Continental Airlines said it will report $234 million in special charges for the full year, including $170 million in the fourth quarter, when it releases its 2008 financial results on Jan. 29. Full-year charges comprise $52 million related to pension plan settlement charges, $40 million resulting from the grounding and sale of owned and leased 737s (ATWOnline, June 6, 2008), $34 million in severance, $55 million in route impairment expenses, a $125 million fuel hedge loss and a $34 million ...

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