CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today United Airlines is making Beijing easier to reach with special low fares from the eastern U.S. and Chicago. These special fares are available for ticketing through Nov. 24, 2007. Customers can book their travel at united.com and earn bonus miles, or call United reservations at 1-800-UNITED1 (1-800-864-8331).
Sample fares to Beijing on United are each way, based on required roundtrip purchase by Nov. 24, 2007, and are valid for outbound travel through Dec. 13, 2007. See below or visit united.com for additional fare facts:
Sample Fares: -- $380 -- Atlanta-Beijing -- $375 -- Boston-Beijing -- $370 -- Chicago-Beijing -- $380 -- New York-Beijing -- $375 -- Washington-Beijing * Each-way fares based on required roundtrip purchase, plus taxes/fees. ** Portions of this service may be operated by the following carriers doing business as United Express(R) or as code share partners: Mesa Airlines, Trans States Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines, Shuttle America, Air China, and All Nippon.
Customers may earn up to 500 bonus miles each time they purchase qualifying travel at united.com, which also offers no booking fees and the guaranteed lowest United fares. Terms and conditions of the offers are available at united.com.
United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAUA) operates more than 3,600** 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 united.com.
** Based on the flight schedule between Jan. 1, 2007 and Dec. 31, 2007.
FARE FACTS: Fares are each way based on required roundtrip purchase for United Economy(R) travel on United Airlines(R), Ted(SM), and United Express(R) carriers. Tickets purchased through United reservation offices are $15 per ticket higher and tickets purchased at airport ticket counters are $20 per ticket higher. Fares purchased through other distribution channels may also be higher. When purchasing from United, always go to united.com to find United's lowest fares. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates.
Purchase Requirements: Tickets must be purchased at least 7 days in advance and ticketed within 24 hours of making reservations, but no later than 11/24/07. Sale fares apply to U.S. point-of-sale only. Reservations and ticket purchases on united.com must be completed simultaneously.
Travel Days/Dates: Fares shown above are valid for travel on Mon-Thu, with outbound travel commencing through 12/13/07 and travel complete by 01/12/08. Fares for other days of the week are higher.
Flight Restrictions: Itinerary must include travel on United transpacific flights UA850-UA851 or UA897-UA898.
Blackout Dates: None.
Min./Max. Stay: Fares require a 6-night minimum stay. A maximum stay of 30 days is permitted.
Additional Taxes/Fees: U.S./Puerto Rico/U.S. Virgin Islands fares do not include a $3.40 per flight segment tax. A flight segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Fares do not include the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per enplanement at a U.S. airport or Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18, which may be collected depending on the itinerary. All international fares are subject to U.S. arrival and departure taxes and agricultural, immigrations and customs fees of up to $50. For travel to some countries, additional airport, transportation, embarkation, security, and passenger service taxes/surcharges of up to $175 will apply depending on destination. For return travel from some countries, fares do not include airport and/or departure taxes of up to $45, which may be collected by the foreign government.
Itinerary Changes. Tickets are non-refundable. No changes may be made after ticketed departure date for any portion of the ticket. Tickets whose reservations are cancelled prior to the ticketed departure date are valid for travel one year from the original issuance date for a service charge of $200. Changes made on or before departure are subject to fare rules and a service charge of $200. If a reservation is not cancelled before the ticketed departure date, the ticket has no value.
Other Conditions: Fares, fees and taxes are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Lower fares may be available to select destinations.
Source: United Airlines