Continental launches new flights to Australia

Continental launches new flights to Australia

Continental Airlines has announced it plans to launch nonstop Boeing 787 flights to Auckland, New Zealand and Lagos, Nigeria from its Houston hub. Both routes are expected to start in November and from May 2011 nonstop flights will operate between Cairo and Newark Liberty International Airport. “We are proud to be the first airline in the world to announce specific route plans for the 787 Dreamliner, as it will allow us to meet the business demand for new international destinations,” said Continental Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Jim Compton. “Our participation in Star Alliance and investment in our product continue to bring benefits to our customers and will help ensure success of these new markets.” Meanwhile Continental posted a $225m (

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