Continental Airlines to present live video webcast of Star Alliance joining ceremony

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26-Oct-2009 Continental Airlines will present a live webcast of a news briefing as it joins Star Alliance, Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. ET (New York City). A video webcast of the news briefing and joining ceremony will be available via the "Star Alliance" link on the home page of continental.com , next to "Latest News and Offers." The webcast will also be available via this link: http://tinyurl.com/yf3dtp2

Continental's transition to Star Alliance brings customers numerous benefits including convenient connections to an expanded network of destinations and reciprocal frequent flyer and airport lounge benefits worldwide. The news briefing will include remarks by:

Jaan Albrecht, chief executive officer, Star Alliance

Glenn Tilton, chairman and chief executive officer, United Airlines

Jeff Smisek, president and chief operating officer (chairman and chief executive officer elect), Continental Airlines

Larry Kellner, chairman and chief executive officer, Continental Airlines