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2014-03-07 12:21:40

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by SEIU United Service Workers West: Airport workers around the country will remember fallen LAX baggage worker, Cesar Augusto Valenzuela on Sunday, the day of his funeral. Cesar died on February 21(st) while working for Menzies Aviation at LAX. Police and CalOSHA authorities are still trying to piece together the facts, but reports say that Cesar was thrown from the baggage vehicle he was...

2014-03-07 08:20:21

MONTREAL, March 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of February, Air Canada reported system wide traffic growth of 3.8 per cent on a capacity increase of 4.9 per cent. Air Canada's system load factor was 79 per cent, versus 79.8 per cent in February 2013, a decrease of 0.8 percentage points. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge(TM), which began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlines from which Air Canada purchases...

2014-03-07 08:20:18

Airline achieves its second-highest February load factor CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced February 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 84.6 per cent. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 7.3 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 9.2 per cent over the same period. The airline flew 1.5 million guests in February, a year-over-year increase of 8.0 per cent or approximately 114,000...

2014-03-06 16:20:27

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zckc33/top_five_global) has announced the addition of the "Top Five Global Airline Companies: Performance, Strategies and Competitive Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zckc33/top_five_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The global airline industry is expected to reach $767 billion by...

2014-03-06 12:31:07

SAN LEANDRO, California, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ], a leading cloud-based provider of HR services [http://www.trinet.com/solutions/core_services/default.htm?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TriNetTravel ] , today announced the launch of TriNet Travel [http://www.trinet.com/travel?utm_source=CorpComms&utm_medium=PR&utm_campaign=PressRelease ] ,...

2014-03-06 12:20:12

Hangar expands airline's maintenance capability for widebody aircraft by 33 percent at airport NEWARK, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after opening its new Global Services reception lobby at Newark Liberty International Airport, United Airlines today unveiled its latest investment in the New York area's largest hub airport - a new widebody aircraft maintenance hangar. United invested $35 million to construct the facility, which will help support the airline's...

2014-03-06 08:21:03

MANCHESTER, England, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continent's largest route development event to attract almost 400 airlines, airports and tourism authorities The 12th Routes Asia, the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region, will open this weekend in Kuching, capital of the State of Sarawak in Malaysia. This year's event, which will take place from 9 to 11 March, is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism Sarawak and co-hosted by Malaysia Airports...

2014-03-05 16:21:06

- Load factor increased from 71.3% to 77.6%. MEXICO CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) the largest airline in Mexico, has reported its operating statistics for February 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 242 thousand passengers in February; an 18.3% year-on-year increase. The Company experienced a 15.6% increase in the domestic market and a 25.3% increase in the international market....

2014-03-05 16:20:25

DALLAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is proud to celebrate its continued commitment to women at Southwest and in the communities it serves by hosting an array of activities throughout the year. At Southwest, women make up more than 40 percent of the Company. Additionally, nearly 35 percent of the Company's total leadership roles are held by women. Southwest champions diversity and inclusion and the causes that matter most to its Customers and...

2014-03-05 12:21:22

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Airlines is proud to announce that on February 28, 2014, the FAA approved National to become the United States' newest Flag/Domestic air carrier.* National Airlines has a long history of supporting governments and militaries around the world -- by, among other things, flying ad hoc cargo shipments in and out of crisis areas and also operating charter passenger operations for sports teams in the United States, visitors to/from Cuba,...