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2014-02-19 16:20:20

CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is offering special fares for economy passengers traveling to the Polish cities of Gdansk, Krakow, Poznan, Rzeszow and Wroclaw. These nonrefundable fares must be purchased by Feb. 28 for travel through April 9, 2014 and require a minimum Sunday overnight stay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The roundtrip fare between Chicago and Krakow is $652 (only Krakow fare requires 7-day purchase); Gdansk...

2014-02-19 12:22:03

Airline's combined winglet technology will save the airline $200 million a year CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft freshly retrofitted with new Split Scimitar Winglets took to the skies yesterday, marking the first commercial flight worldwide to operate with the advanced winglet technology. United flight 1273 on Tuesday took off from the airline's Houston hub and flew to Los Angeles. The airline installed the innovative winglets on the...

2014-02-19 08:20:25

Order for 40 airplanes largest in Turkish carrier's history ANTALYA, Turkey, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SunExpress have finalized an order for 15 737 MAX 8s and 25 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The order, valued at more than $3.8 billion at list prices, also includes options for 10 additional 737 MAX 8s. The order is the largest in the Turkish carrier's near 25 year history, and brings the total number of orders to date for the 737 MAX to nearly...

2014-02-18 20:21:16

MONTREAL, Feb. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today welcomed the signing of an expanded Canada-Mexico Air Transport Agreement that will facilitate flying between the two countries and benefit business, travelers and shippers. "Mexico is an important market for Air Canada and this expanded agreement will further strengthen air linkages between Canada and our NAFTA partner. Among other things it provides an open framework for direct flights, introduces more commercial...

2014-02-18 20:21:06

EAST MEADOW, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., and its partner Switzerland Tourism joined forces together to ensure a flawless Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2014 photo shoot in Switzerland last summer. SI Swimsuit 2014 launched today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/NY67237LOGO ) From make-up artists to hairstylists, to camera bags and tripods, SWISS ensured that the entire production crew and models arrived on time refreshed to...

2014-02-17 12:21:04

-- Real-time wind data to conserve fuel for airline and increase operational efficiency SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind Updates provides customized, real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft. This data allows for more efficient trajectory prediction during pre-flight operations...

2014-02-15 12:20:05

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is allowing passengers to use their personal electronic devices (PED) on board LOT's aircraft in flight mode beginning Feb. 17, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO Passengers may keep these devices switched on throughout the journey including take-offs and landings. They may use all the functions on their phones, tablets, MP3 players or cameras, but without the use of the cellular...

2014-02-14 12:20:15

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada rouge begins flying non-stop between Montreal and Orlando starting February 15(th) with two convenient daily departures from Montreal. Service is year round and represents a 30 percent capacity increase this summer compared to Air Canada service last year. Air Canada rouge offers more flights between Montreal and Orlando than any other carrier. And with launch of the increased Montreal service, there is more Air Canada/Air Canada...

2014-02-13 16:20:42

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LOT Polish Airlines is offering a sweetheart fare deal for Elite Club (business class) or Premium Club (premium economy) service on its flights to Poland only for sale on Valentine's Day. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101101/LA92109LOGO) The special Valentine's Premium Economy roundtrip fare to Poland starts as low $999 and Business class starts as low as $2,999. Fares include taxes and surcharge. All fares are...

2014-02-13 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger advocacy organization, has filed comments with the US Department of Justice calling for the release of lobbying, political contribution and negotiating communications that preceded the sudden November settlement of the Obama Administration's antitrust suit to block the largest airline merger in US history. Under the Tunney Act, the US District Court must consider public comments and...