Continental Airlines planned to cease operations at Houston by noon today in the face of what is expected to be the second Category 4 hurricane to hit the US Gulf Coast in less than a month. Continental, which maintains its largest hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and has limited operations at close-in Houston Hobby, said flight cancellations for the mainline and Continental Express are expected to total 1,089 on Friday and 828 on Saturday. Other carriers serving Houston also ...

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