Continental Airlines Offers Up to 1,500 OnePass Bonus Miles for Using

HOUSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL) announced a new bonus mile offer for OnePass frequent flyer members who can now earn up to 1,500 bonus miles for using the convenient booking and check-in features at . Each time they fly on tickets purchased at , they’ll earn 500 bonus miles. Additionally, through December 31, 2005, they’ll receive 500 bonus miles and a complimentary inflight headset coupon each time they check in online for their outbound and for their return flight.

“Customers that check in online arrive at the airport prepared with their boarding passes, confirmed seat assignments and get through security and to the gate faster,” said Mark Bergsrud, vice president, Marketing Programs and Distribution for Continental Airlines. “For customers traveling internationally, online check-in is now available for their outbound and return flights to the U.S. from select cities.”

Bonus miles are only awarded to the first traveler listed in the reservation. This offer is only available to customers who purchase their tickets through

Continental Airlines is the world’s sixth-largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,100 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 150 domestic and 131 international destinations, more than any other carrier in the world. Nearly 400 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines, which include Aeromexico, Air France/KLM, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. With 41,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 56 million passengers per year. Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture.

For the second consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named Continental the No. 1 Most Admired Global Airline on its 2005 list of Most Admired Global Companies. Continental was also included in the publication’s annual “Top 50″ list, which ranks all companies, across a wide variety of industries, that appear in the Global Most Admired Companies issue. Continental again won major awards at the 2005 OAG Airline of the Year Awards including “Airline of the Year” and “Best Airline Based in North America” for the second consecutive year, and “Best Executive/Business Class” for the third consecutive year. For more company information, visit .

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