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2012-12-17 08:20:52

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (LCC:NYSE) today announced that service between the airline's largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. and London's preferred business airport, Heathrow, will start March 30, 2013. The daily flight will supplement the airline's existing daily service between its international gateway in Philadelphia and Heathrow and replace its current service between Charlotte and London's Gatwick Airport, which ends March 29. (Logo:...

2012-12-17 08:20:38

MEXICO CITY and MONTREAL, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Grupo Aeromexico" or "Aeromexico") and Aimia Inc. ("Aimia"), announced today the successful closing of the previously announced acquisition by Aimia from Aeromexico of an additional 20% equity participation in Premier Loyalty & Marketing, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("PLM"), owner and operator of Club Premier, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program, for US$88 million. Grupo Aeromexico's and Aimia's equity...

2012-12-14 12:21:28

CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' most frequent flyer, Tom Stuker, this month became the first United customer to fly 1 million miles on United and United Express in a calendar year, reaching the mark on Dec. 6 onboard United flight 949 between London and Chicago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121214/CG30004) This is the latest travel milestone for Stuker, who in July 2011 was the first person to fly 10 million miles on United and United Express. With...

2012-12-12 08:20:31

Annual readership surveys rank Air Canada Best in North America MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada has once again been named best airline in North America by frequent travelers.  In annual readership surveys conducted in 2012 by U.S. travel magazines, Business Traveler, Global Traveler and Premier Traveler, readers named Air Canada as their favourite airline in North America overall, as well as tops for international travel and in-flight service: "Best Airline...

2012-11-29 08:21:10

New Seoul and Istanbul routes; seven more weekly flights to China; Calgary-Narita upgrade MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada is bringing the world closer this summer with a major expansion of its international services. The carrier is launching a new non-stop route between Toronto and Seoul, starting service to Istanbul subject to government approval, adding seven weekly departures to Beijing from Toronto and Vancouver, and upgrading its Calgary-Tokyo Narita route to...

2012-11-20 16:23:25

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (LCC:NYSE) today announced it has been awarded operating slots to inaugurate daily, non-stop service between its Charlotte, N.C. hub and London's preferred business airport, Heathrow, beginning in March 2013. US Airways will operate the service between Charlotte and London Heathrow with Airbus A330 aircraft that features Envoy, the airline's international business class. Customers traveling in Envoy will experience the remarkably...

2012-10-29 07:20:54

MEXICO CITY and MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- (BMV: AEROMEX.MX; TSX:AIM) Grupo Aeromexico, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Grupo Aeromexico" or "Aeromexico") and Aimia Inc. ("Aimia") are pleased to report that they have reached an agreement in principle in connection with the sale to Aimia of an additional 20% equity participation in Premier Loyalty & Marketing, S.A.P.I. de C.V. ("PLM"), owner and operator of Club Premier, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program. PLM's fair value has been...

2012-10-26 19:20:04

DFW success in international expansion continues with two daily flights served by Aeromexico Connect Embraer E-190 aircraft DFW AIRPORT, Texas, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, the global airline of Mexico, has announced that it will start new service between Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport and Mexico City in early November. Aeromexico is also announcing special fares to promote the new service. The route will feature twice-daily service aboard Embraer...

2012-10-10 07:20:13

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] and ­­­­Ethiopian Airlines announced the signing of a supply agreement whereby Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support (ACS) will provide thrust reverser, fuselage, and wing component spare parts for Ethiopian Airlines' fleet of Boeing aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable Ethiopian Airlines to obtain predictable and competitive pricing for all parts in the Spirit catalog while ensuring...

2012-10-08 15:20:06

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is to join oneworld(®), adding one of the world's fastest growing and most highly rated airlines to the world's leading quality airline alliance. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced today at a press conference in New York - home of oneworld's central alliance management office - with senior executives of Qatar Airways and the alliance's established member airlines in attendance. Qatar Airways, named Airline of...