United Airlines Announces New Ted Flights to Select Sun Destinations

Service to Florida, California, Mexico and the Caribbean Comprises Part of 20 Percent Fleet Expansion Unveiled in March

Begins September 7, 2005

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines today announced that beginning September 7, 2005, and continuing through the fall, it will launch new Ted(SM) service to popular destinations in the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean, comprising part of its previously announced 20 percent fleet expansion. Additional routes to be served by Ted’s fleet expansion will be announced in the future.

The multi-route launch meets increasing customer demand for Ted service in these markets, and represents a conversion of several United mainline routes to Ted, as well as one route that is brand new to United. As announced in March, nine Airbus 320 aircraft are being converted from United to the Ted configuration to provide this service.

“We’ve had such positive customer response to Ted in the last year, along with strong financial and operational results, prompting us to continue to launch Ted service in markets with significant low-fare demand,” says Sean Donohue, vice president-Ted and United Express. “We’re pleased to provide our customers additional options for a sun-drenched fall or winter vacation on Ted to great destinations in the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean. Ted customers may also enjoy travel within the United States with this new service, and connect to United’s greater route network.”

Effective September 7, 2005, Ted will offer roundtrip service between San Francisco and Ontario, California, twice daily. This service is brand new to United, and does not represent a conversion of an existing mainline route to Ted.

— Also effective September 7, 2005, the following roundtrip service will
be available on Ted, unless otherwise specified:
Denver to Miami Twice daily
Washington Dulles to Miami Twice daily
Los Angeles to Phoenix Twice daily on Ted,
Four times daily on United Express(R)

— Effective October 2005, the following roundtrip service will be
available on Ted:
Chicago O’Hare to San Juan, Puerto Rico Once daily, effective
Oct. 23
Chicago O’Hare to Miami Twice daily, effective
Oct. 31

— Effective November 15, 2005, the following roundtrip service will be
available on Ted:
Denver to Cancun Once daily
Washington Dulles to Cancun Once daily

— Effective December 18, 2005, the following roundtrip service will be
available on Ted:
Washington Dulles to San Juan, Puerto Rico Once daily

All the new routes are open for sale today, with the exception of San Francisco-Ontario, which opens for sale Saturday, May 28, 2005. Customers who book and fly a paid, qualifying roundtrip flight through flyted.com or united.com by Dec. 31, 2005, earn 1,000 Mileage Plus bonus miles.* The expanded service complements Ted’s existing service to Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean from various points in the United States. For a full schedule, visit http://flyted.com/ .

In its first year, Ted carried more than seven million passengers, achieving a load factor greater than 84 percent. Daily flights have increased as well, from 20 flights per day in February 2004 to 206 flights today. Ted serves more than 27,000 customers each day, to destinations across United’s route network.

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 nearly 800 destinations in 139 countries worldwide. United’s 60,000 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 http://united.com/ .

* 1,000 mile booking bonus offer is effective for bookings made through Dec. 31, 2005, on flyted.com. 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. Roundtrip 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(SM), 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. Please allow 4 to 8 weeks after completing qualifying travel activity for bonus miles to be posted to your Mileage Plus account. The Mileage Plus program, including accruals, awards and bonus miles offers, is subject to change without notice. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. United and Mileage Plus are registered service marks. For complete details about the Mileage Plus program, visit http://www.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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