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2011-02-07 07:00:00

Agreement links WestJet's network with Delta's global reach CALGARY and ATLANTA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - WestJet and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced the immediate start of an interline agreement. This agreement allows WestJet and Delta customers to purchase connecting flights on one ticket, receive boarding passes for all segments at their first check-in, and tag bags through to their final destination. Passengers now can connect between WestJet and Delta flights at more...

2010-12-09 13:44:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has appointed Nicolas Ferri to the newly created position of vice president - Latin America and the Caribbean effective Jan. 1, 2011. Ferri will report to Delta President Ed Bastian. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Based in Atlanta, Ferri will oversee and direct all of Delta's commercial activities in the Latin America and Caribbean region, including long-term growth opportunities...

2010-12-06 10:00:00

ATLANTA and SAO PAULO, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) SkyMiles members can now redeem their miles for flights on GOL, one of Brazil's largest airlines. The expanded alliance provides Delta customers access to frequent flyer awards on more than 900 GOL flights to 64 Latin and Caribbean destinations, increasing customers' ability to reach fast-growing Latin markets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Popular Brazilian frequent flyer...

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2010-11-19 06:35:00

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a division of Air France-KLM, is teaming up with a commercial space-flight endeavor planning to operate out the Caribbean island of Curacao, according to officials on Thursday.  KLM has purchased a "few" tickets for suborbital space flights through Space Exploration Curacao, a private venture backed by two Dutch industrialists that plans to operate a two-seat Lynx spacecraft currently being developed by XCOR Aerospace in Mojave, California. Gedi Schrijver, a...

2010-11-17 17:40:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced to the Netherlands press that they were embarking upon a new relationship with Space Experience Curacao (SXC). KLM will be supporting future suborbital flights through purchases, inclusion in their frequent flyer program, inclusion in future KLM vacation packages to Curacao, and other yet-to-be-named support. The flights will be made on the XCOR Lynx suborbital spacecraft. (Photo:...

2010-11-10 15:13:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation and the European Commission today granted Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) request to operate new daily, year-round flights between London's Heathrow and Boston and Miami international airports. The new flights will begin March 27, 2011, with final flight schedules and fares to be announced within the next week. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-08-26 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today filed applications with the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Transportation requesting permission to operate twice-daily year-round service between London's Heathrow Airport and Boston, and daily year-round service between Heathrow and Miami. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Delta's new service would...

2010-08-06 12:03:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced new nonstop service between New York and Reykjavik, Iceland, beginning June 1, 2011.* When service begins, Delta will be the only U.S. carrier to serve Iceland nonstop from the United States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) The flight, between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Keflavik...

2010-07-16 10:33:00

SEATTLE, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and LAN CARGO, a leading Latin American cargo airline, today announced that the airline will join Boeing's Component Services Program (CSP). The program will provide LAN CARGO timely, worldwide access to spare parts for the carrier's 777 Freighter fleet. LAN CARGO becomes the 12th airline in the 777 Component Services Program, which is offered jointly by Boeing and Air France Industries/KLM Engineering & Maintenance. CSP...

2010-07-15 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM, one of the world's largest airline companies, and iSeatz, the world's leading provider of customized in-path private label travel and entertainment solutions, today announced the launch of the enhanced klm.com, the first website to utilize iSeatz's groundbreaking In-Path Plus technology platform. In-Path Plus enables iSeatz to directly manage the user experience for its clients by adding new products and technological upgrades to the site, while...


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