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2011-11-10 06:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Porter Airlines is celebrating its recent ranking as the highest rated Canadian Airline in the Cond© Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Top 30 Airlines category. The survey also places Porter in second place worldwide in the Small Airlines category, and fifth place worldwide in the Top 30 Airlines category, which includes elite industry leaders such as Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. The annual awards reflect the opinions and...

2011-11-01 05:12:00

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered a 747-8 Freighter to Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways, making it the second freight operator worldwide to take delivery of Boeing's newest freighter. With this new addition to its fleet, Cathay Pacific also becomes the first carrier in Asia Pacific to operate the 747-8. The new airplane is the first of 10 747-8 Freighters Cathay Pacific has on order with Boeing. "We are pleased to take delivery of this...

2011-10-11 00:35:00

BEIJING, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will launch 2 weekly rotations between Beijing and Okinawa using B737-800, starting January 11, 2012. (LOGO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The new service will bring the number of Japanese cities served by Air China up to 8 and the number of round-trip direct flights a week between the two countries up to 260. The other 7 Japanese cities are Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Sendai and Sapporo....

2011-10-10 08:00:00

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will introduce four weekly direct rotations with B757 airliner between Beijing and Phuket, Thailand starting November 18. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Hailed as a gem on the Andaman Sea of the Indian Ocean, Phuket Island is a tourist-centric destination that draws a crowd with its unique culture, clean air and sophisticated tourism infrastructure. It is best visited from November to April, especially...

2011-09-19 23:08:00

BANGKOK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today called upon the aviation industry for a revised approach to training that includes the use of online and mobile devices to meet the demand for aviation personnel over the next 20 years. Speaking at the Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium in Bangkok, Roei Ganzarski, chief customer officer, Boeing Flight Services, said the industry must focus on adopting newer methods of instruction that have proven successful in other...

2011-09-08 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A Water Cannon Salute welcomed Air China's inaugural second daily nonstop flight between Los Angeles and Beijing on Sept. 1. Scores of news reporters and local government officials, together with Air China executives from Beijing and the Los Angeles regional headquarters, watched from the tarmac as CA 987 was bathed in a rainbow of water from two Los Angeles Fire Department trucks parked several feet off the side of each wing of the B-747...

2011-08-17 06:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concur (Nasdaq: CNQR), a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management services, announced today that it has partnered with Abacus International, a leading provider of travel solutions and services across Asia. This partnership enables Concur to offer corporate clients doing business in the Asia-Pacific region access to a broad array of travel content, including the hundreds of travel suppliers like airlines, hotels, and car...

2011-08-11 04:00:00

QINGDAO, China, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shandong Airlines, (Jinan), announced today the launch of its UATP-based corporate travel program, offering corporations Shandong Airline's UATP accounts for corporate travel spend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081118/NETU022LOGO ) "To meet customer demand and grow our corporate market share, we chose to become a UATP Issuer. With the UATP Network we will be able to offer our corporate clients the most comprehensive data in the...

2011-08-10 18:00:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced the Hong Kong-based carrier has ordered eight Boeing 777 Freighters and four 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes. The order is valued at $3.3 billion at list prices. With this announcement, Cathay Pacific becomes the 15th customer to order the 777 Freighter and increases its Boeing 777-300ER fleet to 50. "We are very pleased to announce this latest Boeing order, which highlights our...

2011-08-02 21:50:00

BEIJING, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Frequent Flyer Program cooperation between the two carriers began July 26th, 2011. The arrangement allows Air China PhoenixMiles members to earn Status Mileage on all scheduled flights operated by Tibet Airlines(airline code: TV), and redeem Award Tickets on all scheduled flights operated and marketed by Tibet Airlines from November 1st, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Head to www.phoenixmiles.com or dial...