Continental Airlines yesterday reported a third-quarter net loss of $236 million, reversed from a $241 million profit in the year-ago period, and announced that it has pushed back delivery of 18 aircraft scheduled to arrive over the next two years. Two 777s will be delivered in 2010 instead of 2009 and 16 737NGs slated for 2009-10 have been deferred to 2011 and beyond with no new schedule set. CO still is scheduled to take delivery of 14 737NGs next year, though executives concede that the ...

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