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2014-02-14 20:20:07

Members to Vote on Tentative Agreement in March WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Teamsters Airline Division announced that it reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Republic Airways. The more than 2,200 pilots of Republic are represented by Teamsters Local 357 in Plainfield, Ind. and fly for the Republic sister-companies Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. (Logo:...

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...

2013-12-12 08:20:48

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Dec.12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer announced today that it has received a firm order for 60 E175 jets from American Airlines, Inc. The contract also includes options for another 90 E175s, taking the total order potential up to 150 aircraft. The firm orders, which have a value of USD 2.5 billion at list price, will be included in Embraer's 2013 fourth-quarter backlog. "We are delighted with this remarkable order from American Airlines, one of the...

2013-11-07 08:21:19

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers can now use certain portable electronic devices (PEDs), including e-books, tablets and smartphones, during taxi, takeoff and landing while in "airplane mode" - a departure from the previous Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restriction on use below 10,000 feet. Customers on US Airways domestic mainline flights will now be permitted to use small PEDs during all phases of flight. (Logo:...

2013-10-03 08:21:24

SALZBURG, Austria, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Belavia of Minsk, Belarus, has signed a firm contract for two E195s with Embraer Commercial Aviation. The transaction was announced today at a press briefing in Salzburg at the annual general meeting of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA - www.eraa.org). The firm order will be included in Embraer's 2013 third quarter backlog. The aircraft will join two E175s already operating at the airline. The acquisition is part of the...

2013-09-30 16:20:27

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pilots for Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ:RJET) have taken their frustration over lingering contract negotiations to the ballot box. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local No 357 Executive Board has authorized a vote of "No Confidence" in Wayne Heller, COO of Republic Airways and his senior management team. Heller and his team have represented...

2013-08-01 08:21:56

American's E-175s Feature 12 First Class Seats, Main Cabin Extra and Full-Size Overhead Bins FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today launches new service with 76-seat Embraer E-175 large regional aircraft, marking an important step in the airline's plan to diversify its regional fleet. Announced earlier this year as part of a 12-year capacity purchase agreement with Republic Airways Holdings, the aircraft will allow American to better match customer...

2013-04-11 20:20:09

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) delivered 17 jets to the commercial aviation market and 12 to business aviation, for a total of 29 aircraft. On March 31, 2013, the firm order backlog totaled USD 13.3 billion, an increase of USD 800 million over December 31, 2012. Deliveries by Segment 1Q13 --------------------- ----...

2013-02-01 08:20:43

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer and Republic Airways have reached an agreement on a Flight Hour Pool Program whereby Embraer will provide component support for more than 400 repairable part numbers, including systems such as hydraulic, electrical and engine components, for Republic's fleet. The program has a value of approximately USD $250 Million and will cover up to 308 aircraft, potentially including Republic's recent aircraft order of 47 E175 aircraft...

2013-01-24 08:21:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that it has signed a 12-year capacity purchase agreement with Republic Airways Holdings to provide large regional jet flying for the first time in the company's history. This agreement, which is subject to court approval, was enabled by the new pilot contract. It is designed to offer customers more choices with the right-size aircraft to match market demand, strengthen service from American's hubs and diversify...