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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...

2014-08-04 20:20:26

System in use on more than 150 airplanes at China's largest 737 operator SEATTLE, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced China Eastern Airlines and its subsidiaries Shanghai Airlines and China United Airlines are implementing Boeing Airplane Health Management (AHM) to improve maintenance and engineering operations efficiency across China Eastern's rapidly growing fleets. Boeing and China Eastern teams have deployed the Boeing Airplane Health Management system...

2014-08-04 12:21:15

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger is representing Jeffrey Bondurant, a former Southwest Airlines cargo manager, who was allegedly fired for bringing to light the unsafe transportation of hazardous materials on Southwest Airlines' passenger planes. Bondurant also began to question whether Southwest Airlines was properly reporting "discrepancies" to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and contends he should be protected as...

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...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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