Continental 'top for US travel'
A new survey has concluded that Continental Airlines is the best US carrier for North American travel.
Continental Airlines is the best US carrier for travel within North America, according to a survey conducted among readers of Business Traveller magazine.
The operator also outranked its US competitors in the categories regarding flight attendants and in-flight services.
Jim Compton, Continental's executive vice-president of marketing, claimed that the carrier is superior to its competitors as it has retained the amenities and services that customers want.
"Unlike our competitors, Continental Airlines has maintained cabin comforts and continues to provide complimentary meals at mealtimes," he said.
"We are continuing to modernise our fleet by taking delivery of two to three new aircraft each month in 2008, while upgrading existing aircraft with in-seat power and video on demand."
Continental, which claims to be the world's fifth largest airline, serves 144 locations within the United States and 138 destinations around the world.
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