United Airlines and Winter Just Got a Lot Cooler

Offering more than 100 daily flights to 12 of the world's top ski destinations and beginning new service between Los Angeles and Eagle/Vail, Colorado; Mammoth Lakes, California and Sun Valley, Idaho and between Denver and Mammoth Lakes, California

September 26, 2018

CHICAGO, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced it is offering customers more than 100 flights and more than 10,000 seats daily to conveniently get to 12 of the country's top ski destinations during the 2018/2019 ski season.

United and United Express offer service to more ski destinations in the United States than any other airline including new flights this year between Denver and Mammoth Lakes, California and between Los Angeles and Eagle/Vail, Colorado; Sun Valley, Idaho; and Mammoth Lakes, California. Tickets are available to purchase today. https://flights.united.com/en-us/flights-to-ski-destinations.

"We are excited to offer our customers more options to enjoy skiing and other winter sports this season," said Ankit Gupta, United's vice president of Domestic Network Planning and Scheduling. "Our schedule is designed to help customers get to new or favorite ski resorts conveniently."

Booking travel to ski destinations is also an opportunity for United MileagePlus members to enjoy the benefits and perks of their membership. Whether it's a weekend away with friends or a family vacation, MileagePlus Premier and eligible United MileagePlus Chase cardmembers can book Everyday Awards on flights operated by United and United Express. If a seat is available, eligible members have unrestricted access to book an Everyday Award, even if it is the last seat on the plane. Tickets are available to purchase on united.com.

In addition to new service from Denver and Los Angeles, United is offering customers increased daily service between San Francisco and Eagle/Vail, Colorado; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming throughout the winter season. United will also offer a second daily flight from Chicago to Eagle/Vail and between San Francisco and Bozeman, Montana around the holidays.

About United
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 757 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 551 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".

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