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2014-10-16 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for responding immediately to the concerns of frontline workers and taking decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Flight Attendants affected by transport of the confirmed Ebola patient. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/DC58223LOGO "We applaud Frontier Airlines management...

2014-10-16 12:21:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will hold a conference call to discuss third-quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,100...

2014-10-15 16:22:02

DALLAS, ­Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 90 students with complimentary roundtrip airfare as part of the Lanzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The Lanzate! program is geared toward Hispanic college students with economic need who attend school far away from home. Hispanic college students, ranging from incoming freshmen through graduate students, submitted...

2014-10-15 12:21:23

Loral Blinde joins People Department and Bruce Wark promoted in Legal FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today appointed two new officers to its leadership team. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 Loral Blinde, Vice President - People and Employee Services Loral Blinde joins American Airlines as Vice President - People and Employee Services from the Seabury Group. He has more than 30 years of human resources...

2014-10-15 12:20:58

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced plans to outfit more than 200 two-cabin United Express regional jets with Wi-Fi and personal device entertainment, with the first Wi-Fi-enabled flights expected later this year. The airline intends to install Gogo's ATG-4 advanced air-to-ground Wi-Fi product on E170, E175 and CRJ700 aircraft and to complete planned installations by next summer. Early next year, United expects to expand personal device entertainment to...

2014-10-15 08:20:36

International Travel Tops Consumer Lifetime "Bucket List" WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globalization gives Americans access to information and goods from countries around the world, but with the rising costs of airfare, it's increasingly more difficult for them to experience different cultures first-hand. A new Omnibus national consumer survey conducted by Kelton, a global consumer insights firm, commissioned by Norwegian Air International (NAI), finds that the vast...

2014-10-15 04:20:14

Real-Time Ability to Detect Hacking, Theft, Illegal Transfer of Miles Protects Frequent Flyers' Valuable Loyalty Program Currency LONDON, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CellPoint Mobile (www.cellpointmobile.com), a technology solutions firm that since 2007 has helped clients worldwide seamlessly handle mobile payments and digital transactions from a single, data-integrated platform, announces the availability of its Mobile Fraud Suite to help airlines combat, detect and prevent the...

2014-10-14 12:21:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will unveil new check-in options tomorrow for its most frequent travelers at San Francisco International Airport, enabling faster movement from the curb to the gate. The airline will open a new reception lobby for members of its invitation-only Global Services program and a new check-in area for Premier members of its MileagePlus loyalty program. Located across from doors five and six, on the departures level of Terminal 3, the new...

2014-10-14 12:21:17

Our Winter Travel Sale is Here for the Holidays! DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for winter travel. Customers can take advantage of fares as low as $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select markets today, October 14 through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares are available for travel on nonstop flights every day except Fridays and...

2014-10-14 12:20:56

Ticket Transactions Up 2.65 Percent in First Nine Months of 2014 vs. 2013 ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 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 4.78 percent* year-over-year in the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period last year, totaling $70.6 billion versus $67.3 billion in 2013. Sales for September 2014 were up 5.72...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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