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2014-08-06 16:21:10

Program Helps Patients and Caregivers with $13.2 Million in Free Travel Donated Since 2008 DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program. The program is designed to ease the financial burden on families confronting serious medical problems that require travel for treatment. Southwest donates roundtrip airline tickets to nonprofit...

2014-08-06 16:20:45

Traffic increased 12.7 per cent on capacity increase of 11.4 per cent MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of July, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 86.7 per cent, versus 85.6 per cent in July 2013, an increase of 1.1 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 11.4 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for July increased 12.7 per cent. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air...

2014-08-06 12:33:15

New feature enables more customers to check in for international flights on mobile devices CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first U.S. airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international flights via their iOS and Android mobile devices. United is offering customers the opportunity to use passport scanning functionality on the airline's mobile app as the carrier completes testing. Customers may access the...

2014-08-06 08:21:08

Airline achieves second-highest July load factor while flying 6.7 per cent more revenue passenger miles for the month CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced July 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 83.3 per cent, an increase of 0.2 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 6.7 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.6 per cent over the same period. The...

2014-08-06 08:20:31

CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now is the time to purchase that trip to Europe since LOT Polish Airlines is having a crazy fare sale beginning for purchase today, Aug. 6, through Aug. 20, 2014 for travel from Oct. 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015 from its Chicago and Toronto gateways to Poland and beyond. These fares are available in all classes of service aboard the Dreamliners LOT operates on its long-haul flights. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO As...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...

2014-08-05 08:22:53

JetBlue TrueBlue and Marriott Rewards Claim Top Spots WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help travelers make the most of airline and hotel rewards, U.S. News & World Report today released the 2014-15 Best Travel Rewards Programs. This year's rankings feature information on 27 airline and hotel programs. New this year, JetBlue's TrueBlue frequent flier plan is the No. 1 Best Airline Rewards Program. Marriott Rewards once again topped the Best Hotel Rewards category....

2014-08-05 08:22:13

Prices as low as $59 one-way through Aug. 12* SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' annual fall sale begins today, with low fares throughout its network including favorite destinations like Philadelphia, San Francisco and Maui, Hawaii. One-way fares start at $69 from Portland, Oregon to San Francisco, $89 between Seattle and San Diego, California and $159 between Seattle and Detroit, one of Alaska's newest destinations.* Visit www.alaskaair.com to find great...

2014-08-05 08:22:08

SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported July and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 7.0 percent increase in traffic on a 7.0 percent increase in capacity compared to July 2013. This resulted in a load factor of 88.6 percent, consistent with July 2013. These statistics...

2014-08-05 08:21:51

MANCHESTER, England, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEOs of Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways & Etihad Airways confirm participation at World Routes Strategy Summit The World Routes Strategy Summit, taking place at World Routes in Chicago, 20-23 September 2014, will see speakers from all three major Middle East airlines, as well as many other senior airline leaders. Middle East speakers include Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways; James Hogan, CEO of Etihad Airways...


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