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2014-08-29 16:20:50

First widebody airplane for all-Boeing airline EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "We are excited to receive our first 787 Dreamliner which is also the first widebody airplane of our all-Boeing fleet," said Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines. "With the innovative technology and exceptional efficiency, the 787 Dreamliner will be key to our...

2014-08-21 12:21:11

Airline raises a glass to new sparkling wine, improved premium and economy choices CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled new, improved lunch, dinner and beverage choices for domestic first-class customers, offering travelers chef-inspired meals and premium beverages that elevate their in-flight experience. Among the changes: -- New, premium salads beginning this month for customers flying United First and United Business within North America;...

2014-08-07 12:21:10

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. ("Fulcrum"), a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline's biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world pioneer in the development and commercialization of converting municipal solid waste into...

2014-07-30 12:22:17

New Pass offers flexible, economical travel throughout 26 countries LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam, the largest airline alliance in the Asia Pacific region, has launched its new Go Round Asia and Southwest Pacific Pass, providing customers with a flexible way to explore 26 countries. The latest in SkyTeam's series of regional travel passes, the Go Round Asia and Southwest Pacific pass has been designed as a 'mini-Round the World' ticket that offers cost savings on...

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-24 08:22:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Airlines has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for a long-term detailed spare parts agreement that includes air management, electric, and engineering systems on select Boeing and Airbus aircraft operated by the airline. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) As part of the five-year exclusive agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide China Airlines with OEM parts for the Airbus A330 and A340 and...

2014-07-22 16:20:59

Airline's Order for A350XWB-800s Cancelled HONOLULU, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019, with rights to purchase an additional six aircraft as part of the carrier's vision to serve farther non-stop destinations from Hawai'i. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO The order replaces Hawaiian Airline's existing order...

2014-07-22 12:21:24

2014 GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World's Best Hotels, Airlines, Car Rental Agencies, Travel Websites and Other Providers NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, LOT Polish Airlines, United Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Etihad Airways have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and...

2014-07-17 08:21:36

5-Star Airline Partners With Washingtonian Magazine for 2nd Year WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2(nd) straight year, on July 16(th). The annual event features the best of the district's food and beverage selections, voted on by Washingtonian readers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127854 After last year's success, the airline brought back...

2014-07-16 08:21:30

BEIJING, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 15(th) at 10:30am British time, SKYTRAX, the global professional airline rating organization, announced its 2014 annual SKYTRAX five-star airlines list at the 49(th) Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, All Nippon Airways and several other airlines were named as SKYTRAX five-star airlines. China's Hainan Airlines was awarded this honor for the 4(th) consecutive year in addition to winning...


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