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2014-10-20 12:21:06

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) and US Airways have reached a significant milestone in their merger today as the Cargo divisions combine under a single air waybill. The new entity brings in more than $800 million each year and moves more than one billion pounds of freight and mail annually. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 The Cargo teams have successfully combined 154 facilities and harmonized products since...

2014-10-10 12:20:37

New Travel Options Now Available at southwest.com as Daily Service Between San Jose, Costa Rica, and Baltimore/Washington Begins March 7, 2015, Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today published an initial flight schedule for new, daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport and Juan Santa Maria International Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, facilitating connecting service...

2014-10-06 12:20:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific, the international flag carrier for Hong Kong, has broadened its sales and marketing coverage in South America with new representation by Discover the World in Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Discover already represents the airline in nine other South American countries. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/LA60067LOGO "Latin America is an important--and growing--market for Cathay," said Tom Owen, Cathay Pacific's...

2014-09-25 12:22:23

New Service Will Mark American's Sixth Daily Flight to Asia from DFW FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the right to operate new service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) beginning next summer. Once approved, the new route will be the first nonstop flight connecting Beijing and Dallas/Fort Worth....

2014-09-25 12:20:52

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems congratulates Airbus on today's successful first flight of the A320neo aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "First flight is a critical milestone on this tremendous program and we're proud to be a partner with Airbus on the A320neo," said Dave Gitlin, president of Aircraft Systems for UTC Aerospace Systems. "Airbus can count on our absolute commitment to this important...

2014-09-25 08:20:45

TOULOUSE, France, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney's PurePower engines have successfully powered the Airbus A320neo in its maiden flight. Airbus selected the PW1100G-JM engine to launch the A320neo aircraft family in 2011. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The maiden flight of the A320neo is in the air weeks ahead of schedule. The tremendous joint efforts of both Airbus and Pratt & Whitney have made this first flight...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-04 08:21:19

The newest member of the Dreamliner family offers the airline more range and flexibility SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that will allow the airline to accommodate more customers and further capitalize on its worldwide route network. The aircraft is the first of 26 of the newest member of the Dreamliner family United has on order....

2014-08-27 12:21:04

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAE International Aero Engines AG has achieved Federal Aviation Administration certification of the V2500(®)-E5 engine for Embraer's KC-390 aircraft. The KC-390's launch customer is the Brazilian Air Force. "Achieving engine certification on schedule is a big win for the program," said Jackson Schneider, president and CEO, Embraer Defense & Security. "We have a high level of confidence that the engine will perform as reliably...

2014-08-07 12:20:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Luxury- A leading global manufacturer of innovative and premium home goods products, today announced, a strategic partnership with JetBlue to supply the U.S. carrier with premium luxury pillows and blankets for JetBlue's premium offering Mint. London Luxury provides the popularly refreshing Mint experience with all the luxurious bedding necessary for the ultimate in flight comfort. "We are delighted to be infusing luxurious comfort into...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.