DALLAS -- A plan by Continental Airlines to emerge from bankruptcy with the backing of an Air Canada investor group could boost international traffic at the new Denver International Airport, but the impact on domestic operations is not yet clear, city officials and analysts agreed.

Houston-based Continental's board voted unanimously yesterday to accept a $450 million infusion from an organization commonly known as the Air Canada group. A spokesman said the airline intends to submit a formal re-organization plan next week that foresees emergence from bankruptcy court protection in early 1993.

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