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2014-08-06 16:21:10

Program Helps Patients and Caregivers with $13.2 Million in Free Travel Donated Since 2008 DALLAS, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program. The program is designed to ease the financial burden on families confronting serious medical problems that require travel for treatment. Southwest donates roundtrip airline tickets to nonprofit...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...

2014-08-04 12:21:15

BEAUMONT, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Umphrey attorney Jane Swearingen Leger is representing Jeffrey Bondurant, a former Southwest Airlines cargo manager, who was allegedly fired for bringing to light the unsafe transportation of hazardous materials on Southwest Airlines' passenger planes. Bondurant also began to question whether Southwest Airlines was properly reporting "discrepancies" to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and contends he should be protected as...

2014-08-04 12:20:59

New Flights Begin Jan. 6, 2015, With Introductory Fares As Low As $119 One-Way DALLAS, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier's complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport begin Jan. 6, 2015,...

2014-08-01 12:20:33

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Airlines, including JetBlue Airways Corp. (Nasdaq:JBLU-Free Report), Delta (NYSE:DAL-Free Report), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV-Free Report) and American Airlines Group Inc. (Nasdaq:AAL-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Airlines Link: http://www.zacks.com/commentary/33715/ We believe industry consolidation and various ancillary revenues will boost the...

2014-07-30 12:22:28

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.06 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on August 21, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 152(nd) consecutive dividend will be paid on September 12, 2014. SOURCE Southwest Airlines

2014-07-29 12:21:10

ITASCA, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, today welcomes Sam Gilliland to its board of directors. Sam Gilliland was most recently Chairman and CEO of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company, where he led more than 10,000 employees in 60 countries, spanning all segments of the travel industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO Prior to serving as Chairman and CEO,...

2014-07-28 16:20:38

Custom Wireless In-Flight Entertainment Product Leverages Gogo Vision Platform to Offer Unique In-Flight Entertainment Experiences to Delta Passengers ITASCA, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has launched a first of its kind wireless in-flight entertainment experience with Delta Air Lines called "Delta Studio." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO The new...

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-28 08:22:20

MEXICO CITY, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today announced its financial results for the second quarter 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights The following financial information, unless otherwise indicated, is presented in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Unless otherwise stated, all comparisons with prior periods refer to the second quarter of 2013. -- Total...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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