United Airlines Offers Options To Customers Affected By Winter Storms In The
Central Plains And Great Lakes Regions
CUSTOMERS TRAVELING TO, FROM OR THROUGH IMPACTED CITIES MAY RESCHEDULE ON
CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2013
CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --United Airlines today announced travel
options for customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by winter storms
impacting the central Plains and Great Lakes regions. Weather conditions will
lead to the delay or cancellation of certain flights into and out of several
airports, including United's hubs in Chicago and Denver. For a complete list
of affected airports, see the "Important notices" page of United.com.
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 also check flight status, change travel plans quickly and create
new travel plans conveniently via united.com.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,472 flights a day
to 381 airports across six continents. In 2012, United and United Express
carried more passenger traffic than any other airline in the world and
operated nearly two million flights carrying 140 million customers. United is
investing in upgrading its onboard products and now offers more flat-bed seats
in its premium cabins and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any
airline in North America. In 2013, United became the first U.S.-based
international carrier to offer satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul overseas
routes. The airline also features DIRECTV® on nearly 200 aircraft, offering
customers more live television access than any other airline in the world.
United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has made large-scale
investments in its fleet. In 2013, United will continue to modernize its fleet
by taking delivery of more than two dozen new Boeing aircraft. The company
expanded its industry-leading global route network in 2012, launching nine new
international and 18 new domestic routes. Business Traveler magazine awarded
United Best Airline for North American Travel for 2012, and readers of Global
Traveler magazine have voted United's MileagePlus program the best frequent
flyer program for nine consecutive years. United is a founding member of Star
Alliance, which provides service to 194 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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