares.

These temporary policies also apply to any Mileage Plus(R) tickets that meet these same date and itinerary guidelines.

Customers are advised to visit United’s Web site at http://www.united.com/ or to call 1-800-241-6522 for information on canceled or rescheduled flights as the storm progresses. United will continue to monitor Hurricane Dennis and temporarily adjust its ticketing policies as necessary.

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