Continental Airlines' New iPhone App Offers One-Touch Access to Travel Information

Oct 28, 2010, 12:47 ET from Continental Airlines

CHICAGO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), has introduced a new application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users that gives travelers easy access to their travel information.  With the free, full-featured app, Continental customers can book reservations -- including reward travel -- check-in for flights, have one-touch access to mobile boarding passes and flight status details, and manage their OnePass frequent flyer accounts.

"The Continental Airlines App is another example of Continental's commitment to technology and innovation that makes travel more convenient for our customers," said Jared Miller, Continental's managing director of self-service and emerging technology.  "This app provides time-saving, full-featured access to the information that our customers need on the go, as well as other useful tools for travelers such as interactive airport smart maps and flight updates sent directly to their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch."

The new app also includes a feed of Continental's latest postings on Twitter.

Continental will soon expand the accessibility of the application to the Android platform, and is exploring other smartphone options.

The Continental Airlines app is available from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

About Continental Airlines

Continental Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL). Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 2,400 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving 142 domestic and 131 international destinations. Continental is a member of Star Alliance, which overall offers more than 21,200 daily flights to 1,172 airports in 181 countries through its 28 member airlines. Continental has hubs serving Cleveland, Guam, Houston and New York/Newark Liberty, and together with its regional partners, carries approximately 63 million passengers per year.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. became the holding company for both United and Continental upon close of the merger transaction. The two airlines will operate separately as they begin to integrate key customer services, marketing activities and airport processes. For more company information, go to continental.com and follow on Twitter and Facebook.

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