Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Continental Airlines Named Best in U.S. for 2008

Continental Airlines today announced that it was named "Best Airline: North America," in the Skytrax 2008 World Airline Awards. The carrier was also named "Best Cabin Staff: North America".

The award winners were selected in an independent passenger survey that included more than 15 million eligible survey interviews conducted worldwide between August 2007 and June 2008.

Continental Airlines is the world's fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,000 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 140 domestic and 139 international destinations. More than 550 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines. With more than 46,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 69 million passengers per year.

Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture. For the fifth consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named Continental the No. 1 World's Most Admired Airline on its 2008 list of World's Most Admired Companies. For more company information, visit continental.com.

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