Continental Airlines News
How to Book When You Don't Know When You Want to Fly
Planning a trip with scattered family members or friends, or do you need to fly to a daughter's side to help with a newborn baby? Or maybe you're simply looking for a nice escape but for one reason or another can't nail down the dates. Uncertainty is the bane of air travelers; a little hesitation
Why You Have at Least Two Pilots on Your Flight
The skies over the United States have seen two incidents of commercial pilots becoming incapacitated in-flight in just two days. A United Airlines co-pilot lost consciousness mid-flight this morning, airline officials said, one day after the captain of an American Airlines flight died mid-flight.
Skating down memory lane
LOS ANGELES -- This spring marks my 18th playoff spring (17, actually, given the one that went down the tubes during the 2004-05 lockout). How does that happen? It's amazing, not just the passage of time, but the ties that bind the people in the game and the memories every playoff year creates.
Mavs play defense but still lose; Pacers, Nets roll
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Sam Cassell , Rasheed Wallace and rookie Dwyane Wade hope the home dominance continues in the NBA playoffs. Three series resume Wednesday, including the West matchup between the top-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets. On Sunday, the Timberwolves won a series
Revisiting the Ghosts of Airlines Past
Not long ago, I heard someone talking about how much he missed Continental Airlines and asking, "Where did it go, anyway?" Off to the Great Tarmac in the Sky, thanks to its merger with United a few years back. But look closely at the tails of United's planes -- see that globe logo? That was
Justice Department Sues to Block US Airways (LCC), American Airlines (AMR) Merger
Shares of US Airways (LCC) Tank After DOJ Sues to Block American Air Merger
Read an Excerpt of Noah Feldman's 'Cool War'
Excerpted from COOL WAR: The Future of Global Competition by Noah Feldman. Copyright © 2013 by Noah Feldman. Reprinted with permission by Random House, New York, NY. Are we on the brink of a new Cold War? The United States is the sole reigning...
American Airlines, US Airways Merger and What Can Be Learned From 4 Other Mergers
While a merger between US Airways and bankrupt American Airlines would be good for shareholders, it is likely to cause headaches for consumers and their wallets. In the long term, Rick Seaney, CEO of FareCompare, said after legacy airline mergers, customers usually see cuts in capacity, which give
American Airlines: Timeline of Troubles
American Airlines has been in the news in recent weeks, and the news hasn’t been good for the troubled carrier. When did things start to go south for the airline? The carrier is today operating under bankruptcy protection, but between seats coming loose in flight,...
Cover Model's Dog Dies on United Flight
A model claims her two-year-old golden retriever was killed by the negligence of United Airlines. Maggie Rizer was traveling from Newark to San Francisco with her family and two dogs, Bea and Albert. Bea died during the flight. Rizer, 34, has been on the cover of Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar. On