Continental Airlines Welcomes DIRECTV

Continental Airlines announced Tuesday that it has completed installation of DIRECTV on 15 aircraft that operate within the lower 48 states, giving customers the choice of 77 channels of live television programming including live sports, news, weather and children's
shows.

The channel lineup includes CBS, NBC, Fox, USA Network, Discovery Channel, A&E, CNN, ESPN, Animal Planet, The History Channel, Food Network and many other popular channels. In addition to live television, the entertainment system provides previously recorded premium movies, sitcoms, dramas, with a moving map to be added later.

Continental's first-class customers receive access to the system free-of-charge. The fee for economy-class customers is $6 per flight.

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