PLATTSBURGH, N.Y., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Continental
Connection announced today that it will begin new nonstop service June 23
between CommutAir`s hub in Albany, N.Y., and Montreal with up to four flights
a day. A modified schedule may be operated during off-peak periods.
Services between Albany and Montreal will be flown by the 19-seat Beech
1900 turboprop aircraft with well-timed connections to 15 key Northeast
In addition to Montreal, Continental and Continental Express offer daily
service to Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.
CommutAir, based in Plattsburgh, N.Y., has served the Northeast as a
regional airline since 1989. The company has more than 200 employees and
currently serves 16 cities throughout New York, Pennsylvania and the New
England states. CommutAir is partially employee owned through an employee
stock ownership plan.
Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is the fifth largest airline in the U.S.,
offering more than 2,100 departures daily to 120 domestic and 91 international
destinations. Operating hubs in New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam,
Continental serves more international cities than any other U.S. carrier,
including extensive service throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For
more information, visit continental.com .