CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), today announced that its flight attendants, represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), ratified their collective bargaining agreement with the company.
"Our flight attendants provide great service to our customers as a critical part of our team, and it is to their credit that we have a new contract in place that rewards them for their hard work," said Sam Risoli, vice president of Inflight Service for the combined company. "Our Continental flight attendants took a big step to keep us moving forward as we integrate Continental and United."
The agreement covers approximately 9,300 Continental flight attendants located throughout the United States.
About United Continental Holdings, Inc.
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection, these airlines operate a total of approximately 5,675 flights a day to 372 airports on six continents from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 countries. United and Continental's more than 80,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many countries around the world. For more information about United Continental Holdings, Inc., go to UnitedContinentalHoldings.com. For more information about the airlines, see united.com and continental.com, and follow each company on Twitter and Facebook.
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