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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...

2014-04-11 12:20:25

United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation partner to give straight-A students from underserved communities trip of a lifetime CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime Sunday morning as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program." The hard-working students from Chicago's West Haven and Englewood neighborhoods have...

2014-04-10 12:21:26

Establishes Southern California center for in-production commercial airplanes customer support SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced it is centralizing customer support for in-service airplanes at its Boeing Commercial Airplanes Engineering Design Center in Southern California, as the company continues to focus on increasing competitiveness while enabling continued growth of the global airline industry. "We're creating a single location for...

2014-04-10 08:22:06

Partnership Represents Crucial First Step in Making Gogo's Suite of Technology Solutions Available on New Boeing Aircraft Orders ITASCA, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, has agreed to a technical services agreement (TSA) with Boeing to evaluate Gogo's suite of technology solutions on Boeing commercial aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO The...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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