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2014-07-07 08:21:12

ITASCA, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has partnered with Chevrolet to offer passengers free access to Facebook through Gogo on select Gogo equipped flights through July 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO To access free Facebook, passengers simply need to launch the browser on their laptop, tablet or smartphone device while in flight and look for the...

2014-07-07 08:20:49

Airline sets a new single-day record flying more than 63,000 guests CALGARY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced June 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 77.4 per cent, an increase of 0.6 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 5.0 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), was 4.3 per cent higher over the same period. WestJet achieved an on-time performance rate of 85.6...

2014-07-06 20:20:11

MEXICO CITY, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for June 2014. The total number of booked passengers in June 2014 reached 801 thousand, a 12.6% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in June reached 657 and 144 thousand, a 10.2% and 25.4% increase, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013....

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...


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