Continental Airlines' consolidated RASM lifted 4.1% in December and an estimated 2%-3% in January, the airline said. It flew 7.02 billion consolidated RPMs last month, a 5.9% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity climbed 5.5% to 9.2 billion ASMs, boosting load factor 0.4 point to 76.3%. Domestic traffic grew 4.8% to 3.36 billion RPMs, capacity increased 5.1% to 4.3 billion ASMs and load factor fell 0.2 point to 78.1%. International RPMs climbed 7.9% to 2.9 billion, ASMs rose 6.2% to ...

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