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dbaker 01-15-2002 04:34 PM

Continental Airlines and KLM Launch Codeshare Flights
 
Continental Airlines and KLM Launch Codeshare Flights

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HOUSTON and AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (NYSE: KLM; AEX: KLM) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - news) today implemented further elements of their cooperative marketing agreement, including extensive codesharing on European and U.S. routes and reciprocal airport lounge access. Frequent flyer program reciprocity between the two airlines is already in place.

Starting today, Continental has placed its ``CO*'' code on selected flights to more than 35 European destinations operated by KLM and KLM Cityhopper beyond its Amsterdam hub which connect with Continental's flights between New York/Newark and Amsterdam. At the same time, KLM has placed its ``KL*'' code on selected flights to U.S. destinations operated by Continental beyond its New York/Newark and Houston hubs which connect to KLM's flights between Amsterdam and these cities. Subject to government approval, Continental and KLM will codeshare on flights beyond Amsterdam to selected Middle Eastern and African destinations at a later date.

Also starting today, KLM's Business Class passengers and Royal/Silver Wing members have access to Continental's President Club lounges at New York/Newark, while Continental's BusinessFirst customers and Presidents Club members have access to KLM's Business Class lounge at Amsterdam/Schiphol.


dbaker 01-15-2002 04:34 PM

Continental Airlines and KLM Launch Codeshare Flights
 
Continental Airlines and KLM Launch Codeshare Flights

Quote:

HOUSTON and AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (NYSE: KLM; AEX: KLM) and Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL - news) today implemented further elements of their cooperative marketing agreement, including extensive codesharing on European and U.S. routes and reciprocal airport lounge access. Frequent flyer program reciprocity between the two airlines is already in place.

Starting today, Continental has placed its ``CO*'' code on selected flights to more than 35 European destinations operated by KLM and KLM Cityhopper beyond its Amsterdam hub which connect with Continental's flights between New York/Newark and Amsterdam. At the same time, KLM has placed its ``KL*'' code on selected flights to U.S. destinations operated by Continental beyond its New York/Newark and Houston hubs which connect to KLM's flights between Amsterdam and these cities. Subject to government approval, Continental and KLM will codeshare on flights beyond Amsterdam to selected Middle Eastern and African destinations at a later date.

Also starting today, KLM's Business Class passengers and Royal/Silver Wing members have access to Continental's President Club lounges at New York/Newark, while Continental's BusinessFirst customers and Presidents Club members have access to KLM's Business Class lounge at Amsterdam/Schiphol.



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