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2014-04-29 08:20:55

Turkish flag-carrier has unfilled orders for nearly 100 Boeing airplanes, including 737 MAX ISTANBUL, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Turkish Airlines celebrated the Turkish flag-carrier's 75(th) direct delivery of a Next-Generation 737 airplane. The 737-800 arrived at Turkish Airlines' base at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport on Saturday and is the latest addition to the Southern European carrier's growing fleet of more than 100 Boeing airplanes. "As one of the...

2014-04-28 12:22:02

State-of-the-art Terminal B facility features the latest customer self-service technologies BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and Massport today unveiled a new 10-gate concourse in Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B that lets customers travel more quickly and efficiently while enjoying state-of-the-art amenities. Scheduled to open April 30, the Terminal B concourse brings United's Boston operations together under one roof, offering greater...

2014-04-24 12:22:36

Daily nonstop flights to the capital of Bavaria HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches daily nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Munich, linking the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with the capital of Bavaria and offering Houston-area travelers access to dozens of additional cities in Europe, India and the Middle East. "We are pleased to give Houston business and leisure travelers direct access to...

2014-04-24 08:22:13

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported its first quarter 2014 results. -- First quarter 2014 net profit was a record $480 million. This represents a $777 million improvement versus the company's combined first quarter 2013 net loss of $297 million. -- Excluding net special credits, the company reported a record first quarter net profit of $402 million. This represents a $340 million...

2014-04-24 08:21:45

UAL Reports $489 Million First-Quarter 2014 Loss Excluding Special Items; $609 Million Loss Including Special Items CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $489 million, or $1.33 per share, excluding $120 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $609 million, or $1.66 per share. -- Historic severe weather increased United's first-quarter loss by...

2014-04-17 16:21:33

HONOLULU, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to further destinations. The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to Beijing yesterday....

2014-04-17 12:22:20

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will introduce the modern, state-of-the-art Airbus A330-200 aircraft on its daily flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Johannesburg, South Africa via Dakar, Senegal, effective September 1, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/76079 The newer Airbus A330-200 is an environmentally-friendly aircraft with superior economics and strong...

2014-04-17 12:20:57

Gogo Now has Feet on the Street Coverage Around the World ITASCA, Ill., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announces today that it has expanded its global sales team, which now includes more than 20 sales and support staff with physical presence in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, Israel, Singapore and Japan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO "We...

2014-04-17 12:20:54

CHICAGO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) will hold a conference call to discuss first-quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, April 24, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of...

2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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