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2014-06-03 12:22:55

Our Fall Travel Sale has Arrived! Act Fast--These Fares Won't Last! DALLAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel. Customers can take advantage of these low fares starting at $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select destinations today through Thursday, June 5, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares are available...

2014-06-02 12:22:24

Guests now enjoy enhanced access to devices CALGARY, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today that guests now have full access to their personal electronic devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, including taxi-in and out, take-off and landing in non-transmitting or flight mode, starting immediately. "We have been hard at work to meet all necessary conditions required for the safe operation of PEDs on board our Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft," said Bob Cummings,...

2014-05-29 16:20:53

New campaign features work of renowned cartoonist for The New Yorker CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Taking a page from one of the world's most iconic publications, WestJet has launched a campaign to promote its WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard that features original work by Lee Lorenz, longtime cartoonist and former cartoon editor of The New Yorker magazine. The campaign features six original cartoon illustrations depicting some of the most common complaints voiced by holders...

2014-05-28 12:21:05

DALLAS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced mobile boarding passes are now available for Customers traveling throughout the United States. Today's announcement marks the completion of the domestic rollout of the technology that will make getting through the airport quicker and greener. With the airline's mobile boarding passes, Customers can use their smartphones or other electronic devices to get through security checkpoints and to board...

2014-05-26 16:20:15

Airline will apply to allow further use of portable electronic devices CALGARY, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will apply to Transport Canada for an exemption to allow guests greater use of their portable electronic devices (PEDs) during flights. The move follows word that the regulator will allow expanded use of PEDs in Canada. Today's announcement by Transport Canada effectively allows airlines to begin the process of meeting conditions required to receive...

2014-05-22 12:20:49

DALLAS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) - Southwest Airlines announced this week that Captain Craig Drew has been named Vice President Flight Operations. In his new role, effective June 2, Drew will be responsible for the airline's flight operations functions, which include 10 Pilot Bases nationwide, Crew Scheduling, and the Flight Training Center. "Craig has a strong vision and energy for Leading Southwest's Flight Operations into the future," said...

2014-05-22 08:21:11

ITASCA, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install Gogo's Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 767-300 aircraft. The 767-300 is the third aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive FAA and JCAB approval...

2014-05-21 04:20:08

Efficiency of 737 supports Nok Air's low-cost model BANGKOK, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) finalized an order today for eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. Nok Air also announced that it intends to convert one of the 737-800s into a 737 MAX at a later date. "The 737 is the backbone of our fleet and has fueled our growth over the past 10 years," said Patee Sarasin, CEO of Nok Air. "This order is a...

2014-05-19 23:08:46

Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Designed to...

2014-05-19 16:20:21

**To Be Presented at the Club's 72nd Awards Gala on October 24, 2014** NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the premier aviation club in the world, will honor Mr. Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, with the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present this award on October 24, 2014, at the 72(nd) Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York...


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