United Airlines Reports November Traffic Results

CHICAGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines today reported its preliminary traffic results for November 2007. The company reported a November passenger load factor of 79.6 percent. Total scheduled revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased in November by 1.4 percent on a capacity decrease of 1.3 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 united.com.

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



                                       2007            2006           YOY
                                   November        November        Change

    SCHEDULED SERVICE ONLY:
    REVENUE PLANE MILES (000)        60,140          61,826         -2.7%
    NUMBER OF DEPARTURES             43,769          46,080         -5.0%

    REVENUE PASSENGERS (000)          5,254           5,466         -3.9%

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                 5,293,262       5,492,666         -3.6%
    PACIFIC                       2,058,677       2,086,831         -1.4%
    ATLANTIC                      1,331,195       1,216,498          9.4%
    LATIN AMERICA                   321,922         335,065         -3.9%
    SYSTEM                        9,005,056       9,131,060         -1.4%

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                 6,589,423       6,966,001         -5.4%
    PACIFIC                       2,669,790       2,542,918          5.0%
    ATLANTIC                      1,641,097       1,530,831          7.2%
    LATIN AMERICA                   414,621         423,321         -2.1%
    SYSTEM                       11,314,931      11,463,071         -1.3%

    PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR (PERCENT):
    NORTH AMERICA                      80.3            78.8       1.5 pts
    PACIFIC                            77.1            82.1      -5.0 pts
    ATLANTIC                           81.1            79.5       1.6 pts
    LATIN AMERICA                      77.6            79.2      -1.6 pts
    SYSTEM                             79.6            79.7      -0.1 pts

    CARGO TON MILES (000):
    FREIGHT                         158,785         157,293          0.9%
    MAIL                             23,907          18,792         27.2%
    SYSTEM                          182,692         176,085          3.8%

    TOTAL SYSTEM INCLUDING CHARTER (000):
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES       9,007,789       9,156,474         -1.6%
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES         11,320,140      11,502,812         -1.6%

    REVENUE PSGR. KM.            14,496,235      14,735,514         -1.6%
    AVAILABLE SEAT KM.           18,217,501      18,511,475         -1.6%

    TOTAL REVENUE TON MILES       1,083,470       1,091,733         -0.8%
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON MILES        1,673,644       1,836,873         -8.9%

    TOTAL REV. TON KM.            1,571,391       1,583,279         -0.8%
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON KM.          2,443,520       2,681,835         -8.9%



                               YEAR TO DATE    YEAR TO DATE           YOY
                                       2007            2006        Change

    SCHEDULED SERVICE ONLY:
    REVENUE PLANE MILES (000)       692,823         705,158         -1.8%
    NUMBER OF DEPARTURES            506,637         517,426         -2.1%
    REVENUE PASSENGERS (000)         63,235          63,825         -0.9%

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                64,653,223      65,337,880         -1.0%
    PACIFIC                      24,199,697      24,001,872          0.8%
    ATLANTIC                     15,604,956      14,380,797          8.5%
    LATIN AMERICA                 3,651,466       4,150,202        -12.0%
    SYSTEM                      108,109,342     107,870,751          0.2%

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000):
    NORTH AMERICA                77,223,363      79,692,076         -3.1%
    PACIFIC                      29,649,269      28,899,207          2.6%
    ATLANTIC                     18,633,597      17,272,591          7.9%
    LATIN AMERICA                 4,559,318       5,142,229        -11.3%
    SYSTEM                      130,065,547     131,006,103         -0.7%

    PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR (PERCENT):
    NORTH AMERICA                      83.7            82.0       1.7 pts
    PACIFIC                            81.6            83.1      -1.5 pts
    ATLANTIC                           83.7            83.3       0.4 pts
    LATIN AMERICA                      80.1            80.7      -0.6 pts
    SYSTEM                             83.1            82.3       0.8 pts

    CARGO TON MILES (000):
    FREIGHT                       1,639,319       1,610,528          1.8%
    MAIL                            200,679         270,555        -25.8%
    SYSTEM                        1,839,998       1,881,083         -2.2%

    TOTAL SYSTEM INCLUDING CHARTER (000):
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES     108,130,141     108,090,744          0.0%
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES        130,122,396     131,314,885         -0.9%

    REVENUE PSGR. KM.           174,013,836     173,950,434          0.0%
    AVAILABLE SEAT KM.          209,405,972     211,325,044         -0.9%

    TOTAL REVENUE TON MILES      12,652,992      12,690,169         -0.3%
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON MILES       20,702,405      20,867,560         -0.8%

    TOTAL REV. TON KM.           18,347,642      18,401,920         -0.3%
    TOTAL AVAIL. TON KM.         30,225,511      30,466,638         -0.8%

Source: United Airlines

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