Airlines has unveiled the Boeing 757 aircraft that will be painted from nose to
tail with imagery from the Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell season.
one customer will win a trip of a life time on this aircraft, along with a
competition in which one lucky passenger ever month will win 1 million miles
every month in the One Million Mile Sweepstakes.
media release from United Airlines can be read below:
UniteD AIRLINES UNVEILS THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW
FAREWELL SEASON PLANE IN CHICAGO
ONE CUSTOMER WILL WIN TRIP OF A LIFETIME ON NEWLY PAINTED PLANE’S
INAUGURAL FLIGHT FROM CHICAGO TO LOS ANGELES
UNITED LAUNCHES MONTHLY ONE MILLION MILE SWEEPSTAKES TO CELEBRATE
Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:
UAL), today unveiled The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane. The
Boeing 757 aircraft is newly painted – from nose to tail – with imagery from
The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season. Onboard the aircraft, customers
will notice a specially decorated interior and will be greeted by a special
onboard video welcome from Oprah Winfrey.
send-off event at Chicago O’Hare International Airport today, customers will
hear a special message from Oprah Winfrey before boarding the flight.
During the flight, one lucky ticketed customer will win the trip of his or her
dreams by receiving enough United Mileage Plus® miles for a trip
around the world. Each customer on the inaugural flight will also receive a
specially monogrammed “Oprah 25” fleece blanket.
“As Chicago’s hometown airline, United is
proud to celebrate The Oprah Winfrey Show’s Farewell Season with our customers,
employees and ‘Oprah’ show fans,” said Mark
Bergsrud, senior vice president of marketing for United. “This unique plane represents the global
reach of two great Chicago icons.”
conjunction with the unveiling of The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane,
United is launching the United Million Mile Giveaway – a sweepstakes that will
give one million United Mileage Plus miles to one lucky winner each month
through May 2011. Additional prizes include Oprah Store e-cards, and
details for the sweepstakes can be found at www.unitedmillionmiles.com.
are delighted to team up with United to bring some of the excitement of The
Oprah Winfrey Show’s Farewell Season to their customers,”
said Sheri Salata, president of Harpo Studios and executive producer of The
Oprah Winfrey Show.
“It is thrilling to see our farewell
season commemorated with a plane that will visit cities all over the country.”
will fly The Oprah Winfrey Show Farewell Season Plane to and from cities in
United’s domestic network through May 2011. Customers and “Oprah” show
viewers are encouraged to take photos of the plane and upload them to the plane
photo gallery on the sweepstakes Web site www.unitedmillionmiles.com.