Continental Announces New Flights to Rio de Janeiro


Continental Airlines announced that it will launch daily nonstop flights between its Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental Airport and Rio de Janeiro, and through flight service between New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro beginning August 1. Effective immediately, the airline has made seat inventory available for sale in preparation for the start of service.

Flight CO129 will depart Houston at 9:15 p.m. arriving in Rio de Janeiro at 9:15 a.m. the next day. The return flight CO128 will depart Rio de Janeiro at 9:45 p.m. and arrive in Houston the following morning at 6:00 a.m.