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2014-08-13 16:20:43

Specifically designed by the international passenger rights specialist, the refund.me Red App will monitor flights booked by travel agents and flag those eligible for up to $800 in compensation NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- refund.me, the international passenger rights specialist that helps flyers claim their right to compensation for flight delays, cancellations, missed connections and overbooking, has released a new app for travel agents using the Sabre...

2014-08-13 12:20:43

730 United employees and their children earn scholarships for upcoming school year CHICAGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship Fund (USF), a charity sponsored by the company, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to 730 employees and their children for the 2014-15 academic year. Funded through employee contributions and fundraising...

2014-08-12 23:12:14

Air France launches Betria Interactive’s FlightPath3D Moving Map & Destination City Guide this summer on the first of their 777 fleet. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The Air France/KLM product innovation team selected FlightPath3D from Betria Interactive to deliver their next generation Moving Map & ‘geotainment’ service. This new service recently launched on the first of its updated fleet of Air France 777s serving dozens of international routes. “We were very...

2014-08-12 12:21:14

Employees earn $125 bonus payout for top-tier performance and exceeding customer satisfaction goals in July CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it is rewarding all eligible employees with a cash bonus for exceeding the airline's on-time arrival and departure performance goals for the month of July. United's goal for on-time performance is to be first or second among the largest four U.S. carriers. The on-time arrival rate is based on flights...

2014-08-12 12:20:42

Airline Reports Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Net Income, Seventh Straight Quarter of Improved Year-over-Year Financial Results SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the second quarter of 2014 with operating income of $47.1 million and net income of $37.0 million. The airline posted an operating margin of 11.8 percent - a 4.4 point improvement over the second quarter of 2013, driven largely by a 7.8 percent growth in revenue per...

2014-08-11 12:21:01

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for July 2014 and the first seven months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 3.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 0.5 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 85 percent, up 2.4 points from July 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 0.4 percent from the same month...

2014-08-11 12:20:51

TheStreet Asks Consumers Their Opinion on Airline Travel NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the airline industry's best efforts to encourage brand loyalty and to convince passengers that paying for checked bags is logical, most Americans do not favor any specific airline. A new poll, conducted for TheStreet (NASDAQ: TST) by GfK(1), took a look at consumer preferences when it comes to flying. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135002 The survey found that: -- 63%...

2014-08-11 08:21:05

Record quarterly revenue up 25 percent to $99.5 million ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (Nasdaq: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, today announced its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO Gogo reported record second quarter revenue of $99.5 million, up 25% year-over-year. Adjusted EBITDA for Q2 2014 was $3.1 million, down from $3.8 million in Q2 2013, reflecting...

2014-08-08 20:20:24

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 0.7 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for July, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 1.4 percent compared to July 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for July decreased 0.5 percent to 5,490,622 compared to 5,520,165 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 84.4 percent compared to 82.6 percent in July 2013. The combined...

2014-08-08 12:20:41

ROME, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Transaction implementation agreement will see Etihad Airways invest EUR560 million in the Italian carrier, becoming a minority shareholder (subject to regulatory approval), with core Alitalia shareholders committing an additional EUR300 million -- Additionally, up to EUR598 million in financial restructuring of short and medium term debt provided by financial institutions and existing bank shareholders...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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