Continental Airlines said yesterday that its application to launch daily Newark-Shanghai service in March 2007 (ATWOnline, April 8, 2005) should be approved by the US Dept. of Transportation because it "has made the best case for the route award." CO argued that there are no nonstop flights to Shanghai from the US Northeast and that the New York metropolitan area has a "far larger" population than the bases of its competitors Northwest Airlines (Detroit), United Airlines (Washington Dulles) ...

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