United Airlines Joins American Red Cross, Americares, Feeding America In Storm Relief

United Airlines Joins American Red Cross, Americares, Feeding America In Storm



PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --United Airlines today announced that it
will support the efforts of the American Red Cross, Americares and Feeding
America to provide aid to those affected by super storm Sandy on the East
Coast and Midwest. The United Airlines Foundation will donate up to a total of
$50,000 to match donations from United customers and co-workers to the partner

In addition, United is also offering MileagePlus bonus award miles for cash
donations to these organizations. MileagePlus members who give a minimum of
$50 will receive 250 bonus miles, and those who contribute $100 or more will
receive 500 bonus miles.

The airline is committing up to 5 million miles for contributions to support
this initiative.

"United has deep roots in the affected areas and we're committed to supporting
the communities where our co-workers and customers live and work," said Sonya
Y. Jackson, president of the United Airlines Foundation. "These organizations
have a critical need for funding and travel, and we are pleased to support
them directly and to encourage others to support our partners' humanitarian
relief efforts."

For more information, or to make a donation visit united.com.

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,557 flights a day
to 378 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 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, including 25 Airbus A350XWBs
and 100 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. United took delivery of the first of five
new Dreamliners it expects to receive this year; in total, United has ordered
50 of the 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.

Website: http://www.united.com
Contact: United Continental Holdings, Inc. Worldwide Media Relations,
+1-312-997-8640, media.relations@united.com
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