The Great Flyaway Sale on United Airlines

CHICAGO , March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines(R) is helping customers spring away this season to cities around the world with special fares and additional deals at participating Marriott(R) properties.

These special fares are available for purchase for select U.S. and international destinations, and customers can book their travel at united.com or call United reservations at 1-800-UNITED1 (1-800-864-8331). Customers who book flights by April 5 can also book a Marriott hotel stay for 20 percent off of the best available rate based on availability. Customers will receive a promotional code they can use on Marriott.com or by calling 1.877.MARRIOTT. The hotel stay must occur between April 2 and June 17, 2009 and does not have to coincide with the customer's flight.**

Sample domestic fares on United are each way for travel based on required roundtrip purchase by April 5, 2009 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday with travel complete by June 17, 2009 . See below or visit united.com for complete terms and conditions.***

Domestic Fares:****

Sample international fares on United are each way for travel based on required roundtrip purchase. Purchase and travel completion dates, as well as travel days, vary by region; see below or visit united.com for complete terms and conditions.

International Fares:

Customers may book travel at united.com, which offers no booking fees and the guaranteed lowest United fares. Hotel offer is available at participating Marriott(R) Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott(R) Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance(R) Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard(R) by Marriott, Residence Inn(R) by Marriott, SpringHill Suites(R) by Marriott, Fairfield Inn(R) by Marriott, and TownePlace Suites(R) by Marriott hotels.

About United

United Airlines (Nasdaq: UAUA) operates more than 3,000* flights a day on United and United Express to more than 200 U.S. domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Los Angeles , San Francisco , Denver, Chicago and Washington, D.C. With key global air rights in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and Latin America , United is one of the largest international carriers based in the United States . United also is a founding member of Star Alliance , which provides connections for our customers to 912 destinations in 159 countries worldwide. United's 49,500 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. News releases and other information about United can be found at the company's Web site at united.com.

*Based on United's flight schedule between Jan. 1, 2009 , and Jan. 1, 2010 .

** HOTEL OFFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Offer valid for stays booked between March 31 and April 5, 2009 . Stays must occur between April 2 and June 17, 2009 . Rate offer valid seven days a week. Must purchase qualifying flight to receive rate offer. Airline ticket must be booked at united.com, then click the Marriott link on your airline confirmation page to save 20% on your Marriott hotel stay. The hotel stay must be booked directly with Marriott. After the flight has been purchased customer will receive promotion booking code via Airline confirmation email or if purchased by phone via the Airline reservation agent. To book with Marriott visit Marriott.com or call 1.877.Marriott. Marriott hotel stay does not have to coincide with flight. Offer valid for room and tax only. Additional fees may apply. Limited number of rooms available and blackout dates and other restrictions apply. Stays booked under this promotion are not combinable with any other discounts or promotional offers. Availability, restrictions and stay requirements may vary. Offer is valid for stays at participating Marriott(R) Hotels & Resorts, JW Marriott(R) Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance(R) Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard(R) by Marriott, Residence Inn(R) by Marriott, SpringHill Suites(R) by Marriott, Fairfield Inn(R) by Marriott, TownePlace Suites(R) by Marriott and Marriott Vacation Club properties worldwide. 2009 Marriott International.

*** U.S./INTERNATIONAL FARE FACTS. Fares are each way based on required roundtrip purchase for United Economy(R) travel on United Airlines(R), Lufthansa and United Express(R) carriers. For tickets purchased through United reservation offices or at airport ticket counters, additional reservation fees will apply: $25 for United reservation office bookings and $30 for airport ticket counter bookings. No reservation fees are added for tickets purchased at united.com. Fees are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Fares purchased through other distribution channels may also be higher. When purchasing from United, always go to united.com to find United's lowest fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates.

Purchase Requirements: Tickets for U.S. and Canada destinations must be purchased at least 14 days in advance, tickets to Asia require a 7 day advance, except Japan , which requires a 10 day advance purchase, tickets to Australia and Latin markets do not require an advance purchase, but must ticket no later than 4/5/09. Tickets for Atlantic destinations must be purchased at least 7 days in advance, but no later than 4/15/09. Sale fares apply to U.S. point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously.

Travel Days/Dates: Travel within the U.S. and from the U.S. to Canada , Latin and Atlantic destinations must be complete by 6/17/09. Travel complete to the Pacific varies by region. Travel to Hong Kong is valid through 4/30/09, and travel to Sydney must be complete by 6/15/09. Domestic travel is valid Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, other day of week travel will be higher. Travel to Latin and Pacific destinations is valid Monday through Thursday; other day of week travel will be higher. Travel to the Atlantic is valid Monday through Wednesday; other day of week travel will be higher.

Blackout Dates: None.

Min./Max. Stay: For travel within the U.S. a 3-night, Saturday, or Sunday minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted (60 days for travel to Hawaii ). For travel to Atlantic destinations, a Saturday night minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 30 days is permitted. For travel to the North Pacific, a 6-night minimum stay is required and a maximum stay of 60 days is permitted. For travel to Japan , a 3-night minimum stay is required and a 45 day maximum stay is permitted. For travel to Australia and Latin destinations, no minimum or maximum stay restrictions apply. For travel to Canada , no minimum or maximum stay is required.

Baggage fees: For domestic travel, fees of up to $75 to check two bags may apply. For international travel, passengers are entitled up to 2 bags at no additional cost. For excess, overweight and/or oversize bags, additional fees may apply depending on itinerary. For more information about United's baggage policy and applicable fees, go to www.united.com/baggage.

Additional Taxes/Fees: U.S./ Puerto Rico / U.S. Virgin Islands fares do not include a $3.60 per flight segment tax. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement at a U.S. airport or Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18, which may be collected depending on the itinerary. Fares for Hawaii and Alaska do not include a $8 (each way) departure tax. For travel from Canada , fares do not include U.S. Inspection fees of $7, taxes/fees imposed by the Canadian government of up to $19.50, and a $32.20 international departure and arrival tax if outside of the 225 mile buffer zone. All international fares are subject to U.S. arrival and departure taxes and agricultural, immigrations and customs fees of up to $50. For travel to some countries, additional airport, transportation, embarkation, security, and passenger service taxes/surcharges of up to $250 (each way) will apply depending on destination. For return travel from some countries, fares do not include airport and/or departure taxes of up to $45, which may be collected by the foreign government.

Itinerary Changes: U.S. and Canada tickets are non-refundable. No changes may be made after ticketed departure date for any portion of the ticket. Tickets whose reservations are cancelled prior to the ticketed departure date are valid for travel one year from the original issuance date for a service charge ($150 for domestic U.S./ Canada , $250 for Atlantic/Latin/Pacific). Changes made on or before departure are subject to fare rules and a service charge ($150 for domestic U.S./ Canada , $250 for Atlantic/Latin/Pacific). If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value.

Other Conditions: Fares, fees and taxes are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations.

****Portions of this service may be operated by the following carriers doing business as United Express(R): Chautauqua Airlines, Colgan Air, GoJet, Mesa Airlines, Republic Airlines, Shuttle America, SkyWest, Trans States Airlines

SOURCE United Airlines

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