Continental Airlines Launches New Online Travel Club

Members Receive Travel Credits for Online Purchases and Special Offers, Plus Special Bonus If Enrolled By Jan. 31, 2006

HOUSTON, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL) today announced the launch of The Travel Club @ continental.com , a new online program offering its members special deals and travel credits.

Upon payment of the annual membership fee of $10 USD, members of the Travel Club @ continental.com will earn a $5 USD travel credit for every flown ticket purchased at continental.com and will also have access to special offers. Funds earned through The Travel Club will be deposited into the member’s Gift Account within 48 hours and can be used to purchase travel on Continental, Continental Express or Continental Micronesia. Free membership in the OnePass frequent flyer program is required to join the Club.

Now through Jan. 31, 2006, new Travel Club members will receive a $25 bonus credit in their Gift Account. This $25 credit can be used by the Club member to offset the cost of future travel purchased at continental.com .

“We continue to invest in ways to make our online experience more rewarding,” said Mark Bergsrud, vice president of Marketing Programs and Distribution. “Club members will receive credits towards travel purchases at continental.com and have access to special offers all while continuing to enjoy the many benefits of OnePass.”

To learn more and to enroll, visit continental.com > Programs & Services > The Travel Club.

Continental Airlines is the world’s sixth-largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,000 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 151 domestic and 133 international destinations, more than any other carrier in the world. More than 400 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines, which include Aeromexico, Air France, Alitalia, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, KLM, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. With over 42,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 60 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 continental.com .

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