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2014-09-09 08:20:55

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported August 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 20.0 billion, flat versus August 2013. Total capacity was 23.7 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.1 percent versus August 2013. Total passenger load factor was 84.6 percent for the month of August,...

2014-09-08 16:21:07

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported August 2014 operational results. UAL's August 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 0.1 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 0.2 percent versus August 2013. UAL's August 2014 consolidated load factor decreased 0.1 points compared to August 2013. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,200 flights a day to 374...

2014-09-04 23:12:25

The Lufthansa group is taking yet another step on its path to increase fuel efficiency and has signed a contract for the use of fuel conservation software developed by Aviaso. The Aviaso/Fuel Efficiency solution will measure and manage the numerous initiatives that Lufthansa has implemented to reduce its fuel consumption. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The Lufthansa group is taking yet another step on its path to increase fuel efficiency and has signed a contract for the...

2014-09-04 16:21:01

Traffic increased 10.8 per cent on capacity increase of 10.4 per cent MONTREAL, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of August, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 89.8 per cent, versus 89.5 per cent in August 2013, an all-time record for any month in the Corporation's history, representing an increase of 0.3 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 10.4 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for August increased 10.8 per cent....

2014-09-04 12:21:35

Report highlights company's fuel efficiency, employee volunteerism and disaster relief initiatives CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report highlighting the company's work to operate a socially, environmentally and financially responsible business in a way that benefits its customers, employees, investors and the environment. United's support of relief organizations in the wake of the typhoon in the Philippines; its...

2014-09-04 12:21:33

WARSAW, Poland, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines has consistently improved its financial standing and is now in the black. At the end of August, the airline exceeded the cumulative breakeven point, thus making a profit on its core business of flying following years of losses. This is in line with the assumptions of the restructuring plan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO Sebastian Mikosz, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines said, "Compared to the...

2014-09-04 08:21:19

The newest member of the Dreamliner family offers the airline more range and flexibility SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that will allow the airline to accommodate more customers and further capitalize on its worldwide route network. The aircraft is the first of 26 of the newest member of the Dreamliner family United has on order....

2014-09-04 04:20:16

- 20-year Current Market Outlook projects demand for 6,020 new airplanes valued at $870 billion BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), China's leading provider of passenger airplanes, projects a demand in the country for 6,020 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at $870 billion. The company released its annual China Current Market Outlook (CMO) today in Beijing which shows Chinese carriers will take delivery of nearly 45 percent of the total demand for...

2014-09-03 12:20:44

Proceeds from sales of the airline's onboard snack boxes benefit Feeding America® CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Feeding America's Hunger Action Month(TM), which takes place every September, United Airlines and its customers will help provide one million meals through sales of its onboard snack boxes. Customers can help fight hunger through their purchase of Choice Menu snack boxes onboard United flights worldwide. "With just one snack box purchase, United...

2014-09-02 12:21:09

Members can receive up to 100-percent bonus on award miles purchased CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched a three-day promotion offering MileagePlus members a bonus of up to 100 percent on award miles purchased between Sept. 2 and Sept. 4. The maximum bonus available is based on the number of MileagePlus members worldwide who participate - - the more members who buy miles, the greater everyone's bonus can climb. MileagePlus members may go to...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.