Continental Airlines yesterday detailed route closures stemming from its decision last week to downsize (ATWOnline, June 6), leading to a mainline system capacity reduction of 6.8% year-over-year in the fourth quarter. From Sept. 3 it will discontinue a number of routes. Most prominently, it will stop flying Houston Intercontinental-Washington Dulles, IAH-Oakland, Newark-Cologne/Bonn, EWR-Salt Lake City, Cleveland-IAD and Guam-Bali. Other destinations it will stop serving from its IAH hub ...

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