Galileo & Worldspan - Second Notification! Continental and United Merger: Reservations Functionality Changes


Overview PA 1324 - version 02

Issue History: Version 01 – Issued 25-Oct-11
Reason For Issue: Second Notification with additional details

Note: This Product Advisory will be updated and distributed on a monthly basis with additional details. There are sections in the Product Advisory in which the functionality is mentioned with a note “more details to follow”. Travelport and United Airlines are working closely on these subjects and more information will be provided at a later time.

During the fourth quarter of 2010, Continental and United Airlines announced their plan to merge and operate as a single airline. This merge is in process and will be effective in the Spring of 2012. This merge impacts all GDS’.

This merge brings one change:

The Continental code (CO) will be changed to the UA code.

All booking files or PNRs that contain Continental (CO) segments will be changed to UA segments.
All Continental (CO) flight schedules and availability displays will be changed to UA.
All Continental (CO) fares in fare display, fare quotes and shopping functionalities will be changed to UA.

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