CHICAGO, June 22,
2012/PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today
announced travel options for United customers whose flight
plans may be disrupted by severe weather and air traffic
control delays impacting the East Coast. A fire Friday at
an FAA facility in New Jerseyaffected
FAA's ability to provide normal services, leading
to flight delays and cancellations through Saturday.
Affected flights include those to and from:
Newark Liberty International Airport
John F. KennedyInternational Airport
Westchester County Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Baltimore WashingtonInternational Airport
Checking Flight Status and Changing Travel Plans
Customers on flights to, from or through the impacted
cities on June 22and June 23may
reschedule their itineraries for travel no later than one
year from date of issue with a one-time date or time
change, and the airline will waive the change fees.
Customers may request refunds in the original form of
payment for canceled flights.
Customers may change travel plans quickly and conveniently,
and find complete details and eligible travel dates, at
united.com. Customers may also book a new reservation,
change an existing reservation or check flight status by
calling United Reservations at 800-UNITED-1.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of
5,605 flights a day to 375 airports on six continents from
our hubs in Chicago, Cleveland,
Houston, Los Angeles, New
Francisco, Tokyoand Washington,
D.C.In 2011, United carried more traffic than any
other airline in the world, and operated more than two
million flights carrying 142 million passengers. United is
upgrading its cabins with more flat-bed seats in first and
business class and more extra-legroom economy-class seating
than any other airline in North America.
United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has orders
for more than 125 new aircraft deliveries from 2012 through
2019, including 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 25 Airbus
A350XWBs. United was rated the world's most admired
airline on FORTUNE magazine's 2012 airline-industry
list of the World's Most Admired Companies. Readers of
Global Traveler magazine have voted United's
MileagePlus program the best frequent flyer program for
eight consecutive years. United is a founding member of
Star Alliance, which provides service to 193
countries via 27 member airlines. More than 85,000 United
employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries
around the world. For more information, visit united.com or
follow United on Twitter and Facebook. The common stock of
United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is
traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.
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