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Article from BTNews 1 NOVEMBER 2010

World's largest airline gets bigger

United Continental - Holdings Inc, the world’s largest airline, has announced plans to launch services on several new non-stop routes in 2011 as it begins to optimize the combined route networks of United Airlines and Continental Airlines.  Continental, as already noted in AERBT, went to a five times daily service from Heathrow to Newark-New York yesterday.

Continental will add new flights between Houston and Bakersfield and Palm Springs, California; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Grand Junction, Colorado; Hobbs, New Mexico; Reno, Nevada, and Montreal (Canada).  From Cleveland Hopkins International, Continental will begin services to Cincinnati, Ohio, and from Newark-New York the carrier will begin flights to Des Moines, Iowa.

United plans new service from Washington Dulles to Louisville, Kentucky; Minneapolis/St Paul; Salt Lake City; Tulsa, Oklahoma and Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands.  United will also start new flights from Denver to Amarillo, Dallas Love Field and Lubbock, Texas; from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas and from San Francisco to New Orleans in Louisiana. www.unitedcontinentalholdings.com

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