Washington, D.C. 20549


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*

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


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
United Continental Holdings, Inc. [ UAL ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
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 6 I See Footnote(1)
Common Stock 26 D(2)
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
Explanation of Responses:
1. By Philip Family Trust.
2. By Philip Revocable Trust.
Exhibit List: Exhibit 24- Authorization and Designation
/s/ Jennifer L. Kraft for Edward M. Philip 07/22/2016
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
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                                                                      Exhibit 24

United Continental Holdings, Inc.

Authorization and Designation to Sign and File Section 16 Reporting Forms and
Form 144s

      The undersigned does hereby authorize and designate Jennifer L. Kraft,
Sarah Hagy, Sucheta Misra or Vernicka Shaw (the "Authorized Persons") to
prepare, sign and file on his behalf: (i) any and all Forms 3, 4, 5 and Form ID,
including any amendments thereto, relating to equity securities of United
Continental Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company") with the
Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC")  pursuant to the requirements of
Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended ("Section 16"),
and the rules promulgated thereunder; and (ii) any and all Forms 144 relating to
equity securities of the Company with the SEC pursuant to Rule 144 under the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, in each case which may be necessary or
desirable as a result of his ownership of or transaction in securities of the
Company.  The undersigned further hereby authorizes and designates the
Authorized Persons to do and perform any and all acts for and on his behalf as
may be necessary or desirable to prepare, sign and file the forms contemplated
by this Authorization.  The undersigned hereby confirms any action relating to
the preparation, signing and filing of (i) and (ii) above, performed by the
above mentioned individuals on his behalf and revokes any prior Authorization
and Designation to Sign and File Section 16 Reporting Forms and Forms 144
relating to equity securities of the Company.  This authorization, unless
earlier revoked in writing, shall be valid until the undersigned's reporting
obligations under Section 16 and Rule 144 with respect to securities of the
Company shall cease.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Authorization and
Designation this 21st day of July, 2016.

                                    Signature:    /s/ Edward M. Philip

                                    Printed Name:   Edward M. Philip