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Review: Johannes Vetter stellar in Poland, throws javelin 97.76 meters Special

Chorzow - On September 6, German javelin thrower Johannes Vetter made track and field history at the 2020 World Athletics Continental Tour in Chorzów, Poland, with a spectacular performance in the men's javelin throw. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Continental confronts its Nazi-era horrors

Frankfurt Am Main - German car-parts maker Continental revealed Thursday that it played a key role in the Nazi war effort and used thousands of slave labourers during World War II.

Car parts maker Continental posts stable profits in 2013

Frankfurt - Continental, the German maker of tyres and car parts, said Thursday it booked stable profits last year in the face of weak European demand and the strong euro. "Continental demonstrated strength ...

Germany's Continental to buy U.S. firm Veyance for $1.9 billion

German tire and car parts maker Continental <CONG.DE> has agreed to buy U.S. private equity investor Carlyle Group's <CG.

Op-Ed: Was the Concorde disaster trial a French cover-up?

Yesterday's French court decision to find Continental Airlines solely responsible for the Concorde disaster which killed 113 people in 2000 leaves many questions unanswered, including that of a possible French government and aviation interest cover-up.

Court finds Continental responsible for Concorde air disaster

Continental Airlines has been fined €200,000 and €1m in damages for its alleged responsibility for the Concorde disaster in which all 109 passengers and crew along with four people on the ground died when the plane crashed near Paris on July 25 2000.

Two young girls placed on wrong flights by major airline

If you think delayed and lost luggage is a problem on airlines these days, you may want to think again. Continental Airlines erroneously put two children on wrong planes this past weekend. Both girls were located safe but far from their destination.

Continental Airlines blames Internet reservations for layoffs

Continental Airlines announced today that it would be eliminating around 500 jobs at it's reservation center due what is being called a "shift" in customer preferences. The web has become a resource that enables customers to book their own flights.

Twitter Users Report Crash

Twitter users yesterday posted pictures and updates about two air crashes before the press caught on, it has today emerged.

Another Day, Another Airline Posts Cuts, This Time It's Continental

Continental Airlines has announced that it will be slashing 3,000 jobs and reducing its capacity by 11 percent in the latest of the mega airlines that not streamlining their fleets.

Cellphone Boarding Pass Available at Houston Airport

Cellphones as the new boarding pass at airports? It’s not as far-fetched as you think, as Continental Airlines becomes the first U.S. airline to allow passengers to board flights using a cellphone or PDA.

Fire on Plane Forces Landing in Colorado

A personal air filter sparked a fire Friday on a Continental Airlines jet with 160 people on board, forcing an emergency landing.

Continental and United Airlines in Deal Talks

United Airlines and Continental Airlines have been holding talks on a potential merger, a combination that would create the biggest domestic airline, with a combined value of $9 billion, people involved in the negotiations said last night.

Airlines must improve customer service

Govt watchdog groups say there are many areas airports need to improve in such as giving information about flight delays and handling bumped passengers.
 

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An assortment of United Airlines aircraft at San Francisco International Airport.
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