Continental Airlines announced yesterday that it placed firm orders for 19 737NGs and eight 777s, increasing its commitment for Boeing aircraft to 111 for delivery over the next six years. CO now has 25 787s, eight 777s and 78 737s on its order book along with 102 options. No financial terms of yesterday's order were revealed. The carrier said it has taken delivery of five 737s already this year and plans to add 27 more by year end. It currently flies 20 777s and said the launch of its ...

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