Continental Airlines` Senior Executives Sign Five-Year Employment Agreements

Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL and CAL.A) announced today that its top five officers have signed new five-year employment agreements with the carrier. The agreements were signed with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gordon Bethune, President and Chief Operating Officer Greg Brenneman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Larry Kellner, Executive Vice President - Operations C.D. McLean, and Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jeff Smisek.

“Keeping our senior executive team together allows everyone, including our fellow co-workers, to focus on running a good airline,” said Bethune.