Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is preparing for heavy holiday passenger traffic as a winter storm takes aim at the Northeast U.S.
Continental is currently planning to operate a full schedule on Wednesday, Nov. 27, which is one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Delays may occur as a result of bad weather at airports including Newark Liberty, Boston, Philadelphia, and others in the region.
Due to higher than usual passenger traffic, travelers are advised to arrive at their departing airport up to two hours prior to the scheduled departure time of their flight. Information on how to expedite airport security procedures is available from the Transportation Security Administration at http://www.tsa.dot.gov/public/display?theme=87 .
For up-to-date information regarding the status of a specific flight, the fastest and easiest source is http://www.continental.com/travel/tcFlightandGate.asp .
An overview of Continental operations is available at http://www.continental.com/travel/tcTodaysOperations.asp .
Automated flight status information is also available at 800.784.4444.
Travelers in New York should check road conditions before driving to the airport and consider taking the fast and economical train serving Newark Liberty. Information about the train service is located at http://www.continental.com/travel/airport/maps/ewr.asp#airtrain .