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2014-03-27 08:23:08

WestJet Encore fleet to reach 25 aircraft by end of 2015 CALGARY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced it has converted five of its 25 options to firm orders for Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft, scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2015. The first of the five will arrive in June 2015. With the conversion of these options, WestJet will have a fleet of 25 Q400s by the end of 2015. The airline has further options for 20 more Bombardier Q400 NextGen...

2014-03-26 20:20:32

SAO PAULO, March 26, 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, announces it has submitted to the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) a formal request to operate regular flights between Campinas (SP-Brazil) and Miami (USA), with one stop in Santo Domingo. The request was made for operations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays,...

2014-03-26 12:20:37

SAO PAULO, March 26, 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, announces today its results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013. Highlights -- The fourth-quarter operating profit (EBIT) came to R$162.9 million, with an operating margin of 6%, representing the Company's highest level of operational profitability...

2014-03-26 12:20:25

Marks First European Certification for Company's New In-flight Router and Media System BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has received Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for installation of in-flight connectivity and entertainment systems aboard Bombardier Challenger 300 business jets. The certifications cover the AVIATOR 300 and UCS 5000 systems....

2014-03-26 08:21:37

Airline Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $14.2 Million and Operating Margin of 6.6 Percent SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights -- Net Income: $14.2 million in net income, compared to a year ago quarterly loss of $25.0 million, an improvement of $39.1 million. -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $359.9 million, an...

2014-03-25 12:21:28

Airline Attributes Program Success to Partnerships with Denver ARTCC, Denver TRACON, Denver ATCT, and the Denver International Airport DALLAS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is flying fuel efficient and environmentally friendly Required Navigational Performance (RNP) approaches at Denver International Airport (DIA). RNP approaches can reduce flying by 3-5 miles during a visual approach and up to 20 miles during an instrument approach each time they...

2014-03-24 12:20:59

GREEN, Ohio, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines, the busiest airline operating from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), is adding new nonstop service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) on November 2, 2014. The two daily round-trip flights will be available for purchase beginning May 19, 2014. Both trips will be aboard Southwest's comfy 143-seat Boeing 737-700 jet. Southwest was recently awarded 54 slots into DCA as a result of the American/ US Airways...

2014-03-24 12:20:53

New Nonstop Destinations, More Flights for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport DALLAS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that it is more than doubling its flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) with seven new nonstop routes and additional connecting itineraries beginning this summer. "By year's end, we'll offer 44 daily departures to 14 destinations from Reagan National Airport," said Ron Ricks, Southwest Airlines Executive...

2014-03-24 08:35:32

ITASCA, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, announced today that it will join forces with Samsung to offer a full year (up to 36 flights) of Gogo Inflight Internet access with the purchase of any of the following Samsung tablets: -- Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 -- Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4...

2014-03-21 12:20:19

Airline does not use telemarketers and is not making fraudulent calls CALGARY, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today issued another warning to Canadians to avoid sharing their credit card numbers and other private information with fraudsters posing as WestJet or WestJet Vacations. "This phone scam and other, similar versions continue to be a source of great frustration for our guests as well as for us," said Richard Bartrem, WestJet Vice-President, Communications and Community...