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United CEO Jeff Smisek steps down amid federal investigation

...Columbia that began after Samson became chairman and was canceled days after he resigned last year.Smisek was CEO of Continental Airlines before it merged with United in 2010. He has been under pressure for several years as United was slower than Delta...
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...jet makes emergency landing in Juneau JUNEAU - A Continental Airlines jet made an emergency landing in Juneau on Monday...anomaly in the fuel levels, said Rahsaan Johnson, a Continental Airlines spokesman in Houston. "The airplane has a number...
Combating Terrorism: British foil terror plot to kill thousands

...aboard the planes, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Targeted were United, American and Continental Airlines flights from Britain to major U.S. destinations, which counterterrorism officials said probably included New...
Alaska Digest

...flight from Tokyo arrived in Houston Wednesday morning, a day after making an emergency landing in Cold Bay, a Continental Airline spokesman said. The Boeing 777 commercial jet remained in Cold Bay, with airline officials unsure of how long...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...change their tickets. Two major airlines have hiked their fees to change nonrefundable advance-fare tickets. Continental Airlines increased its fee from $75 to $100 and American Airlines' fee has gone from $15 to $90. Both airlines serve...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...5:30 p.m. consolation game. The top-ranked Blue Devils draw Southwest Missouri State on Friday night in Continental Airlines Arena. Barring the biggest upset in NCAA tournament history, Duke will face the survivor of Temple-Purdue on...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shots, you just didn't know how well,'' Chaney said after losing his fourth regional final, his third at the Continental Airlines Arena. ``He was coming off screens, turning and shooting over a 6-foot-10 player and that just doesn't...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...announced a $4.3 billion merger. American is reportedly seeking a takeover of Northwest. Analysts have said Continental Airlines is a likely target for Delta, and British Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines acknowledged they are discussing...
Alaska Air joins in $5 fare jump

...Airlines, the No. 2 carrier, was studying the increases, said spokesman Jeff Kovick. Northwest Airlines Corp., Continental Airlines Inc. and US Airways Group Inc. remained on the sidelines at midday Friday. A spokesman for Southwest Airlines...
Nightmare on a plane establishing passengers' rights while traveling. Bad luck mixed with bad choices to set up this nightmare. Continental Airlines Flight 2816 was forced to land in Rochester around midnight Friday to refuel. At the same time, the flight crew...


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