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- Continental upgrades commuter fleet... North, D.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/16/87, Vol. 127 Issue 20, p40
Continental Airlines has begun the upgrading and standardization of its fleet of commuter aircraft by accepting its first Aerospatiale/Aeritalia ATR42. Continental plans to buy 50 ATR42s. Current plans for Continental's commuter division call for PBA to be melded into the Bar Harbor operations...
- Continental focuses on business traffic... Shifrin, C.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/13/88, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p144
Following the favorable results of a 30-day federal safety investigation and the nearing end of a long consolidation process, Continental Airlines officials are optimistic the airline will begin recapturing business passengers and return to profitability. FAA inspection and results; Merger...
- Continental consolidates Newark operation... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/13/88, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p145
Continental Airlines has consolidated its Newark International Airport operations into a 875000-sq-ft, 41-gate terminal designed to counter impressions that the carrier's operation is chaotic. The Terminal C can handle as much traffic as the airport's other two main terminals, A and B, combined...
- Continental orders 20 Airbus A330, A340 aircraft. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/20/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 21, p46
Reports that Continental Airlines has ordered 20 Airbus Industrie A330 and A340 aircraft, and placed options to 20 more aircraft, for expansion of service on medium- and long-range routes.
- Continental to add flights at key hubs. Shifrin, Carole A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/26/1996, Vol. 144 Issue 9, p32
Reports that Continental Airlines is planning to boost its service at Houston, Newark, and Cleveland during 1996, while reducing capacity at Greensboro, North Carolina. Schedule date for the changes; Impact.
- Weathermen contract with airline on basis of forecast accuracy. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;Nov98, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p2557
Cites an article published on the April 3, 1998 issue of the `Business Week,' about provision in the Society of Airline Meteorologists union contract which required Continental Air Lines meteorologists to be 90% accurate in their jobs. Factors that required accurate forecasts from Continental...
- No blackout senior fares. // Consumer Reports Travel Letter;Oct98, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p235
Reports on the Freedom Flight Club for senior citizens offered by Continental Airlines. Basis of discounts for senior citizens; Comparison with similar senior citizens promo offered by competing airlines.
- Continental's drift. Anderson, J. // Texas Monthly;Jun91, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p88
Examines the Houston-based carrier Continental Airlines. Record-setting debt forcing a second trip to bankruptcy court in seven years; Parent company, Continental Airlines Holdings, logged a fourth-quarter loss of $2.25 billion; Frank A. Lorenzo'sinvolvement.
- Continental seeks early OK for Cleve.-Toronto flights. Beauprez, Jennifer // Crain's Cleveland Business;08/18/97, Vol. 18 Issue 33, p1
Reports that Continental Airlines has applied for federal approval to commence daily jet flights from Cleveland to Toronto, during the fall of 1997. Reference to request of Continental for permission to begin offering jet service from November 01, from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to...