NAME: Continental Airlines Inc.
HUBS: Newark, N.J.; Houston; Cleveland.
CHAIRMAN AND CEO: Jeffery A. Smisek.
YEAR FOUNDED: 1934, as predecessor Varney Speed Lines.
EMPLOYEES: 41,385 as of March 31.
2009 REVENUE: $12.59 billion.
LAST QUARTER’S REPORT: The company lost $146 million in the first quarter but revenue rose 7 percent.
DESTINATIONS: 243, including 118 domestic and 125 international, as of March 31.
FLEET: 586 airplanes, including 253 used in regional service, as of March 31.
DAILY DEPARTURES: More than 2,000.