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2014-06-16 16:20:27

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that dispatchers, represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), ratified a new joint labor agreement for all United Airlines dispatchers. The agreement covers more than 330 United dispatchers. "The ratification of this agreement is significant for our dispatchers and the company," said Tracy Lee, United's vice president of network operations. "We...

2014-06-16 12:21:22

System to enhance operational decision making for Next-Generation 737 fleet SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA] today announced Southwest Airlines has selected Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to enhance operational efficiency in its maintenance and engineering operations. Southwest Airlines will use Airplane Health Management to collect and evaluate airplane operations data while the airplane is in flight. This real-time data is used to signal ground...

2014-06-16 12:21:13

Seattle travelers now have direct access to nine overseas international destinations from airline's hub SEATTLE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today launched nonstop service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Hong Kong. The new market is Delta's latest addition in the buildup of its Seattle hub and its fifth new international destination from Seattle in the last year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO Delta customers and...

2014-06-16 12:20:51

Additional Service to Central America and the Caribbean also launching later this year HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. airline with the most global route network, today announced the company will introduce service to Santiago, Chile, from its hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, beginning Dec. 7, 2014, subject to government approval. Houston-Santiago, Chile Flight 847 will depart Houston daily at 9:05 p.m. and arrive in Santiago at 9:40...

2014-06-16 12:20:41

Agreements continue labor integration progress at American FORT WORTH, Texas, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union have reached three tentative agreements covering more than 11,000 US Airways mechanics, fleet service agents and maintenance training specialists. The Tentative Agreements cover the workgroups separately and amend pre-merger contracts. The three-year agreements are each subject to membership...

2014-06-16 08:21:22

Updated Boeing 757 aircraft begins serving transcontinental route joining the existing 767 service ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today launches a significant upgrade to its service between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport with the introduction of three Boeing 757-200 aircraft featuring full flat-bed seats in the BusinessElite cabin. These aircraft join Delta's existing international 767-300ERs serving...

2014-06-13 12:20:28

SOUTHLAKE, Texas AND CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) and United Airlines today announced that the airline's Economy Plus seats are available for sale through U.S. travel agents using the Sabre global distribution system (GDS), which enables airlines to bring unique products and a multitude of personalized offers to travelers. Global sales expect to begin June 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117693 United's Economy Plus...

2014-06-12 16:21:07

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 2.0 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for May, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 4.0 percent compared to May 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for May decreased 3.0 percent to 5,151,425 compared to 5,313,315 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 84.1 percent compared to 82.4 percent in May 2013. The combined airlines...

2014-06-12 12:21:20

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2014-06-12 12:20:51

Airline Hosts Press Conference and Gala Marking New Service Between Doha and Miami MIAMI, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways celebrated their arrival into Miami International Airport (MIA) this week--the first direct route between the city and the Middle East--with a press conference and gala event that highlighted both the airline's five-star service and the vibrant culture of the Magic City. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117445 The gala dinner, which the...


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