Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year labor contract with the Transport Workers Union („TWU“) that represents Continental dispatchers. The TWU is expected to hold a ratification vote in the coming weeks.
HOUSTON – „We are pleased to have reached this agreement and look forward to continue working together with our highly professional dispatchers,“ said Mike Bonds, senior vice president of human resources and labor relations for Continental.
Continental Airlines is the world’s fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 2,500 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 133 domestic and 135 international destinations. Continental is a member of Star Alliance, which overall offers 19,700 daily flights to 1,077 airports in 175 countries through its 26 member airlines. With more than 41,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with its regional partners, carries approximately 63 million passengers per year.
Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture. For nine consecutive years, FORTUNE magazine has ranked Continental as the top U.S. airline on its „World’s Most Admired Companies“ airline industry list. For more company information, go to continental.com.
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