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2014-04-17 12:21:05

MOSCOW, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transaero Airlines has completed the interior design of its Airbus A380s, which will join the airline's fleet in 2015. Each of the airline's four aircraft, able to accommodate 652 passengers, will be configured in three classes of service - Imperial (First), Business and Economy, providing the highest level of comfort for passengers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/546480 ) Imperial class is a unique...

2014-03-28 12:20:46

New flights expand United's extensive trans-Pacific network SAN FRANCISCO and HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is expanding its extensive trans-Pacific network this weekend, connecting its San Francisco hub with Taipei, Taiwan, beginning Saturday, and launching a second daily flight between Houston and Tokyo on Sunday. United will host inaugural gate events in both San Francisco and Houston, marking the importance of these flights to tourism and economic...

2014-02-20 12:20:15

Six-times-weekly Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flights begin October 2014 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it will introduce nonstop flights between its hub at Los Angeles International Airport and Melbourne, Australia, effective Oct. 26, 2014 (westbound), subject to government approval. The airline will fly the route six times weekly with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. United is the North American launch customer for the 787-9, and this...

2014-02-13 16:20:42

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is offering a sweetheart fare deal for Elite Club (business class) or Premium Club (premium economy) service on its flights to Poland only for sale on Valentine's Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92109LOGO) The special Valentine's Premium Economy roundtrip fare to Poland starts as low $999 and Business class starts as low as $2,999. Fares include taxes and surcharge. All fares are...

2014-02-07 12:20:19

First GDS to Reconnect Ability to Sell CHICAGO and ATLANTA, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelport and United Airlines today announce that Travelport-connected agents in the U.S. can now sell United Economy Plus extra-legroom seating. With this announcement, Travelport becomes the first global distribution system (GDS) to re-launch the capability for travel agents to sell the additional space and comfort of Economy Plus while maintaining the processing efficiency of GDS bookings. In...

2014-02-07 08:20:25

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are just 25 days to go until the launch of the first transatlantic flight to London from Austin, British Airways' 25(th) gateway in North America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/DA61007-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/DA61007-b) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/DA61007-c) The new nonstop service between Austin and London Heathrow - the first regular transatlantic...

2014-01-17 12:20:07

MOSCOW, January 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 14, 2014, Transaero Airlines started to offer a new low-cost product called Discount Class. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/546480 ) Discount class is offered on certain Transaero flights from Moscow Domodedovo airport on a number of popular domestic and international routes including those to London, Berlin, Vienna, Barcelona, Rome, Milan, Tel Aviv, Vilnius, Yekaterinburg,...

2013-12-02 12:21:01

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced it is the first and only airline to offer premium-cabin, flat-bed seats on every scheduled transcontinental flight between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Francisco and between New York JFK and Los Angeles. The airline has completed an extensive redesign of 15 Boeing 757-200s that fly these p.s. "Premium Service"? routes. The revamped p.s. aircraft offer 28 180-degree flat-bed United BusinessFirst...

2013-11-16 04:20:05

LONDON, November 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior to booking long haul full service flights. They are also prepared to dig deeper into their pocket to pay for more comfort in economy. Some 54 per cent believe an increase of seat comfort is critical, leading to 41 per cent prepared to pay more within economy and five per cent considering...

2013-10-29 12:21:37

MOSCOW, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transaero Airlines has announced the expansion of its first class offering to its medium-range routes. Now passengers travelling onboard Boeing 737-800 from a number of European cities, Israel and CIS countries to Moscow can enjoy the luxury and exclusiveness of Imperial class service that used to be only available on the airline's long-haul routes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/546480 ) (Photo:...