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United Expands California Japan Service

United Airlines today announced it will move up by more than two months the
launch of daily, nonstop service between San Francisco International
Airport and Nagoya, and double the service between Los Angeles
International Airport and Tokyo. Service to the new Central Japan International Airport near Nagoya, Japan,
will now begin March 26, 2005, rather than the original start date of June
1, 2005. In addition, United is also launching a second daily service
between Los Angeles and Narita International Airport serving Tokyo that
will begin flying on June 7, 2005. Both flights open for sale on Saturday,
Nov. 13, 2004. To book a flight, visit .

In addition to meeting customer demand, the earlier start date for Nagoya
service will provide additional air service to and from the Expo 2005
Aichi Japan, which begins March 25, 2005, and is expected to draw
approximately 15 million visitors. The service also will capture the
demand for leisure travel during spring break and the Golden Week (a
series of national holidays between the end of April and the beginning of

“We have received tremendous support from the local business community,
local government officials and the travel industry since the announcement
of our new Nagoya - San Francisco service, and we’re moving up the launch
schedule to better serve the many customers seeking to fly that route,”
says Glenn Tilton, United’s chairman, president and chief executive
officer. “We are pleased to be able to play a role to further enhance the
relationship between Japan and the United States. United will continue to
expand its network in the Asia-Pacific region to better serve high-demand

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Tokyo this week heading a
Trade and Tourism Mission to promote increased business activity, said, “I
commend this increased commitment by United Airlines to encourage travel
and tourism between our state and Japan.”

“The second daily Los Angeles-Tokyo flight will complement United’s other
international service out of LAX, which currently includes daily flights
to Guatemala City, London, Mexico City, San Salvador, Sydney and Tokyo,”
says Mark Schwab, vice president-Pacific. “United also plans to add
seasonal service from Los Angeles to Ixtapa in December.”


Flight 831 will depart San Francisco at 11:50 a.m. on March 26, 2005, and
arrive in Nagoya the following day at 4:45 p.m. From Nagoya, Flight 830
will depart at 3:55 p.m. on March 28, and arrive in San Francisco the same
day at 8:25 a.m.* United will operate the flights with a Boeing 777
aircraft that seats 258 passengers, 12 in United First(R), 49 in United
Business(R) and 197 in United Economy(R). With United’s rich network,
customers are able to connect to over 45 U.S. cities from San Francisco,
while they can travel on to various Japanese domestic cities with the
convenient network and schedules provided by ANA, an important Star
Alliance member, from Central Japan International Airport.

Flight 872 will depart Narita at 5:25 p.m. on June 7, and arrive in Los
Angeles at 11:20 a.m. the same day. Flight 873 will depart Los Angeles at
11:20 a.m. on June 7 and arrive in Narita at 2:55 p.m. the following day.*
Flights also will be flown with a B777 aircraft.