Continental Airlines placed an order with Boeing for two additional 777-200ERs for its international expansion. The aircraft are scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2007 and Continental said Boeing agreed to provide backstop financing. Currently, the airline operates 18 777-200ERs in a two-class, 283-seat configuration. Since May, it has launched a number of new international routes from Newark including Bristol, Belfast, Stockholm, Berlin Tegel, Hamburg and ...

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