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United Express Airlines
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Press release date: February 10, 2006
Ted, United Airlines' Low-Fare Service, Offers Ted Flyers an Easy Way to Earn up to 2,000 Bonus Miles for Ted Travels This Spring, in a Special Birthday Offer
CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ted(SM), United's low-fare service, turns 2 years old on Feb. 12. To celebrate, Ted customers get the presents -- an easy way to earn up to 2,000 bonus miles between Feb. 12 and May 12.*
"With the recent addition of Los Cabos, Cancun and West Palm Beach flights into Ted's schedule, customers have more opportunity to earn bonus miles," said Sean Donohue, United's vice president of Operational Services, United Express and Ted. "Being fully integrated into United's Mileage PlusŪ program and its extensive route network enables Ted to serve a wide range of customers."
Like most 2-year-olds, Ted had a growth spurt. The fleet has grown 20 percent since Ted launched on Feb. 12, 2004. Ted serves United as a proving ground for new ideas that enhance customer service. It's the launching pad for the industry's first fully automated dual-end jet bridge, coming to Denver.
"Ted remains a thriving part of United and we look forward to another great year," Donohue added.
Ted also provides service from United's hubs in Chicago, Denver, Washington Dulles, San Francisco and Los Angeles to Miami, San Juan, Las Vegas, Reno, Phoenix, Orlando, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Ontario, California, Cabo San Lucas, Chicago Midway and Puerto Vallarta.
About Ted Ted has carried more than 17 million passengers, achieving a load factor greater than 83 percent since its launch. Daily flights have increased as well, from 20 flights per day in February 2004 to more than 250 daily flights today. Ted carries more than 27,000 customers each day to destinations across United's route network.
About United United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) operates more than 3,400 flights a day on United, United Express and Ted to more than 200 U.S. domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago and Washington, D.C. With key global air rights in the Asia- Pacific region, Europe and Latin America, United is one of the largest international carriers based in the United States. United is also a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 790 destinations in 138 countries worldwide. United's 57,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. News releases and other information about United can be found at the company's Web site at united.com.
* TERMS AND CONDITIONS: To qualify for this bonus miles offer, members must register, purchase and complete a paid, qualifying roundtrip flight on Ted to any destination Ted flies, between February 12, 2006 and May 12, 2006. To register for this offer, go to http://www.united.com/tedbirthday . Not combinable with other offers. Bonus miles may be earned two times for a maximum of 2,000 bonus miles. You will earn 1,000 bonus miles for purchasing and flying one qualified roundtrip on Ted in economy class (E, U, H, Q, V, W, S fares only). Bonus miles will be awarded to the first two paid, qualifying roundtrip flights completed and posted to the Mileage Plus member's account in the offer period. Offer valid for residents of the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands only. E-ticket purchase is required. Roundtrip is required. For this offer, a roundtrip is defined as travel from an origin city to a destination city with return travel beginning in the outbound destination city back to the first origin city with all segments on Ted. Open jaws and circle trip itineraries are not allowed. Not valid on government fares.
Valid only on flights operated by Ted. Must be a Mileage Plus member to participate in this offer. Flights must be credited to the Mileage Plus account in order to qualify. Please allow 6 - 8 weeks after completed qualifying activity for bonus miles to be posted to your Mileage Plus account. Other restrictions may apply. Offer subject to change without notice. Bonus miles may apply to base flight miles only and do not count towards elite status. Bonus miles are in addition to paid flight miles and any applicable elite or class-of-service bonuses. Miles accrued, awards issued and bonus offers are subject to the rules of the United Mileage Plus program. United, its subsidiaries, affiliates and agents are not responsible for any products and services of other participating companies and partners. The Mileage Plus program, including accruals, awards and bonus miles offers, is subject to change without notice. Taxes and fees related to award travel are the responsibility of the passenger. United and Mileage Plus are registered service marks. For complete details about the Mileage Plus program, visit united.com/mileageplus .
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Source: United Airlines
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