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2014-07-02 20:20:21

MEXICO CITY, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), an ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, announces the following schedule for its second quarter 2014 earnings release and webcast information: Earnings Release - 2Q14 Date: Monday, July 28, 2014 Time: Before stock market open This release will be available on...

2014-07-02 20:20:19

SAO PAULO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline company in Latin America ("Company"), in compliance with article 157, §4 of Law no. 6,404/76 and CVM Instruction no. 358/2002, hereby announces the early tender results in connection with the previously announced offer to purchase for cash from Gol LuxCo S.A., subsidiary of the Company...

2014-07-02 12:20:49

Virgin America First U.S. Airline to Earn Distinction Seven Consecutive Years, as Voted by Thousands of Travel + Leisure Readers SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, today secured the coveted "Top Domestic Airline" ranking for an unprecedented seventh consecutive year in the annual Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards readers' survey. Now in their 19(th) year, the prestigious awards...

2014-07-01 12:20:41

Southwest Vacations Offers up to $200 off Select Travel Packages to New Destinations: Aruba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas DALLAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employees of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today launched an international future for America's largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. Southwest Airlines' first international departure, Flight 1804 from Baltimore/Washington to Oranjestad, Aruba,...

2014-07-01 12:20:38

SAO PAULO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America, hereby announces that it has closed a financing of US$68 million with Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank ("Ca-Cib"), guaranteeing 12 proprietary spare CFM56-7B engines, with the possibility of increasing an additional US$100 million for future proprietary engine...

2014-06-30 12:22:14

DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Smith, currently Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Ground Operations, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing Technical Operations, Ground Operations, and Cargo and Charters. Jack is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, joining Southwest from AirTran Airways, where he served as Senior Vice President of Customer Service. His aviation career includes leadership roles in Ground...

2014-06-27 12:20:31

NAI Responds to Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Distorted Op-ED WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International's application to operate to the US has been pending before the US Department of Transportation (DOT) four times longer than the average application by a European carrier since the US-EU Open Skies Agreement took effect. The approval is long overdue and is being opposed by several large airlines and their powerful labor unions in an...

2014-06-26 20:20:31

Service launches from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay and Toronto CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore today launches twice-daily service between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Ontario and four-times-daily service between Thunder Bay and Toronto. These new routes connect established service in Western Canada with WestJet Encore's first two eastern destinations, while taking one step further to making the regional carrier's network a truly national endeavour. "Connectivity,...

2014-06-25 20:20:25

Airline congratulates Minister for launching review CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomes today's announcement by the Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, beginning the review of the Canada Transportation Act. The Canada Transportation Act review will provide the opportunity to examine a wide variety of public policy issues impacting the Canadian airline sector. "We are very pleased the review will take a hard look at the cost competitiveness of the sector,"...

2014-06-24 12:22:11

San Francisco's Hometown Airline to Fly Guests in Style from Across the U.S. to the Nation's Largest LGBT Event SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America for the seventh year in a row is proud to partner with SF Pride as the "Official Domestic Airline of San Francisco Pride." 2014 marks the 44(th) Anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration and Virgin America's teammates will be bringing the airline's signature Virgin Red to this year's "Color Our...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.