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2014-02-19 16:20:11

Rachel H. Bell Appointed to Award-Winning Airline's Top Accounting and Financial Reporting Post SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Rachel Bell as the Company's new Vice President and Controller effective immediately. Bell, who since 2012 has served as the airline's Director of Internal Audit, will oversee the California-based airline's day-to-day accounting and financial reporting...

2014-02-14 08:20:31

Customers Nationwide Can Enter to Win $1,000 in southwestgiftcards® for LUV Travels DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is celebrating LUV Day with the gift of travel! The carrier spread the LUV with dozens of Customers across the system by surprising them with $500 in southwestgiftcards®. And as the official LUV Airline, Southwest is making Valentine's Day dreams a reality for its LUVing Customers nationwide! Fans can join the fun by liking the...

2014-02-14 08:20:10

Panasonic satellite system covers 99.6 per cent of all global airline routes CALGARY, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - WestJet announced today it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment system with the ability to feature wireless satellite internet connectivity, live streaming television, on-demand movies, magazines and more. Guests will be able to use their own personal electronic device (PED)...

2014-02-13 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, has filed comments with the US Department of Justice calling for the release of lobbying, political contribution and negotiating communications that preceded the sudden November settlement of the Obama Administration's antitrust suit to block the largest airline merger in US history. Under the Tunney Act, the US District Court must consider public comments and...

2014-02-12 16:20:31

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pilots who fly for one of the nation's largest regional airline companies say it's not a lack of qualified pilots, but rather a lack of pay and respect that's grounding airplanes and could cause a ripple effect in the nation's air transportation system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) This week, Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ:RJET) announced that it would operate 27 fewer airplanes and expects to...

2014-02-12 00:20:20

Efficiency of 737 supports Nok Air's low-cost model SINGAPORE, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Nok Airlines Public Company Limited (Nok Air) announced today from the Singapore Airshow a commitment to order eight Next-Generation 737-800s and seven 737 MAX 8s. The commitment, valued at $1.45 billion at list prices, will establish Nok Air as the first airline in Thailand to operate the 737 MAX. Boeing will work with the Bangkok-based airline to finalize the details...

2014-02-10 12:21:03

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for January 2014. The airline's January traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) rose 10.9 percent on 3.7 percent more capacity (measured in available seat miles), compared with the same month in 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Load factor in January was 76.3 percent, up five points from the same month a year earlier. The...

2014-02-10 12:21:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, and the US, has signed a letter of intent with a leading aircraft lessor for 16 aircraft, comprised of ten new A320neo and six new A321neo, driving fleet growth while significantly enhancing efficiency. These NEO aircraft, powered Pratt Whitney's PW1100G engines, will be delivered between 2016 and 2018,...

2014-02-07 12:20:31

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announced that it will release the results for its fourth quarter and full year 2013 before the market open on March 13th, 2014. The company will host its quarterly earnings conference call the same day at 8:30 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110715/CG34837LOGO) Conference Call & Web Cast The conference call will be held on March 13th, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). A live web cast of...

2014-02-06 16:21:27

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, today reported its preliminary traffic results for January 2014. The total number of booked passengers in January 2014 reached 813 thousand, an 18.9% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 18.0% year over year in January 2014....