Mentally, for me, the Continental/United merger just went from being an abstract thought to a reality. Check out this picture of the first Continental 737 being repainted in, well, Continental colors (with the United name stamped on it).
And rumor has it that starting October 1, Jeff Smisek will be appearing in the United safety videos as “United’s CEO.”
I love Continental and I love United. But darnit, I don’t like to be Conned!
Now I’m dying to know what will happen to the elite levels of the new airline (four tiers? will there be a 125,000 mile tier?) as well as the million miler program (Premier Executive for life as a million miler, or Silver status for member and a companion?)…