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2014-07-15 12:21:44

Results based on nearly 19 million passenger responses worldwide MONTREAL, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada has been named Best Airline in North America in the Skytrax 2014 World Airline Awards at the Farnborough International Airshow. It is the fifth consecutive year Air Canada has been recognized as the best airline in North America and among the leading carriers of the world. The annual poll, based on surveys of nearly 19 million global passengers, is regarded as a key...

2014-07-15 12:20:54

Ticket Transactions Increase 2.41 Percent in Same Period vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., July 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 5.14 percent* year-over-year in the first-half of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $48.5 billion versus $46.1 billion in 2013. Sales for June 2014 were up 7.4 percent at $7.6 billion...

2014-07-15 08:21:07

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry, today announced Dasha Kuksenko as Vice President of Airline Solutions, Asia Pacific (APAC). Kuksenko has worked with APAC carriers for more than nine years, most recently as Vice President, Strategic Programs for Airline Solutions where she managed the Virgin Australia technology partnership including its migration to the...

2014-07-15 04:20:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Jet Airways and Jet Lite to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for their new fleet of 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility located in Troy, Ohio. The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat...

2014-07-14 12:21:31

The airline's new menu designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina, led by Chef Enrique Olvera, will be available starting in June on medium- and long-range flights. MEXICO CITY, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, has announced its new onboard menu for its exclusive service in Clase Premier -the carrier First Class- and Coach, designed by the Colectivo Mexicano de Cocina [Mexican Culinary Collective] led by Chef Enrique Olvera....

2014-07-14 12:20:57

Dare to Dive Sweepstakes Launches Partnership, Giving Customers a Chance to Win a Trip to Nassau/Paradise Island and Diving Excursion! DALLAS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers boarding a Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) flight can take their seat and watch 'em eat as Sharks Fly Free across the friendly skies! Southwest and Discovery are excited to provide Customers and SHARK WEEK fans traveling this summer an experience they'll really sink their teeth into! Beginning...

2014-07-13 20:20:04

HONOLULU, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO Mark Dunkerley has received the 2014 Airline Strategy Award for Regional Leadership by Airline Business, selected by an independent panel of industry experts among both mainline operators and traditional carriers. The award recognizes Mr. Dunkerley's role in transforming Hawaiian Airlines from a bankrupt niche U.S. carrier to a strong and growing global player....

2014-07-11 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, is calling on the House Members to debate H.R. 4156, the deceptively titled "Transparent Airfares Act of 2014". The bill is supported by the airline industry, that wants to put the asterisk back in airfares. It would undo the Full Fare Advertising Rule ordered in 2012 by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). That rule requires airlines to advertise the...

2014-07-11 12:20:38

MONTREAL, July 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced the addition of Air India to its roster of travel partners. Starting today, Aeroplan Members can earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles for travel with Air India, bringing the total number of airline partners to 32. "We're excited to have Air India join the Aeroplan program," said Kevin O'Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Aeroplan. "This addition will give our members greater choice when it comes to accumulation and...

2014-07-10 23:02:25

Commercial Aircraft Market (Engine, Parts, and Equipment): Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth and Forecast 2013 - 2019 - Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/commercial-aircraft-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Propionic Acid Market for Animal Feed & Grain Preservatives, Calcium & Sodium Propionates, Cellulose Acetate Propionate and Other...


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