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2010-03-04 09:00:00

FORT MILL, S.C., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Tire the Americas, LLC ("Continental") will supply the original equipment truck tires for Ram medium-duty Chassis Cab trucks starting in 2010 with the all-new 2011 model year trucks. In a multi-year order, Chrysler Group LLC designated that all new Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks will be equipped with Continental's 225/70R19.5 tires, said Tom Fanning, Continental's director of original equipment sales for commercial vehicle tires -...

2010-01-13 12:01:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental products have been a part of the Ward's 10 Best Engines list every year since its inception 16 years ago. This year, seven of the 10 winning engines feature powertrain technology from Continental, with each showcasing the industry-wide move to increase fuel economy without sacrificing performance. "Continental is well-represented among the Ward's 10 Best Engines because we can help global automakers meet performance, fuel economy...

2009-11-17 10:27:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) outranked its U.S. network competitors to take top honors in Business Travel News' (BTN) Annual Airline Survey for the second consecutive year. Continental ranked highest in half of the 10 survey categories including quality of airline communications, value of relationships with account managers and sales representatives, problem resolution and flexibility in negotiating transient pricing. "Even in these tough...

2009-11-13 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced it has been named HP Supplier of the Year for its role in bringing exceptional new value to HP through innovation and collaboration under HP's Supplier Development Program. "Continental Airlines is very proud to be the first recipient of HP's Supplier of the Year award," said Gary Clark, global account manager Continental Airlines. "We believe that relationships matter and this award is a testament...

2009-11-04 06:11:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: XJT), parent company of regional and charter airline operator, ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., today reported a third quarter loss for 2009, excluding special items, of $7.7 million or $0.52 per common share. These results reflect an improvement over the same period in 2008 where the company reported a loss of $15.8 million or $1.00 per common share, excluding special items. Overall, ExpressJet reported a third quarter...

2009-10-15 15:15:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) will hold its third quarter 2009 financial results conference call on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at continental.com in the "Investor Relations" section under the "About Continental" menu. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the Web site for approximately...

2009-09-14 11:25:00

HOUSTON, Sep. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) announced that it has earned the top rating of 100 percent in the 2010 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Continental Airlines joins the ranks of 305 other major U.S. businesses which received top marks for their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) employees and customers. "Continental's corporate culture is based on...

2009-07-30 10:00:49

Continental Airlines said it would mimic a move made by U.S. discount carriers by offering in-flight satellite television broadcasts to passengers. JetBlue, Virgin America and Frontier have already outfitted planes with TV screens that pick up programs in real time -- as opposed to taped programming -- USA Today reported Thursday. Continental said it would charge passengers in coach $6 for the service, while providing it free of charge to first-class fliers. The airline said it would have 220...

2009-04-17 12:39:00

Continental to Implement Next IT's ActiveAgent(TM) SPOKANE, Wash., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Next IT Corporation, the pioneer of Human Emulation Software(TM), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Continental Airlines to implement its ActiveAgent solution on their Web site, www.continental.com. Continental, the world's fifth largest airline, was recently awarded 'Best Airline for North American Travel' by Business Traveler Magazine readers and was also rated the top...

2009-04-02 10:26:00

Airline wins award for second consecutive year HOUSTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced that for the second year in a row it has been named "Best Airline: North America" in the Skytrax 2009 World Airline Awards. The awards are based on an independent survey of more than 15 million passengers of 95 different nationalities, conducted over a 10-month period. Jim Summerford, Continental's Vice President Europe, Middle East & India,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.