SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Atkinson Graham W

(Last) (First) (Middle)
P.O. BOX 66100 - HDQLD

(Street)
CHICAGO IL 60666

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
12/03/2009
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UAL CORP /DE/ [ UAUA ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
EVP-President Mileage Plus UA
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 37,672 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (Right to Buy) (1) 02/01/2016 Common Stock 21,804 34.18 D
Option (Right to Buy) (1) 02/01/2016 Common Stock 21,805 35.65 D
Option (Right to Buy) (1) 02/01/2016 Common Stock 21,805 35.91 D
Option (Right to Buy) (2) 02/01/2016 Common Stock 43,750 34.55 D
Option (Right to Buy) (3) 03/31/2019 Common Stock 38,700 4.86 D
Restricted Stock Units (4) (4) Common Stock 25,800 (5) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The option award vests in five equal installments on August 1, 2006, February 1, 2007, February 1, 2008, February 1, 2009 and February 1, 2010.
2. The option award vests in four equal annual installments beginning on February 1, 2007.
3. The option award vests in three equal annual installments beginning on April 1, 2010.
4. The restricted stock units vest in three equal annual installments beginning on April 1, 2010.
5. Each restricted stock unit represents the economic equivalent of one share of UAL common stock and may be settled in cash or common stock upon vesting at the sole discretion of the Human Resources Subcommittee of the UAL Board of Directors.
/s/ Lydia J. Mathas for Graham W. Atkinson 12/11/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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