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Continental Airlines. (North America Report).(plans to take 11 MD-80s out of service to reduce overhead)(Brief Article)

Continental Airlines intends to remove 11 MD-80s from service by the end of 2003, bringing to 60 the number of aircraft it has retired since Sept. 11. As a result, 2003 domestic mainline capacity will be down "approximately 4%" compared to 2002, which already has been reduced 6.5% compared to 2001 on a full-year basis. …

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