5/1/2009

Citing already "soft market conditions" and falling demand on its Mexican routes, Continental cut its capacity to the flu-ravaged country by 50% while offering incentives to attract passengers. "All the airlines are closely watching the demand levels," said an ATA spokesman, who described the drop-off to date as "modest." There are 4,050 weekly flights between Mexico and the U.S., with Continental accounting for some 450 of them.

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