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2014-07-10 12:21:00

Alaska Airlines is the launch customer for new bins RENTON, Wash., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced the launch of its new Space Bins today, which provide more room for carry-on bags. Space Bins are now available as an optional feature on new Next-Generation 737s and 737 MAX airplanes. Each of the larger Space Bins will stow six bags, two more than the current pivot bins installed on Next-Generation 737s with the Boeing Sky Interior. That's based on a...

2014-07-09 08:20:59

SEATTLE, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group's board of directors has named Veresh Sita vice president and chief information officer for Alaska Airlines. As CIO, Sita will have oversight of a department of 300 information technology professionals and be responsible for investing in the infrastructure, enterprise systems and technical innovation at Alaska Airlines and its sister carrier Horizon Air. He will join the company on Aug. 1. "Veresh's leadership and rich...

2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-07-07 16:20:49

-- Load factor of 79.5% for the month of June MEXICO CITY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for June 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 367 thousand passengers in June; an 8.9% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 19.9%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 4.3%. --...

2014-07-07 16:20:25

SEATTLE, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via webcast at www.alaskaair.com/investors. Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its...

2014-07-07 08:21:12

ITASCA, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has partnered with Chevrolet to offer passengers free access to Facebook through Gogo on select Gogo equipped flights through July 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO To access free Facebook, passengers simply need to launch the browser on their laptop, tablet or smartphone device while in flight and look for the...

2014-07-03 12:21:15

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. A Pacific Northwest aviation professional, Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines. "Boosting our company's connections to the communities we serve is a top priority for Alaska Airlines," said Joe...

2014-07-03 08:20:28

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June 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 GROUPOn a combined basis, Air Group reported a 5.3 percent increase in traffic on a 5.5 percent increase in capacity compared to June 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 86.9 percent. These statistics include...

2014-06-27 20:20:39

SEATTLE, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air's aircraft technicians and fleet service agents have ratified a new six-year contract, the airline and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced today. "We're pleased that our technicians recognized the benefits of this contract and voted to ratify," says Yvonne Daverin, Horizon Air vice president of maintenance and engineering. "This contract provides both our technicians and our company with a strong, stable...

2014-06-26 08:21:00

ITASCA, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, today welcomes Christopher Payne to its board of directors. Payne has spent the last five years of his career at eBay where he currently serves as senior vice president, North America Marketplaces. He is responsible for leading eBay's North American businesses, which includes general management, marketing and P&L....


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