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2014-04-07 08:20:58

DUBLIN, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has added four more aircraft to its fleet, including one Airbus A319 manufactured in 2004 and three Boeing 737-800s, one manufactured in 2008 and the other two in 2010. The aircraft are leased to leading airlines in Europe and Asia with a remaining weighted average remaining lease term of 6.3 years....

2014-04-07 08:20:41

Daily Non-Stop Houston Route To Doha Provides Important Business Link To Middle East and Beyond HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week Qatar Airways, a member of the oneworld alliance, celebrated five years of flying to Houston, Texas. The airline began daily, non-stop service between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Doha on March 30, 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/NY99300 Qatar Airways CEO, Mr. Al Baker, said, "This year marks...

2014-04-04 12:20:59

Kenyan flag carrier set to add a total of nine Dreamliners to its fleet EVERETT, Wash., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery and flyaway today of the Kenyan flag carrier's first 787 Dreamliner. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett for a 7,800 nautical mile (14,456 km) nonstop flight to Kenya Airways' home base in Nairobi at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The 787 will form the backbone of the airline's future...

2014-04-04 12:20:39

New York area's largest airline offers 2014 Festival tickets to MileagePlus members CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced its sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, providing United customers exclusive onboard entertainment options and an opportunity to attend a special private screening on April 24 at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Lower Manhattan. United is the New York area's largest airline, offering more flights and more seats from...

2014-04-04 12:20:08

MANCHESTER, England, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ASM is continuing to develop its training and analytics capabilities to ensure it continues to lead the world in route development consultancy. The company is launching a new "Workshop on the European Commission's Guidelines on State Aid to Airports and Airlines 2014" as well as two new analytics tools: "MAPs: My Airport Passengers" and a new Traffic Forecasting model. One of the big issues...

2014-04-03 20:20:19

-- On April 7th, the airline will start to operate additional flights from Chicago and San Francisco to Morelia and from San Francisco to Leon, Bajio MEXICO CITY, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced the new flights it will start to offer from San Francisco to Morelia and to Leon-Bajio as of April 7(th) this year. Also, from June 7(th), the airline will offer its new route Chicago - Morelia. These flights are part of the product offer...

2014-04-03 12:21:50

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Commercial Aircraft Market in China 2014-2018 China has emerged as the world's second largest country for the Aviation market. With a GDP growth rate of more than 7 percent, the country exhibits excellent opportunities, especially in the Aerospace market. Owing to this tremendous growth, there has been an increase in demand for commercial aircrafts by airline companies. The Chinese...

2014-04-03 12:20:20

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, British Airways, Iberia and Finnair today celebrate a key milestone as US Airways joins the airlines' trans-Atlantic joint venture. As part of the joint business, established by American, British Airways and Iberia in October 2010, the airlines can cooperate commercially on trans-Atlantic flights. The joint venture also includes a revenue sharing agreement in which member airlines have permission to coordinate schedules and...

2014-04-03 08:21:06

SEATTLE, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported March and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES - MAINLINEAlaska reported a 4.0 percent increase in traffic on a 4.6 percent increase in capacity compared to March 2013. This resulted in a 0.6 point decrease in load factor to 87.7 percent. Alaska also reported a record...

2014-04-03 08:20:33

MANCHESTER, England, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Record attendance expected at continent's largest route development event The 9th Routes Europe, the largest route development event for the European region, will open this weekend in Marseille, France. This year the event expects a record attendance of over 1,100 aviation professionals from airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss new air services to, from and within the entire European...