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2014-04-16 16:21:25

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) will webcast a live audio feed of its first quarter 2014 financial results conference call with financial reporters and analysts on Thursday, April 24, at 10:30 a.m. CDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at aa.com/investorrelations. An archive of the call will be available on the website through May 24, 2014....

2014-04-16 12:21:18

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient shopping and booking of airline's ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global technology company serving the travel industry, is now selling Virgin Australia's Extra Legroom Seats, pre-paid bags and unaccompanied traveler ancillaries in the Sabre global distribution system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Shelly Terry, vice president of Supplier Merchandising for Sabre...

2014-04-16 12:20:53

ZURICH AIRPORT, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., (SWISS), will introduce a number of ground/ inflight products designed to enhance the air travel experience for allergy sufferers. These innovations will include new alternative (lactose- and gluten- free) food and drinks, along with cabin interior changes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75365 SWISS has teamed up with the European Centre for Allergy Research...

2014-04-16 08:21:28

Airline, tour operator get top scores in the 2013 Harris Poll Canada EquiTrend(®) Study CALGARY, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced that WestJet Airlines and WestJet Vacations received the highest equity scores among airline and vacation package supplier brands included in the 2013 Harris Poll Canada EquiTrend(®) Study. This is the third consecutive year WestJet has received top marks and the second for WestJet Vacations in its category, introduced in 2012....

2014-04-15 16:21:03

Southwest Receives Multiple Awards for Domestic Carrier of the Year and Domestic Airline of the Year DALLAS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Cargo is leader of the pack when it comes to running a successful operation. The airline was recently named the Airforwarders Association's "Domestic Carrier of the Year" for the fifth year in a row. It also earned the Express Delivery & Logistics Association's (XLA) "Domestic Airline of the Year." This is the 14th year in...

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...