Continental Airlines reported a second-quarter net loss of $213 million, widened from a $5 million deficit in the year-ago quarter, and announced it will cut 1,700 additional jobs "across the company" to mitigate the impact of "significant declines in high-yield traffic." Speaking to analysts and reporters, CO executives said business passengers have "curtailed travel" or switched to economy-class tickets. Compounding the 27% year-over-year dip in premium tickets are demand-stimulating low ...

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