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2014-10-28 12:21:48

Award-Winning Airline Now Serves All Three Major New York City-Area Airports - SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today launches its new service from New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA) with four daily nonstop flights to Dallas Love Field (DAL). From today, the airline is now servicing all three major airports in New York, providing guests with more choice and convenience when travelling from the...

2014-10-28 08:23:22

American will welcome US Airways Dividend Miles members, moving account balances into AAdvantage in the second quarter of 2015 FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines AAdvantage(®) and US Airways Dividend Miles(®) members will become part of the same frequent flyer program in the second quarter of 2015. The AAdvantage loyalty program will combine mileage balances and align elite levels and qualification criteria. It will also introduce the new upgrade policy for...

2014-10-28 04:20:27

MUNICH, Germany, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Additional sales channel with BSP connection Wirecard AG has gained Onur Air, a private airline in Turkey, as a client. The airline is now using the International Air Transport Association (IATA) interface for the billing and settlement plan (BSP) via Wirecard's multi-channel payment gateway for the first time. This now allows Onur Air to process ticket sales even more quickly and easily. Onur Air is a member of...

2014-10-27 16:21:16

More than $1.9 million raised at annual event supporting U.S. military members, veterans and their families FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Sky Ball XII, an event honoring U.S. military members, veterans and their families, raised more than $1.9 million for the Airpower Foundation. This year's festivities concluded with a black-tie gala on Saturday, Oct. 25 at American's Hangar 5 at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport....

2014-10-27 12:21:39

Airline to make all fares and inventory available in the Sabre travel marketplace JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation and South African Airways have signed a new multi-year agreement to make the carrier's airfares and inventory available in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b The agreement provides Sabre travel agencies and corporations globally with access to the airline's full range of fares,...

2014-10-25 00:20:17

Airline's Team K?kua volunteers celebrate service by raising proceeds and providing carpentry repairs for community's Hope House HONOLULU, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it celebrates 30 years since launching its non-stop service between Honolulu and Pago Pago, American Samoa. The airline is the only major carrier to serve American Samoa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO The departure of Flight HA 465 was...

2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014. Later in the week, the airline will also launch two new routes from its Guam hub - Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 27 and Shanghai on Oct. 28. "These...

2014-10-23 16:21:17

EDMONTON, AB and KUUJJUAQ, QC, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Makivik Corporation and NorTerra Inc., respectively the shareholders of First Air and Canadian North, announce that they have terminated discussions aimed at merging their airline operations, and no such further discussions are envisaged. Canadian North and First Air will continue to have a positive working relationship aimed at providing the best possible service to customers in a competitive marketplace. Flight operations and...

2014-10-23 12:21:45

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interjet officially began flight operations in Houston, Texas today as the airline celebrated the landing of its inaugural flight connecting Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Monterrey International Airport (MTY) in Monterrey, Mexico. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141023/154016 The airline will now offer passengers a choice between two daily flights Monday through Friday and one daily flight on...

2014-10-23 12:21:40

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the latest YouGov Omnibus research plenty of airline passengers would be willing to shave a few more inches off their legroom for the sake of a cheaper flight. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153915 42% of Americans who have flown said that they would be likely to purchase an "Economy Minus" ticket offering lower prices for reduced legroom. 15% said that they were very likely to purchase smaller cheaper...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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