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2014-06-28 16:20:11

Milestone airplane a testament to capabilities of new 747-8 EVERETT, Wash., June 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 1,500th 747 to come off the production line to Frankfurt, Germany-based Lufthansa. The milestone airplane is a 747-8 Intercontinental, the 14th one that Lufthansa will incorporate into its long-haul fleet. "Reaching this milestone delivery is a testament to the capabilities of the airplane and our commitment to continuous innovation," said...

2014-06-27 12:20:31

NAI Responds to Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Distorted Op-ED WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International's application to operate to the US has been pending before the US Department of Transportation (DOT) four times longer than the average application by a European carrier since the US-EU Open Skies Agreement took effect. The approval is long overdue and is being opposed by several large airlines and their powerful labor unions in an...

2014-06-24 16:20:36

MONTREAL and HEATHROW, U.K., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today officially opened its latest International Maple Leaf Lounge at London Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 2, also known as The Queen's Terminal, Departures Area 2B. Located at Star Alliance's largest airport hub and Air Canada's largest international station, Air Canada's London Heathrow Maple Leaf Lounge is a serene, stylish oasis where eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers can rest, refuel or...

2014-06-23 16:21:24

Airline installs 20 APC kiosks at Newark Liberty NEWARK, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines customers returning to the United States through Newark Liberty International Airport may now enjoy a faster, more flyer-friendly customs experience. The airline has installed 20 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks by BorderXpress in the Terminal C customs hall at its Newark Liberty hub - the New York area's premier international gateway. United's new APC kiosks expedite...

2014-06-20 16:20:42

Nonstop Service Begins Today June 20, 2014 BOSTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's Hainan Airlines today launches nonstop service between Boston's Logan Airport and Beijing, representing the first scheduled nonstop flight between New England and Mainland China in history - and with the industry's most advanced airliner - the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119652 In addition, Hainan Airlines has partnered with Boston-based Dav El...

2014-06-20 12:20:21

Airline Reports $24.0 Million Year-Over-Year Bottom Line Improvement, Sixth Straight Quarter of Improved Year-over-Year Results SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. The airline significantly narrowed its net loss from the same period in 2013 with a 51.8 percent year-over-year improvement. First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $313.4 million, an...

2014-06-19 12:22:04

New Network Expansion Connects Customers Between Los Angeles and Edmonton, San Antonio, Tampa and Vancouver FORT WORTH, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will continue expanding its domestic and international service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), further strengthening one of its key hubs and providing more access for customers across its growing global network. New service between Los Angeles and the following markets will be available for booking...

2014-06-18 12:22:40

Compass will begin taking delivery of aircraft and start scheduled service in early 2015 ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings, Inc., today announced it will operate 20 new 76-seat Embraer E175 aircraft owned by American Airlines, Inc. Compass expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft and start scheduled service under the American Eagle brand and livery in the first quarter of 2015. The agreement also...

2014-06-18 12:20:57

First Air Canada Flight Arrives at The Queen's Terminal MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The arrival of Air Canada flight AC856 from Toronto at 07:04 GMT marked the official move of all Air Canada flights and operations to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal. The modern and spacious facilities of Heathrow Airport's new terminal provide customers with an improved travel experience including faster customs and immigration border control upon arrival and...

2014-06-16 16:20:27

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that dispatchers, represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), ratified a new joint labor agreement for all United Airlines dispatchers. The agreement covers more than 330 United dispatchers. "The ratification of this agreement is significant for our dispatchers and the company," said Tracy Lee, United's vice president of network operations. "We...


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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