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2014-03-26 08:21:37

Airline Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $14.2 Million and Operating Margin of 6.6 Percent SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights -- Net Income: $14.2 million in net income, compared to a year ago quarterly loss of $25.0 million, an improvement of $39.1 million. -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $359.9 million, an...

2014-03-25 12:22:18

Ex-Im Bank-guaranteed financing supports an estimated 400 jobs at Delta TechOps WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) today announced the successful issuance of an Ex-Im Bank-guaranteed bond funded by the capital markets that raised $40.7 million for the Brazilian airline, VRG Linhas Aéreas S.A. (GOL), for engine-maintenance services performed by Delta TechOps in Atlanta, Ga. Delta TechOps is the maintenance,...

2014-03-25 12:22:11

SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) partnered with the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation (Iraqi Airways) and U.S.-based non-profit organization Another Joy Foundation to transport a consignment of toys on board the airline's newly delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The shipment is part of Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flights program and includes boxes of dolls, toy cars and trucks that Another Joy Foundation will distribute to underprivileged children in Iraqi...

2014-03-25 12:21:28

Airline Attributes Program Success to Partnerships with Denver ARTCC, Denver TRACON, Denver ATCT, and the Denver International Airport DALLAS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is flying fuel efficient and environmentally friendly Required Navigational Performance (RNP) approaches at Denver International Airport (DIA). RNP approaches can reduce flying by 3-5 miles during a visual approach and up to 20 miles during an instrument approach each time they...

2014-03-25 08:21:29

Leisure carrier to operate select U.S. routes from Vancouver and Calgary New Vancouver-Phoenix flights to start next winter VANCOUVER, March 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding to Western Canada to serve a number of predominantly leisure markets from Vancouver and Calgary to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Anchorage. Flights on these routes, currently operated by Air Canada, will be...

2014-03-25 00:21:34

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kst78m/commercial) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Aircraft Market in Indonesia 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kst78m/commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Indonesia is one of the developing nations in the APAC region, which is characterized by a rapidly...

2014-03-24 23:02:56

Among many pilots in the United States who were nominated by their colleagues and volunteer pilot organizations (VPOs), 12 Finalists have been selected for consideration by the Endeavor Awards Gala Host Committee to receive one of three Endeavor Awards for 2014, honoring and celebrating major contributions to Public Benefit Aviation. Santa Monica, California (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 “We have sought and we have found the very best and most dedicated volunteer pilots in America,” said...

2014-03-24 12:20:57

Carrier already selling Economy Skycouch seats in the Sabre travel marketplace SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global travel technology company, has signed a technology agreement with Air New Zealand to market and sell the airline's products and services in the Sabre global distribution system. The airline's Economy Skycouch seats and pre-paid bags are already available in Sabre in select markets....

2014-03-24 12:20:50

Official airline of NAHJ 30th-anniversary special events during 2014 CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today that it has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and will be the official airline of the organization's special events throughout 2014. "United is looking forward to its eighth consecutive year sponsoring NAHJ as the organization celebrates its 30(th) anniversary," said Nene Foxhall, United's...

2014-03-20 16:21:14

12-year single-source supplier contract valued in excess of $200 million WOOD DALE, Ill., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to provide support for 30 new Embraer 175 aircraft operated by Mesa Airlines, Inc. The 12-year agreement will include rotable inventory power by the hour (PBH) support, heavy maintenance, and wheel and brake services. AAR will utilize its broad services offering to provide this comprehensive fleet support under a...