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2014-08-21 12:21:11

Airline raises a glass to new sparkling wine, improved premium and economy choices CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled new, improved lunch, dinner and beverage choices for domestic first-class customers, offering travelers chef-inspired meals and premium beverages that elevate their in-flight experience. Among the changes: -- New, premium salads beginning this month for customers flying United First and United Business within North America;...

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2014-08-21 03:30:47

American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU study finds direct link between online price competition and longer flight times Once upon a time people planned their vacations by booking flights and hotel at local travel agencies. But with the Internet launching of hundreds of online flight vendors, travel agencies have virtually disappeared into the ether — and shorter flights have disappeared with them. In a study scheduled for publication in The Review of Economics and Statistics,...

2014-08-20 08:21:59

Airline offers door-to-door convenience via its mobile app CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, further enabling travelers to use the United app for services throughout their entire travel experience. Customers with iOS and Android mobile devices may access Uber ground transportation information in the United app's menu or in the "My Reservations" card with a current...

2014-08-20 08:20:53

HALIFAX, Aug. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a monthly dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after September 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 29, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-08-19 12:21:28

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI). In comments filed yesterday, the unions, representing over 80,000 Flight Attendants, urged the DOT to uphold the strong...

2014-08-18 16:20:27

Ticket Transactions Up 2.65 Percent in First Seven Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC, the financial settlement link between airlines and travel sellers, reported today that the consolidated dollar value of airline tickets sold by U.S.-based travel agencies rose 5.15 percent* year-over-year in the first seven months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $56 billion versus $53.3 billion in 2013. Sales for July 2014 were up 5.2 percent at...

2014-08-18 12:20:54

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Brad Thomann as Vice President - Flight Operations effective immediately. Thomann, who has over 30 years of experience in civil and military aviation, will oversee the California-based airline's technical and administrative Flight Operations functions including Flight Training, Flight Operations Engineering, Flight Standards, Flight Crew Communications,...

2014-08-14 16:20:46

- The carrier will add this new service as of November 8th this year MERIDA, Mexico, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced the operation of its fourth weekly flight between Merida and Miami, as of November 8(th) this year, reiterating its goal to further increase its domestic and international connectivity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130315/MX77534LOGO This new service will operate on Saturdays and, as the current three...

2014-08-14 12:21:28

Award-Winning Airline Adds Flights from Dallas Love Field to Washington D.C., San Francisco and Los Angeles Beginning April 2015, Extends Twice Daily San Francisco-Austin Flights SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule out of Dallas Love Field (DAL) to include four daily nonstop round trips to Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), San Francisco...

2014-08-13 16:20:51

As of November 3rd this year, the carrier will begin operating two daily flights between Monterrey and Houston, Texas, with another daily flight to Torreon MEXICO CITY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, reiterates its goal to increase service and connectivity to the Monterrey International Airport, one of the carrier's largest airport hubs, by announcing new service to Houston and Torreon, as of November 3(rd) this year....


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