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United Airlines Celebrates 25 years of Service to Fargo
October 28, 2009

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The City Of Fargo, Fargo Airport Authority, and the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC) recognize United Airlines for 25 years of service to the Fargo market.

United LogoUnited Airlines provides non-stop service through United Express to Chicago and Denver.

"United Airlines has provided valuable support for both leisure and business travelers in the Fargo area. I am pleased with the operational improvements in their Chicago O'Hare hub resulting in increased overall efficiency. I look forward to years of continued successful service with United," said Mayor Dennis Walaker, City of Fargo.

"United Airlines continues to provide great air service to Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding region by connecting us to the world via their Denver and Chicago hubs. United Airlines is a valued partner in our ongoing mutual efforts to expand air service opportunities for the traveling public in our market. On behalf of the traveling public that patronizes Fargo's Hector International Airport, congratulations on your 25th anniversary. We look forward to many more years of United Airlines service to our community," said Shawn Dobberstein, Executive Director, Fargo Airport Authority."

"United Airlines has played a major role in the development of Fargo-Moorhead's economy over the past 25 years," said Brian Walters, President of the GFMEDC. "United is a critical part of our community's business infrastructure and has significantly contributed to the growth of area businesses and the growth and diversification of our region's economy."

The Fargo Airport Authority, the City of Fargo, and members of the GFMEDC wish to congratulate and thank United Airlines for providing valuable service the Fargo-Moorhead region.

United Airlines Celebrates 25 Years of Service in Fargo
Airline connects customers in the Fargo-Moorhead region to cities around the world

United Airlines this week is celebrating 25 years of service to the Fargo-Moorhead region. United began service to and from Hector International Airport in Fargo, N.D. on Oct. 28, 1984.

United's 25 years of service in Fargo has provided travelers throughout eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota with choices to dozens of cities. With daily non-stop service to Chicago O'Hare and Denver International Airport, United now offers customers access to destinations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean.

"United's commitment to North Dakota has brought competition and valuable options for travelers in our state, and I congratulate the airline on 25 successful years in North Dakota," says U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, chairman of the Aviation Subcommittee in the Senate. "Residents and visitors alike have benefited from United's reliable service, convenience, and commitment to North Dakota."

"United Airlines continues to provide great air service to Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding region by connecting us to the world via their Chicago and Denver hubs," says Shawn Dobberstein, director of Hector International Airport in Fargo. "We look forward to many more years of United Airlines service to our community."

About United

United Airlines (Nasdaq:UAUA) operates approximately 3,300* flights a day on United and United Express 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 1,071 destinations in 171 countries worldwide.  United's 47,000 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.


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