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United and TAP Offer Codeshare

Customers can now purchase
tickets and earn miles to more destinations in Europe and Africa when booking
travel on codeshare flights between United and its Star Alliance partner, TAP
, for travel beginning Sept. 12, 2005.“Our new agreement with TAP Portugal will offer our customers convenient
access to more destinations in Europe and Africa,” said Michael Whitaker,
United’s vice president-Alliances, International and Regulatory Affairs.  “We
continue to look for new opportunities for United and Star Alliance that
present a high level of service to our customers while offering them an
extended global network for seamless travel throughout the world.”
  United and TAP Portugal will place each other’s code on their
transatlantic flights offering customers a variety of travel options between
the United States and Portugal through Newark, London-Heathrow, Frankfurt,
Munich, Amsterdam, Brussels and Zurich.  As a result of the codeshare
agreement, United will offer access to new cities in Portugal, including
Lisbon, Faro, Porto and Madeira; and in Africa: Sal, Cape Verde; Dakar,
Senegal; and Maputo, Mozambique.
  United Mileage Plus(R) members also enjoy the benefits of the Star
Alliance by earning Elite Qualifying Miles when traveling on TAP Portugal and
other Star Alliance partners and redeeming their miles for award travel to
nearly 800 destinations worldwide.