United Airlines Offers Options To Customers Affected By Severe Weather In The
CUSTOMERS TRAVELING TO, FROM OR THROUGH IMPACTED CITIES MAY RESCHEDULE ON
CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2012
CHICAGO, 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:
oCedar Rapids, Iowa
oDes Moines, Iowa
oGrand Rapids, Mich.
Checking Flight Status and Changing Travel Plans
Customers 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.
United 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.
Contact: United Continental Holdings, Inc. Worldwide Media Relations,
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