Continental Airlines Corp. (1983)


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $3,754 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $2,770 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 12,900
  • Sub-industry: 45 Transportation By Air
  • Place of incorporation: NV
  • Court for city of headquarters: TX Houston
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Weil Gotshal
  • Date of filing: September 24, 1983
  • Judge at filing: Roberts
  • Court district of filing: TX SD
  • Court city of filing: Houston
  • Case number: 83-04019
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? data not available
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: September 2, 1986
  • Judge at disposition: Randolph F. Wheless Jr.
  • Days from filing to disposition: 1074

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, refiled

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