Sail Away for Triple Miles With United Airlines

United Mileage Plus Members Earn Big Rewards for Using Mileage Plus Visa to Purchase a Cruise Vacation Through United Cruises

CHICAGO, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United customers now get rewarded for kicking up their heels on the deck of a cruise ship, as they can earn triple miles by using their Mileage Plus(R) Visa(R) cards to purchase a United Cruises(SM) vacation.*

“We are delighted to provide our customers with one more reason to enjoy a springtime cruise by offering this great triple-mile bonus incentive,” says Arnold Lewis, vice president-Marketing Programs. “Showing our appreciation for our most loyal customers is important to us, and one way we are thrilled to do so is with the outstanding offerings of the Mileage Plus program.”

Dream vacations all over the world are available on United Cruises. From sailing through the Panama Canal to luxuriating on deck under the Mediterranean sun or spying whales off the Alaskan coast, the most exciting destinations can soon become a reality on your calendar with a United Cruises purchase.

United Cruises currently provides Mileage Plus members mileage-earning opportunities on 31 different cruise lines — more than any other frequent flyer program. Mileage Plus is also the only frequent flyer program that allows its members to redeem miles on any cruise vacation with redemptions starting as low as 10,000 miles.**

The triple miles cruise offer is valid on bookings made between April 1 and June 30, 2005, and is applicable on any United Cruises booking made using a Mileage Plus Visa as the form of payment. For more information, visit or call 1-888-UAL2SEA (825-2732).

About United Mileage Plus

United Mileage Plus, with over 45 million enrolled members, has been voted the best frequent flyer program by readers of Business Traveler for the past nine years (1996-2004) and by Travel Savvy magazine (2004). Members earn miles by flying on United, Ted(sm), United Express or Star Alliance airlines, or by purchasing products or services through its comprehensive network of over 100 participating Mileage Plus partners at over 10,000 locations worldwide. Mileage Plus also offers one of the most extensive selections of award travel destinations, including over 700 destinations in more than 130 countries. For more information, a complete list of Mileage Plus partners, or to enroll, visit .

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 .

* Terms and Conditions: Triple miles applicable on any cruise booking made using a Mileage Plus(R) Visa(R) as the form of payment . Valid on bookings made through 6/30/05. Miles accrued, awards issued and bonus offers are subject to the rules of the United Mileage Plus program. United, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents are not responsible for any products and services of other participating companies and partners. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks after completed qualifying 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 .

** Mileage Plus members can redeem miles for the entire amount of a cruise or for partial payment of the cruise with a minimum redemption of 10,000 miles. For complete details about cruise redemptions, call 1-888-UAL2SEA.

*** 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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