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2014-07-07 12:20:48

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel's state visit to China, Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director of Air China Limited and Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to expand the scope of the strategic partnership between their companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director...

2014-07-07 08:20:53

MONTREAL, July 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of June, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 85.7 per cent, versus 85.0 per cent in June 2013, an increase of 0.7 percentage points on a system-wide capacity increase of 9.8 per cent. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for June increased 10.6 per cent. Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge(TM), which began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlines...

2014-07-02 08:21:36

VANCOUVER, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - David H. Brett, CEO, Inovent Capital Inc. (TSX Venture - IVQ.P, "Inovent") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent ("LOI") with Canada Jetlines Ltd. ("Jetlines") pursuant to which the parties agree to negotiate the terms of a business combination transaction (the "Proposed Transaction"). Inovent is a capital pool company in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV"). Jetlines is a start-up airline aiming to...

2014-07-01 12:21:35

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. and NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline and JetBlue Airways have begun code share operations on SAA's flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Dakar, Senegal. JetBlue is now placing its "B6" code on SAA-operated flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Dakar, Senegal in West Africa. Customers purchasing a codeshare itinerary will benefit from having a single ticket combining JetBlue...

2014-07-01 08:21:42

Convenient daytime flight to Tokyo-Haneda provides easy access to downtownTokyo MONTREAL, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada will inaugurate service today between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda with the departure of flight AC005. The year-round service is the only non-stop flight between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda, located less than 30 minutes from downtown Tokyo. The new route will complement Air Canada's existing flights to Tokyo Narita International Airport from Toronto, Calgary...

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...


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