It pays to be one of United Airlines' best
customers, and the airline is giving customers 50 million more reasons to
become one. Premier Mileage Plus members are teaming up with friends, family members, and coworkers to win their share of 50 1-million-mile
prizes in a special contest.
Members may compete in teams of four during 2008 by earning more miles
than last year, and the top 50 teams will split 50 million Mileage Plus miles, with each team receiving one million miles
- 250,000 miles per person.
"We are always looking to give our members diverse ways to
accrue and redeem Mileage Plus miles, and this unique competition will be fun
and rewarding for our most loyal customers," said Robert Sahadevan, United Airlines vice president - Mileage Plus. "Whether they
flew hundred or a hundred thousand miles last year, our premier
members will have a chance to compete for the biggest reward we will give this
Through the United Elite Team Contest, premier members will try to earn
more Elite Qualifying Miles (EQM) in 2008 than 2007. Each team will consist of four Mileage Plus members, and the team's total 2008 EQM will
be compared to the previous year.
The top 50 teams at the end of the year with the greatest increase will
each win the following reward, to be shared evenly among the four team members, all of whom must have premier status with United: one million
miles, 50,000 EQM, 50 Elite Qualifying Segments (EQS), eight confirmed regional upgrades, and eight United Red Carpet
Club one-time passes.
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