Continental Looks to Move up Mumbai Launch Date

Continental Airlines is looking for government approval to move the start date of its Newark, NJ/Mumbai, India flight from October 30 to October 1. "We have received strong support for the nonstop New York to Mumbai service and are pleased to be able to move up its start day," Jim Compton, Continental's executive vice president of marketing, said in a statement. At first, the service will operate four times a week, departing Newark's Liberty International Airport on Sundays, Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays and will increase the frequency of flights to daily service beginning October 28. In-flight services include a Bollywood movie channel, traditional Indian music available on the world music audio channel and Indian vegetarian and non-vegetarian meal choices. Visit [www.continental.com].

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