Continental Airlines has now merged with United Airlines as of 2010.
Please take a look at our page on United Airlines or check out our alternative airlines below that fly similar routes to Continental Airlines.
Continental Airlines was an airline in United States with operational services to Africa, Americas, Caribbean, Central America, North America South America, Asia, and Europe, with 140 destinations. The airline was part of Skyteam and Star Alliance with frequent flyer program name Onepass. Its hub airports were in Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston), Newark Liberty International Airport, and Antonio B. Won Pat Airport (Guam).
The US carrier had codeshare agreements with airlines including Avianca, Aeromar, Copa, EVA Air, TACA, and Island Air.
In 2010 the airline merged with United Airlines
Enjoy a warm meal onboard. Catch up with your favourite TV shows and recent movies with Continental Airlines in-flight entertainment system.
The Business Class in Continental Airlines, "BusinessFirst", offers passengers with a completely lie-flat bed with more than 6.5 feet sleeping space. The headrest can be positioned in 6 different ways and the shell allows the passengers to enjoy their privacy. The passengers of Domestic First Class or International Business Class enjoy 21 inches wide seat along with nearly 38 inches of pitch.
Now merged with United Airlines, the food offered is that of United. The airline offers a variety of food and drink options based on the route flying and duration of your flight.
For Economy flights within North America, the Caribbean and most of Latin America: Passengers are given complimentary snacks, and there will be additional snacks, snack boxes and prepared meals available to purchase in-flight.
For Economy flights to or from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the South Pacific and selected destinations in Latin America: Passengers are offered a complimentary three-course meal service and for flights longer than 12 hours, an additional mid-flight snack.
For passengers travelling in Premium Class, the meals offered are dependent on the duration of the flight. To see a breakdown of what is offered and sample menus, click here.
For passengers travelling in United Polaris First and Business Class, passengers are given complimentary snacks on arrival, in addition to a five-course meal including a chilled appetizer, salad, an entree, cheese course, and a dessert.
Continental offer a wide range of special dietary requirements, from varieties of vegetarian and vegan meals, child-friendly meals, gluten-free meals and meals suitable for different cultures such as Jain, Japanese, Kosher or Muslim. To see a full list of special meals available, and to see which flights they are available on, click here. Special meals can be requested by contacting United, at least 24 hours before departure.
For Economy flights within North America, the Caribbean and most of Latin America: Economy class passengers are given complimentary soft drinks, juices and fresh tea and coffee on board. There will also be a drink trolley service where beer, wine and spirits are available to purchase.
For Economy flights to or from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the South Pacific and selected destinations in Latin America: Passengers are given complimentary drinks including beer, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee. For passengers wishing to purchase spirits and liqueurs, these will be available for purchase.
For United Polaris first class and business class, passengers receive a complimentary drink upon arrival, including premium spirits, regional beers, champagnes or wines.