Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is preparing for winter storm conditions at its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, and at other airports in the Northeast U.S.
Continental is anticipating reduced runway capacity due to snow removal operations at various airports on Friday, Feb. 7. At Liberty, Continental will be reducing flight operations to correspond with the expected capacity reductions. Where possible, Continental will be contacting affected travelers in advance to inform them of their rebooking.
Also, delays may occur as a result of bad weather at airports throughout the Northeast, including Baltimore, Philadelphia and Boston.
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 Liberty. Information about the train service is located at http://www.continental.com/travel/airport/maps/ewr.asp#airtrain .