Effective immediately, Continental
Airlines (NYSE: CAL) has eliminated commissions on travel booked through the
Internet. The change affects tickets issued by travel agents in the United
States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Bermuda,
Micronesia, the Northern Marianas, Republic of Palau, the Marshall Islands and
Guam for all travel on Continental Airlines and Continental Express booked by
consumers through the Internet.
All other aspects of Continental`s commission structure for U.S. and
Canada travel agents remain unchanged.
Continental Airlines anticipates making no further press comments
concerning this announcement.