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2014-01-08 16:20:29

Vancouver International Airport Ushers in the Year of the Dreamliner RICHMOND, BC, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Vancouver International Airport (YVR) ushered in the Year of the Dreamliner today with Japan Airlines' announcement that it will begin Boeing 787 operations on its daily non-stop service between YVR and Tokyo's Narita Airport (NRT) beginning Monday, February 3, 2014. This inaugural will mark the first-ever scheduled arrival of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to YVR. "Metro Vancouver's...

2014-01-02 04:20:04

BANGKOK, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet Asia Airways has accepted the delivery of its sixth Boeing 767 aircraft, registered HS-JAS at its main base in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Int'l Airport. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/HK39460 ) The Rolls Royce powered Boeing 767-300ER is the first of its series to join the fleet. Painted in a special livery, HS-JAS is configured with 268 seats. The introduction of the 300ER series is aimed at increasing the seat capacity on Jet...

2013-12-27 12:21:15

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways announced that Cathay Pacific has ordered an additional 747-8 Freighter and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order, valued at about $1 billion at current list prices, will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet and 777-300ER fleet to 14 and 53, respectively. "We are very pleased to confirm this latest aircraft purchase from The Boeing Company," said John Slosar, Chief...

2013-12-20 08:21:23

Cathay Pacific becomes Asia's first 777X customer HONG KONG, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Cathay Pacific today announced the airline's decision to become Asia's first 777X customer with an order for 21 777-9X airplanes, as part of Cathay's future long-haul fleet strategy. The order is valued at more than $7 billion at current list prices. "The 777-9X promises us improved payload range capability and reduced operating costs, in addition to a significant...

2013-12-19 08:21:03

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, together with Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that they have agreed on the principal terms and conditions relating to providing in-flight Internet and wireless in-flight entertainment service - Gogo Vision - on at least 75 aircraft. (Logo:...

2013-12-18 08:22:24

Every new comfortable seat includes a dual 110-volt and USB power outlet SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers flying on Alaska Airlines today will enjoy new aircraft seats that feature a personal space-enhancing design and are equipped with power outlets. The improvements are part of a $100 million investment the carrier has made to upgrade the cabins in all 737-800, -900 and -900ER aircraft. The carrier expects to finish the upgrades by the end of 2014. (Photo:...

2013-12-09 12:20:50

Employees transform airports into winter wonderland experiences for kids in need CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twentieth year, United Airlines employees are making the holidays a little brighter by hosting Fantasy Flights to the "North Pole" for children facing illness or living in underserved communities. During these events - which kicked off at many airports this past weekend - children and their families board United flights to the North Pole for a special holiday...

2013-12-09 08:20:46

Merger Transaction Completed; AMR Emerges from Restructuring with Full Recovery to American Creditors FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation and US Airways Group, Inc. today announced the completion of their merger to officially form American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and begin building the new American Airlines. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) The new American has a robust global network with nearly 6,700 daily flights to more...

2013-12-04 08:22:10

MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada is premiering its brand new international cabin design and seating that the airline will feature on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet. Visit 787.aircanada.com for full details and a virtual tour of the aircraft and new cabin amenities. The airline will take delivery of the first of 37 Boeing 787 aircraft in the spring of 2014. "We are very excited to introduce completely re-designed seating and cabin amenities that will offer Air...

2013-12-02 12:20:09

HAIKOU, China, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 30, the high-profile World Travel Awards (WTA) held its World-Class Awards ceremony at La Cigale Hotel Doha in Qatar. Hainan Airlines Company Limited ("Hainan Airlines") was honored with the "World's Leading Economy Class" award, on the heels of winning the "Asia's Leading Airline Economy Class" award last month. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131202/CN25298 ) WTA was established in 1993 to acknowledge and reward...