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2014-02-12 23:00:08

FlightStats Announces 2013 On-Time Performance Winners Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight and airport information services, has released the winners for the 5th Annual Airline On-time Performance Service Awards. FlightStats is in a unique position to provide this service given its leadership role in collecting and distributing real-time and historic flight information to the global travel community. The report covers airlines in the...

2014-02-10 16:29:08

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading provider of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that it will participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology Media & Telecom Conference on Wednesday March 5, at 2:30 p.m. PT, in San Francisco, CA. Speakers will include Michael Small, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Norman Smagley, Executive Vice President and Chief...

2014-02-10 12:21:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, and the US, has signed a letter of intent with a leading aircraft lessor for 16 aircraft, comprised of ten new A320neo and six new A321neo, driving fleet growth while significantly enhancing efficiency. These NEO aircraft, powered Pratt Whitney's PW1100G engines, will be delivered between 2016 and 2018,...

2014-02-07 12:20:31

ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) today announced that it will release the results for its fourth quarter and full year 2013 before the market open on March 13th, 2014. The company will host its quarterly earnings conference call the same day at 8:30 a.m. (ET). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110715/CG34837LOGO) Conference Call & Web Cast The conference call will be held on March 13th, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (ET). A live web cast of...

2014-02-07 08:20:36

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc (OTC: PSSR), an aviation business intelligence, Big Data, software and solutions company, today announced that Southwest Airlines has contracted for the surface management module of PASSUR Integrated Traffic Management for 35 US airports across its network to streamline turn times, reduce fuel burn, and enhance on time performance. The PASSUR Surface Management solution assists Southwest in achieving shorter taxi-in and...

2014-02-06 16:21:27

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, today reported its preliminary traffic results for January 2014. The total number of booked passengers in January 2014 reached 813 thousand, an 18.9% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 18.0% year over year in January 2014....

2014-02-06 12:21:19

Nearly 100 Hospitals and Medical Organizations Impacted in 2014 DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 73 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations from across the nation have been selected for the Southwest Airlines 2014 Medical Transportation Grant Program, with the total impact touching 99 facilities. Through the program, participating nonprofit hospitals and medical programs can provide complimentary, roundtrip airline tickets...

2014-02-06 08:20:46

DALLAS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 7.4 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in January 2014, a 2.2 percent increase from the 7.3 billion RPMs flown in January 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.6 percent to 9.7 billion from the January 2013 level of 10.0 billion. The January 2014 load factor was 76.3 percent, compared to 72.7 percent in January 2013. For January 2014, passenger revenue per ASM...

2014-02-05 16:20:26

DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is proud to celebrate its continued commitment to the African American community by hosting a variety of activities throughout the year. The Company champions diversity and inclusion and the causes that matter most to its Customers and Employees. Please visit Southwest's YouTube channel to learn more about how Southwest Airlines gives back to the African American community. "At Southwest Airlines, we are...

2014-02-05 08:21:16

HOUSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korean Air, America's largest Asian airline, is launching nonstop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon International Airport (ICN) in Seoul, beginning in May 2014. The inaugural flight will take place on May 2, with service aboard a B777-200 aircraft. Nonstop flights connecting the two destinations will depart from the Terminal D facility at Bush Intercontinental Airport every Monday,...


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