United Airlines and Continental Airlines on Friday announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has approved the merger of the two airline companies and is closing its review pending the merge of the airlines.
Southwest Airlines and Continental Airlines announced Friday that they had entered a lease agreement for 36 slot pairs at Newark-Liberty International Airport (EWR), allowing Southwest to operate as many as 18 daily flights beginning in March 2011.
Continental Airlines and Athens-based Aegean Airlines on Monday announced plans to start codesharing on Continental’s flights between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens.
United Airlines and Continental Airlines have unveiled refinements to the visual brand identity for the new global airline that will result of a proposed merger between the two carriers.
Continental Airlines and Brussels Airlines on Wednesday announced plans to start codesharing on Continental’s trans-Atlantic flights between New York and Brussels, as well as on selected flights operated by Brussels within Europe and to 12 cities in Africa.
Continental Airlines and United Airlines on Tuesday announced a new leadership team of the combined airline, reporting directly to current Continental CEO Jeff Smisek, who will serve as president and chief executive officer of the new airline.
Hooters Air begins operations, the crash of Air Algerie Flight 6239, a transcontinental speed record set by an SR-71, Japan flies the world’s heaviest passenger, a Sikorsky Sea King sets a distance record and more!
Kitteh mistakes X-ray for cheezburger masheen, makes hoomanz miss flite.
Flight Global’s Runway Girl reports that a TSA agent that investigated leaked TSA documents has himself lost his note pad! Allegient Air buys 18 MD-80s, an Air Berlin flight goes off the runway in Dortmund, Continental CEO passes on his salary, DCA’s power goes out for a while this afternoon and the FAA puts American Airlines under the magnifying glass.
A Continental Airlines jet flying to Portland, Ore. was forced to make an emergency landing at Helena Regional Airport (HLN) after one of its engines died over the Upper Midwest Sunday night.