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2014-08-04 12:20:59

New Flights Begin Jan. 6, 2015, With Introductory Fares As Low As $119 One-Way DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier's complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport begin Jan. 6, 2015,...

2014-07-30 12:20:51

American Airlines' Chief Addresses Merger LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association--the voice of the global business travel industry--kicked off the second day of GBTA Convention 2014 with CBS' Travel Editor Peter Greenberg interviewing Doug Parker, CEO, American Airlines Group and American Airlines. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110609/DC16833LOGO Parker discussed American Airlines' outstanding second quarter earnings,...

2014-07-30 08:41:46

Integration marks first for ground transportation industry SOUTHLAKE, Texas, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation and Carey International, a global leader in chauffeured services and ground transportation logistics management, have worked together to create a new application that will enable travel agents to book chauffeured ground services directly from the Sabre Red Workspace. This marks the first time that chauffeured car services have been fully integrated into the...

2014-07-30 00:20:16

1.1 million new airline pilots, technicians needed worldwide over next 20 years OSHKOSH, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is forecasting continued strong growth in demand for commercial aviation pilots and maintenance technicians as the global fleet expands over the next 20 years. Boeing's 2014 Pilot and Technician Outlook, released today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, projects that between 2014 and 2033, the world's aviation system will require: -- 533,000 new...

2014-07-29 12:28:56

Airline CEOs Talk Safety & Security, Airfare Transparency and Increasing Global Competition LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)--the voice of the business travel industry--kicked off the first day of the annual GBTA Convention with a welcome session featuring Bill Glenn, president and CEO, American Express Global Business Travel and Jeff Smisek, chairman of the board; president and CEO, United Airlines in separate...

2014-07-29 08:21:03

DUBLIN, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has signed agreements with a leading Asian airline to purchase and lease back three Airbus A330-300 aircraft. Under the terms of the agreements, FLY will purchase the first of the aircraft in the coming weeks and the two remaining aircraft later this year. Two of the aircraft were manufactured in 2013 and the third in 2014....

2014-07-28 16:21:27

MEXICO CITY, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX), the largest airline in Mexico, today reported its unaudited consolidated results for the second quarter 2014. KEY FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE SECOND QUARTER 2014 -- Grupo Aeromexico reported total revenues of $10.36 billion pesos; a 9.0% year-on-year increase. -- Second quarter 2014 cost of available seat kilometers (CASK) in pesos excluding fuel, decreased by...

2014-07-28 16:20:33

Volunteers build playground in single day as Delta contributes surprise $10,000 check to Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has partnered with KaBOOM! to build a playground at Hiawatha Leadership Academy - Northrop in Minneapolis. It was the airline's first playground build in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area following two previous playground construction projects in the Seattle area and one in Los Angeles....

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-28 08:22:27

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network. Customers can now book travel on the new route for travel beginning Oct. 2, 2014, subject to government approval. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.