Continental Airlines' OnePass Program Wins Four Top Freddie Awards

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from Continental Airlines, Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines' (NYSE:   CAL)
 OnePass frequent flyer program today garnered four top Freddie Awards,
 including "Program of the Year" and "Best Elite-Level Program," during
 InsideFlyer's 13th Annual Freddie Awards ceremony.  The OnePass program also
 received the "Best Award" in recognition of reduced miles from the U.S. to
 Latin America, as well as "Best Web Site" for 2000.
     Continental has won more Freddie awards than any other major airline,
 including "Best Elite-Level Program" 11 times out of the past 12 years.
 Continental has won "Best Web Site" and "Program of the Year" for four
 consecutive years.
     "There is no higher compliment than that which comes from the people you
 serve every day," said Vice President of Marketing Mark Bergsrud.  "This
 clearly indicates that our customers think we're meeting their needs and
 adding value to their travel experience.  It also demonstrates that our
 employees are consistently providing a high-quality product that our customers
 are willing to buy again and again."
     InsideFlyer's Freddie Awards have become the oldest and most prestigious
 frequent flyer awards since their inception in 1988.  This year, a total of
 164,891 ballots were cast.  The awards represent excellence in frequent travel
 programs and rate the best frequent flyer and frequent guest programs in nine
 different categories.
     Continental Airlines is the fifth largest airline in the U.S., offering
 more than 2,200 departures daily to 133 domestic and 92 international
 destinations.  Operating hubs in Newark, Houston, Cleveland and Guam,
 Continental (www.continental.com) serves more international cities than any
 other U.S. carrier, including extensive service throughout the Americas,
 Europe and Asia.
     Continental was named the 2001 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World,
 as well as the 1996 Airline of the Year, making it the only carrier to receive
 this honor twice in five years.  Continental is in the top quarter of Fortune
 magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work for in America," and is ranked the
 nation's No. 1 airline in customer satisfaction for long and short-haul
 flights by Frequent Flyer Magazine and J.D. Power and Associates.  Continental
 has received numerous awards for its BusinessFirst premium cabin (Conde Nast
 Traveler, OAG, Entrepreneur and SmartMoney magazines), OnePass frequent flyer
 program (InsideFlyer's Freddie Awards) and overall operations and management
 (Fortune magazine).
 
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    NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines' (NYSE:   CAL)
 OnePass frequent flyer program today garnered four top Freddie Awards,
 including "Program of the Year" and "Best Elite-Level Program," during
 InsideFlyer's 13th Annual Freddie Awards ceremony.  The OnePass program also
 received the "Best Award" in recognition of reduced miles from the U.S. to
 Latin America, as well as "Best Web Site" for 2000.
     Continental has won more Freddie awards than any other major airline,
 including "Best Elite-Level Program" 11 times out of the past 12 years.
 Continental has won "Best Web Site" and "Program of the Year" for four
 consecutive years.
     "There is no higher compliment than that which comes from the people you
 serve every day," said Vice President of Marketing Mark Bergsrud.  "This
 clearly indicates that our customers think we're meeting their needs and
 adding value to their travel experience.  It also demonstrates that our
 employees are consistently providing a high-quality product that our customers
 are willing to buy again and again."
     InsideFlyer's Freddie Awards have become the oldest and most prestigious
 frequent flyer awards since their inception in 1988.  This year, a total of
 164,891 ballots were cast.  The awards represent excellence in frequent travel
 programs and rate the best frequent flyer and frequent guest programs in nine
 different categories.
     Continental Airlines is the fifth largest airline in the U.S., offering
 more than 2,200 departures daily to 133 domestic and 92 international
 destinations.  Operating hubs in Newark, Houston, Cleveland and Guam,
 Continental (www.continental.com) serves more international cities than any
 other U.S. carrier, including extensive service throughout the Americas,
 Europe and Asia.
     Continental was named the 2001 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World,
 as well as the 1996 Airline of the Year, making it the only carrier to receive
 this honor twice in five years.  Continental is in the top quarter of Fortune
 magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work for in America," and is ranked the
 nation's No. 1 airline in customer satisfaction for long and short-haul
 flights by Frequent Flyer Magazine and J.D. Power and Associates.  Continental
 has received numerous awards for its BusinessFirst premium cabin (Conde Nast
 Traveler, OAG, Entrepreneur and SmartMoney magazines), OnePass frequent flyer
 program (InsideFlyer's Freddie Awards) and overall operations and management
 (Fortune magazine).
 
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