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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...

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...


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