Continental outlines NY-Honduras plan

15th Aug 2006

Continental Airlines has announced new nonstop Saturday service between New York at Newark Liberty International Airport and Roatan, Honduras, beginning December 16, pending government approval.Continental will operate a Boeing 737-700 with space for 12 customers in first class and 112 in coach on the Saturday-only flight to Roatan, located on the northern coast of Honduras and a favorite among scuba, golf and sport- fishing enthusiasts. The flight will depart New York/Newark at 9:50 a.m. and arrive in Roatan at 1:35 p.m. The return flight will leave Roatan at 2:25 p.m., arriving in New York/Newark at 7:45 p.m. Flights are timed conveniently to allow connections for passengers at Newark Liberty. Continental also offers year-round service to Roatan, from Houston, Texas.

Framed by tranquil bays and mountain forests, Roatan is a popular gateway for eco-tourism in the diverse tropical region. It is home to nearly 100 dive sites, excellent, well-established dive resorts and operations, and the most developed tourism infrastructure in the Bay Islands, Honduras.


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