United Offers Customers A Healthy Alternative Snackbox in Flight


United’s New RightBite Snackbox Includes All Natural, High-Energy Snacks With No Trans Fats

CHICAGO, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United is making it easier for customers to eat well while traveling with its new RightBite snackbox that includes all natural, high-energy snacks with no trans fats.

“Many of our customers have told us eating right while they travel is important to them, and the new RightBite snackbox is ideal for those who crave delicious, healthy snacks,” said Jane Allen, senior vice president-Onboard Service. “We also offer three additional snackbox selections containing an assortment of food that holds something for everyone.”

The new RightBite snackbox includes the following all natural, high-energy snacks:

— Late July(R) organic round saltine crackers
— Wild Garden(TM) hummus dip
— Bumble Bee(R) lemon pepper seasoned tuna
— Newman’s Own(R) organic California raisins
— Fino Selections Gouda cheese
— Stacy’s(R) baked pita chips
— Mini Toblerone(R) chocolate

More than two million snackboxes have been sold on United flights since the company began offering them to customers in January 2005. United currently offers four snackbox selections that sell for $5 each to customers who travel on United flights over three and a half hours or Ted flights over two and half hours in length. Customers can choose from the Jumpstart, Minimeal, Quickpick or RightBite snackbox.

About United

United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) 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 57,000 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/.

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