United launches six new flights

United Airlines is launching six new daily routes, beginning Sept. 6. The routes will provide more travel options for customers, especially for those traveling to United’s hub airports, which offer connections to hundreds of worldwide destinations.Tickets are on sale now.

  The new flights include:
  —San Francisco-Toronto (daily service on a United Airbus-319)
  —Los Angeles-Vancouver (twice daily service on an explusSM CRJ-700)

The following new flights represent the only nonstop service between these cities:

  —Denver-Grand Rapids, Mich. (daily service on an explus CRJ-700)
  —Los Angeles-Oklahoma City (daily service on an explus CRJ-700)
  —Washington Dulles-Albuquerque, N.M. (daily service on a United Airbus-
  —Washington Dulles-Birmingham, Ala. (daily service on a United
    Express(R) CRJ-200)

  All routes and frequencies are subject to change.


“These year-round flights are key to growing United’s service at our largest airports and providing customers in smaller regions with better access to our global route network,” says Gregory Taylor, senior vice president- Planning.

Three of the new routes will be served by the United Express regional jet service, explus, which offers more premium seats than any other regional jet carrier, including the amenities of United First(R) and the extra legroom of Economy Plus(R).

Customers will earn 1,000 bonus miles every time they purchase qualifying travel at united.com, which also offers the guaranteed lowest United fares. Customers can also earn 500 bonus miles each time they check in for a United flight using EasyCheck-in Online at united.com by June 30, 2006. Both of these bonus mile offers enable customers to earn an additional 2,000 miles per flight.