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2014-05-21 16:22:17

GBTA Remains Concerned About Unintended Consequences; Managed Travel Programs Still At Risk ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively approved a proposal for a data transmission standard that was submitted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO GBTA Executive Director and COO Michael W. McCormick issued the following statement:...

2014-05-21 16:20:31

Airlines to transfer Atlanta and Los Angeles flights, expanding options for customers between Heathrow and both cities ATLANTA and LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Virgin Atlantic Airways will transfer operations for nonstop flights connecting London-Heathrow to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport this winter, offering more choices for the airlines' customers on key routes across the Atlantic....

2014-05-21 12:20:52

ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Travelport finalized an agreement in which Delta will reacquire the data and intellectual property rights central to its passenger service and flight operations systems. As a result, Delta will be the only U.S. airline to directly control these critical technology systems, making it better able to build the next generation of technology that will improve the travel experiences of its customers....

2014-05-20 12:21:09

-- Launch coincides with new Boeing 787 Dreamliner debut -- TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today's official debut of a new brand campaign and the arrival of Air Canada's new Boeing 787 Dreamliner usher in a new era for the nation's airline. In 2009, Air Canada declared its ambition to become a true global carrier, competing against the world's best airlines. Five years later, several key elements of that strategy are now in place, including: -- The...

2014-05-20 08:22:17

Total orders worth $209 billion at list prices RENTON, Wash., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] celebrated a milestone achievement today on the 737 MAX program, surpassing the 2000(th) order for the super-efficient single-aisle airplane. With the addition of 30 orders from unidentified customers this week, the 737 MAX now has a total of 2,010 orders from 39 customers worldwide, valued at $209 billion at list prices. The 737 MAX also has commitments for more than 250...

2014-05-20 08:22:08

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today unveiled its brand new international interior product following the arrival in Toronto on Sunday of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Visit 787.aircanada.com for details and a virtual tour of the aircraft and new design, seating and amenities. The airline will take delivery of a total of 37 Boeing 787 aircraft by the end of 2019, transforming its international wide-body fleet using the most recent advancements in aviation...

2014-05-20 08:20:45

2013 Event Celebrating the "World's Best Business Class" Receives Industry Recognition with Award and SABRE Nomination WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that the "Washington DC Airplane Dinner," a media event designed to showcase the "World's Best Business Class," has been honored by the Hermes Creative Awards as a Platinum Award Winner. Held on the evening of September 25(th), 2013, the Airplane Dinner brought Washington, DC food, travel...

2014-05-19 23:08:46

Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Designed to...

2014-05-19 16:20:34

Editorial Cites Competition, Efficiency, Inexpensive Fares, and Safety WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the airline's "discount ticket prices" that give "passengers a reason to celebrate," the USA Today has endorsed Norwegian Air International (NAI)'s application to begin flying from the United States. The USA Today argued that U.S. Department of Transportation - which has delayed approval of NAI's application for months - could provide a major boon to...

2014-05-19 16:20:21

**To Be Presented at the Club's 72nd Awards Gala on October 24, 2014** NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the premier aviation club in the world, will honor Mr. Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, with the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present this award on October 24, 2014, at the 72(nd) Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York...


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