Breaking Travel News Launches Online Payment Options

Continental Airlines today announced
that customers living in the United Kingdom can now purchase tickets at
using a qualifying credit card.  In addition, OnePass
members based in United Kingdom choosing to use this option may earn up to
14,000 OnePass bonus miles.  Alternate payment options are also available
for customers who reside in United Kingdom. These customers may create and
hold their itinerary on and make the ticket purchase at
any of the following locations: A Continental Airport Ticket Office, A
Continental City Ticket Office, or any qualifying Western Union location.

“The ability to purchase tickets online with a credit card in United
Kingdom is just another step we’ve taken to make the
quickest, easiest way for all of our customers to purchase a Continental
Airlines ticket,” said Mark Bergsrud, Vice President, Marketing Programs
and Distribution. “This new option gives our customers worldwide more
control over their travel planning than ever before.”

All of Continental’s
customers currently receive 1,000 bonus miles for flying on a ticket
booked at Customers based in Europe and the Middle East
who fly on a ticket booked at through March 15, 2005 will
receive up to 10,000 more miles when they fly on multiple tickets booked
on the Web site.

For customers based in Continental’s Asia, Pacific, Latin America and
Caribbean regions, the same offer is valid through March, 31, 2005.
Continental Airlines is the world’s sixth-largest airline with more than
3,000 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia.