United Airlines Posts Best Monthly Performance of the Year and Rewards Employees with Bonuses

    United Airlines Posts Best Monthly Performance of the Year and Rewards
                            Employees with Bonuses

Employees earn $100 payout for achieving on-time performance goals in October

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it
is rewarding its eligible employees with a $100 on-time bonus for exceeding
the airline's domestic and international on-time arrival performance goals for
the month of October. United achieved 85 percent on-time performance for
domestic flights and 82.4 percent for international flights. The on-time
arrival rate is based on flights arriving within 14 minutes of the scheduled
arrival time.

The monthly domestic on-time performance was the airline's best of the year
and the best since November 2012, while the international on-time performance
was the highest monthly performance in nearly three years. On six days in
October, the airline exceeded a 90 percent on-time arrival rate, and Oct. 26
was the second best day of the year with an average 93 percent on-time arrival

"Across the system our co-workers are focused on running a reliable, on-time
airline and delivering great customer service," said Pete McDonald, United's
executive vice president and chief operations officer. "I'm proud of their
hard work and determination – it is paying off."

While several of the airline's hubs experienced weather challenges ranging
from thunderstorms and fog to the first light snow of the season, United
employees continued to focus on good-weather performance and quick recovery
from bad weather. United's Houston hub, in particular, was hit hard by bad
weather several days in October, but despite the challenges, the team at
Houston achieved nearly their best on-time departure performance of the year.

About United
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,300
flights a day to more than 360 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 more
than 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 continues to
modernize its fleet by taking delivery of more than two dozen new Boeing
aircraft. The company will have launched 14 new international and 19 new
domestic routes, including the addition of seven new cities to its network, by
the end of 2013. 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. Air Transport World named United as the Eco-Aviation Airline of the
Year Gold Winner in 2013. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which
provides service to 195 countries via 28 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

Website: http://www.united.com
Contact: United Airlines Worldwide Media Relations, +1-872-825-8640,
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