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July 12, 2007 | General

Edmonton — United Express, the regional partner of United Airlines, announced today that in response to strong demand, it will add a fourth daily non-stop service between Edmonton and Denver, commencing July 6, 2003.

The new service will be introduced in response to extremely positive demand by travellers. Edmonton travellers will be able to take advantage of the increased connectivity between the two cities. The new service provides additional travel options and ensures that flights meet major connection banks in Denver.

Denver is among the top 10 busiest passenger airports in the world. United Express service offers travellers great opportunities to connect to more than 80 destinations on convenient flights throughout United’s extensive worldwide network. The Edmonton-Denver service offers connections to popular destinations, including:

Los Angeles Las Vegas Washington Dallas/Ft. Worth Salt Lake City
San Diego San Francisco Houston Atlanta Sacramento
Nashville Memphis

Edmonton Airports President and CEO Scott Clements states, “United Express has been with us since May 2002, and has since successfully increased frequencies to meet our community’s demand. We commend United Express’s continued response to strong customer demand for the non-stop Edmonton-Denver service.”

“We are delighted to be increasing service between Edmonton and Denver Airports,” said Gregory T. Taylor, United’s senior vice president-planning. “United and United Express continue to offer its customers more choice, more convenience and more great fares when travelling to or from Canada.”

United Express entered the Edmonton market with twice daily service introduced in May 2002, and added a third daily non-stop service between Edmonton and Denver on February 13, 2003. United Express, the regional partner of United Airlines, operates all of its Edmonton flights on a 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet. The schedule is as follows:

Flight #  Depart Edmonton   Arrive Denver   Flight #   Depart Denver   Arrive Edmonton
5868      8:20am                 11:05am           5871      11:25am           2:15pm
5870      6:30am                 9:15am             5869      5:10pm             8:00pm
*5884    12:20pm                3:05pm            *5885     9:00am             11:50am
5872      2:50pm                 5:35pm             5873      8:15pm             11:05pm
*United Express new flight, commencing July 6, 2003

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