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2014-09-18 12:21:59

Travelers Score Special Offer on Flights,* Free Uber Rides** and a Chance to Party at 35,000 Feet with Sir Richard Branson on the Airline's First Flight into Dallas Love Field - Featuring a Special In-flight Performance by Grammy Award-Winning Country Star, Kacey Musgraves SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for making flying fun again, today announces a co-branded "Share the Love" digital promotion at...

2014-09-16 16:21:06

New 15,000-Member Union to Fight for Job Security and a Strong Voice for Agents in Airline Merger WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a vote announced today by the National Mediation Board (NMB), more than 15,000 passenger service professionals at the newly-merged American-US Airways have voted to join the CWA-IBT Customer Service Employee Association. The joint effort to organize passenger service agents was led by Communication Workers of American (CWA) which...

2014-09-15 08:21:15

Carrier to Offer Promotional Savings of Up To 50% DOHA, Qatar, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is offering customers in the United States and around the world great savings to global destinations during its latest three-day "The World is Yours" global sale. A discount of up to 50 percent on Economy Class (all inclusive) will be offered for return travel on Qatar Airways in all classes for travel originating from the USA. Beginning at 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on...

2014-09-10 16:20:22

HONOLULU, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has completed the first half of 2014 with high marks, leading the U.S. airline industry in on-time performance for the sixth consecutive month and arriving on schedule 93.3 percent of the time throughout the month of July 2014. The airline also reported fewest flight cancellations in July at 0.1 percent, representing five cancellations out of 6,808 total flights, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation...

2014-09-10 12:20:44

First mainline carrier to obtain FAA approval FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines was the first airline with a paperless cockpit, and now American's cabins are also paperless. The airline is the first mainline carrier to provide flight attendants with electronic manuals, accessible through a handheld tablet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "The accessibility and functionality that the tablet provides our flight attendants...

2014-09-10 08:20:51

Airline Awarded 3 Honors Including Coveted "Reader's Choice" NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways, the world's five-star airline, won three honors, including a top Readers' Choice award in SAVEUR Magazine annual Culinary Travel Awards. Winners of the Culinary Travel Awards, one of the industry's premier recognition events, were announced on September 8(th) and represent "the world's best cities, markets, restaurants, bars, hotels, airlines, and other experiences." Qatar...

2014-09-09 16:21:19

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) President Scott Kirby will present at the 2(nd) Annual Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference on Tuesday, September 16 at 10:55 a.m. PDT. Kirby will also present at the Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 A live audio webcast of both events will be available at aa.com/investorrelations....

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,...

2014-09-05 16:20:29

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 0.5 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for August, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.1 percent compared to August 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for August decreased 2.1 percent to 5,394,888 compared to 5,510,411 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 83.9 percent compared to 82.5 percent in August 2013. The...

2014-09-03 16:21:31

DALLAS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) commends the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) for denying Norwegian Air International (NAI) a temporary foreign air carrier operating authorization. NAI is a subsidiary of Norwegian Air which is located in Norway. NAI has sought to operate service to the U.S. as an Irish airline where it has no operating flights or history of operations. "The denial of a temporary...


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