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2012-12-18 12:20:33

CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will begin daily nonstop service between its hub at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Monterrey, Mexico, on Dec. 19, 2012. The same day, United will begin daily service between its Washington/Dulles International Airport hub and San Salvador International Airport in El Salvador. "These new routes connect major business and cultural destinations in the U.S. and Latin America," said Milagros Uriarte, United's Director, Latin...

2012-12-05 16:20:48

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle International, the largest shared-ride provider in the US, is rebuilding its Fort Collins fleet of shared ride vans, buses and town cars, making its Fort Collins fleet the cleanest ground transportation operator in the area. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071030/LATU031LOGO) Fort Collins is re-building its fleet of shared-ride vans, buses, and town cars with propane autogas fuel system conversions by ROUSH...

2012-10-19 11:20:11

DULLES, Va., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today broke ground on its first widebody aircraft maintenance hangar at Washington Dulles International Airport, a major United hub and the airline's principal gateway to the Middle East. United expects to complete construction of the hangar in fall 2013. United is investing nearly $45 million in the construction of the 125,000 square foot hangar, which will enable the airline to perform maintenance simultaneously on two widebody...

2012-10-16 23:20:15

ZURICH, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- gategroup today announced contracts totaling more than CHF 430 million in revenue over the three-year life of the agreements with United Airlines, the world's largest carrier by traffic. This award was part of a tender that covered the majority of United's contracts with gategroup brand Gate Gourmet. Gate Gourmet renewed more than 90 percent of its contracted revenue on tender. The contracts include extensions in catering and provisioning service at...

2012-09-19 06:20:52

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the launch of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck(TM) program at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) C3 Checkpoint today and at Dulles International Airport (IAD) main terminal later this month. TSA PreCheck(TM) is a new, risk-based pre-screening initiative that allows customers to volunteer information about themselves that may make them eligible to expedite their screening experience. Eligible...

2012-09-17 06:21:01

Travelers now able to purchase tickets and access easy connections between 12 Porter Canadian destinations and SAA's 44 African destinations via Washington TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Canada-based Porter Airlines and South African Airways (SAA) announced a new interline agreement that will open up connection opportunities for passengers traveling between Canada and West and Southern Africa through Porter Airlines' Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport hub and SAA's...

2012-09-12 06:20:42

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emirates, one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, launched its daily non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Dubai (DXB) today. It is the seventh gateway for Emirates in the United States, and the twelfth new route to join the airline's international network in 2012. "Emirates offers important new choice, competition and a higher level of internationally recognized service to the Washington, DC...

2012-07-30 06:21:31

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SecurityPoint Media, a leading alternative advertising firm, in conjunction with JCDecaux, the world's largest out of home advertising company, is implementing its SecureTray System® at security checkpoints in Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport. As a part of the existing advertising agreement with JCDecaux, SecurityPoint Media will upgrade all security checkpoints with its proprietary SecureTray System®. This system...

2012-07-19 06:20:19

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, celebrates five years of flying to the capital of the United States. The airline began flights to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on July 19th, 2007. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120719/PH43043 ) The fifth anniversary comes a week after Qatar Airways was named World's Best Airline at the prestigious annual Skytrax awards and just a month after the carrier...

2012-07-09 06:21:17

AUSTIN, Texas, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) officially kicked off today with a patriotic sendoff complete with a water arch salute and a Customer celebration at the gate this morning in Austin. Southwest Airlines Board Member and Presiding Director Dr. William Cunningham joined U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, U.S. Representative Michael McCaul...