United Airlines today
announced that it is offering discounted fares in over 150
domestic markets during the upcoming Easter weekend
for customers who book their travel at the airline’s Web
United’s E-Fare® specials are being offered for
round-trip travel on flights operated by United Airlines,
United Shuttle and United Express (Air Wisconsin
Airlines, Inc. and SkyWest), for travel beginning April 21
or 22, 2000, and for return travel dates of April 24, 25
or 26, 2000.
The sale prices are available exclusively at
www.united.com by clicking on E-Fares from the home
page. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, April 21,
2000, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time.
Sample round-trip fares include:
Denver to New York-LaGuardia - $271
Chicago to Cincinnati - $114
Los Angeles to San Francisco - $117
Washington Dulles-Philadelphia - $160
Registered users of united.com simply need to enter their
Mileage Plus number and password. New users to the
site are invited to register or can access united.com by
taking advantage of the convenient “guest” log-on feature
Seats are limited and available only on a round-trip basis.
Tickets are nonrefundable and require immediate
purchase by credit card when reservations are made. A
Saturday night stay is required. Fares displayed do not
include Passenger Facilities Charges of up to $12, which
may be imposed depending on itinerary or a $2.50 tax
per flight segment. Flights displayed include a fuel
surcharge of $10 each way. The credit card owner must
be present at time of airport check-in. E-Fare tickets are
non-refundable, but may be changed for a $75 per ticket
service charge provided the new itinerary meets the
requirements of this offer.
In addition to special Internet offers like the current
Easter sale and E-Fares posted on a weekly basis for
last-minute discount travel, united.com empowers
consumers with the ability to purchase travel with over
500 airlines; register to receive weekly e-mail notification
of discounted E-Fares; and register for a new flight
paging service that advises travelers of delays and
cancellations on United flights via e-mail, text-enabled
cellular phone or alphanumeric pager. United’s frequent
flyers can use the site to track Mileage Plus account
information, request upgrades and redeem miles for
award travel online.
United.com was recently rated the best airline Web site
by Gomez Advisors in their Spring 2000 Report Card.
The site was also one of a handful of airline Web sites to
make the Peppers and Rogers “Top 25,” an elite group
of Web sites chosen from over 400 different sites from a
variety of industries.