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2014-04-10 08:22:15

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Aviation Week, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, today announced the availability of Fleet Discovery. This new online tool allows access to global in-depth commercial and executive aircraft fleet information. The unique offering combines the strengths of Aviation Week's comprehensive LAR and BACK Aviation databases and market-leading fleet researchers...

2014-04-09 16:22:23

DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines today operates its first revenue flight utilizing a Boeing 737-800 equipped with Aviation Partner's Boeing Split Scimitar Winglets. The newly designed winglet differs than those currently installed on the carrier's fleet of Boeing 737s, with aerodynamic scimitar tips and a large ventral strake on the bottom of the blended winglet structure. By upgrading the 737-800s with Split Scimitar Winglets, annual fuel savings are...

2014-04-09 12:22:09

Cloud-Computing Service for Aircraft Maintenance Records Adds Five New Airline Customers Over 15% of the Global Commercial Aircraft Fleet now uses AirVault DALLAS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AirVault today announced record results for the first quarter of 2014, adding five more airlines licensing the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution. New carriers joining AirVault's prominent group of airline and MRO customers, include Allegiant Air, AmeriFlight, Frontier Airlines,...

2014-04-09 12:20:53

Newest Dreamliner is longer, travels farther and carries more passengers CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet longer...

2014-04-09 08:21:54

Service offers email, internet and access to mobile device apps TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - AC 107 (35,000 FEET, EN ROUTE TO CALGARY) - Air Canada, the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, plans to begin rolling out connectivity across its North American fleet in May under an agreement with Gogo®, the airline announced in a release issued today from one of its Wi-Fi-equipped aircraft. The agreement will also provide for future...

2014-04-08 16:20:43

ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) issued the following statement on today's panel discussion in Washington, D.C., on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. "Much like the Bank's review of widebody aircraft transactions, today's panel discussion on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States does not consider or address the harm Ex-Im financings for widebody aircraft do to U.S. airlines and their employees....

2014-04-08 16:20:39

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), today announced they are accepting applications for their annual "Lanzate! / Take Off!" education travel award program. Online applications will be accepted through May 15, 2014, at www.hacu.net. The program is geared toward Hispanic college students with economic need who travel away from home to pursue higher education. Students who...

2014-04-08 16:20:32

App offers customers new features, improved design and functionality CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its all-new mobile application for the Android platform, offering customers innovative new features, smoother functionality and an improved touch-friendly design that enables travelers to access information more quickly and easily. The new Android app, available at united.com/mobile, follows United's redesign of the mobile app for the iOS 7 platform, which...

2014-04-08 16:20:21

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) has opened a new world of airline ancillary revenue opportunities with the launch of AdConnect, a pioneering addition to Panasonic's portfolio of OneMedia Advertising Solutions. Up until now, advertising solutions have typically enabled airlines to serve content to their in-flight Wi-Fi portal. AdConnect takes this to a new dimension by allowing airlines to generate advertising revenue throughout the...

2014-04-08 12:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for March 2014 and the first three months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 2.2 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.7 percent higher than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 84 percent, down 0.4 points from March 2013. The number of onboard passengers increased 6.4 percent over the same month...