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2014-05-08 00:20:26

MEXICO CITY, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for April 2014. The total number of booked passengers in April 2014 reached 790 thousand, an 18.2% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 17.5% year over year in April 2014. Volaris registered a load factor of 79.2% and 80.3% in...

2014-05-05 12:22:06

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) reported that it was notified earlier today by Southwest Airlines of its decision to end the competitive bid process for its future reservations system. Sabre was further notified that the contract has been awarded to a competitor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b Sabre remains under contract to be compensated through December 31, 2016 for continuing to provide reservations...

2014-05-05 12:21:54

DALLAS and MADRID, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Amadeus IT Group (AMS: MC) announced today that they have entered into a joint contract for Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution that will support the carrier's domestic service. Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution currently supports the Company's international service, and Southwest has long indicated a desire to operate just one reservation system, operating multiple systems following the acquisition of...

2014-05-05 12:21:40

ITASCA, Ill., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has launched Concourse - a new content platform that sits at the intersection of travel and technology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO The new site can be accessed from Gogo's home page at www.gogoair.com, or directly at concourse.gogoair.com. The new site will feature original travel and...

2014-05-01 16:21:22

DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) proudly shows its commitment to the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through its celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May. The Company is hosting an array of activities throughout the month of May and will continue celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage all year long. "We are a Company of People that is unique by design, and we are all unified by the Purpose of connecting People to...

2014-04-30 16:21:08

ITASCA, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it will participate in the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Monday May 19 in Boston, MA. Michael Small, President and Chief Executive Officer, is expected to speak at 3:40 p.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO A webcast of the presentation will be...

2014-04-30 12:21:06

NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people across America gear up for summer vacation, new research from Fly.com(TM) reveals that low airfares are propelling many travelers to choose destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. Airfare searches to these three regions represent nearly half of the Fly.com Top 50 International Summer Destinations for 2014 list. While European hot spots such as London, Paris and Rome remain popular, this year's favorite...

2014-04-29 00:20:20

MEXICO CITY, April 29, 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 first quarter 2014. First 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 first quarter of 2013. -- Total...

2014-04-28 08:21:29

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ: RYAAY) and Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited...

2014-04-24 12:21:21

In the news release, Southwest Airlines Reports Record First Quarter Profit, issued 24-Apr-2014 by Southwest Airlines Co. over PR Newswire, in the table titled "Return on Invested Capital (ROIC)", under Twelve Months Ended March 31, 2014, "Adjusted average invested capital" should read "11,596" rather than "1,596" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: Southwest Airlines Reports Record First Quarter Profit DALLAS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --...


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