787 update: Continental aims to be first U.S.operator
Continental says it plans to be the first U.S. airline to fly the long-awaited, oft-delayed Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet, designed to represent a new generation of longhaul aircraft. The first route, Houston to Auckland, New Zealand, would be Continental's longest. Whether the plane will say Continental or its would-be merger partner United isn't known yet. Read more about the plans and the 787 here.