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Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57794
10/08/02 02:59 PM
10/08/02 02:59 PM
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Marty Offline OP

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Continental Airlines Announces New Service From Its New York Hub to Belize; Improved Service to Guatemala

Wednesday October 2, 11:10 am ET

HOUSTON, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - News) today announced new service between the airline's New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Belize City, Belize, with continuing service to San Pedro Sula, Honduras, as well as improved, nonstop service to Guatemala from Liberty International. Service on the new routes begins Dec. 14, 2002, pending government approval for the Belize flight.

Continental will operate a 737-800 Boeing aircraft on the Saturday-only Belize City flight. Continental flight 1979 will depart Liberty International at 9:15 a.m., arriving in Belize City at 12:40 p.m. The flight continues to San Pedro Sula, departing at 1:35 p.m. and arriving at 2:30 p.m. The nonstop return flight will depart San Pedro Sula at 3:25 p.m., arriving at Liberty International at 8:35 p.m. The aircraft seats 14 passengers in the first class cabin and 141 in coach.

Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57795
10/08/02 09:16 PM
10/08/02 09:16 PM
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trina Offline
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Wow, great news! And long overdue! laugh

Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57796
10/08/02 10:55 PM
10/08/02 10:55 PM
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KC Offline
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Dang it, Marty! I'm waiting for the day that you post "Continental airlines announces nonstop from Portland to Belize City."

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Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57797
10/09/02 10:13 AM
10/09/02 10:13 AM
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Atlanta, GA, USA
Seaislegal Offline
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Heck, I am still waiting for Delta Airlines to fly there from Atlanta! A direct flight from Atlanta would be awesome and I can cash in some FF miles for the trip!

Andrea in Atlanta

Andrea in Atlanta
Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57798
10/09/02 11:24 AM
10/09/02 11:24 AM
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Alabama, USA
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Atlanta gate would be great. Now have to drive to Atlanta, hop to Miami usually wait 2-4 hours , change air lines and fly to Bze. Only bad thing is if Delta ever opens up a direct flight to Bze from Atlanta they might open the flood gates of tourist and San Pedro will have traffic jams, American restaurants and will look like Cancun. None of us that love Belize want that. Maybe I will just continue to cobble together flights through, Miami, New Orleans and Houston to get to Belize.
KBG wink wink wink

Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57799
10/09/02 07:16 PM
10/09/02 07:16 PM
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Seattle, WA USA
trina Offline
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True, true, I agree KBG. I fear it may be heading that way already. The north end of AC is already undergoing a "building boom", as far as I can tell. Dump trucks, steam shovels everywhere! confused

Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57800
10/09/02 07:30 PM
10/09/02 07:30 PM
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SP Daily Offline
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trina: Where did you get this information? Please give us details of all the projects and heavy equipment in North Ambergris. It's news to me and I live here!

Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57801
10/11/02 03:43 PM
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Re: Continental Airlines Announces New Service #57802
10/18/02 09:55 AM
10/18/02 09:55 AM
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San Pedro, Belize
govikes Offline
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And how the heck did they get dump trucks and steamshovels up nort' anyway? Was a bridge built over the cut and a road constructed? Damn but things happen fast since I was last there in June! lol

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