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2012-08-22 06:21:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today that it awarded $851,000 in college scholarships through the United Scholarship Fund to 580 employees and children of employees for the 2012-13 academic year. The United Scholarship Fund remains the only scholarship program in the country funded solely through employee contributions and donations from fundraising. The United Management Association supports the scholarship fund through its fundraising activities. "Our...

2012-07-30 10:21:18

CHICAGO, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday morning United Airlines will host a live webcast of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft rolling out of the paint hangar at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The webcast will stream live at unitedhub.com at 5:30 a.m. PT. The live stream will provide viewers with a look at the airline's customized livery that is exclusive to the fleet, featuring a gold line that wraps the fuselage and swoops from nose to tail. The swoop is inspired by the...

2012-07-30 06:21:46

Investors, Workers to Address Mismanagement, Weak Governance, Labor Unrest WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, Aug. 1, Republic Airways Holdings [NASDAQ: RJET] will hold its annual shareholders' meeting in New York City amid worker protests and growing investor concerns about the company's mismanagement and weak governance structure. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) The company moved its meeting this year from its hometown of...

2012-07-09 06:20:40

Management Crisis Creates Urgency for Governance Reform, Union Urges Shareholder Support for Independent Chair Proposal WASHINGTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is calling on Republic Airways (Nasdaq: RJET) shareholders to vote for the union's proposal to appoint an independent chairman of the board. The proposal--No. 4 on the company's proxy--will be voted on by shareholders before polls close at the company's Aug. 1...

2012-07-09 02:21:02

DALLAS, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") confirmed today that the Company, together with its subsidiary, AirTran Airways, Inc., has reached an agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc., and Boeing Capital Corp., to lease or sublease all 88 of AirTran's Boeing 717 aircraft to Delta. The Company will transition approximately three 717 aircraft per month beginning August 2013. "We are pleased to have reached an agreement to transition AirTran's 717...

2012-05-31 10:21:06

TEMPE, Ariz., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a new, four and a half year collective bargaining agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the representative of the airline's more than 3,000 fleet and passenger service employees. Details of the agreement will be made available by the CWA. (Logo:...

2012-05-22 06:20:53

DALLAS, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) confirmed today that the airline, together with its subsidiary, AirTran Airways, Inc., has reached a tentative agreement with Delta Air Lines, Inc., and Boeing Capital Corp., to sublease all 88 of its Boeing 717 aircraft to Delta. A final agreement is subject to Delta and Southwest reaching certain agreements with all parties related to the aircraft leases. The tentative agreement between Southwest and Delta would transition...

2012-04-05 14:20:12

DALLAS, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways received route authority from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate new international flights between Chicago Midway International Airport and Cancun International Airport. AirTran will offer one daily nonstop flight between the two cities beginning on June 3, 2012, subject to Mexican government approval. The flights can be booked today at...

2012-03-08 13:35:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the San Antonio City Council approved a grant agreement for Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) based on 800 jobs that will be retained and created at its new facility. Southwest announced the carrier will relocate its San Antonio Customer Support and Services (CS&S) Call Center to a new location at Interstate Highway 35 and O'Connor Road. Southwest employs approximately 470 full-time positions at its current center near Interstate Highway 10...

2012-01-19 15:15:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced travel options for United and Continental customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by severe winter weather expected to impact the Midwest region. Weather conditions will lead to the delay or cancellation of certain flights into and out of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The weather will also affect travel to, from or through other cities...