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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...

2014-01-07 08:20:25

New Virgin America Visa Signature® Credit Cards Offer Smart Travelers a Fast Pass to an Even Better Flight Experience: Less Hassle, Free Checked Bags, No Change/Cancel Fees, and Some Extraordinary Perks DALLAS and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline known for reinventing domestic travel, today announced it will partner with Alliance Data Retail Services, which manages more than 120 private label and co-brand credit programs and is an...

2014-01-06 08:32:10

Global leader in in-flight connectivity expands its reach to include Canada for both commercial and business aviation ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that the first phase of its Canadian air-to-ground Wi-Fi network is live in Canada, with the balance of the network expected to go live in the first quarter of 2014. (Logo:...

2014-01-02 08:20:05

SEATTLE, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced that Southwest Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. APB's newest program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the existing...

2013-12-20 12:20:29

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, and The Weather Channel have partnered to offer passengers free access to Weather.com and Weather Underground on any Gogo equipped aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110715/CG34837LOGO) The partnership between Gogo and The Weather Channel will allow passengers to access up to date weather...

2013-12-20 00:20:10

Poor weather expected on busiest travel day of the year CALGARY, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - In light of winter storm advisories just issued for parts of British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, WestJet is advising guests travelling over the next few days to take steps to make their travel experience more comfortable. The advisories also come as the airline prepares to carry more than 60,000 guests on Friday, December 20, setting a new single-day record. The following tips will go a...

2013-12-18 16:20:58

New Feature Allows Multiple Customers to Contribute to One southwestgiftcard® For Family & Friends DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines is making holiday shopping easier today with the launch of a new southwestgiftcard buying option. Only available through Southwest Airlines' Facebook Fan Page, people may now invite others to contribute to one southwestgiftcard for friends and family. The group gifting option can be found on Facebook.com/Southwest under...

2013-12-18 08:21:55

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (Nasdaq: GOGO), a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that Ripplewood Holdings, one of Gogo's two private equity sponsors, has distributed all 27.6 million of its shares of Gogo common stock to its funds' limited partners. Following the distribution, Oakleigh Thorne and entities affiliated with Mr. Thorne will continue to own approximately...

2013-12-16 12:20:52

Fares as Low as $89 Each-Way Introduce New Routes on East and West Coasts DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is helping travelers get ready for summer vacation by extending its schedule through June 2014. Customers will find many new travel options for their favorite destinations, including New York; San Diego; Portland, Ore.; and Atlanta for as low as $89 each-way for travel every day except Fridays and Sundays between June 8 and 30, 2014! (Alternate travel...

2013-12-16 08:21:20

iTravel2000 to use the WestJet Direct API CALGARY, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced that iTravel2000 has signed a letter of intent to use the WestJet Direct API connection provided by Farelogix to book and ticket air travel. In addition, itravel2000 will become a WestJet- certified conforming channel by the spring of 2014, ensuring access to WestJet's best fares and ancillary products. "WestJet is excited to see travel-trade partners like itravel2000...