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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...

2014-04-08 12:20:52

Knipp to Lead ALD's Exponential Growth Plan for U.S. Market Timed with its Sixth Airport Lounge Opening at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport Lounge Development [http://www.airportloungedev.com ] (ALD), the leading U.S. independent shared-use lounge developer, announced today the addition of Nancy Knipp as Senior Vice President in the company's executive leadership team. Knipp brings more than three decades of...

2014-04-08 12:20:24

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today. This partnership will see EF, the world leader in language training, provide English learning via its cloud-based school to enhance the ability of ANA employees, including cabin attendants, to succeed in the global business environment. In its recently released medium-term corporate strategy for FY2014-2016,...

2014-04-08 08:21:35

LONGMONT, Colo., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TechPubs would like to welcome Kuwait Airways, the national flag carrier of Kuwait, as the latest member of TechPubs' growing global customer base. With this strategic award, TechPubs signs an additional customer in the Middle East. TechPubs' professional and compliance services team combined with the TechSuite solution proved to be an unparalleled match for Kuwait Airways' comprehensive technical publications and compliance management...

2014-04-08 08:21:25

Expects New Technology to Outperform Other Connectivity Solutions in the Global Commercial Aviation Market ITASCA, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces the next step in its technology roadmap for global connectivity - 2Ku. Gogo expects this new technology to outperform other global connectivity solutions currently available in the market. Japan Airlines is expected to...