United Named Best Frequent Flier Program

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) today announced that it has been named as the airline with the best frequent flier program by Business Traveler magazine.  This is the seventh straight year the United Mileage Plus program has been named by Business Traveler magazine as the best frequent flier program.

“We are grateful that the readers of Business Traveler have once again selected United Mileage Plus best frequent flyer program for the seventh consecutive year,” said Robert Sahadevan, Senior Vice President, Mileage Plus, UAL Loyalty Services, Inc.  “We continually strengthen our program and add new partners each year,  and this honor offers further validation of the value of our program to our 40 million enrolled members.”

An independent research firm has conducted the annual survey of Business Traveler readers for the past fourteen years.  However, the question regarding the best frequent flyer program has only been asked since 1996, and Mileage Plus has won this distinction every year it has been awarded.

Enjoy award travel worldwide with Mileage Plus®. With over 40 million enrolled members, Mileage Plus has been voted the number one frequent flyer program by readers of Business Traveler for seven years running. You can earn miles and redeem awards to over 800 destinations in more than 120 countries when you fly United or one of our 14 Star Alliance member airlines. Mileage Plus members can also earn and redeem miles with 10 partner airlines. Earn miles when you stay at a hotel, rent a car, make a long-distance phone call, make a purchase on your Mileage Plus Visa®, shop or invest online - and more - with over 100 Mileage Plus partners around the world. For more information or to enroll, visit united.com/mileageplus.  United operates more than 1,900 flights a day on a route network that spans the globe.  News releases and other information about United can be found at the company`s website at www.united.com.