Continental Airlines has launched seasonal daily
non-stop services between its Cleveland hub and London’s Heathrow
The new route replaces the airline’s previous
seasonal services between Cleveland and London/Gatwick Airport.
“The new flights give Cleveland travelers
convenient access to Europe’s most popular gateway airport
for U.S. travelers,” said Jim Compton, Continental’s executive
vice president marketing. “In addition to serving London,
Heathrow will provide both business and leisure travelers
numerous connections to cities in Europe, the Middle East and
The new Heathrow service will operate
through 26 September 2009 (eastbound).
Cleveland daily at 8:25 p.m. and arrive in London at 9:15 a.m. the
next morning. The return flights depart London daily
at 11:40 a.m. and arrive in Cleveland at 3:30 p.m. the same day.
The service will be operated by Boeing
757 aircraft, seating 16 passengers in BusinessFirst and 159 passengers in economy.
Continental will continue to operate two daily flights to Heathrow
from its Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental Airport in
addition to three daily flights to Heathrow from its New York hub
at Newark Liberty International Airport.
addition to its Heathrow flights, Continental also operates easy
connecting service from Cleveland through Newark Liberty
to Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow and
Manchester, as well as Dublin and Shannon.
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