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2014-09-09 08:21:50

United Adventure Bear, "Ben Flyin," inspires imagination and offers hope to children HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' custom-designed GUND teddy bear, "Ben Flyin," is making new friends today, National Teddy Bear Day, at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital in Houston. Volunteer United employees are delivering the bears as part of the United Adventure Bear program, working together to lift the spirits of children experiencing health struggles or economic...

2014-09-09 08:21:31

Airline Announces Latest Seasonal Menu Topped off with Fan-Voted #ButterByMoodlight Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream and Taste-Tested by San Francisco's Top Chefs SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline already known for its award-winning cuisine and international-grade First Class cabin, today announces its latest seasonal menu update with tempting offerings in First Class like a grilled mushroom medley with bresaola appetizer, a savory soy...

2014-09-09 08:21:29

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 2014, a 4.9 percent increase from the 9.2 billion RPMs flown in August 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) remained relatively flat compared to the August 2013 level of 11.3 billion. The August 2014 load factor was 85.5 percent, compared to 81.3 percent in August 2013. For August 2014, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is...

2014-09-09 08:20:55

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported August 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 20.0 billion, flat versus August 2013. Total capacity was 23.7 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.1 percent versus August 2013. Total passenger load factor was 84.6 percent for the month of August,...

2014-09-08 16:21:05

- Load factor increased from 79.4% to 82.3% MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, has reported operating statistics for August 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 560 thousand passengers in August; a 12.3% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 22.5%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 8.1%. --...

2014-09-08 16:20:42

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for August 2014 and the first eight months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 2.9 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 1.2 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 85.6 percent, up 3.4 points from August 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 0.6 percent from the same...

2014-09-08 12:20:45

Company Introduces New Aircraft Livery, Airport Experience, and Logo--Dedicating 'Heart' Livery to its Employees DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The airline proudly unveiled a new aircraft livery, named Heart, airport experience, and logo. The new look puts the airline's Heart on display, showcasing the strength of the nearly 46,000 Employees...

2014-09-08 12:20:30

- European low-cost carrier commits to order 100 airplanes, becomes launch customer of newest 737 MAX family member NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) launched the newest member of the 737 MAX family today with a commitment from Ryanair for 100 airplanes. Europe's leading low-cost carrier will be the first airline to operate the 737 MAX 200, a variant based on the successful 737 MAX 8 that can accommodate up to 200 seats, increasing revenue potential and...

2014-09-05 16:20:50

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLUX.OB - news) today announced preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of August 2014. AUGUST 2014 AND YEAR TO DATE STATISTICS Aug-14 Aug-13 Change ------ ------ ------ Passengers Enplaned 17,032...

2014-09-05 16:20:29

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 0.5 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for August, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.1 percent compared to August 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for August decreased 2.1 percent to 5,394,888 compared to 5,510,411 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 83.9 percent compared to 82.5 percent in August 2013. The...


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