New, Biggest Airline Emerges
POSTED: Friday, October 1, 2010 - 3:42pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 4, 2010 - 6:40am
HOUSTON - United Airlines and Continental have closed a deal to create the world's biggest airline carrier.
United and Continental's new plane with its new look landed today at Houston International Airport.
Travelers will still see Continental's colors and globe logo on the tail and the planes will have the Continental name on the side.
The new company will be headed by CEO Jeff Smisek, the former CEO of Continental, who flew into Houston on the new plane today.