Continental Airlines DEFA14A 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Proxy Statement Pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 (Amendment No. )
Filed by the Registrant þ
Filed by a Party other than the Registrant o
Check the appropriate box:
Continental Airlines, Inc.
(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
May 23, 2008
To Our Stockholders:
Please remember that the Continental Airlines, Inc. 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be held at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1700 Smith Street, Houston, Texas on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at 10:00 a.m., local time.
For your convenience, we have enclosed a notice that identifies the matters to be voted on at the meeting and provides instructions for accessing the proxy materials on the internet and for voting your shares.
Please note that the Stockholder Proposal Related to Stockholder Approval of Certain Severance Agreements, which was designated as Proposal No. 5 in our notice of annual meeting and proxy statement, has been withdrawn by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Pension Benefit Fund, and will not be considered or acted upon by our stockholders at the meeting.
Your vote is extremely important regardless of the number of shares you own. According to our latest records, we have not yet received your vote. Even if you plan to attend the meeting in person, please authorize your proxy or direct your vote by following the instructions on each of your voting options described in the enclosed notice. To help us reduce our costs relating to the meeting, we encourage you to vote your shares via the internet or telephone.
And again, we look forward to seeing you in Houston.
Chief Executive Officer