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2014-07-16 16:20:36

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) will webcast a live audio feed of its second quarter 2014 financial results conference call with financial analysts and reporters on Thursday, July 24, at 12:30 p.m. CDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at aa.com/investorrelations. An archive of the call will be available on the website through Aug. 24, 2014....

2014-07-16 12:21:57

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines merger partner, US Airways, today launches its codeshare agreement with trans-Atlantic joint business partner Finnair, further enhancing its relationship with the fellow oneworld alliance member and providing customers increased access to Helsinki and beyond. Customers can now book tickets for codeshare flights for travel beginning July 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO Through the...

2014-07-15 12:21:59

Airline Honored with "Best Airline Staff Service in North America" and "Best Low-Cost Airline in the U.S.A." Awards at UK's Historic Farnborough Air Show SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, took top honors for Best Low-Cost Airline in the U.S.A. for the fifth consecutive year as well as Best Staff Service among North American airlines for the fourth year in a row in the 2014 World...

2014-07-15 04:20:15

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Jet Airways and Jet Lite to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for their new fleet of 50 Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility located in Troy, Ohio. The 737 Next Generation carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat...

2014-07-10 16:20:45

Readers placed Hawaiian Airlines among top domestic carriers for sixth consecutive year HONOLULU, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines has once again been ranked by Travel + Leisure readers nationwide as the top domestic carrier serving Hawai'i, according to the magazine's 2014 World's Best Awards. The results of the survey, conducted between December 2, 2013 and March 31, 2014, were released by the magazine last week....

2014-07-09 12:21:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for June 2014 and the first six months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 0.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 0.9 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 86.1 percent, up 1.2 points from June 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 2.4 percent from the same month...

2014-07-09 08:20:48

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported June 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 19.9 billion, up 1.0 percent versus June 2013. Total capacity was 23.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.2 percent versus June 2013. Total passenger load factor was 85.0 percent for the month of June,...

2014-07-08 12:20:53

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2014-07-07 12:21:09

New Operations Center to be Named after Former Vice Chairman; Facility Expected to be Completed in 2015 FORT WORTH, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines tomorrow will break ground on the Robert W. Baker Integrated Operations Center in Fort Worth. Earlier this year, American announced plans to consolidate the current American Airlines operations center in Fort Worth and the current US Airways operations center in Pittsburgh. The new facility will be located near...

2014-07-07 08:20:26

World's 5-Star Airline Celebrates Dallas/Fort Worth Launch WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Qatar Airways' newest destination, Dallas/Fort Worth, the airline has introduced the "Hang My Hat" social media contest. The contest which will run from July 7 to September 1, 2014, offers the Grand Prize Winner two tickets from Qatar Airways newest gateway to any Qatar Airways' global destination, onboard the World's Best Business Class (Skytrax). Celebrating Qatar...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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