Continental Announces New Nonstop Caribbean Services

9th Mar 2004

  Continental Airlines today announced it will begin nonstop service June 10
from its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Montego
Bay in Jamaica and to Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago, in addition to
its flights from Newark Liberty International Airport. The new flights
will operate four times a week in the summer.
Flights will depart Houston at 3:55 p.m., arriving in Montego Bay at 7:05
p.m. Return service from Montego Bay will depart at 10:00 a.m., arriving
in Houston at 1:15 p.m. Jamaica is a prime year-round tourist destination.

Flights to Port of Spain will depart Houston at 3:30 p.m., arriving in the
capital of Trinidad and Tobago at 9:55 p.m. Return service from Port of
Spain will depart at 9:00 a.m., arriving in Houston at 1:15 p.m. Trinidad
and Tobago, one nation of two islands in the eastern Caribbean, is home to
beaches both rugged and serene, tropical rainforests and waterfalls.

Continental will operate both new destinations with a 124-seat Boeing 737,
with flights timed for convenient connections at George Bush
Intercontinental to and from dozens of destinations throughout the U.S.,
Canada and Europe.

“We are happy to add these two Caribbean cities to our Houston network,
bringing the number of Caribbean destinations served out of George Bush
Intercontinental Airport to six,” said Jim Summerford, international vice
president for Continental Airlines. “We look forward to serving the oil
and energy companies doing business in Trinidad and Tobago, who will find
our service makes travel to the region easier than ever before.”


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