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2014-05-08 08:20:49

ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc. ("SkyWest") (NASDAQ: SKYW) today reported a net loss of $(22.9) million, or $(0.44) per diluted share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, compared to net income of $3.2 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, for the same period last year. Quarter Summary Due primarily to the severe weather and its related effects during the quarter ended March 31, 2014, SkyWest experienced a significantly larger pretax loss than it previously...

2014-05-07 20:21:03

- During the Tianguis Turistico travel trade show, the airline announced the growth of its domestic and international connectivity network in recent years. MEXICO CITY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2014 edition of the Tianguis Turistico travel trade show, Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced the growth of its domestic and international connectivity network in recent years, thanks to the development of its main hubs and its fleet renewal plan....

2014-05-07 12:21:55

SEATTLE, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is pledging a $1.5 million grant to support job training at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This local investment will be made over the next four years in collaboration with the Port of Seattle with an initial contribution to Port Jobs, a nonprofit committed to preparing workers for the Port of Seattle economy. In the first year, Alaska's grant will help Port Jobs expand access to college courses through Airport University,...

2014-05-06 16:22:07

- Load factor increased from 73.2% to 79.8% MEXICO CITY, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for April 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 355 thousand passengers in April; a 16.7% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 30.4%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 11.6%. --...

2014-05-06 16:21:28

Fifty veterans will view World War II and all war memorials -- many for the first time in their lives ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 50 Alaskan veterans are traveling to Washington, D.C., today to view their memorials for the first time, thanks to a partnership between Alaska Airlines and the Golden Heart and Last Frontier Honor Flight programs, the only Honor Flight Network regional hubs in the state of Alaska. Honor Flight Network is a national organization...

2014-05-05 16:20:42

SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share unveiled the bicycle branding today at the South Lake Union Discovery Center in preparation for the September 2014 launch of Seattle's first bike share program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140505/84070 The announcement was made by Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share executive director Holly Houser, Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. "For several years,...

2014-05-05 12:21:40

ITASCA, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has launched Concourse - a new content platform that sits at the intersection of travel and technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO The new site can be accessed from Gogo's home page at www.gogoair.com, or directly at concourse.gogoair.com. The new site will feature original travel and...

2014-05-05 08:21:08

SEATTLE, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported April 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 4.3 percent increase in traffic on a 4.3 percent increase in capacity compared to April 2013. This resulted in a flat load factor of 86.8 percent. Alaska also reported 90.1 percent of its...

2014-05-02 23:08:57

A Piper PA-18 Super Cub that will be raffled on May 4 at the Great Alaska Aviation Gathering to support the non-profit Alaska Airmen Association and its aviation outreach programs. The Alaska Airmen Association supports aviation education and safety outreach programs statewide in Alaska. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 This coming weekend is the culmination of everything aviation in the state of Alaska. The 2014 Great Alaska Aviation Gathering on May 3-4 will feature the best, newest...

2014-04-30 16:21:08

ITASCA, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it will participate in the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Monday May 19 in Boston, MA. Michael Small, President and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to speak at 3:40 p.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO A webcast of the presentation will be...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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