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2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-15 12:20:55

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/z85hdc/aviation_market ) has announced the addition of the "Aviation Market in the Middle East Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Aviation market in the Middle East to grow at a CAGR of 6.32 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in...

2014-04-14 16:20:57

Ticket Transactions Increase 2.57 Percent in First Three Months of 2014 ARLINGTON, Va., April 14, 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 4.55 percent(* )year-over-year in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totalling $24 billion versus $23 billion in 2013....

2014-04-14 12:21:26

Southwest ProfitSharing Contributions Total Nearly $2.5 billion Over Four Decades DALLAS, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced it will contribute approximately $228 million--the largest total dollar amount ever allocated--directly to Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan this year. The payment is an 88 percent increase over last year's contribution of $121 million. Southwest was the first in the industry to offer a ProfitSharing Plan, and this...

2014-04-14 08:40:11

DUBLIN, Apr. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kzjxvj/global_air_cargo ) has announced the addition of the "Global Air Cargo Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Air Cargo market to grow at a CAGR of 5.97 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing number of online retail...

2014-04-11 16:20:09

EDMONTON, AB and KUUJJUAQ, QC, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Makivik Corporation and NorTerra Inc., respectively the shareholders of First Air and Canadian North, have agreed to hold discussions leading to the merger of their operations consistent with a merger of equals, subject to the successful conclusion of negotiations and regulatory review. The potential merger is intended to create a single airline entity that builds on the strengths and identities of the two companies. A merger...

2014-04-11 12:20:42

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cqbgdf/global_commercial) has announced the addition of the "Global Commercial Aircraft Electrical Systems Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cqbgdf/global_commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Commercial Aircraft Electrical Systems...

2014-04-11 12:20:25

United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation partner to give straight-A students from underserved communities trip of a lifetime CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime Sunday morning as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program." The hard-working students from Chicago's West Haven and Englewood neighborhoods have...

2014-04-10 23:26:27

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Leisure Boat Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. The major trends, growth drivers & issues being faced by the industry are being presented in this report. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Specifically, in terms of adult participation, production units, and increased revenues, the leisure boat industry performed on a noteworthy scale over the past 10 years. In addition, factors like increasing participation in...

2014-04-10 12:20:27

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAE International Aero Engines AG has awarded Volaris, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, the Pure-V( )designation for V2500® engines currently powering its 46 A320ceo family aircraft. Volaris recently selected the V2500 engine to power its order for an additional 14 A320ceo aircraft. The order included engines, spares and aftermarket services. "Our V2500 engines help drive our high operational efficiency and maintain our lowest cost...