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2014-09-03 08:22:02

SEATTLE, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported August and year-to-date operational results on a consolidated basis, and for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 6.8 percent increase in traffic on a 7.5 percent increase in capacity compared to August 2013. Load factor decreased 0.5 points to 87.3 percent. These statistics include flights...

2014-09-02 23:09:26

PJS’ industry leading safety standards include its comprehensive list of pre-screened vendors. This new resource, maintained by the Safety Team, represents the premier charter operators in the world. Seabrook, NH (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Private Jet Services (PJS) has unveiled a new industry Safety Team. Headed by Director of Safety and Innovation Monique Albert, the team will work daily with the firm's aviation consultants and industry partners to develop and maintain systems and...

2014-09-02 16:21:38

Donation Tied to Activation of Hawaiian Airlines World Elite® MasterCard HONOLULU, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The successful launch of the Hawaiian Airlines(®) World Elite MasterCard has generated an additional $100,000 in funding for the Malama Honua Worldwide Voyage Sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines. The donation is the maximum amount pledged by the airline and its credit card partners MasterCard, Barclaycard US and Bank of Hawaii. The companies made contributions for each credit...

2014-09-02 12:21:12

-- Passengers will now be able to use the authorized electronic devices from the time they board the airplane and throughout all phases of the flight MEXICO CITY, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced that as of this month of September, passengers can keep their mobile electronic devices, such as tablets, ebooks, video games, digital music players and smartphones turned on throughout their flights, provided all data transmission functions...

2014-09-02 08:22:04

Prices as low as $169 one-way through Sept. 8* SEATTLE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Baltimore. To celebrate, the airline is offering introductory one-way fares of $169 for tickets purchased by Sept. 8 for travel from Oct. 21 through Nov. 19, 2014. "We're delighted to be adding another great city to our list of nonstop flights available to our Seattle-area customers," said Joe Sprague, senior vice...

2014-09-02 08:21:34

DUBLIN, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has acquired two Airbus A330-300 aircraft manufactured in 2013 and on lease to a leading airline in Asia in a sale and lease-back transaction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/SF44539LOGO "We are excited about these two latest acquisitions of modern aircraft on lease to a major Asian airline," said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY....

2014-09-02 08:20:40

'S-HERTOGENBOSCH, The Netherlands, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiq's software platform manages the tactical and strategic planning of 2,800 pilots Quintiq [http://www.quintiq.com ], a global leader in supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O), announced today that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) [http://www.klm.com/travel/nl_en/about/index.htm ] has rolled out its software platform to optimize its...

2014-08-29 23:04:27

This report categorizes the airport information systems market on the basis of airport size, function type, and cost; it also contains the projected revenue of the global market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/airports-information-systems-market-978.html (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to a new market research report, "Airport Information Systems Market by Airport Size, by Functions, by Cost, by Geography, Market Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020," the...

2014-08-29 16:21:05

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. announced that American Airlines fares will return to Orbitz on Friday after the companies earlier today entered into a letter of intent. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group also no longer plans to remove US Airways fares from Orbitz on Sept. 1 as previously announced. The companies are working toward final agreements based on the letter of intent. All tickets...

2014-08-29 16:20:50

First widebody airplane for all-Boeing airline EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "We are excited to receive our first 787 Dreamliner which is also the first widebody airplane of our all-Boeing fleet," said Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines. "With the innovative technology and exceptional efficiency, the 787 Dreamliner will be key to our...


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