United Airlines and Mercedes-Benz USA Team Up to Bring Unique Benefits to Frequent Flyers

  United Airlines and Mercedes-Benz USA Team Up to Bring Unique Benefits to
                               Frequent Flyers

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, July 12, 2013

CHICAGO, July 12, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the company
is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz USA to provide innovative new benefits
exclusively to United's most frequent flyers seeking a luxury driving

MileagePlus Premier members can now receive incentives of up to $5,000 when
purchasing or leasing most new 2013 or 2014 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. In
addition, Premier members will receive 25,000 bonus miles, through Sept. 3,
2013, when purchasing or leasing a new 2014 Mercedes-Benz E- or CLS-Class
model. These customers can use the incentive and mileage benefits at
Mercedes-Benz dealers in the United States.

MileagePlus Premier members should go to united.com/Mercedes to take advantage
of the offers. The website enables members to browse available vehicles,
select the Mercedes-Benz of their choice, validate their Premier status and
print a voucher to obtain the pricing and mileage offers at the dealership.

"United and Mercedes are two great brands," said Tom O'Toole, United's senior
vice president of marketing and loyalty and president of MileagePlus. "We are
pleased to join together to offer a valuable new benefit to our MileagePlus
Premier members, United's best customers."

Full details about the new program are available at united.com/Mercedes. The
incentive and mileage offers are subject to change periodically.

About United
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,446 flights a day
to more than 370 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 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. According to the 4^th annual
Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey published by IdeaWorksCompany in May
2013, United has the most saver-style award-seat availability among the
largest U.S. global airlines. 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.

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SOURCE United Airlines

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