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United Airlines and Continental Airlines Sign New Distribution Agreement with Travelocity

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United Airlines and Continental Airlines Sign New Distribution Agreement with Travelocity

United Airlines and Continental Airlines Sign New Distribution Agreement with Travelocity

CHICAGO & SOUTHLAKE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiaries United Airlines and Continental Airlines signed a new multi-year agreement with Travelocity that enables customers to continue to purchase tickets through Travelocity’s online booking sites, including Travelocity.com, Travelocity Business, Travelocity Partner Network and Travelocity.ca.

“We’re very pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with United and Continental”

“We are committed to being accessible to travelers who choose to do business through high-quality and efficient sales outlets,” said Mark Bergsrud, United’s senior vice president of marketing. “This agreement with Travelocity ensures that our mutual customers will continue to have access to our fares and schedules.”

“We’re very pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with United and Continental,” said Noreen Henry, senior vice president of global partner services at Travelocity. “They are world-class airlines and we are thrilled that we will continue to feature them on our site.”

About Travelocity

Travelocity is committed to being the traveler's champion -- before, during and after the trip – and provides the most comprehensive and proactive guarantee in the industry (http://www.travelocity.com/guarantee). This customer-driven focus, backed by 24/7 live phone support, competitive prices and powerful shopping technology has made Travelocity one of the largest travel companies in the world. Travelocity also owns and operates: Travelocity Business® for corporate travel; igougo.com, a leading online travel community; lastminute.com, a leader in European online travel; and ZUJI, a leader in Asia-Pacific online travel. Travelocity is owned by Sabre Holdings Corporation, a world leader in travel marketing and distribution.

About United Continental Holdings, Inc.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate an average of 5,765 flights a day to 377 airports on six continents from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.

United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 countries. United and Continental’s more than 80,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. For more information about United Continental Holdings, Inc., go to UnitedContinentalHoldings.com. For more information about the airlines, see united.com and continental.com or follow on Twitter and Facebook.

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