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United Announces New Routes From Cleveland Hub

Thursday, September 20, 2012

United Announces New Routes From Cleveland Hub16:34 EDT Thursday, September 20, 2012DAILY NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO NASHVILLE AND OKLAHOMA CITYCHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily nonstop service from its Cleveland hub at Hopkins International Airport to Nashville and Oklahoma City, Okla. The United Express flights will be operated by ExpressJet using 50-seat regional jet aircraft, with the Nashville service beginning on Dec.19, 2012, and the Oklahoma City service beginning on Feb.14, 2013."United is pleased to link our Cleveland hub with Nashville and Oklahoma City as we continue to offer customers flights to the places they want to go," said Jim Ferea, United's managing director domestic planning. "Nashville has the largest number of travelers among cities that United doesn't currently serve from Cleveland, and the Oklahoma City flights will support Northeast Ohio's growing energy sector." "We're very pleased with United's continuing efforts to maintain and grow their Cleveland hub service," said Airport Director Ricky Smith.The weekday flight schedules are as follows:Cleveland ? NashvilleNashville ? ClevelandDepartsArrivesDepartsArrives8:55 a.m.9:25 a.m.11:45 a.m.2:10 p.m.5:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.5:45 p.m.8:05 p.m.Cleveland ? Oklahoma CityOklahoma City ? ClevelandDepartsArrivesDepartsArrives8:40 a.m.10:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.2:30 p.m.These new flights will be available for sale at united.com and through other distribution systems on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.Separately, United will also discontinue service between Cleveland and Green Bay, Wis., effective Dec. 18, 2012. United will continue to offer connecting service between Cleveland and Green Bay through Chicago.About UnitedUnited Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,574 flights a day to 377 airports on six continents from our hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. In 2011, United carried more traffic than any other airline in the world, and operated more than two million flights carrying 142 million passengers. United is upgrading its cabins with more flat-bed seats in first and business class and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any other airline in North America. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has orders for more than 270 new aircraft deliveries through 2022, including 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 25 Airbus A350XWBs, and 100 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. United was rated the world's most admired airline on FORTUNE magazine's 2012 airline-industry list of the World's Most Admired Companies. Readers of Global Traveler magazine have voted United's MileagePlus program the best frequent flyer program for eight consecutive years. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 27 member airlines. More than 85,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit united.com or follow United on Twitter and Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.SOURCE United Continental Holdings, Inc.For further information: United Continental Holdings, Inc. Worldwide Media Relations, +1-312-997-8640, media.relations@united.com