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Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:39 pm

News Release



Contact: Corporate Communications
London: +44 1293 827459
Houston: +1 713 324 5080
Email: corpcomm@coair.com Address: P.O. Box 4607
News archive: continental.com/company/news/ Houston, TX 77210-4607, U.S.A.


CONTINENTAL AIRLINES ANNOUNCES DAILY NON-STOP
SERVICE BETWEEN OSLO AND NEW YORK

OSLO, February 24, 2004 – Continental Airlines, the world’s seventh largest airline, today announced it will launch daily non-stop Boeing 757 flights between Oslo and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, effective June 18, 2004 (westbound), subject to government approval.
The new service, the only scheduled non-stop transatlantic service from Oslo, will link the capital of Norway with the world’s financial capital. Oslo will become the 19th city, and Norway the 12th country, in Continental’s transatlantic route network and the airline’s only Scandinavian destination.
“It gives us great pride and pleasure to bring our award-winning service to Oslo and the Norwegian market,” said Jim Summerford, Continental's Vice President – International. “By providing non-stop service to New York and quick and easy connections to destinations beyond throughout the Americas, we will be able to offer convenient travel options to our Norwegian customers, as well as to visitors to Norway."
Nic Nilsen, Managing Director of Oslo Airport, said: “I am delighted that Continental will be flying to Oslo. The New York route is a very important one for us and Continental’s plans fit well with our long-term strategy.”
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NEW YORK-OSLO ROUTE/Page 2
Continental's Oslo-New York/Newark flights will be operated with a 172-seat Boeing 757 aircraft, carrying 16 passengers in the BusinessFirst cabin and 156 in Economy.
Flight CO39 will depart Oslo daily at 11:15 a.m., arriving at New York/Newark at 1:50 p.m. the same day. The return flight, CO38, will depart New York/Newark at 8:00 p.m., arriving at Oslo at 9:45 a.m. the next day. Flying time will be approximately eight hours 35 minutes westbound and seven hours 45 minutes eastbound.
Over the next few months, Continental will hire staff for its ground operations
at Oslo. The exact number of positions to be filled has yet to be finalised.
The new route has been conveniently timed to connect at New York/Newark
with an extensive network of service throughout the U.S.A., Canada and Latin America. Continental is the only major airline to operate a hub in the New York City metropolitan area – Newark Liberty International Airport. Located just 25 kilometres from downtown Manhattan, Liberty International offers the fastest surface transfer journeys to many parts of the city, including the AirTrain service to New York Penn Station in midtown Manhattan. One-way fares between Liberty International and New York Penn Station are $11.55 on NJ Transit and $23 on Amtrak and journey time is less than 30 minutes.
Passengers arriving at Liberty International on Continental flights from Oslo will be able to use exclusive immigration and customs facilities in Terminal C3, Continental’s Global Gateway, and connect quickly and easily with Continental's 396
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NEW YORK-OSLO ROUTE/Page 3
daily services from Liberty International to 170 destinations throughout the Americas and beyond, including 141 served non-stop, in almost all cases without changing terminals.
The new flights will feature Continental’s renowned BusinessFirst service, which won the Best Executive/Business Class award in the OAG Airline of the Year Awards 2003, based on voting by frequent flyers worldwide. BusinessFirst was also voted Best Transatlantic Business Class among U.S. airlines in Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s Business Travel Awards 2003 – for the 6th year running.
This premium-class cabin features extra-wide electronic sleeper seats with 55
inch pitch/140-cm pitch, adjustable winged headrests and personal video screens. Other BusinessFirst amenities include gourmet menus and award-winning wines and champagnes. A specially selected and trained corps of more than 200 Concierges provides individualised pre-flight and post-flight services for BusinessFirst customers at 21 key international airports worldwide.
Continental Airlines (NYAS Air Limited (Kenya)">SE: CAL), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is the world’s seventh-largest airline and has more than 2,300 daily departures. With 126 domestic and 101 international destinations, Continental has the broadest global route network of any U.S. airline, including extensive service throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and carries approximately 51 million passengers per year on the newest jet fleet among major U.S. airlines. With 42,000 mainline employees, Continental is one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America.
In Europe and the Middle East, Continental serves 17 cities in 11 countries,
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NEW YORK-OSLO ROUTE/Page 4
operating up to 161 departures weekly to its U.S. gateway hubs at New York/Newark, Houston and Cleveland, with onward connections to cities throughout North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Continental was named Airline of the Year by Air Transport World in both 2001 and 1996, making it the only carrier to receive this honour twice in five years. Continental’s BusinessFirst won the Best Executive/Business Class award at the OAG Airline of the Year Awards 2003. Continental’s alliance carriers in Europe and the Middle East include Air Europa, Emirates, FlyBE (British European), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Maersk Air, TAP Air Portugal and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
For more information, visit continental.com.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 7:53 pm

OK, that makes more sense than starting the service end of march.
Is CO serving CPH this year? I think they had it as a seasonal service before.

Interesting that AFAIK nobody mentioned OSL as a new destination for CO. There were some threads with a lot of responses regarding CO's new intl. destinations. So OSL is really a surprise.
 
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Tue Feb 24, 2004 9:04 pm

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:33 pm

Great news! This service should do well, with all of CO's connections via EWR. Also, I think the 757 will be just the right size for the market--I think SK's 763s are a bit too large. I wonder if we will see any additional CO service to Scandinavia...CPH or ARN?
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:42 pm

really great news!
hope the route will be profitable for CO, obviously demand was not enough to warrant a SK763, and later on 333.
Great news for CO and OSL.


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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:45 pm

That's good news for CO. However, you'd have to pay me the $7-800 airfare to fly 8 hours on a 757. Not a chance.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:47 pm

I guess this will be one of the longest B757 routes in the world!
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:50 pm

I'll take the 757 over having to connect any day.....
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:56 pm

Luv2fly,
Right you are.... But what configuration? Two times two abreast in BusinessFirst, and 3x3 in Economy? The seat pitch will be what? Anyone here who knows? 172 seats in total, sixteen up front....

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Tue Feb 24, 2004 11:57 pm

Awesome news!

CO has a distinct advantage when it comes to serving Europe over other airliners, first is their EWR hub, Second their use of Boeing 757-200s, and third their great service.

CO utilizes 757s across the Pond on routes that otherwise would not be served by any other US airliner, Lisbon, Edinburgh, Birmingham (2x daily), and now Oslo.

All year round.

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:01 am

Caravelle

I am not sure of the pitch for the back of the bus. I have done 757 before between DTW and FRA on TZ and it is not a bad flight.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:06 am

I won't fly CO's long haul RJ's, and I've connected in EWR, rather than fly on the 757 CLE-LGW. Personally, I'd rather connect in AMS than spend 9 hours on a 757. I love the 757 for domestic flying, but I'm not a fan of using substandard equipment to justify operating a long thin route. Would the 767-200ER be a better choice? Similar number of seats, but an increased cargo capacity.

[Edited 2004-02-24 16:07:19]
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:14 am

Hopefully, we will see some B767-200 here too especially during peak summer season! There are many American tourists visiting Norway during the summer and Norwegians visiting America.

SAS always used their B767-300 on the route later A330! Unfortunately, SAS has poor service to offer the Norwegian market theese days!
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:19 am

Luv2fly, thanks... My wife and I will be holidaying in the US this summer, and getting there is a choice between FI and CO. And as EWR is a good point to start, and there is a non-stop connection, well.... Let's see how CO does!

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:26 am

This is a big suprise, nobody here at EWR ever mentioned OSLO as a new route, great to hear that CO has a new european destination.


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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:39 am

However, you'd have to pay me the $7-800 airfare to fly 8 hours on a 757. Not a chance.

I don't understand the prejudice against long flights on narrow-bodies. After all, it's the size of your seat which matters.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:39 am

Economics dictate the 757.

And yet we have to have some of the same old, tired derogatory comments about 757s flying across the Atlantic.

707s, DC-8s, VC-10s were all less comfortable planes than the 757 and yet they plied the Atlantic for nearly 30 years.

Stay at home or make a connection if you don't like the Seven Fives...

[Edited 2004-02-24 16:41:45]
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:41 am

Great News!! I wouldn't have thought that Oslo would have been the next European destination personally. Anyway you have to love CO for finding ways to make routes work even if they are only using a 757. I personally wouldn't have a problem taking one across the pond if it meant taking a non-stop.
Let's hope this route does well, which I'm sure it will because CO doesn't normally enter markets without big time research and hopefully more European expansion is ahead.
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:46 am

Caravelle

Have a great trip to the states, if your travel plans include Cleveland Ohio let me know and I will show you around, my treat.

Continental does a good job in my opinion, yes they have a hub here and maybe I am biased, tho I use to live in MI and still feel that NW does a good job as well.

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:46 am

Good news for Oslo. Well lets hope continental goes for Gothenburg also.


 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:50 am

Well lets hope continental goes for Gothenburg also.

If Continental doesn't serve CPH or ARN I doubt they'll be heading to GOT anytime soon  Big grin . Its nice to see that a US carrier is taking another stab at Scanadinavian markets.  Smile
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 12:55 am

Icelandic been flying B757 across the pond for so long without any hitches.
Thomas Cook Holiday and other German charters been using the 200 and 300 series as well.
These gas guzzlers have so much power in reserve it is very safe provided you don't mind a narrow body plane.They don't feel too claustrophobic with the big windows compare to a B737.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 1:26 am

At first, the thought of flying a 757 to Oslo made me gasp and comment to myself, never in a million years across the pond on a 757. Well, I have never flown across the pond on a 757 but I can tell you I have on a Airfrance 747 in ecomomy seating. It had the absolute worst leg room and seat pitch I can recall of any airline I have ever flown on. Take-offs and landings are always nicer on a jumbojet, but once you're in your seat, seat pitch and leg room are all that matters. Though that extra aisle does mean alot. Personally speaking, I'd have to try the 757 across the pond before I comment on it.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 1:31 am

Luv2fly,
thank you for your hospitality, this year though we're heading south. I've just gotta see Cape Canaveral. Last time I was in the area, (many years ago!!!)there was a space shuttle flight planned - but it was cancelled due to bad weather. Even though shuttle launches have been delayed for another year, I just got to see where it all started, Mercury, Gemini, Apollo... That apart, the Smithsonian is a must-see!


As regards SK and OSL, SK never really did try to make it work between OSL and EWR. A friend of mine was told he had to go via ARN to get to EWR. So SK made a mess of it because they wanted OSL to feed ARN and CPH instead of feeding OSL from ARN or CPH, or even let the airports compete in a fair manner.

Kind regards,
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Os

Wed Feb 25, 2004 1:55 am

I don't get some of the bias against long-haul non-stops on the 757, either. For a lot of people, time is money, and being able to save two, three, or even six hours over a connecting itinerary on other airlines is very valuable. Fewer connections mean a smaller chance that your luggage will be lost, or that one of your flights will be delayed or cancelled. And for the premium passengers in the BusinessFirst cabin (which are probably bringing in half of the revenue on the plane), the service/comfort level is comparable to the 767.

This route makes lots of sense for CO given that:
* No one else offers scheduled transatlantic service from OSL.
* CO's hub at IAH means lots of business from the oil industry, and Norway is one of the top ten producers of oil & gas in the world.
* OSL probably works with a 757 since it's the closest Scandinavian capital (excluding Reykjavik) to EWR.
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:04 am

Icelandic been flying B757 across the pond for so long without any hitches.
----------------------------------------------------

True, but they don't have 8 hours+ flying time. For me, it's personal comfort. I won't fly in an RJ for much longer than 75 minutes. On my first transpacific flight, I thought the upper deck of the 747 would be nice, but I've found I like the lower deck as it is more open. Those DC8's 707's and VC10's were all replaced for roomier aircraft. Can a 757 be a perfectly fine transatlantic aircraft? Sure it can. But I prefer roomier aircraft. The increase in personal comfort is worth the extra time en route. I'll vote with my wallet.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:10 am

Scottb,
never mind SAS, eh? They still have flights OSL-EWR, though it's not daily.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:15 am

Waaaooow, great news  Big thumbs up  Big thumbs up
Hopefully we´ll get NW landing here in Scandinavia.....

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:22 am

SAS operates OSL-EWR untill the end of March 3xweek using a A340-300. Very nice that CO is launching this service. And yes it tis true SAS does not prefer starting any long haul service from Oslo.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:27 am

This thread aint about SAS, But Hejsan67, SAS tried with daily OSL-EWR the whole summer schedule until October, but the loadfactor were to small to continue the service. I do hope that CO will have more success in this route and poss they will. SAS aint very popular in Norway...


[Edited 2004-02-24 18:27:43]
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:31 am

NW did fly to Oslo for a while from MSP with DC-10 . once flown Ewr-Msp-Oslo and return.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:32 am

Given the large Norwegian oil industry, I wonder if CO would consider a continuation of the flight to IAH? There's no way it warrants a non-stop, but this would seem like a logical extension if the initial EWR service is successful.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Os

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:34 am

Whoops, my mistake; the 3x weekly service on SAS didn't show up when I was searching; I must have put in bad dates for it. I'll change my statement to: "No one else offers daily scheduled transatlantic service from OSL."

For most passengers, equipment type is pretty far down the list in what drives passenger preference for one carrier over another (airliners.net not being a representative sample). Schedule, price, and frequent flyer programs are far more important drivers of choice. I should say, though, that certain types (i.e. choice between turboprop or RJ/mainline jet) are more important in determining passenger preference -- but that's due to negative passenger perceptions of turboprops.

My folks flew IAH-PBI recently on a COEX ERJ-145 and honestly had no complaints aside from having to check large carry-ons planeside. All other things being equal, it beats having to connect in DFW, ATL, or CLT.

[Edited 2004-02-24 18:39:12]
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:36 am

SK945: I no this thread isn't about SAS, but the route OSL-EWR is very much one of SAS prestige-route. And since SAS is not that popular in Norway I belive CO will have success with this new service.I guess someone at Frøsundavik isa bit anxious to what will happend since SAS is giving up one of the most flag-ship-routes of SAS....and an American airline snaps it on a very bad time for SAS. But lets forget about SAS and focus on other airlines....such as many Norwegians do when flying international from Norway.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:43 am

I remember that PA DL AA and another UScarrier (TWA?) had ARN as its finaldestination.
Now there´s zero UScarriers at ARN........the all fly to CPH! *sigh*

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 2:54 am

Hejsan67,
I'm sorry if my post were a bit unclear. I really wish CO will best with this new route and they problably will manage much better than SAS and its great that OSL once again will have daily NYC flights.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:12 am

Interesting that AFAIK nobody mentioned OSL as a new destination for CO
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It has been burning a hole in my mouth for just over a week now. Sometimes we are sworn to secrecy on these things. That said, I expected that they were loading the pairing into sonic today and announcing tommorow, but other than that, I knew it was this week.

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:23 am

Wow, I really had no idea that people would get their panties in a wad about thoughts that 8+ hours on a 757 would be rough. Not all of us are big business travelers but we fly coach instead. Normally 757s in coach are pretty packed, don't have alot of (if any) IFE in case you get bored reading, sleeping, twiddling your thumbs, etc., plus I think it would start to seem tight after a while being in that narrow of a fuselage. So there are some reasons as to why people would rather take a 772 or 744 across to London and connect to Oslo.

It's really not that big of a deal either way guys, just different people stating different opinions.

For the record, I really hope that the EWR-OSL flight does well and that all of you guys have fun in the sardine can you'll take across the pond.
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:29 am

Artsyman,

I actually meant the thread a couple of months ago in which everybody was talking about a future service to Lagos, Nigeria and a lot of Asian destinations.

But I know how hard it is to keep news like that out of this forum.
 
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Wed Feb 25, 2004 3:57 am

I think CO does exactly the right thing: Using an aircraft that makes sense for a market that makes sense. They've proved that on other transatlantic destinations.
And as I said before, SK didn't really want OSL - EWR to succeed. They kept, even after reestablishing the connection, rerouting OSL pax through their major hubs at ARN and CPH.
Good riddance SK, and welcome CO!

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 4:10 am

The 757 is an excellent starter aircraft for these routes. Like the EWR-GLA flight, it started as a 757, and grew, and now even gets 777 service from time to time. Always best to match capacity and demand, rather than sending aircraft that cannot make a profit on the route

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Os

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:01 am

That's great. it'll give SAS some much needed competition from New York, now if CO only would begin to fly into wonderful, wonderful, Copenhagen. I need to go there in June and I'm getting seriously soaked by SAS.

Also, I still don't get why people are averse to the 757 for trans-Atlantic trips. As long as the seat pitch is the same (and it often is) who cares if you've got a higher cieling? 767s or 777s aren't necessarily more spacious or luxurious if they cram a lot of bodies in there. The only objective thing I can think of is that two aisles may make it easier to go to the bathroom or walk around during food service. But to each his own.


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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:01 am

Luv2fly

I have also flown on ATA's 757 from DTW-FRA. I just grabbed a picture and it was July 30th of 1995. I do recall the seats weren't that bad, but I'm sure I was smaller at the time. It interesting that during the one summer period (when the service was offered) someone else on Airliners.net also flew this Travel Charter/Key Tours deal from DTW-FRA.
 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:03 am

True, but they don't have 8 hours+ flying time

Untrue. LGW-CLE (752) is 8:30, and LIS-EWR is very close with 7:55.




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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:04 am

Neilalp

It might have been me, as I use to work for Travel Charter!
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:21 am

Artsyman,,

Also heard today there is going to be another European announcement soon, that will blow EVERYONE'S mind.

My guess is that CO will start second daily EWRAMS to fill up the flights left behind from SQ.
Or will it be IST maybe????

OSL is also for me a surprise, but if people are to check the connecting passengers from Norway through AMS on CO flights to both EWR or IAH its not a surprise at all.But never really thought about it a couple of months ago.

What's your opinion about this, or is it a secret also.

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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:40 am

I remember that PA DL AA and another UScarrier (TWA?) had ARN as its finaldestination.
Now there´s zero UScarriers at ARN........the all fly to CPH! *sigh*


No US carriers fly to CPH. Continental's service to Oslo will be the only US airline service to Scandanvia. Good summer for Oslo long-haul: Continental to Newark and myTravel to Miami.
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 5:58 am

I thought I heard recently that CO was re-configuring some of it's 757's back
to 24 first class seats from 16 B F seats. Is that still true? Won't they need the BF 757's with this new route and possibly more rumoured new European routes?
 
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RE: Continental Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:20 am

I was told 2 weeks ago already about the OSL service... but, I had to keep it quiet.



 
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RE: Continetal Airlines Confirms New Service To Oslo!

Wed Feb 25, 2004 7:31 am

don't forget LH fly a scheduled B-737 everyday into EWR from Dusseldorf.
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