Continental Airlines contributed an additional $30 million in cash to its defined benefit pension plans, bringing its year-to-date contribution to $136 million. It expects to put in $320 million this year. Air Canada said that an arbitrator awarded approximately 6,000 flight attendants represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees a 2% wage increase effective July 2006, another 1.75% increase effective in July 2007 and an additional 1.75% in July 2008. "With receipt of this decision, ...

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