Continental Airlines and United Airlines yesterday signed a "framework agreement to cooperate extensively, linking their networks and services worldwide," and CO revealed that it will leave SkyTeam to join Star Alliance with UA and CO planning to form joint venture operations with other Star carriers for transatlantic services as well as flights to Latin America and Asia. Both airlines recently said they would not enter into any merger agreements and both will remain independent and retain ...

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