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2014-02-10 16:22:12

BoardConnect app added to growing list of partner solutions available for Windows devices. SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow 2014, Microsoft Corp. and Lufthansa Systems are showcasing the new BoardConnect app for Windows 8. The app allows airlines to create a unique experience for their in-flight passenger entertainment systems. The interactive solution will allow users to watch the latest movies, order food, shop, find information about their...

2014-02-09 20:20:14

Region represents 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries SINGAPORE, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) says strong economic and passenger growth will be main drivers of new airplane demand in the Asia Pacific region. Boeing estimates the region's airlines will need an additional 12,820 airplanes valued at $1.9 trillion, representing 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries over the next 20 years. "Asia Pacific economies and passenger traffic...

2014-02-03 20:20:08

- Delivery of SilkAir's first Next-Generation 737-800 SEATTLE, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SilkAir celebrated today the delivery of the carrier's first Next-Generation 737-800. The delivery also marked the start of the Singapore-based airline's transition to an all-Boeing fleet. Over the coming years, Boeing will deliver a total of 23 737-800s and 31 737 MAX 8s to SilkAir. "The new Boeing 737 aircraft will support our network expansion plans," said SilkAir...

2014-01-23 08:21:07

UAL Reports $1.1 Billion Full-Year 2013 Profit Excluding Special Charges, an 84 Percent Increase over 2012 Results; $571 Million Profit Including Special Charges CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported full-year 2013 net income of $1.084 billion, an increase of 84 percent year-over-year, or $2.84 per diluted share, excluding $513 million of special charges. Including special charges, UAL reported full-year 2013 net income of $571 million, or $1.53 per...

2014-01-20 12:20:13

Book - Cruising to Profits reveals unconventional methods for airlines to make more money MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Millennium Aviation, Inc. released its strategic airline management book "Cruising to Profits - Transformational Strategies for Sustained Airline Profitability" today. The book reveals timely and relevant unconventional methods for airlines to make more money. "Air transportation is about flights moving airplanes, people and cargo. Strategic...

2014-01-16 12:20:20

DUBLIN, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Finance Company Limited (AFC) announced the completion of the placement of permanent financing for a large international carrier with short and long-haul operations globally. AFC played an integral role aligning interests and requirements of Boeing, the carrier and the investor. The structure of the financing strongly validates the growing role of the capital markets in aircraft financing. "This transaction represents the core of...

2014-01-15 12:21:19

CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) executive Mike Cave, president of Boeing Capital Corporation, the company's product financing unit, announced today that he will retire on May 1. Marc Allen, Boeing China president, will replace Cave, effective March 14. Cave, 53, who also serves as a Boeing senior vice president, has led Boeing Capital since January 2010. The unit is responsible for arranging, structuring and providing financing for Boeing's commercial...

2014-01-15 12:20:34

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada has been named the Best Long Haul Airline (Americas) for 2014 by the respected airline safety and product reviewing website, AirlineRatings.com. The results are based on ratings of 450 airlines globally by hundreds of thousands of passengers. "Air Canada is very pleased to be recognized as the Best Long Haul Airline in the Americas by AirlineRatings.com based on the feedback of global travelers. This award affirms the success of...

2014-01-13 16:21:12

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com the world's foremost safety and product rating website has announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2014. www.AirlineRatings.com celebrates and promotes excellence in the airline industry and the pinnacle of these efforts is its Airline Excellence Awards. Air New Zealand is being honoured for its in-flight innovations, financial performance, operational safety and motivation of its...

2014-01-09 04:20:08

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com (www.AirlineRatings.com) the world's only safety and product rating website has announced its top ten safest airlines for 2013 from the 448 it monitors. Top of the list is Qantas which has a fatality free record in the jet era (since 1951). Making up the top ten with seven stars for safety and in- flight product are in alphabetical order: Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Etihad...