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2014-03-10 08:20:31

GREEN, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let the conversion begin! Southwest Airlines, the busiest airline operating from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), launched new nonstop service to Atlanta starting yesterday, March 9, 2014. The 6:05 a.m. departure to Atlanta is now aboard Southwest's comfy 143-seat Boeing 737-700 jet. This flight replaces a similar flight operated by wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways. "We are thrilled that Southwest will continue flying to...

2014-03-10 08:20:29

FORT WORTH, Texas and NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and JetBlue Airways plan to terminate their interline traffic agreement and reciprocal frequent flyer program accrual agreement, which includes select routes from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO Beginning today, each airline will no longer accept new interline sales for travel...

2014-03-07 20:20:10

Airline celebrates contributions on eve of International Women's Day CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On the eve of International Women's Day, WestJet celebrates the contribution of women to the aviation industry in Canada and around the world. This weekend marks both International Women's Day and the launch of The Sky's No Limit - Girls Fly Too!, the largest event for women in aviation in Canada, at the Langley Regional Airport in Langley, B.C. The interactive event...

2014-03-07 08:20:18

Airline achieves its second-highest February load factor CALGARY, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced February 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 84.6 per cent. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 7.3 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 9.2 per cent over the same period. The airline flew 1.5 million guests in February, a year-over-year increase of 8.0 per cent or approximately 114,000...

2014-03-06 12:20:22

Airline assigned a brand rating of AA+ CALGARY, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today that Brand Finance, one of the world's leading brand valuation consultancies, has ranked WestJet 74(th) among the top 100 Canadian brands with a valuation of $586 million USD as of January 1, 2014. The valuation is noteworthy considering WestJet's enterprise value the combined market value of the equity and debt of a business less cash and cash equivalents is pegged at just under...

2014-03-05 16:20:25

DALLAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is proud to celebrate its continued commitment to women at Southwest and in the communities it serves by hosting an array of activities throughout the year. At Southwest, women make up more than 40 percent of the Company. Additionally, nearly 35 percent of the Company's total leadership roles are held by women. Southwest champions diversity and inclusion and the causes that matter most to its Customers and...

2014-03-05 12:21:22

ORLANDO, Fla., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Airlines is proud to announce that on February 28, 2014, the FAA approved National to become the United States' newest Flag/Domestic air carrier.* National Airlines has a long history of supporting governments and militaries around the world -- by, among other things, flying ad hoc cargo shipments in and out of crisis areas and also operating charter passenger operations for sports teams in the United States, visitors to/from Cuba,...

2014-03-05 12:21:04

2e Systems is pleased to announce Virgin America as its newest customer for the eeCrewConnect Crew Member notifications platform. FRANKFURT, Germany, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2e Systems is pleased to announce Virgin America as its newest customer for the eeCrewConnect Crew Member notifications platform. The platform notifies flight deck and inflight crew members in changes to their schedule, as well as any relevant flight changes. As a second phase - the carrier will add...

2014-03-05 08:20:29

Award-winning Airline Plans to Expand in the Big D with a Move to Love Field (DAL) and New Daily Nonstop Flights from DAL to LaGuardia (LGA), Washington National (DCA), Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Chicago O'Hare (ORD) SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces plans to significantly expand its Dallas presence by operating new daily nonstop flights from Dallas' Love Field (DAL) to New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Ronald Reagan Washington...

2014-03-04 16:20:55

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Allegiant announces today new, nonstop jet service to Myrtle Beach from four cities, beginning May 29. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $54* one way. 1. Cincinnati, Ohio (Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport) - begins May 30, 2014 with fares as low as $59* 2. Columbus, Ohio (Rickenbacker International Airport) - begins May 29, 2014 with...