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2014-04-02 12:21:34

Airline Launches Daily Service Between Doha and Philadelphia International Airport PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/NY96775 With the launch of the daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways' hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar, the...

2014-04-02 12:21:08

Company pledges to cut emissions and use a sustainable aviation biofuel by 2020 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announced aggressive 2020 sustainability goals today, pledging to decrease fuel consumption by 20 percent, use a sustainable aviation biofuel at one or more airports and increase its recruitment of military veterans. These are among a series of goals and accomplishments highlighted in Alaska Air Group's newly released 2013 Sustainability...

2014-04-02 12:20:49

MANCHESTER, England, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Airline Solutions, a global provider of software and data solutions for airlines, has been selected by Airport Strategy & Marketing (ASM) to provide critical aviation data to the renowned airline route development consultancy. Sabre's AirVision Market Intelligence solution captures global passenger traffic, synthesizes the information and provides direct airline booking estimates and a complete global view of...

2014-04-01 12:24:51

Airline to match donations up to four million miles throughout April CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is proud to join the Make-A-Wish Wishes in Flight campaign this month. Throughout April, when MileagePlus members donate miles to Make-A-Wish, United will match the miles to help support wishes that involve travel for children and their families. Customers can visit www.united.com/charitymiles to donate and help wishes come true. The airline will match up to...

2014-04-01 12:23:19

Submissions now open until May 31 Winners to attend major international film festival $5,000 prize for Best Short Film TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its eighth annual enRoute short film festival. Each year, a celebrity jury selects the best short films and, in turn, broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air Canada's enRoute in-flight entertainment system....

2014-03-31 23:05:04

Airline Miles Help Wish Kids Travel to Wish Destinations Around the World Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Most Americans have seen or heard of a wish come true – whether it’s a 5-year-old boy rescuing a city as his favorite superhero, a young girl wishing to dance with a prince, or a teenager relishing beachside moments in the Caribbean, miles away from the thought of treatment and the pain of hospital visits. Few recognize the resources Make-A-Wish uses to grant the wishes of...

2014-03-31 12:21:49

SAO PAULO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today TAM Airlines, a carrier of the LATAM Airlines Group, joins oneworld, an airline alliance currently undergoing the largest expansion in its history. As of today, all passengers flying on the Brazilian carrier can enjoy the benefits offered by the alliance. This is one of the most important steps to achieve the entry of all LATAM Airlines Group into oneworld. LAN Airlines has been a member of oneworld since 2000 as well as all of its...

2014-03-31 08:21:04

STAMFORD, Conn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircastle Limited ("Aircastle" or the "Company") (NYSE: AYR) announced that it completed the first part of the Company's previously announced $900 million purchase and leaseback agreement with LATAM Airlines Group S.A. ("LATAM") for eight Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Together with the four Boeing 777-300ERs acquired thus far in this transaction, Aircastle acquired a total of eight aircraft with a cost of $715 million during the first...

2014-03-31 04:20:22

Airline unveils specially painted Next-Generation 737-800 featuring Boeing, Ryanair colors SEATTLE, Mar. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ryanair showcased their strong partnership with a new, co-branded livery on the airline's most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane features the distinctive blue Boeing colors on the fuselage of the airplane, while Ryanair's name is featured toward the rear of the aircraft. On the tail is the recognizable golden...

2014-03-28 12:21:23

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mj4mlp/global_commercial) has announced the addition of the "Global Commercial Aircraft Lighting Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mj4mlp/global_commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Commercial Aircraft Lighting market to grow at a CAGR of...