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2011-03-01 09:14:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA) and New York's hometown airline, JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), have announced an expansion of their interline partnership, with South African Airways now offering code share services on JetBlue flights effective March 3rd. The code share service will be available with SAA flight numbers on JetBlue flights to 20 cities served by the airline in the U.S., connecting through either New York's John F. Kennedy...

2011-02-09 11:27:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle, the nation's largest shared ride service to and from 36 airports, provides members of the military and their families airport transportation by providing shared ride service to and from Ft. Bragg to Raleigh Durham International Airport. A new pick up stop at the Mellonee Plaza Multimodal Transportation Hub has been designated for SuperShuttle on the base. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071030/LATU031LOGO) Standard...

2011-01-21 08:23:00

PANAMA CITY, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA) announced today that as of June 2011 it will increase daily flight frequencies to several countries in its extensive route network, offer more convenient schedules and begin service to three new destinations: Toronto, Canada; Porto Alegre, Brazil; and Nassau, Bahamas. "Thanks to these new destinations and the increase in frequencies from our Hub of the Americas in Panama City, Copa...

2011-01-12 14:19:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle, the nation's largest shared ride service to and from 36 airports, is giving winter travelers a break by offering 15 percent discounts on all round trips booked between January 11 through March 15, 2011. The "Winter Garage Sale" is only for residential customers and requires a round-trip booking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071030/LATU031LOGO) This special offer makes SuperShuttle the least expensive option for...

2010-12-13 09:00:00

PHOENIX, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Need A Lift? With the new SuperShuttle App for Android, booking your next ride to and from the airport just got even easier. Whether you're home, at the office, in your hotel room, or at your airline's gate, with the SuperShuttle App you can now conveniently get a fare quote, book, and/or cancel your airport ride from your Android. The new SuperShuttle App also provides you with the location of your assigned vehicle by incorporating the SuperShuttle...

2010-11-11 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) this morning commemorated Veterans Day and honored America's servicemen and women with a special breakfast event at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the airline's newest destination. Retired General Stanley McChrystal, who this week was appointed to JetBlue's Board of Directors, offered remarks to the audience of more than 100 veterans and dignitaries. In addition to its salute to our military personnel in...

2010-11-01 09:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today proudly brings its long-anticipated service and low fares to Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), its third airport in the Baltimore-Washington region. JetBlue is now offering seven daily nonstop flights to Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) and one daily nonstop flight each to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). (Logo:...

2010-10-28 15:43:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to customer feedback collected from a recent passenger survey, OpenSkies, the unique all-business airline, today announced that flights from Washington-Dulles to Paris-Orly will now operate a later departure time at 7:30 p.m. (ET). This change will take effect beginning October 31. Previously, OpenSkies' five weekly direct flights from Washington to Paris departed at 5:45 p.m. (ET) and arrived in Paris at 7:40 a.m. (CET). The new departure...

2010-10-15 09:09:00

STERLING, Va., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today named Susan Tashiro as the Federal Security Director (FSD) for Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) Tashiro will be responsible for handling day-to-day security operations at Dulles, which includes both passenger and baggage screening at the airport. She...

2010-10-12 10:15:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Airport Transportation to and from Orlando, Florida airports and cruise terminals just got a new affordable business class option for passengers who don't want a limousine or town car, but would prefer a non-stop airport transfer without the hassle of a taxi or shared-ride shuttle. Express by SuperShuttle introduces a new 24-hour non-stop service available from Orlando International Airport MCO, and Sanford International Airport SFB and Port Canaveral. The...


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