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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Continental to join United in Star Alliance

Continental Airlines and United Airlines on Thursday announced a broad partnership to link their services worldwide aimed at cutting costs as the industry reels from soaring fuel prices.

As part of the tie-up, Continental plans to join United in the Star Alliance of carriers, the two companies said in a joint statement.

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Friday, June 06, 2008

Continental becomes latest U.S. airline to cut service

Continental Airlines said Thursday that it would cut 3,000 jobs and retire 67 Boeing aircraft from its fleet, becoming the latest airline to announce capacity reductions in the face of high prices for jet fuel.

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Sunday, April 27, 2008

American Airlines in talks with Continental, US Air

American Airlines has had early stage merger talks with US Airways and is in advanced talks for an alliance with Continental Airlines, sources briefed on the situation said on Friday.

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Friday, April 18, 2008

Continental Airlines posts loss

Continental Airlines on Thursday posted a first-quarter loss and said it would reduce capacity as record fuel costs continue to roil the industry.

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Call for manslaughter charges over Concorde crash

A French public prosecutor has asked judges to bring manslaughter charges against US carrier Continental Airlines over the 2000 crash of a Concorde flight that killed 113 people, the prosecutor's office said today.

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Friday, December 07, 2007

Continental Airlines Chosen as Best Airline for North American Travel by Business

Continental Airlines Chosen as Best Airline for North American Travel by
Business Traveler Magazine Readers.

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Friday, October 19, 2007

Continental Airlines profit edges higher

Continental Airlines Inc. said Thursday that international travel supported a slim rise in third-quarter profit, moderated by a charge related to pilot pension-plan settlements.

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Friday, October 05, 2007

Continental Airlines eyes more flights to Asia

Continental Airlines will add more destinations in India and China, tapping their booming economies to boost the carrier's international revenues, a top company official said on Wednesday.

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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Continental Airlines plans to add 70 flights at Cleveland hub

A $50 million Continental Airlines expansion at the Cleveland airport will add at least 70 flights by next summer - including a nonstop to Paris - and help relieve congestion at its New York City area hub, the airline's top executive said Friday. (page not found)

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Saturday, July 07, 2007

Kingfisher, Continental Airlines ink pact

Continental Airlines and Kingfisher Airlines on Thursday announced that they had entered into a comprehensive partnership for frequent flyer and airport lounge access reciprocity and future code-sharing, providing better service to customers who travel between India and the United States.

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Friday, June 22, 2007

Continental Airlines apologizes for flight problem

Continental Airlines has apologized to passengers who endured a two-day trans-Atlantic odyssey with sewage overflowing from a jet's toilets.

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