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United to launch low-fare unit next year.(United Airlines develop service out of Denver)(Brief Article)

United Airlines said it intends to launch its still unnamed "low-cost operation" next Feb. with four A320s based at its Denver International Airport hub. By the end of 2004, the unit will be operating 40 A320s, 19 of which will be based at DEN. The unit will target "predominantly leisure markets and feature a simplified fare structure with low-cost business and leisure fare options." Initial cities to be served from DEN are Los Vegas; New Orleans; Orlando; Ontario, Calif.; Phoenix and Tampa.

Aircraft will be configured for 156 seats, with a section of Economy Plus seats offering extra legroom. …

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