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2014-06-11 12:21:17

When traveling for vacation or business, many consumers experience unnecessary fees and rip-offs that can cut into their allotted getaway budget. LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Whether it is for a relaxing vacation with the family or a quick business trip across the country, many travelers have experienced rip-offs and extra fees through airlines, hotels, car companies, and others. One way for travelers to avoid these pesky fees is to be more aware of...

2014-06-10 08:21:10

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP is pleased to announce their new partnership with Multi Service Bill Plus to help support UATP programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO "This partnership will benefit greatly UATP Issuers that choose to work with Multi Service by allowing Issuers to focus on recruiting corporate clients for their UATP programs and continuing their growth," said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "We look forward to working...

2014-06-09 12:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for May 2014 and the first five months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.6 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.5 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 84.5 percent, up 1.6 points from May 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 1.7 percent over the same month last...

2014-06-09 12:21:53

Interbrand Canada pegs airline's brand value at $736 million CALGARY, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet is the twentieth most valued brand in Canada, with a brand value of $736 million, according to Interbrand Canada's 2014 Best Canadian Brands report. This is the first time the brand consultancy has included WestJet in its annual list of Canada's most-valued brands. According to Interbrand Canada, key factors in brand value include a financial analysis measuring the overall...

2014-06-09 12:20:40

Airport/ Airline celebrate with all day #CAKFab4 gate party for Customers GREEN, Ohio, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's twist and shout because Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), just converted four more destinations and added flights from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)! Southwest, the busiest airline operating out of CAK, now offers eight daily nonstop flights from the airport. Destinations with new or additional Southwest service from Akron-Canton include Boston (Logan), New...

2014-06-09 08:21:25

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panama's Copa Airlines took first place in the 2014 Top-Performing Airlines report according to Penton's Aviation Week (http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. The Top-Performing Airlines report is the leading annual rankings and comparative analysis for the global airline industry. It ranks carriers by financial strength in three size categories...

2014-06-06 12:20:53

DALLAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) proudly shows its dedication to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its recognition of Gay Pride Month in June and its support of LGBT-focused community partnerships throughout the year. "Southwest Airlines has a unique Culture based on respect, recognizing the value of all our Employees, the importance of our Communities, and dedicated service to our Customers," said Ellen...

2014-06-06 12:20:52

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an expanded Canada-Philippines Air Transport Agreement that allows for more flights between the two countries. Minister Raitt, joined by Senator Tobias Enverga, made the announcement at the Gateway Centre for New Canadians in Mississauga, Ontario, home to a growing Canadian-Filipino community. Reached under Canada's Blue Sky policy, which encourages long-term, sustainable...

2014-06-05 20:20:46

MEXICO CITY, June 5, 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 May 2014. The total number of booked passengers in May 2014 reached 801 thousand, a 12.9% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in May reached 663 and 139 thousand, a 10.8% and 23.6% increase, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013....

2014-06-04 04:20:22

Family brought together as an early Father's Day gift CALGARY, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - This Father's Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada and WestJet are celebrating dads across the country by surprising one hardworking father. Four-year-old Joel Grimard, from Prud'homme, Saskatchewan, was diagnosed a few months after birth with tricuspid atresia, a congenital heart condition, and has spent much of his young life in the hospital. Joel's father Marc works in Saskatoon to...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.