HOUSTON – Continental Airlines today announced that it was named the “Best Domestic Airline,” “Best Airline for Customer Service” and “Best Airline for Flights to Mexico” in Executive Travel Magazine’s 2008 Leading Edge Awards. The award winners were selected by a survey of the magazine’s readers.
In addition, Continental was named the No. 2 “Best Domestic Airline for First Class Service” and No. 2 “Best Domestic Airline for Business Class Service,” as well as the No. 3 airline for airport lounges and for flights to Canada and the Caribbean.
Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture. For the fifth consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named Continental the No. 1 World’s Most Admired Airline on its 2008 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. Continental Airlines also was named the “Best Airline in North America” at the 2008 OAG Airline of the Year Awards, for the fifth consecutive year. The airline has also been named “Best Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific Business Class among U.S. Airlines” for ten consecutive years by Conde Nast Traveler magazine.
Continental Airlines is the world’s fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 3,100 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 145 domestic and 138 international destinations. More than 550 additional points are served via SkyTeam alliance airlines. With more than 45,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 69 million passengers per year. For more company information, visit continental.com.