United Announces Double Elite Opportunity

United Airlines (OTCBB: UALAQ.OB) today announced that it will offer Mileage Plus members worldwide the opportunity to earn double elite qualifying* miles on all paid United and United Express flights from October 15 through December 15, 2003.Ê

To take advantage of this offer Mileage Plus members must register at united.com/doubleEQM, enter their Mileage Plus number and pay a one-time-only fee of $100 (USD).

“We are very pleased to offer Mileage Plus members additional opportunities to secure 2004 elite status by flying on United, so they can enjoy all of the privileges and benefits that come with that status,” said Scott Praven, senior vice president of Marketing for United.Ê “We are committed to continually improving our program with unique and enticing offers that recognize and reward our customers, as well as help us enhance our program to maintain its award-winning position.”

*The promotional Elite Qualifying Miles awarded with this offer are not valid for award redemption, but do count toward 2004 Premier, Premier Executive and Premier Executive 1K status.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Offer valid for travel between October 15, 2003 and December 15, 2003. Qualifying travel must be posted to Mileage Plus account to qualify for the offer on/before December 31, 2003. Offer valid on flights operated by United and United Express® only and not applicable on United-marketed code-share flights operated by other carriers. Elite Qualifying Miles will be credited on December 31, 2003. Registration and payment must be completed by December 15, 2003. A one-time-only $100 (USD) fee is required. Promotional Elite Qualifying Miles are not valid for award redemption. Offer is combinable. Double Elite Qualifying Miles in this offer are defined as two times the actual flight miles posted to your account for flights taken during the promotional period. This offer is neither transferable nor refundable.Ê Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger and additional taxes may apply for international residents. Offer valid for all paid, published fares and not valid on government fares. Mileage Plus number must be provided prior to flight departure for trip to qualify. Offer subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. United reserves the right to change or terminate the Mileage Plus program at any time without notice. United and Mileage Plus are registered service marks. For complete details about the Mileage Plus program, visitÊwww.united.com. (MPW 053)


About Mileage Plus: Enjoy award travel worldwide with United® Mileage Plus®. With over 42 million enrolled members, Mileage Plus has been voted the number one frequent flyer program by readers of Business Traveler magazine for seven years running. Mileage Plus members can earn miles and redeem awards to nearly 700 destinations in more than 120 countries when you fly United or any one of the 15 Star AllianceTM member airlines.Ê Mileage Plus members also can earn and redeem miles with nine other non-Star Alliance partner airlines.Ê 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®, dine at a restaurant, shop or invest online - and more - with over 100 Mileage Plus partners around the world.Ê For more information or to enroll, visitÊunited.com/mileageplus.Ê