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2014-09-18 08:20:43

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its first checked bag policy for North American travel to align it with prevailing North American industry practices. The carrier's fee for a first checked bag on U.S. transborder routes, in place since 2011, remains unchanged. Starting September 18, 2014, customers purchasing Air Canada's lowest Economy Class Tango fare for travel on or after November 2, 2014 on domestic flights within Canada and to...

2014-09-17 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the company will amend its existing agreement with regional carrier Shuttle America, to add 50 E175 aircraft. Shuttle America's parent company, Republic Airways Holdings Inc., will determine which of its carriers will operate the new 76-seat aircraft under the United Express brand. United anticipates deliveries will begin in July 2015 and continue through the summer of 2017. The new aircraft will replace large turboprop...

2014-09-16 16:20:37

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United today announced that the company's 48 maintenance instructors, represented by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) have ratified a new joint labor agreement. "This agreement represents another positive step forward for United and for our employees as we continue to bring our work groups together," said Mike Bonds, executive vice president, Human Resources and Labor Relations. "We are committed to...

2014-09-16 12:21:49

Expansion to Denver provides top travelers the ultimate connecting convenience DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at more airports than any other carrier. With today's expansion, United offers the service at all of its U.S. hub airports. The Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service provides the airline's top frequent flyers with...

2014-09-15 16:21:18

Company recalling all Flight Attendants on voluntary and involuntary furlough CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out Program, which allows participants a one-time opportunity to voluntarily separate from the company and receive a severance payment. United also announced that it is recalling all Flight Attendants who are on voluntary and...

2014-09-15 12:20:39

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and OTG Management LLC today announced plans to transform the dining and retail experience at the airline's hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and create unparalleled services and amenities for United's customers. The program will combine leading-edge technology, award-winning dining and renowned design. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145845 The $120 million capital investment for the project will...

2014-09-10 16:20:22

HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has completed the first half of 2014 with high marks, leading the U.S. airline industry in on-time performance for the sixth consecutive month and arriving on schedule 93.3 percent of the time throughout the month of July 2014. The airline also reported fewest flight cancellations in July at 0.1 percent, representing five cancellations out of 6,808 total flights, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation...

2014-09-10 12:20:44

First mainline carrier to obtain FAA approval FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines was the first airline with a paperless cockpit, and now American's cabins are also paperless. The airline is the first mainline carrier to provide flight attendants with electronic manuals, accessible through a handheld tablet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "The accessibility and functionality that the tablet provides our flight attendants...

2014-09-10 08:20:51

Airline Awarded 3 Honors Including Coveted "Reader's Choice" NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways, the world's five-star airline, won three honors, including a top Readers' Choice award in SAVEUR Magazine annual Culinary Travel Awards. Winners of the Culinary Travel Awards, one of the industry's premier recognition events, were announced on September 8(th) and represent "the world's best cities, markets, restaurants, bars, hotels, airlines, and other experiences." Qatar...

2014-09-09 16:21:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) President Scott Kirby will present at the 2(nd) Annual Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference on Tuesday, September 16 at 10:55 a.m. PDT. Kirby will also present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 A live audio webcast of both events will be available at aa.com/investorrelations....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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