is to begin a daily nonstop service from Liberty International Airport in Newark to Guayaquil, Ecuador, on June 9, 2005.
Continental’s new direct nonstop flight between New York/Newark and Guayaquil will replace the airline’s existing service, which makes a stop in Panama City. The new
flight will depart Newark Liberty at 11:30 p.m., arriving in Guayaquil at 5:20 a.m. The return flight will depart Guayaquil at 7:45 a.m., arriving at Newark Liberty at 3:15 p.m.
Continental will operate a Boeing 737-800 jet with seating for 14 passengers in First Class and 141 in Coach on the year-round Newark-Guayaquil service. Continental
also offers nonstop service to Guayaquil and Quito, Ecuador, from Houston, as well as service to Quito from Newark.
Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city and main port, is the country’s economic center and the stopping-off point for visits to the Galapagos Islands. In recent years,
Guayaquil has devoted considerable resources to the development of tourism.
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