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2013-12-12 08:20:32

GENEVA, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of today's FCC meeting, OnAir supports the FCC's proposal to revise outdated rules by allowing airlines to permit passenger use of cell phones services during flights. It paves the way for U.S. passengers to have the same inflight connectivity choices as passengers everywhere else in the world. "Over four and a half million passengers use OnAir inflight connectivity each year and what is very striking is that there has not...

2013-05-13 08:20:33

KNUTSFORD, England, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IFE Services announced today that it has been selected by Philippine Airlines as its new in-flight entertainment (IFE) provider. The agreement covers the provision of IFE content for all mainscreen, personal TV and audio video on-demand (AVOD) systems installed across the airline's fleet. The content package includes latest release and classic Hollywoodmovies, Filipino films, TV shows and audio. IFE Services is also supplying iPads that...

2013-03-21 00:20:10

BEIJING, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will cement its foothold in North America with the launch of a new route from Beijing to Houston in 2013 after expanding its schedules into New York, Los Angeles and Vancouver and upgrading the airliners on its New York and San Francisco routes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) Starting March 31, the Beijing - New York service will be enhanced to 11 weekly flights and the Beijing - Los Angeles service to twice...

2012-12-21 12:20:33

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and China Airlines today announced an order for six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) airplanes. The order is valued at approximately $2 billion at list prices. The new airplanes will become the first 777s to join China Airlines' fleet. "The introduction of the 777-300ER into our fleet is another important step toward growing our global operations and enhancing our product offering," said Huang-Hsiang Sun, president of China Airlines....

2012-07-09 02:20:50

LONDON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Cebu Pacific Air (PSE: CEB), the Philippines' largest carrier, has selected Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1100G-JM engines for its order of 30 firm and 10 option A321neo aircraft. The agreement also includes a ten-year PureSolution(SM) maintenance package for each engine. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) "We selected the Pratt & Whitney...

2010-10-22 08:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Korean Air's first of four A380 aircraft is in final production at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France, and delivery is expected in May. Korean Air will be the first Asian airline to use the aircraft on transpacific routes and the double-decker airplane will be outfitted with between 400 and 450 seats, making it the most spacious A380 anywhere. "The reduced seating layout will expand cabin space and provide customers with a truly...

2009-05-07 10:10:00

American Provides Updates on Additional Refurbishment Efforts FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Customers onboard American Airlines Flight 172 from New York (JFK) to Brussels (BRU) on Thursday, May 7, will be among the first to experience American's newly-reconfigured Boeing 757 international aircraft on a trans-Atlantic flight. American is in the process of reconfiguring 18 of its 124 Boeing 757s for use on international routes, and Thursday's JFK-to-Brussels flight is the...

2008-11-13 09:00:16

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Philippine Airlines (PAL), the country's flagship carrier and Asia's first commercial airline, will upgrade and consolidate its information infrastructure to an IBM System Storage solution to support the airline's round-the-clock, global business environment. With a fleet of young and modern aircraft that travels to 31 foreign cities and 30 domestic points, PAL has become one of the most respected airlines worldwide today. As PAL launches new routes to both...

2008-09-25 09:00:36

Typhoon Hagupit forces airlines cancel trips to Hong Kong MANILA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least four airlines on Wednesday canceled seven scheduled flights from Manila to Hong Kong as Typhoon Hagupit moves to hit Hong Kong after battling the Philippines. According to local news network GMA News, one flight of Cebu Pacific, two flights of Philippine Airlines, three flights of Cathay Pacific, and one flight of China Southern Airlines scheduled to leave Manila on Wednesday, have been...

2008-08-20 09:01:06

Philippine Airlines' profit plummets on oil costs MANILA, Aug. 19 (Xinhua) -- Earnings of Philippine Airlines ( PAL) plummeted by more than three-fourths in the past quarter as oil prices continued to hit record levels, the company said on Tuesday. With operating revenues at 432.4 million U.S. dollars and operating expenses of 420 million dollars, PAL generated a modest operating income of 12.4 million dollars for the quarter which ended June 30 in light of record oil price spikes that...