Tag: Continental Airlines

Message to US Airlines ‘Wake Up and Reduce In-Flight Consumer Waste!’

Join Green America in asking U.S. airlines to recycle As concerned consumers, we believe that it is important for us to know that the airline companies with which we travel help reduce consumer waste by implementing recycling programs. Overall, airlines…

Are Continental Pilots Cooking Up a Recipe Similar to UAL’s ‘Summer from Hell’ 2000?

Happening now…….. United’s Newark Hub Has Most of 24 Cancellations on Crews United Continental Holdings Inc.’s Continental Airlines unit canceled 24 flights today because of crew shortages, mostly from the carrier’s hub at New Jersey’s Newark airport. A so-called sickout…

What to Expect When Your Pet Flies Cargo

A Day in the Life of a Pet in Airline Cargo Every day, thousands of pets fly on U.S. airlines. Most of the time, it’s a seamless event and everyone arrives safely. Occasionally it’s not — with some unfortunate results. More…

In a Nutshell, More than a year Uniting United Unions

United Airlines’ CEO: Union Pacts To Take Year Or More The head of the new United Airlines said Friday union rules are hampering the company by preventing it from flying larger regional jets, a key headache as the world’s largest…

LA Times~ Dreamliner Mock-Up Lands in Houston -IAH

The Dreamliner: In Houston, an early look at the 787 A full-scale interior replica of Continental Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner has landed at Houston’s Bush International Airport, giving travelers an opportunity for an up-close look at aviation’s greatest and, literally, latest long-haul airplane.…

British Tourists Carried 200 “Bangers” on Two US Flights

Rochdale man ‘took 200 fireworks on US plane’ BBC News- Manchester An airline passenger claims he was allowed to take more than 200 fireworks on two flights in the United States. Paul Jones, 29, from Rochdale, Greater Manchester, flew across…

More jobs & human contact eliminated. Continental testing “Self-Boarding”

Continental tests ‘self-boarding’ at Houston airport “It’s a great idea,” says aviation analyst Michael Boyd. “Any reduction in human contact between employee and customer is good these days.” By Roger Yu, USA Today Boarding a plane without an agent to…