SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hilfman David L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1600 SMITH STREET
HQSEO

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77002

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/12/2004
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
CONTINENTAL AIRLINES INC /DE/ [ CAL ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Sr VP - Sales
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Class B common stock 5,383(1) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) (2) 09/17/2008 Class B common stock 7,500 17.88 D
Employee Stock Option (right to buy) (3) 06/28/2007 Class B common stock 20,000 15.78 D
Performance Rights (5) 12/31/2007 Class B common stock 25,000 (4) D
Performance Rights (6) 03/31/2006 Class B common stock 20,000 (4) D
Performance Rights (7) 06/30/2005 Class B common stock 20,000 (4) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Includes 1,750 restricted shares, of which 875 shares vest on April 9, 2005 and 875 shares vest on April 9, 2006.
2. Option vests in 25% increments on each of September 17, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
3. Option vests in 25% increments on each of June 28, 2004, 2005 and 2006.
4. One for one.
5. The award vests upon registrant's common stock achieving a market price of $22.4775 per share for 20 consecutive days.
6. The award vests upon registrant's common stock achieving a market price of $20.4775 per share for 20 consecutive days.
7. The award vests upon registrant's common stock achieving a market price of $17.4775 per share for 20 consecutive days.
by Sarah E. Hagy 08/23/2004
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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Confirming Statement

EXHIBIT 24

Confirming Statement

 

I hereby confirm that I have authorized and designated each of Jennifer L. Vogel, Kristin Becnel and Sarah E. Hagy to execute and file on my behalf all Forms 3, 4 and 5 (including any amendments thereto) that I may be required to file with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as a result of my position with, or my ownership of or transactions in securities of, Continental Airlines, Inc. ("Continental"). The authority of such individuals under this Statement shall continue until I am no longer required to file Forms 4 or 5 with regard to Continental, unless earlier revoked in writing. I hereby acknowledge that such individuals are not assuming, nor is Continental assuming, any of my responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

 

/s/ David Hilfman                                        

Print Name: David Hilfman                         

Dated: August 18, 2004