United Expands Service to Central America


United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) today announced that it will add new seasonal weekend service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL) and Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA) starting December 13, 2002 through February 9, 2003.

The LAX-SAL service will be flown using Airbus 320 aircraft configured for two classes of service with United’s popular Economy Plus product. United currently flies between Los Angeles and San Salvador, Monday through Friday.


The LAX-GUA weekend service will be flown using Boeing 757 aircraft, configured with 24 seats in United First and 158 seats in United Economy. United currently operates daily flights between Los Angeles and Guatemala City with continuing service to San Jose, Costa Rica.


“These additional flights complement United’s extensive Latin America service from our Los Angeles hub,” said Sean Donohue, United Airlines vice president - North America Sales. “We’re proud to offer our customers additional travel opportunities to Central America during the upcoming holiday season.”


United Airlines operates more than 1,900 flights a day on a route network that spans the globe. News releases and other information about United Airlines can be found at the company’s website at www.united.com

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