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2014-03-13 12:20:37

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Senators who issued a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging careful scrutiny of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit. NAI has developed a business model that evades international labor laws and...

2014-03-13 08:20:39

Record quarterly revenue up 46 percent to $92.6 million ITASCA, Ill., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (Nasdaq: GOGO), a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. Gogo reported revenue for Q4 2013 of $92.6 million, up 46% year-over-year. Adjusted EBITDA for Q4 2013 was negative $0.3 million, down from $0.5 million in...

2014-03-12 20:20:10

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for February 2014 and the first two months of the year. The airline's February traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 4.2 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.7 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 76.8 percent, up 1.1 points from February 2013. The number of onboard passengers was 445,000, a 10.3 percent...

2014-03-12 08:21:15

World's's largest carrier accused of using sham sales office to avoid paying millions in taxes owed to Chicago-area municipalities and public transit agencies CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Regional Transportation Authority ("RTA") on Tuesday filed suit against American Airlines ("American") to force the company and its affiliated fuel subsidiary to comply with Illinois law and stop diverting millions in sales-tax revenues owed to local governments and transit agencies...

2014-03-12 00:20:43

DUBLIN, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvds4j/aircraft_ground) has announced the addition of the "Aircraft Ground Handling System Market - Global Forecasts and Analysis to 2014 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pvds4j/aircraft_ground ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The aircraft ground handling system market...

2014-03-11 08:20:11

Transition Focuses on Profitability, Reorganization and Re-Engineering Operations, Sales Departments SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Change occurs in every business, especially in the shipping industry, where internal operations must be re-evaluated continuously to see if they are appropriate or if modifications are required. 2013 was a year of transition at Matheson. New Leadership: Last year senior management saw the need for fresh thinking and new leadership...

2014-03-10 23:03:40

Volotea, the European airline, has chosen Athento for the management of its courses for more than 300 of its flight staff (Source: Yerbabuena Software Inc.) Silicon Valley, California (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Volotea is one of the most promising European airlines. With 114 routes throughout the continent, in 2012, only one year after its creation, it was touted by Airline News and Analysis as being the airline with the greatest growth in Europe. As an air operator, Voltea has to guarantee...

2014-03-10 16:20:27

DALLAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) plans to add 20 flights to 12 new nonstop destinations if the airline is able to acquire two additional gates at Dallas Love Field. Southwest would add nonstop service to: -- Charlotte, N.C. -- Charleston, S.C. -- Detroit, Mich. -- Indianapolis, Ind. -- Memphis, Tenn. -- Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. -- Newark, N.J. -- Philadelphia, Pa. -- Raleigh/Durham, N.C. --...

2014-03-10 12:21:04

Company is the only airline to earn a spot on the Women's Business Enterprise National Council's 15th Annual List CHICAGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines was named a top corporation for women-owned and -operated businesses by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for the third consecutive year. "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" is the only national award honoring corporations with world-class supplier diversity programs...

2014-03-10 08:20:56

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported February 2014 traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 15.1 billion, up 0.5 percent versus February 2013. Total capacity was 19.2 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 0.8 percent versus February 2013. Total passenger load factor was 78.4 percent for the month of...