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2011-09-28 03:00:00

TAIPEI, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today welcomes China Airlines as an official member of the SkyTeam global airline alliance, further enhancing the alliance's industry leading position in the region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "Delta is delighted and honoured to welcome China Airlines into the SkyTeam alliance," said Ed Bastian, Delta's president, who attended the official joining ceremony in Taipei alongside...

2011-09-08 15:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it has been added to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America and is among four global airlines listed as "Sustainability Leaders" in the annual survey. The recognition underscores Delta's ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility across its global network. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Delta is among 143 companies named to the North American index today by...

2011-07-12 07:39:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer delivered 25 commercial and 23 executive jets in the second quarter of 2011 (2Q11), closing out the first six months of the year with 45 commercial jets and 31 executive jets delivered. On June 30, 2011, the firm order backlog totaled USD 15.8 billion. Deliveries by Segment 2Q11 2011 Commercial Aviation 25 45 ERJ 145 2 2...

2011-07-01 08:00:00

DETROIT, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today begins nonstop service between Detroit and Beijing, expanding its Asian gateway in Detroit with flights to a third city in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) The flight will operate five days each week on 269-seat Boeing 777 aircraft featuring full flat-bed seats in BusinessElite, as well as Delta's new Economy Comfort class, which offers additional legroom and early boarding....

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2011-06-23 05:20:00

Dutch airline KLM said on Wednesday that it will use a biofuel generated from used cooking oil to power over 200 commercial flights between Paris and Amsterdam. The company said in a statement that using the fuel involved no technical changes to its aircraft. "There will be 50 percent traditional kerosene and 50 percent biofuel extracted from used cooking oil," KLM spokesman Gedi Schrijver told AFP. The spokesman said KLM is the first airline to use this type of fuel in commercial flights....

2011-06-20 08:00:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by KLM, transavia.com to supply wheels and carbon brakes for all new Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft deliveries and to retrofit 737 NG in-service aircraft. The airline's first carbon brake equipped 737 NG aircraft is scheduled for delivery in August 2011 with retrofits beginning thereafter. Goodrich carbon brakes have now been selected by nine 737 Next Generation customers...

2011-06-15 12:37:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has today unveiled a Boeing 777-200 airplane exterior wrapped in a selection of 3,965 crowd-sourced tile images and uplifting quotes. This world-first event follows a global social media campaign developed by Tribal DDB Amsterdam to generate crowd-sourced uploads of consumers' photos, a selection of which is now gracing the outside of a real Boeing 777-200 airplane currently en route from Amsterdam to Atlanta. The "Tile &...

2011-05-31 12:26:00

' SEATTLE, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced Skymark Airlines as the newest airline to join the Boeing 737 Component Services Program (CSP), a move that will help the airline reduce its spare parts costs, an important advantage in the low-cost carrier marketplace. In addition to reducing costs, the program will help Skymark enhance efficiency and improve spare parts availability. The program can help airlines save as much as 30 percent on inventory, repair and...

2011-05-19 04:00:00

ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The members of the leading trans-Atlantic joint venture - Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), Air France KLM (OTC: AFLYY) and Alitalia - today announced a year-over-year 7 to 9 percent reduction in trans-Atlantic passenger capacity this fall between Europe and the United States and Canada, as the airlines respond to a significant increase in jet fuel prices and fluctuating seasonal demand. (Logo:...

2011-04-13 13:15:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Schiphol) announced today the launch of the Just be. In Holland. 10-City Bike Tour. From April 13 through May 1, NBTC and KLM are searching for two of the most engaging, fun and adventurous duos in the US or Canada to bike through Holland and share their adventures with other travelers through a daily video diary. (Logo:...