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2014-04-08 08:21:22

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March 2014, a 1.6 percent increase from the 9.4 billion RPMs flown in March 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.8 percent to 11.6 billion from the March 2013 level of 11.5 billion. The March 2014 load factor was 82.7 percent, compared to 82.0 percent in March 2013. For March 2014, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is...

2014-04-08 08:20:46

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported March 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 18.5 billion, up 0.9 percent versus March 2013. Total capacity was 22.6 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 2.9 percent versus March 2013. Total passenger load factor was 81.8 percent for the month...

2014-04-07 16:20:34

-- Load factor increased from 74.1% to 79.9% MEXICO CITY, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) the largest airline in Mexico, has reported its operating statistics for March 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 425 thousand passengers in March; a 21.8% increase, year-on-year. The Company experienced a 24.2% increase in the domestic market and a 16.3% increase in the international market. -- Demand,...

2014-04-07 12:22:42

MARSEILLE, France, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Routes Europe 2014, the largest regional route development event ever organised by Routes, opened in Marseille this weekend to a record attendance of over 1200 delegates from 70 countries, representing 115 airlines, 380 airports and over 50 tourism authorities. Speaking at the opening press conference this morning, Pierre Regis, Managing Director of Marseille Provence Airport highlighted the impressive...

2014-04-07 12:22:12

California-based Airline Ranked #1 for Second Consecutive Year in Academic Review of Airline Performance Data SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, Virgin America was named the top-ranked airline in the Airline Quality Rating (AQR), an annual analysis of airline performance conducted by Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Based on publicly reported data all carriers must submit to the U.S. Department of...

2014-04-07 12:22:08

Award-Winning Airline Adds Second Daily Flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule to two daily nonstop roundtrips between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and its home base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of July 8, 2014. Known...

2014-04-07 08:20:58

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has added four more aircraft to its fleet, including one Airbus A319 manufactured in 2004 and three Boeing 737-800s, one manufactured in 2008 and the other two in 2010. The aircraft are leased to leading airlines in Europe and Asia with a remaining weighted average remaining lease term of 6.3 years....

2014-04-07 08:20:41

Daily Non-Stop Houston Route To Doha Provides Important Business Link To Middle East and Beyond HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas. The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 30, 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/NY99300 Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Al Baker, said, "This year marks...

2014-04-04 12:20:59

Kenyan flag carrier set to add a total of nine Dreamliners to its fleet EVERETT, Wash., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery and flyaway today of the Kenyan flag carrier's first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways' home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The 787 will form the backbone of the airline's future...

2014-04-04 12:20:39

New York area's largest airline offers 2014 Festival tickets to MileagePlus members CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced its sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, providing United customers exclusive onboard entertainment options and an opportunity to attend a special private screening on April 24 at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Lower Manhattan. United is the New York area's largest airline, offering more flights and more seats from...