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2014-06-30 12:23:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group has recognized four employees with the 2014 Earl G. Graves Award for Leadership in Diversity for influencing positive change, setting an example and leaving a lasting impact on those around them. -- Fleet Captain Kathi Durst Capt. Durst is American's first female pilot in a management leadership role. She is active with Women in Aviation, International, leads career improvement presentations and...

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...

2014-06-20 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 12:20:54

Plant returns to DFW to succeed Art Pappas who retires at end of June FORT WORTH, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that Jeff Plant has been appointed the new leader of American's team at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Plant will move from Los Angeles where he currently serves as managing director - LAX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "Jeff is the right person to take on the role of leading our Dallas/Fort...

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...

2014-06-17 16:20:48

YPSILANTI, Mich., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltia Air Lines (OTCBB: BLTA) is pleased to announce that Cabin Safety Training for Stewards will commence on June 23, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140130/NY55640LOGO The Cabin Safety Training curriculum will require 4 weeks of extensive safety training. All of Baltia's stewards are experienced airline professionals. Anthony D. Koulouris, Baltia's Vice President of Marketing stated "This is the culmination of an...

2014-06-16 12:20:51

Additional Service to Central America and the Caribbean also launching later this year HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. airline with the most global route network, today announced the company will introduce service to Santiago, Chile, from its hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, beginning Dec. 7, 2014, subject to government approval. Houston-Santiago, Chile Flight 847 will depart Houston daily at 9:05 p.m. and arrive in Santiago at 9:40...

2014-06-16 12:20:41

Agreements continue labor integration progress at American FORT WORTH, Texas, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union have reached three tentative agreements covering more than 11,000 US Airways mechanics, fleet service agents and maintenance training specialists. The Tentative Agreements cover the workgroups separately and amend pre-merger contracts. The three-year agreements are each subject to membership...


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