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2010-05-03 04:30:00

HOUSTON and CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental (NYSE: CAL) and United (Nasdaq: UAUA) today announced a definitive merger agreement, creating the world's leading airline with superior service to customers, expanded access to an unparalleled global network serving 370 destinations around the world, enhanced long-term career prospects for employees, and a platform for improved profitability and sustainable long-term value for shareholders. The all-stock merger of...

2010-04-15 17:45:00

CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by the United Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association International: "It has been our long-standing position that the pilots of United Airlines would support a merger if such a transaction would benefit the careers and futures of our pilots. "Several media outlets have reported today that United and Continental have reopened merger talks. For United's pilots, Continental, rather...

2010-04-13 08:36:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the world's top automotive suppliers, earned the 2010 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers Contribution to Excellence) Award for its Smart NOx Sensor for gas and diesel powertrains in the Product-Europe category. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100413/CL85438 ) "Earning the Automotive News PACE Award for Continental's NOx Sensor is an honor as we continuously work to develop innovative...

2010-04-07 08:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental and Nokia are collaborating on a new concept that will enable drivers and passengers to seamlessly connect, display and control mobile phone applications via an in-vehicle dashboard display. The companies are working together to integrate a new technology, called Terminal Mode, into the automotive and consumer electronics industries. The collaboration between Continental and Nokia is designed to significantly improve the usability...

2010-03-05 11:44:00

HOUSTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) was rated the most admired U.S. airline on FORTUNE magazine's annual airline-industry list of World's Most Admired Companies. This is the ninth consecutive year that Continental has been the highest-ranking U.S. airline on the list. Of the 14 global carriers ranked, Continental was ranked No. 1 for people management. "Continental's working together culture helps us deliver our industry-leading service and...

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...