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United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

...looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Airlines. So, it's upgrading first class food options and replacing snacks with full meals on some of its shortest flights...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/united-airlines-improving-
Biz bits

...Continental CEO plans to leave at year's end DALLAS --- Chairman and CEO Lawrence W. Kellner will leave Continental Airlines Inc. at the end of the year to return to the private-equity business and will be replaced by company president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2009-07-17/biz-bits
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Deal spurs U.S., Japan airlines to seek ties

...countries. United Airlines wasted no time in declaring that it will seek antitrust immunity for a joint venture with Continental Airlines Inc. and Japan's All Nippon Airways in which the three would work together to set prices and flight schedules...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/13/bus_559273.shtml
Business
US Airways pilots union wants probe of slot swap

...flying to and from Newark, N.J., effective Oct. 25 and would give its takeoff and landing slots there to Continental Airlines Inc. in exchange for Continental slots at LaGuardia and National airports. Continental has a hub at Newark Liberty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/01/bus_557594.shtml
Business
Delta's loss trails profit for AirTran

...it recorded a $257 million loss for the quarter. The news followed hefty second-quarter losses reported by Continental Airlines Inc. and American Airlines parent AMR Corp., while United Airlines parent UAL Corp. posted a small profit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/23/bus_541782.shtml
Business
Airlines plan to add more fees

...for. BAGGAGE FEES A rundown of baggage fees at major U.S. airlines: AMERICAN AIRLINES, AIRTRAN AIRWAYS, CONTINENTAL AIRLINES: $15 for the first checked piece of luggage, $25 for the second. Delta AirLines and Northwest Airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/20/bus_528242.shtml
Business
Biz briefs

...Among legacy carriers, Northwest Airlines -- operated by Atlanta-based Delta -- was on time the most, and Continental Airlines Inc. posted the worst on-time performance. Legacy carriers are those airlines that had a large presence in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/10/bus_527075.shtml
Business
Frequent fliers redeem miles to beat high fares

...raising mileage requirements and imposing fees for using them, but plenty of people are still cashing them in. Continental Airlines reports that through July, customers had cashed in 1.34 million awards this year, up 21 percent from the same...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/26/bus_480730.shtml
Business
Another carrier is grounded for good

...Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines holds the fourth-largest unsecured claim at $363,692. IN OTHER NEWS DALLAS --- Continental Airlines Inc. said Sunday that it would not pursue a combination with another carrier right away, a surprising move after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/28/bus_196656.shtml
Business
Airline officials face questions

...Delta-Northwest is approved, he expressed concern that it will "result in a cascade of other mergers," including Continental Airlines-United Airlines and American Airlines-US Airways, and lead to three mega-carriers competing only among themselves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/25/bus_196280.shtml
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