United Airlines Reports October Traffic Results

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines today reported its preliminary traffic results for October 2007. The company reported its highest-ever October passenger load factor of 81.1 percent. Total scheduled revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased in October by 0.6 percent on a capacity decrease of 1.1 percent in scheduled available seat miles (ASMs) compared with the same period in 2006.

About United

United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) operates more than 3,300* 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 also is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 855 destinations in 155 countries worldwide. United's 55,000 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 http://united.com.

    * Based on the flight schedule between Jan. 1, 2007 and Dec. 31, 2007.



                                               2007          2006        YOY
                                            October       October     Change
    SCHEDULED SERVICE ONLY:
    REVENUE PLANE MILES (000)                62,840        64,564     -2.7 %
    NUMBER OF DEPARTURES                     46,386        47,713     -2.8 %
    REVENUE PASSENGERS (000)                  5,651         5,779     -2.2 %

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                         5,671,465     5,881,685     -3.6 %
    PACIFIC                               2,167,951     2,161,915      0.3 %
    ATLANTIC                              1,495,348     1,331,969     12.3 %
    LATIN AMERICA                           276,373       289,521     -4.5 %
    SYSTEM                                9,611,137     9,665,090     -0.6 %

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                         6,936,324     7,273,031     -4.6 %
    PACIFIC                               2,775,455     2,682,916      3.4 %
    ATLANTIC                              1,787,136     1,661,427      7.6 %
    LATIN AMERICA                           355,522       369,223     -3.7 %
    SYSTEM                               11,854,437    11,986,597     -1.1 %

    PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR (PERCENT):
    NORTH AMERICA                              81.8          80.9    0.9 pts
    PACIFIC                                    78.1          80.6   -2.5 pts
    ATLANTIC                                   83.7          80.2    3.5 pts
    LATIN AMERICA                              77.7          78.4   -0.7 pts
    SYSTEM                                     81.1          80.6    0.5 pts

    CARGO TON MILES (000):
    FREIGHT                                 163,560       162,570      0.6 %
    MAIL                                     22,076        17,415     26.8 %
    SYSTEM                                  185,636       179,985      3.1 %

    TOTAL SYSTEM INCLUDING CHARTER (000):
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES               9,613,809     9,697,958     -0.9 %
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES                 11,861,301    12,032,417     -1.4 %

    REVENUE PSGR. KM.                    15,471,503    15,606,924     -0.9 %
    AVAILABLE SEAT KM.                   19,088,392    19,363,769     -1.4 %

    TOTAL REVENUE TON MILES               1,147,016     1,149,784     -0.2 %
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON MILES                1,757,985     1,920,564     -8.5 %

    TOTAL REV. TON KM.                    1,663,464     1,667,403     -0.2 %
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON KM.                  2,566,658     2,804,023     -8.5 %



                                       YEAR TO DATE  YEAR TO DATE        YOY
                                               2007          2006     Change
    SCHEDULED SERVICE ONLY:
    REVENUE PLANE MILES (000)               632,683       643,332     -1.7 %
    NUMBER OF DEPARTURES                    462,868       471,346     -1.8 %
    REVENUE PASSENGERS (000)                 57,980        58,359     -0.7 %

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                        59,359,982    59,845,214     -0.8 %
    PACIFIC                              22,141,011    21,915,041      1.0 %
    ATLANTIC                             14,273,749    13,164,299      8.4 %
    LATIN AMERICA                         3,329,551     3,815,137    -12.7 %
    SYSTEM                               99,104,293    98,739,691      0.4 %

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                        70,633,868    72,726,075     -2.9 %
    PACIFIC                              26,979,470    26,356,289      2.4 %
    ATLANTIC                             16,992,501    15,741,760      7.9 %
    LATIN AMERICA                         4,144,700     4,718,908    -12.2 %
    SYSTEM                              118,750,539   119,543,032     -0.7 %

    PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR (PERCENT):
    NORTH AMERICA                              84.0          82.3    1.7 pts
    PACIFIC                                    82.1          83.1   -1.0 pts
    ATLANTIC                                   84.0          83.6    0.4 pts
    LATIN AMERICA                              80.3          80.8   -0.5 pts
    SYSTEM                                     83.5          82.6    0.9 pts

    CARGO TON MILES (000):
    FREIGHT                               1,480,534     1,453,235      1.9 %
    MAIL                                    176,772       251,763    -29.8 %
    SYSTEM                                1,657,306     1,704,998     -2.8 %

    TOTAL SYSTEM INCLUDING CHARTER (000):
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES              99,122,356    98,934,270      0.2 %
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES                118,802,184   119,812,073     -0.8 %

    REVENUE PSGR. KM.                   159,517,608   159,214,921      0.2 %
    AVAILABLE SEAT KM.                  191,188,355   192,813,569     -0.8 %

    TOTAL REVENUE TON MILES              11,569,520    11,598,436     -0.3 %
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON MILES               18,874,360    19,030,687     -0.8 %

    TOTAL REV. TON KM.                   16,776,251    16,818,641     -0.3 %
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON KM.                 27,556,566    27,784,803     -0.8 %

Source: United Airlines

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