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2011-05-26 09:30:00

ATLANTA, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, Co. (NYSE: LUV), today began daily nonstop service between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and L.F. Wade International Airport in St. George's, Bermuda. Passengers took part in a colorful celebration at the airport featuring traditional Gombey dancers and a steel drum band. A special performance by the Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders also wowed the crowd as part of the...

2011-05-24 04:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, Co. (NYSE: LUV), launched a sale today for travel to select destinations. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at www.airtran.com, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842. These special fares are available for purchase through May 26, 2011, and are good for travel June 3, 2011, through...

2011-05-23 12:27:00

BALTIMORE, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North America and operator of the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), is pleased to announce the arrival of Airspace Lounge at BWI. This new concept is the first large-scale airport lounge network in the U.S. open to any passenger flying on any airline. Open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., Airspace Lounge is located on Concourse D....

2011-05-18 11:44:00

PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America, is once again underscoring the documented success of that model and the value it brings to key stakeholders that include airport authorities and the traveling public. At the same time, Mark Knight, president of AIRMALL USA, is once again taking issue with Airport Group, the policy arm of UNITE HERE, which recently issued another review of the...

2011-05-17 04:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, Co. (NYSE: LUV), today launched a sale for travel to select destinations. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at airtran.com, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842. These special fares are available for purchase through May 19, 2011, and are good for travel May 27, 2011, through November 14,...

2011-04-07 09:00:00

BALTIMORE and WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today began new nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and L.F. Wade International Airport in St. George's, Bermuda. To mark the first flight, the airline proclaimed today "Bermuda Shorts Day" in the Baltimore/Washington area. As part of this special occasion, AirTran Airways gave one lucky winner and a guest a...

2011-03-28 10:53:00

BALTIMORE, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, the leading airport concessions developer in North America and operators of the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Kelly as vice president of AIRMALL Maryland. In this role, Kelly will oversee and direct all retail operations at the award-winning AIRMALL at BWI. (Logo:...

2011-03-02 10:57:00

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America, is proud to congratulate two of the regional restaurant concepts in its portfolio for being named among the 10 best U.S. airport restaurants by Frommer's Travel Guides. The list, commissioned in conjunction with USA Today, focused on local concepts at domestic airports across the nation. Obrycki's Crab House at the AIRMALL at Baltimore/Washington...

2011-02-28 11:16:00

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRMALL® USA, developer of the leading airport concessions model in North America, is setting the record straight about the overwhelming success of that model, which has set the new standard for quality and profitability across the industry. Mark Knight, president of AIRMALL USA, simultaneously issued a stern warning to Airport Group, the policy arm of Unite Here, for recently publishing a misleading study about the developer...

2011-01-31 11:38:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pepco Energy Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM) and a leader in energy savings performance contracting, has been awarded a two-year renewal contract with the Maryland Aviation Administration to provide operations and maintenance services to the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Martin State Airport. Under the $14.8 million contract, which became effective November 1, 2010, Pepco...


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