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2009-12-18 19:44:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to severe winter storms along the East Coast, Virgin America is cancelling all flights departing to and originating from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) for Saturday, December 19, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090123/VIRGINAMERICALOGO) Significant snowfall expected along the eastern seaboard is forcing the airline to cancel scheduled flights originating from and departing to IAD for Saturday, December 19, 2009....

2009-12-08 16:55:00

APPLETON, Wis., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced it has promoted Rick Edmondson to the position of hub director at their Washington Dulles hub operation, reporting directly to Vice President Customer Service, Vince Portaro. In his new role, Edmondson will assume responsibility for all decisions relevant to the United Express operations. Additional aspects of Edmondson's responsibilities include monitoring and measuring Air Wisconsin's operations to...

2009-11-05 15:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines announced today the airline will inaugurate its first-ever service to Africa in 2010, with one daily, same-plane service from Washington to Accra, Ghana, and Lagos, Nigeria. The airline also will extend its existing daily Washington-Kuwait flight to include Bahrain, and will offer a new non-stop flight between Chicago and Brussels, Belgium. Introduction of all of the new services is subject to government approval. "Our first-ever...

2009-10-30 11:48:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) will launch daily nonstop flights Sunday, Nov. 1, to three new destinations from its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport: Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG). Houston - Frankfurt The new service to Frankfurt will be operated with Boeing 767-400ER aircraft, seating 35 passengers in BusinessFirst and 200 passengers in...

2009-10-22 09:00:00

DENVER, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the airline will continue its growth and commitment to Denver by adding 13 new daily flights and six new nonstop destinations next year from the Mile High City. For sale beginning today, Southwest will add six new flights to five new nonstop destinations beginning in March 2010. To book travel, visit: www.southwest.com. Southwest will add seven additional daily flights to existing...

2009-10-08 11:47:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines announced today that it will re-launch its nonstop, year-round service between Washington's Dulles Airport and Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, effective Nov. 19. American will fly the route with Boeing 737-800 aircraft with 16 seats in Business Class and 144 seats in Economy Class. "San Juan is a great destination for Washingtonians, both for business and leisure travel, and we are...

2009-08-24 10:54:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced new daily non-stop service from its hubs at Houston and Cleveland to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Beginning Nov. 1, 2009, Continental will offer three daily flights from Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Dulles and two daily flights from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) to Dulles. "The new flights will begin just days after Continental plans to join Star...

2009-06-17 08:00:00

Intergraph's expanded presence in nation's capital to advance safety and security by enabling regional interoperability and information sharing HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Intergraph has successfully deployed a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system to enhance safety and security efforts at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. By integrating multiple security systems at National and Dulles, Intergraph's CAD system significantly improves...

2009-04-23 09:32:00

-- Now offering 32 nonstop destinations from Boston -- -- Up to 10 daily flights to D.C.-area airports -- -- Fares to BWI start at $39 each way (a) -- NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the airline that gives customers more, today announces plans to again expand its focus city at Boston's Logan International Airport with more service to the Washington area. Award-winning JetBlue will begin four daily flights to Baltimore/Washington International...

2009-03-31 05:00:00

HOUSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Powell Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWL), a leading manufacturer of equipment and systems for the control, distribution and management of electrical and other dynamic processes, today announced that it has received a $46 million contract to supply the packaged electrical power systems to distribute and control the power needs for Phase One of the Dulles Metrorail Project Silver Line extension. Federal funding for Phase One of the project was...