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2014-09-16 12:21:49

Expansion to Denver provides top travelers the ultimate connecting convenience DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at more airports than any other carrier. With today's expansion, United offers the service at all of its U.S. hub airports. The Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service provides the airline's top frequent flyers with...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...

2014-09-16 08:22:32

ANAHEIM, California, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Europa has chosen Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) eX3 and eXConnect in-flight entertainment and communications solutions for its new 787-8 Dreamliner fleet. It will become the first airline in Spain to offer in-flight broadband by choosing Panasonic's Ku-band satellite service - the only global network solely dedicated to aviation. This eXConnect service enables passengers to access the internet,...

2014-09-16 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding principal amount of its 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2029 (the "Notes") that they have a right, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require the Company to purchase, on Oct. 15, 2014, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal...

2014-09-16 00:20:13

Unveiling Kicks off Hawaiian Airlines' 85th Anniversary Celebration HONOLULU, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers to Maui will no longer have to puzzle over why Kahului Airport's three-letter airport code is OGG. They need only spend a few minutes at a new wall paying tribute to Capt. Jimmy Hogg, the Hawaiian Airlines pilot and aviation pioneer for whom the airport is named. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/LA12794 The 8-foot tall, 42-foot wide wall at Gate 19 was presented...

2014-09-15 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily separate from the company with a payment up to $100,000. The Enhanced Early Out Program, announced in a joint letter from AFA Presidents Ken Diaz, Suzanne Hendricks and Marcus Valentino and management, is intended to resolve staffing issues at the airline and promote a landscape that...

2014-09-15 16:20:45

Ticket Transactions Up 2.34 Percent in First Eight Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 15, 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 4.68 percent* year-over-year in the first eight months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $63.1 billion versus $60.3 billion in 2013. Sales for August 2014 were up 1.04...

2014-09-15 12:20:39

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and OTG Management LLC today announced plans to transform the dining and retail experience at the airline's hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and create unparalleled services and amenities for United's customers. The program will combine leading-edge technology, award-winning dining and renowned design. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145845 The $120 million capital investment for the project will...

2014-09-15 08:21:02

Airline also introduces price-drop guarantee and WestJet Rewards tiers to provide guests even more value CALGARY, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it will charge a $25 fee for a first checked bag on Econo fares for travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S. The new fee will only apply to bookings made today onward, for travel on or after October 29, 2014. Guests flying to any of WestJet's international destinations including Mexico, the Caribbean, Central...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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