Continental Airlines is the world's fifth largest airline. Continental flies throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, serving over 260 destinations worldwide and more than 650 additional points via alliance partners. With more than 42,000 employees, Continental has hubs serving New York, Houston, Cleveland and Guam, and together with Continental Express, carries approximately 67 million passengers per year. Continental consistently earns awards and critical acclaim for both its operation and its corporate culture. For the sixth consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named Continental the No. 1 World's Most Admired Airline on its 2009 list of World's Most Admired Companies. Continental Airlines, Inc. was founded in 1934 and is based in Houston, Texas.
For the sixth consecutive year, FORTUNE magazine named us the No.1 World's Most Admired Airline on the publication's list of World's Most Admired Companies. It is no wonder we are thriving in the culture we helped create, one that encourages new ideas and rewards performance. Continental Airlines prides itself on treating its employees well and offering them a wide array of benefits and privileges. Depending on the length of service and position, domestic benefits and privileges include travel passes, a profit sharing plan, on-time bonuses, a perfect attendance program, a stock purchase plan, a retirement plan, medical, dental, vision and life Insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. If you have high standards for your professional life, Continental Airlines may be the place for you. High standards are what we are all about - high standards of service for our customers and high standards of care for the employees who make us great.