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United Airlines Offers Options To Customers Affected By Severe Weather In The Midwest

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

United Airlines Offers Options To Customers Affected By Severe Weather In The Midwest19:15 EST Wednesday, December 19, 2012CUSTOMERS TRAVELING TO, FROM OR THROUGH IMPACTED CITIES MAY RESCHEDULE ON UNITED.COMCHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced travel options for customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by severe weather impacting the Midwest region. Weather conditions will lead to the delay or cancellation of certain flights into and out of several Midwest airports, including those in:Chicago Cedar Rapids, Iowa Des Moines, Iowa Grand Rapids, Mich. Lincoln, Neb. Madison, Wis. Milwaukee, Wis. Moline, Ill. Omaha, Neb. Wichita, Kan.  Checking Flight Status and Changing Travel PlansCustomers ticketed on flights to, from or through airports in the path of the storm may reschedule their itineraries with a one-time date or time change, and the airline will waive the change fees. Find complete details, eligible travel dates and updates at united.com. Customers may check flight status, change travel plans quickly and create new travel plans conveniently via united.com. Customers may also book a new reservation, change an existing reservation or check flight status by calling United Reservations at 800-UNITED-1.About UnitedUnited Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,557 flights a day to 378 airports on six continents from the airline's 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 now has 180 airplanes featuring DIRECTV®, offering customers more live television access than any other airline in the world. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has orders for more than 270 new aircraft deliveries through 2022. In 2012, United was the first North American airline to take delivery of new Boeing 787 Dreamliner 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