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2009-07-07 14:20:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) delivered 56 aircraft to the Commercial, Executive, and Defense segments during the second quarter of 2009 (2Q09). On June 30, 2009, the Company's firm order backlog was US$ 19.8 billion. Of the 56 aircraft delivered by Embraer in 2Q09, 35 went to the Commercial Aviation segment, 19 to Executive Aviation, and two to Defense. Deliveries by Segment 2Q09 2009...

2009-06-26 07:45:00

Core management team to focus on alliance business, passenger benefits MOSCOW, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam announced today significant milestones in the creation of a new centralized organization for the alliance. Since naming a managing director in April 2009, SkyTeam has recruited six executives from its partner airlines to serve on the core management team and secured a location in Amsterdam for the company headquarters. While a key function of the management team is to collaborate...

2009-06-15 13:46:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) has sold a third E-Jet -- an EMBRAER 175 -- to Japan's Fuji Dream Airlines, a company of the Suzuyo Group. The original contract, signed in November 2007 with the Suzuyo Group, covered a firm order for two EMBRAER 170s and purchase rights for another aircraft of the same model. That contract was amended, opening the way for Fuji Dream to order the EMBRAER 175. This transaction is already included in...

2009-06-15 11:23:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer and KLM Cityhopper, KLM's regional subsidiary, signed a contract for another seven EMBRAER 190 jets, confirming the options in the original contract, announced in August 2007. The Dutch airline still has 11 options to buy Embraer jets. The initial deliveries of this new order should take place during the first semester of 2010. "We could not be more honored and proud than we are of this confirmation by KLM Cityhopper and...

2009-06-14 14:55:00

LE BOURGET, France, June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air France's newest Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777 Freighter arrived Sunday in Le Bourget ahead of Monday's opening of the 48th International Paris Air Show. The 777 Freighter will be on display during the show, highlighting its fuel efficiency and cargo capacity. The 777 Freighter is the second 777F delivered to Air France from its May 2005 order for five. Air France was the launch customer for the 777 Freighter program. The twin-engine Boeing...

2009-06-01 04:00:00

Marks Significant Step Toward Completion of Alliance Facility at Terminal 4 LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SkyTeam announced that the first level of its first ever co-branded alliance lounge in Terminal 4 at London Heathrow International Airport (LHR) opens on Thursday, June 4. The two-level lounge occupies more than 1,600 square meters and offers space for more than 300 passengers. Jointly designed by the nine member and associate airlines serving Heathrow, the lounge offers...

2009-05-25 07:30:00

WestJet will transition resources to begin interline revenue generation with Air France and KLM CALGARY, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - WestJet today announced that Southwest's progress on the implementation of the code-share program will be delayed. With the recessionary revenue environment, Southwest has decided to re-direct a portion of its resources dedicated to the code-share project towards other near-term revenue opportunities. "WestJet understands the decision made by...

2009-05-20 05:30:00

PARIS, ATLANTA and AMSTERDAM, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Air France KLM Group and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced a new long-term joint venture whereby the partners will jointly operate their trans-Atlantic business by coordinating operations and sharing revenues and costs of their trans-Atlantic route network. The airlines will cooperate on routes between North America and Africa, the Middle East and India, as well as on flights between Europe and several countries in...

2009-04-14 09:18:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer delivered 40 aircraft to the Commercial and Executive aviation segments during the first quarter of 2009 (1Q09). On March 31, 2009, the Company's firm order backlog totaled US$ 19.7 billion. Of the 40 aircraft delivered by Embraer in 1Q09, 32 were for the Commercial Aviation segment and eight for Executive Aviation. Deliveries by segment 1Q09 Commercial Aviation...

2009-04-03 08:19:00

SAO PAULO, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (NYSE: GOL; Bovespa: GOLL4), Brazil's low-cost airline, announces today it has entered a commercial agreement with Air France-KLM. The collaboration, which will be implemented in two phases, will allow for the integration of GOL's SMILES and Air France-KLM's Flying Blue mileage programs and lays the groundwork for a future code-share agreement. Air France-KLM, a member of the SkyTeam global alliance, is...


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