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2014-04-07 12:22:08

Award-Winning Airline Adds Second Daily Flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule to two daily nonstop roundtrips between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and its home base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of July 8, 2014. Known...

2014-04-07 08:20:57

SEATTLE, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin seasonal nonstop service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin its daily service to Cancun on Nov. 6. "As Seattle's leading airline, we're committed to offering the most nonstop service to the popular destinations our customers want to explore,...

2014-04-04 12:20:39

New York area's largest airline offers 2014 Festival tickets to MileagePlus members CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced its sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, providing United customers exclusive onboard entertainment options and an opportunity to attend a special private screening on April 24 at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Lower Manhattan. United is the New York area's largest airline, offering more flights and more seats from...

2014-04-03 12:20:11

April 7 Announcement in Washington, D.C., Breaks Down U.S. Airlines Based on Customer Complaints, Baggage Handling, On-Time Arrivals and Denied Boarding WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results of the 24th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) ranking U.S. major carriers will be announced at 9:30 a.m., Monday, April 7, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Murrow Room, in Washington, D.C. Conducted annually by Dr. Brent Bowen, Dean of the College of...

2014-04-03 08:20:46

Airline achieves its second-highest ever first quarter load factor CALGARY, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced March 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 84.0 per cent. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 3.9 per cent year-over-year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.6 per cent over the same period. The airline flew 4.8 million guests in the first quarter, a year-over-year increase of 7.0 per cent or...

2014-04-02 16:36:29

Dallas, Texas - April 2nd, 2014: AirVault today announced that Virgin America has licensed the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution to provide the carrier with a new, web-based aircraft maintenance record management system. The cloud-computing service offers the latest technology for managing the aircraft maintenance records for Virgin America's expanding, all new Airbus A320-family fleet, delivering increased efficiency, while enhancing safety and compliance. DALLAS, April 2,...

2014-04-01 16:20:58

ITASCA, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: GOGO) "Prepare for takeoff' is taking on a whole new meaning at Gogo. The world's leading provider of in-flight communications services has announced plans for a crew of jetpack operators, or "Jetpackonauts" as the company has dubbed them, to handle the work of installing connectivity and entertainment systems while aircraft are at cruising altitude. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO "We understand that our...

2014-04-01 12:22:32

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has launched Gogo Biz in-flight Internet and voice service to business aircraft in Canada. Business aviation customers can now use the service anywhere it's available in the Continental U.S., Alaska and Canada. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO Today's addition of Canadian coverage is the largest geographical expansion for Gogo Biz since the...

2014-04-01 04:20:09

Concerned about guest confusion, airline changes schedule display system CALGARY, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced it is changing the way it displays its flight schedule, switching from its current system of "a.m." and "p.m." to metric time effective immediately. "This has long been a source of confusion for a number of our guests," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President, Communications and Community Relations. "Some are used to the traditional 'a.m.' and...

2014-03-31 04:20:22

Airline unveils specially painted Next-Generation 737-800 featuring Boeing, Ryanair colors SEATTLE, Mar. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ryanair showcased their strong partnership with a new, co-branded livery on the airline's most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane features the distinctive blue Boeing colors on the fuselage of the airplane, while Ryanair's name is featured toward the rear of the aircraft. On the tail is the recognizable golden...