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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
 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 simply need to enter their
          Mileage Plus number and password. New users to the
          site are invited to register or can access 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, 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. 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.