The airline was founded in 1934 and it started operating its flights on July 15, 1934. After its merger with United Airlines, it ceased operating as continental Airlines. The airline has its headquarters in Houston, Texas, USA. While the airline was operational it focused on providing comfort, flexibility and ease to its passengers.
The airline had its hubs in Newark Liberty International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. It operated flights to several destinations. Continental Airline flights went to:
- California Los Angeles
- San Diego
- Cayman Islands Grand Cayman
- Turks and Caicos Islands Providenciales
- United States Virgin Islands St. Thomas
- Costa Rica Liberia
- Mexico Acapulco
- Mexico City
- San Jose
- Santa Ana/Orange County
- Colorado Denver
- District of Columbia Washington
- Ronald Reagan Washington
- Florida Fort Lauderdale
- Fort Myers
The airline was awarded several times while it was operational .It operated with a fleet of Boeing 737-500, Boeing 737-700, Boeing 737-800, Boeing 737-900, Boeing 737-900ER, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 757-500, Boeing 767-200ER, Boeing 767-400ER, Boeing 77-200ER, Boeing 787-8 and Boeing 787-9 aircrafts.
Continental Airlines Fare structure and Continental Airlines flight amenities
While the airline was operational, it offered two classes to its passenger’s .The classes offered on the basis of services and fare structure. The airlines offered Business/first class and economy class.
Passengers with Continental Airlines flight tickets had an amazing flying experience. They had seats which could recline up to 180 degrees and become beds. They also had adjustable arm rests and cushioned seats. Their seats also had iPod connectivity and reading lights. They were given the best quality food along with beverages.
Passengers with Continental Airlines flight booking for economy class also enjoyed a pleasant flight. Economy class passenger on international flights enjoyed a seat space of 17.2 to 17.9 inches. Their pitch space was 31 -32 inches. They received free food and beverages.
Passengers with Continental Airlines tickets for economy class on domestic flights had a seat space of 17.2 inches and pitch space of 32 inches. They received non- alcoholic beverages on board.
Continental Airlines Baggage
Passengers with Continental Airlines booking had to pay a certain amount depending upon the number and size of the bags, as baggage fee for carrying checked in luggage.
Continental Airlines Rewards
One pass was the airline’s frequent flyer program. It gave them several benefits. They could get free tickets, first class upgrades, offers, travel packages and several Continental Airlines flight deals.