United Reaches Deals With SkyWest Airlines, GoJet Airlines to Provide United Express Service

Enhanced Service to Be Provided With CRJ-700 Aircraft

CHICAGO, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — United Airlines announced today that it has reached agreements with United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines and GoJet Airlines, a subsidiary of Trans States Holdings, to provide approximately 30 aircraft that will operate under the United Express name by the first quarter of 2006.

“We are pleased to introduce a superior product, offering a first-class cabin, as well as Economy Plus seating on the CRJ-700s these two carriers will operate,” says Sean Donohue, United’s vice president for United Express and Ted. “Customer feedback on the aircraft has been very positive, and our passengers will appreciate the additional seat comfort, headroom and aisle space the aircraft provide.”

The agreements announced today are a result of the request for proposal that United announced last November. Of these 30 aircraft, SkyWest will operate 20 and GoJet will operate ten 70-seat Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft under the United Express brand. The first aircraft, operated by GoJet, will begin flying in August on routes to be announced at a later date.

These 30 aircraft will fly on some routes previously operated for United by Air Wisconsin Airlines. As the company indicated in an announcement to employees late last month, United also is considering reductions in the United Express fleet to further reduce spending on U.S. domestic capacity, given high fuel prices and the current fare levels.

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 more than 700 destinations in more than 130 countries worldwide. United’s 61,200 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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