HOUSTON – Continental Airlines today announced that it will launch daily nonstop service between its Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Frankfurt effective Nov. 1, 2009 (eastbound), subject to government approval.
“We are pleased to add Frankfurt to the list of international cities we serve from Houston,” said Jim Compton, executive vice president of marketing. “In addition to providing a link to the financial center of Germany, the Houston to Frankfurt route will provide convenient onward connections for travelers from throughout the Americas to points in Europe, Asia and Africa.”
Flights will depart Houston daily at 6:50 p.m. and arrive in Frankfurt at 11:40 a.m. the next morning. The return flights will depart Frankfurt daily at 1:40 p.m. and arrive in Houston at 5:50 p.m. the same day.
The service will be operated by Boeing 767-200 aircraft, seating 25 passengers in BusinessFirst and 149 passengers in economy.
Frankfurt joins London, Paris and Amsterdam as the fourth European city served by Continental from Houston. The airline currently operates daily flights to Frankfurt from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Les nouveaux vols offriront le service primé BusinessFirst de Continental. BusinessFirst propose un menu gastronomique complet servi avec des vins et des champagnes haut de gamme créés par le Congrès des chefs et des sommeliers de Continental.
International concierge service provides individualized pre- and post-flight services for BusinessFirst customers at 39 airports around the world.
Les clients voyageant en BusinessFirst peuvent également accéder à l'un des 26 Presidents Clubs de Continental et à plus de 60 salons affiliés à des compagnies aériennes dans le monde.