Continental Airlines reported a third-quarter net loss of $18 million, much improved over a loss of $230 million in the year-ago period, and earned $2 million excluding special charges, which Chairman and CEO Larry Kellner described as "basically breakeven." Special charges totaled $91 million in the 2008 third quarter and $20 million in the corresponding 2009 period. "Achieving breakeven results is disappointing in a quarter that should have produced a couple hundred million dollars in ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Continental has breakeven third quarter excluding special items" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.