Continetal Welcomes Flyi Customers

 
Old Jan 5, 06, 10:33 pm
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Thumbs up Continetal Welcomes Flyi Customers

HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - News) has announced that it will accept tickets from passengers who were originally scheduled to fly on Independence Air following that airline's cessation of service, planned for 7 p.m. on JaTravelers holding tickets on Independence Air must call Continental by March 6, 2006 to arrange travel. These customers pay an administrative service fee of $50 one-way and use their Independence Air ticket to travel on a standby basis on Continental and Continental Express flights only.
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Old Jan 5, 06, 11:38 pm
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Ok so continetal plans on following the law, thats nice to hear


Originally Posted by CAL PHL FLYER
HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - News) has announced that it will accept tickets from passengers who were originally scheduled to fly on Independence Air following that airline's cessation of service, planned for 7 p.m. on JaTravelers holding tickets on Independence Air must call Continental by March 6, 2006 to arrange travel. These customers pay an administrative service fee of $50 one-way and use their Independence Air ticket to travel on a standby basis on Continental and Continental Express flights only.
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Especially nice is the part about paying a little extra ($100 total) and having a confirmed flight providing space is available....makes that trip to the airport a little less stressful/anxiety filled if you're holding a flyi ticket. (See full press release: http://www.continental.com/vendors/d...A2&s=&i=PRNews)

I'm sure it's also about this moving quickly into a slow time of the year and CO would love to jam their cattlecars full even if it's not going to get them rich

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Old Jan 6, 06, 8:15 am
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Ok so continetal plans on following the law, thats nice to hear

It's all about shameless public relations...

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Old Jan 6, 06, 8:18 am
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Umm... good job CO?

It's not like WN's waiving any fees or anything
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Old Jan 6, 06, 7:43 pm
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Talking Continental hot air machine welcomes you

and will give you elite status also.
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Originally Posted by CAL PHL FLYER
HOUSTON, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - News) has announced that it will accept tickets from passengers who were originally scheduled to fly on Independence Air following that airline's cessation of service, planned for 7 p.m. on JaTravelers holding tickets on Independence Air must call Continental by March 6, 2006 to arrange travel. These customers pay an administrative service fee of $50 one-way and use their Independence Air ticket to travel on a standby basis on Continental and Continental Express flights only.
Not sure why you gave this a thumbs up, since CO is only doing what they are legally required to do.
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