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2014-08-12 12:20:42

Airline Reports Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Net Income, Seventh Straight Quarter of Improved Year-over-Year Financial Results SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the second quarter of 2014 with operating income of $47.1 million and net income of $37.0 million. The airline posted an operating margin of 11.8 percent - a 4.4 point improvement over the second quarter of 2013, driven largely by a 7.8 percent growth in revenue per...

2014-08-11 12:21:13

NEW SERVICE ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES OFFERS NONSTOP OPTIONS FROM ORANGE COUNTY/SANTA ANA, ATLANTA, AND BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options offering the value and legendary Customer Service delivered by the Employees of Southwest, the United States' largest carrier in terms of domestic passengers boarded. The nonstop routes...

2014-08-08 00:20:16

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2014. The total number of booked passengers in July 2014 reached 1.1 million, an 8.1% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in July reached 861 and 193 thousand, a 4.5% and 27.9% increase, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013....

2014-08-07 20:20:33

MAIDEN, N.C., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (Air T) (NASDAQ: AIRT) today reported consolidated net income of approximately $72,800 ($0.03 per diluted share) for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared to consolidated net income of approximately $139,000 ($0.06 per diluted share) for the first quarter of the prior fiscal year. Consolidated revenues increased by approximately $499,000 (2%) to $21,779,000 for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared to the same quarter in...

2014-08-07 12:21:03

Certification Paves the Way for Gogo to Launch its Gogo Vision Wireless In-flight Entertainment Product with or without Connectivity ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) from the FAA to install its Gogo Vision wireless in-flight entertainment product on commercial aircraft with or without Gogo's connectivity service....

2014-08-07 12:20:50

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London Luxury- A leading global manufacturer of innovative and premium home goods products, today announced, a strategic partnership with JetBlue to supply the U.S. carrier with premium luxury pillows and blankets for JetBlue's premium offering Mint. London Luxury provides the popularly refreshing Mint experience with all the luxurious bedding necessary for the ultimate in flight comfort. "We are delighted to be infusing luxurious comfort into...

2014-08-07 08:29:05

San Francisco's Hometown Airline Marks its Seventh Birthday with a Day Named in its Honor, a Network-Wide Fare Sale for its Loyal Flyers and Some Major League Fun with the San Francisco Giants SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, is celebrating its seventh anniversary and seventh straight year as the Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards with help from the San Francisco...

2014-08-06 16:21:10

Program Helps Patients and Caregivers with $13.2 Million in Free Travel Donated Since 2008 DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program. The program is designed to ease the financial burden on families confronting serious medical problems that require travel for treatment. Southwest donates roundtrip airline tickets to nonprofit...

2014-08-06 08:21:08

Airline achieves second-highest July load factor while flying 6.7 per cent more revenue passenger miles for the month CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet today announced July 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 83.3 per cent, an increase of 0.2 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 6.7 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.6 per cent over the same period. The...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...


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