United Airlines Says ‘Mele Kalikimaka’ With a Hawaiian Fare Sale for the Holidays

Travel from Hawaii to the Mainland U.S. This Holiday Season!

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines has launched its annual “Mele Kalikimaka” fare sale — which means Merry Christmas in Hawaiian — for 2005/2006 yuletide travel from Hawaii to the mainland United States.

Flights included in the sale originate from the Big Island (Hawaii), Kauai, Maui and Oahu (Honolulu). United’s nonstop service from Honolulu or Maui/Kona to Chicago, in addition to the daily flights to San Francisco, Los Angeles and Denver, makes it even easier to get to the mainland.

Sample each-way fares based on required roundtrip purchase include:

Honolulu Los Angeles or Las Vegas $199
Honolulu Chicago $259
Honolulu New York City* $279
Maui Seattle or Los Angeles $219
Maui San Francisco $209
Kauai San Francisco $216
Honolulu Boston* $239
Honolulu Washington, D.C. $279
Maui Pittsburgh $303
Kona Philadelphia $303
Kauai Baltimore $303

Tickets must be purchased at least seven days in advance of travel and require a three-day minimum stay. Fares must originate from Hawaii between Dec. 1 and Dec. 25, 2005. Return travel to Hawaii must take place between Dec. 29, 2005 and Jan. 8, 2006. Book a paid, qualifying flight through united.com to earn 1,000 bonus miles. See fare facts below for more information. *Portions of some service will be provided by United Express carriers or code-share partners.

FARE FACTS: Fares above are each way based on required roundtrip purchase on united.com for United Economy(R) travel. Tickets purchased through United reservation offices are $5-per-ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $10-per-ticket higher. Fares purchased through other distribution channels may also be higher. When purchasing from United, always go to united.com to find United’s lowest fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates. Purchase Requirements: Tickets must be purchased at least 7 days in advance and ticketed within 24 hours of making reservations. Sale fares apply to U.S. point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously. Travel Days/Dates: Fares above are valid for travel from Hawaii between 12/1/05 and 12/25/05 and to Hawaii between 12/29/05 and 1/8/06. Fares for other days of the week are higher. Blackout Dates: None. Min./Max. Stay: A 3-night minimum stay is required and the maximum stay is 60 days. Stopovers: Permitted in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Seattle or Portland, OR for $60 and Phoenix or Las Vegas for $100. Additional Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.20 per flight segment tax. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 maximum per roundtrip or Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18, which may be collected depending on the itinerary. Fares for Hawaii and Alaska do not include a $7 (each-way) departure tax. Itinerary Changes: Tickets are non-refundable. No changes may be made after ticketed departure date for any portion of the ticket. Tickets whose reservations are cancelled prior to the ticketed departure date are valid for travel one year from the original issuance date. Changes made on or before departure are subject to fare rules and a service charge of $100. If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value. Other Conditions: Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations.

About United

United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) is the world’s second largest airline and 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 58,500 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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