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2014-07-21 08:20:54

Regional airline to serve Fredericton, New Brunswick, beginning spring 2015 CALGARY, July 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will launch twice-daily, non-stop service between Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick, effective April 15, 2015. Flights will be operated by WestJet Encore using its fleet of 78-seat, Canadian-made Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft. "The launch of service to Fredericton marks WestJet Encore's eastern-most destination to date," said Ferio...

2014-07-17 12:22:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to Brazil, in a signing ceremony witnessed by the Presidents of both nations, Embraer S.A. concluded an agreement for the sale of 40 aircraft to China's Tianjin Airlines, a subsidiary of the HNA Group. The contract, with an estimated value of USD 2.1 billion at list prices, is comprised of 20 E-Jets and 20 E-Jets E2, which also makes HNA Group Tianjin Airlines the first Chinese airline...

2014-07-17 12:21:36

Flights on Sale from $1,055* Round-trip (restrictions apply) FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline is offering special sale fares for travel this fall from New York (JFK Airport) and Washington, DC (Dulles Airport) to destinations throughout Africa including; Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban in South Africa; Dakar, Senegal; Lusaka, Zambia, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Harare, Zimbabwe; Blantyre and Lilongwe in...

2014-07-17 12:21:04

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft's aviation fuel business [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/business ], and leading global supplier of aviation fuels Shell Aviation signed an agreement that will allow partner airline companies of Gazpromneft-Aero to refuel at airports where Shell operates a jet fuelling business, benefiting from Shell Aviation's global network. (Logo:...

2014-07-17 08:22:09

Global survey of airline CEOs highlights how megatrends are set to impact the industry NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC today released results from its 2014 Global Airline CEO Survey, which reveals top-of-mind issues of global airline CEOs and how they are planning to respond to important megatrends, such as shifting global economic power, technological advances and demographic changes that will impact the industry. As the changing balance of economic power is expected to...

2014-07-17 08:21:55

DALLAS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its second quarter 2014 financial results. Details are as follows: When: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time Who: Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Tammy Romo, Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer Web Address: http://southwest.investorroom.com/...

2014-07-17 08:21:36

5-Star Airline Partners With Washingtonian Magazine for 2nd Year WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2(nd) straight year, on July 16(th). The annual event features the best of the district's food and beverage selections, voted on by Washingtonian readers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127854 After last year's success, the airline brought back...

2014-07-16 23:04:06

The North America commercial aircraft cabin lighting market report defines and segments the aircraft cabin lighting market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. North America Commercial Aviation Aircraft Cabin Lighting Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 2.86% from 2014 to 2019. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-commercial-aviation-aircraft-cabin-lighting-6680467449.html. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The North America commercial aircraft cabin...

2014-07-16 16:20:36

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) will webcast a live audio feed of its second quarter 2014 financial results conference call with financial analysts and reporters on Thursday, July 24, at 12:30 p.m. CDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at aa.com/investorrelations. An archive of the call will be available on the website through Aug. 24, 2014....

2014-07-16 08:20:44

Extends preference for all-Boeing single-aisle fleet FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hainan Airlines today announced that the two companies are finalizing terms and working toward a purchase agreement for 50 737 MAX 8s, reaffirming the Chinese airline's preference for an all-Boeing single-aisle fleet. The commitment, valued at more than $5.1 billion at current list prices, will be subject to the approval of the Chinese government and...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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