Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines (IATA: CO, ICAO: COA, Callsign: CONTINENTAL) (NYSE: CAL) is a United States certificated air carrier. Based in Downtown Houston, Texas, it is the fourth-largest airline in the US based on revenue passenger miles. Since 1998, Continental’s marketing slogan has been “Work Hard, Fly Right.” Continental operates flights to destinations throughout the US, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific regions. Together with its subsidiaries it has more than 4000 daily departures, serving 133 domestic and 132 international destinations and has 43246 employees (as of June 2009). Principal operations are from its three hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport (in Newark, New Jersey), George Bush Intercontinental Airport (in Houston, Texas), and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (in Cleveland, Ohio). Continental Micronesia, a wholly owned subsidiary, operates routes around Micronesia from its hub at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport in Guam and connects the Micronesian region with destinations in East Asia, Southeast Asia, Honolulu and Cairns, Australia. Continental Airlines is a minority owner of ExpressJet Airlines, which operates under the trade name Continental Express but is a separately managed and publicly-traded company. Chautauqua Airlines also flies under the Continental Express identity, and Cape Air, Colgan Air, CommutAir, and Gulfstream International Airlines feed Continental’s flights under the Continental Connection
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