United Continental Holdings today announced Continental Airlines will begin direct flights between its Newark Liberty International Airport base and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, from June 9 2011, subject to governmental approval. Initially flights will operate three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, converting to daily service on July 1, 2011. Continental will use a 737-800 for the new service, with seating for 160 passengers (16 in first class and 144 in economy). “We are pleased to offer convenient service to Port-Au-Prince, Continental’s 27th Caribbean destination,” said John Slater, United Airlines vice president of sales-Americas. “Thanks to the combined fleet of

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