Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL), the U.S. carrier with the most presence in Mexico, today announced that it will relocate flight operations to Terminal 2 at Mexico City International Airport effective Feb. 19.
HOUSTON — „We are pleased to share this new and modern terminal with our SkyTeam partners,“ said Carlos Enrique Hernandez, managing director of Continental Airlines in Mexico. „Our customers will greatly benefit from this relocation since all the SkyTeam partners will be in the same terminal offering adjacent gates for easy connections, efficient handling and a shared passenger lounge for all its members.“
Continental Airlines flies to more destinations in Mexico than any other U.S. carrier, offering service to 31 cities in the country. The airline operates ten daily flights out of Mexico City: eight to Houston, Texas, and two to Newark/ New York, with modern 737 Next Generation jets, and more than 70 weekly flights.
Continental’s highly acclaimed Latinization program includes bilingual flight attendants on many flights to Latin America, and bilingual airport personnel, reservations agents and signage. Spanish-language functions on the continental.com Web site include flight booking, check-in, seat selection, flight and gate information, and OnePass frequent flyer program enrollment. Passengers also may make reservations in Spanish at 1-800-537-9222.
Continental Airlines offers service to 76 destinations in 23 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The airline serves more destinations in Mexico (31) from the U.S. and has more flights from the U.S. to Mexico than any other airline. Continental also serves more cities in Central America (10) than any other U.S. carrier, as well as nine South American destinations and 27 in the Caribbean. Continental was named „Best Airline to Latin America“ in Latin Trade Magazine’s „Best of Latin America“ Readers Choice Poll – 2007.
Continental Airlines is the world’s fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 2,900 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 144 domestic and 139 international destinations. More than 550 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines. With more than 45,000 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 more company information, visit continental.com.
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