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2013-10-25 04:20:08

Delivery flight will carry more than 10,000 lbs of humanitarian cargo SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to GE Capital Aviation Services for lease to Kenya Airways. It is Kenya Airways' first 777-300ER and the largest airplane in the carrier's fleet, providing greater capacity, range and improved operating economics for its long-haul operations. "The delivery of this Boeing 777-300ER aircraft marks a key milestone for...

2013-10-24 12:20:48

Order includes five 747-8 Intercontinentals, six 777-300ERs and one additional 787 Dreamliner SEATTLE, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air have finalized an order for five 747-8 Intercontinentals and six 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners that was announced as a commitment during the Paris Air Show in June. In addition, Korean Air has also announced an order for one additional 787 Dreamliner. The value of the combined order is valued at $3.9 billion at...

2013-10-23 12:21:13

KNUTSFORD, England, October 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading in-flight entertainment provider [http://www.ifeservices.com/services/in-flight-entertainment ], IFE Services, a subsidiary of Global Eagle Entertainment (NASDAQ:ENT), announced today that it is supplying Singapore Airlines with Korean movies. In addition to providing Singapore Airlines with new releases each month, IFE Services will supply a diverse mix of internationally acclaimed classic, family and art...

2013-10-21 08:22:32

International "Airline of the Year" & "Best U.S. Airline" Together Offer Frequent Flyers New Global Reward Opportunities, Award-Winning Guest Service SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates and Virgin America today announce a frequent flyer partnership that allows members of both airlines' frequent flyer programs to earn and redeem* points or miles for travel across the networks of two airlines respectively recognized as best-in-class for global and U.S. domestic...

2013-10-08 16:20:18

LAS VEGAS, October 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Routes is Pleased to Announce Tourism Australia as Overall Winner for 2013 Tourism Australia were announced as the overall winner of the World Routes Awards 2013 which were formally announced last night during the fabulous Las Vegas Networking Evening which took place in the Garden of the Gods at Caesars Palace sponsored by Caesars Entertainment. This is the first time that a tourism authority has taken the top spot in...

2013-10-08 12:20:23

-- Four new destinations: Milan, Lisbon, Nice and Manchester -- Non-stop Toronto-Istanbul service expands to daily flights -- New Premium Economy cabin on select London Heathrow flights -- Barcelona non-stop from both Toronto and Montréal on Air Canada rouge MONTREAL, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada is undertaking a major expansion of international services to Europe from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. The...

2013-10-04 16:20:25

CHICAGO, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and Ink Publishing today announced the launch of "Rhapsody," a monthly, luxury lifestyle and literary magazine exclusively for United's premium-cabin customers and visitors to the airline's United Clubs and United Global First lounges. Launching in November, Rhapsody will offer an authoritative look at the latest personalities and trends that define affluent living and thought in the 21st century. Each issue will feature thought-provoking...

2013-10-03 16:20:12

First 787 Dreamliner operator in Southeast Asia EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Royal Brunei Airlines celebrated the delivery of the 787 Dreamliner - the first for the flag carrier of the Sultanate of Brunei and for Southeast Asia. The airplane departed Paine Field in Everett Wednesday evening for a 6,540 nautical miles (12,112 km) non-stop flight home to Bandar Seri Begawan International Airport in Brunei. "This exciting addition keeps...

2013-10-02 16:20:10

Deceptive Claims Being Made by Scammers Posing as Partners of American FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today filed a lawsuit in Tarrant County, Texas, District Court against several individuals and entities operating a nationwide scam that uses American's trademarks and likeness of its livery on mass-mailed postcards and letters to lure people into sales presentations for vacation club memberships. The lawsuit seeks to stop these individuals and...

2013-10-02 00:20:11

The airline's unique SMILE service concept a key factor in the judges' decision HAIKOU, China, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Travel Awards Asia & Australasia Gala Ceremony, part of the WTA's series of gala events often referred to as "the Oscars of the travel industry", was held in Dubai on October 1. The tally of the voting by 230,000 industry judges and travelers awarded Hainan Airlines the Asia's Leading Airline Economy Class at the 20(th) WTA. (Photo:...