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2014-01-20 12:20:13

Book - Cruising to Profits reveals unconventional methods for airlines to make more money MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Millennium Aviation, Inc. released its strategic airline management book "Cruising to Profits - Transformational Strategies for Sustained Airline Profitability" today. The book reveals timely and relevant unconventional methods for airlines to make more money. "Air transportation is about flights moving airplanes, people and cargo. Strategic...

2014-01-20 08:20:11

Canada's preferred airline expands network, flight schedule CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced its most comprehensive schedule release since the airline took to the skies in 1996. As part of the 2014 summer schedule, the airline is adding five new routes, increasing frequency on 20 existing routes across the network, while five seasonal routes move to year-round service. Following its successful launch in Western Canada, WestJet Encore moves east to start...

2014-01-17 08:20:12

CALGARY, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the CIBC 17(th) Annual Whistler Institutional Investor Conference on Friday, January 24, 2014. Date: Friday,January 24, 2014 Time: 9:10 a.m. PST / 10:10 a.m. MST / 12:10 p.m. EST Location: Whistler, B.C. The CIBC 17th Annual Whistler Institutional Investor...

2014-01-14 16:20:11

- Alaska 737-900ER orders grow to 45 SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Alaska Airlines (NYSE: ALK) completed Boeing's first firm airplane order of 2014 for two additional 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The agreement, worth $192 million at current list prices, coincides with today's direct delivery of the 100(th) Next-Generation 737 airplane to Alaska Airlines. The 737, the world's best-selling commercial airliner, is a valuable contributor to...

2014-01-13 16:21:09

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), an ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, today reported its preliminary traffic results for December 2013. The total number of booked passengers in December 2013 reached 877 thousand, a 13.6% increase compared to the same period in 2012, and a 20.7% increase full year 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs)...

2014-01-13 12:20:55

Airline wins prestigious global award from Air Transport World magazine CALGARY, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced that Air Transport World has named it the 2014 Value Airline of the Year as part of the magazine's 40(th) annual global airlines industry achievement awards. "WestJet is a highly worthy-recipient of ATW's Value Airline of the Year Award," said Karen Walker, ATW's Editor-in-Chief. "WestJet is not just Canada's second-largest airline with about a...

2014-01-10 12:21:28

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that it is notifying holders of the $155,640,000 outstanding principal amount of its 4.50 percent Senior Limited-Subordination Convertible Notes due 2021 (the "Notes") that it has elected to effect an optional redemption of all of the outstanding Notes on Feb. 10, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). On the Redemption Date, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") will redeem the...

2014-01-10 08:20:28

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for December and the full year 2013. The airline's December traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 7.1 percent on capacity (in available seat miles) that was 0.8 percent lower than in the same month in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Load factor in December was 81.9 percent, up six points from the same month a year...

2014-01-09 08:21:21

CALGARY, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet's Executive Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer Vito Culmone will be presenting at the AltaCorp Capital and ATB Corporate Financial Services 2nd Annual Institutional Investor Conference on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Time: 5:15 a.m. PDT / 6:15 a.m. MDT / 8:15 a.m. EDT Location: Toronto, ON The AltaCorp Capital...

2014-01-08 08:20:42

DALLAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December 2013, a 9.8 percent increase from the 8.2 billion RPMs flown in December 2012. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.4 percent to 10.8 billion from the December 2012 level of 10.5 billion. The December 2013 load factor was 82.8 percent, compared to 78.0 percent in December 2012. For December 2013, passenger revenue...