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2014-03-05 08:21:58

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazpromneft-Aero has entered into a long-term contract with Lufthansa to refuel the airline's cargo planes at Yemelyanovo International Airport in Krasnoyarsk [http://www.gazprom-neft.aero/en/company/regions/subsidiary/yenisey ]. This has allowed Gazpromneft-Aero to increase monthly fuel supplies to the Lufthansa Group in Russia by 80% from February 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/600995 )...

2010-07-15 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM, one of the world's largest airline companies, and iSeatz, the world's leading provider of customized in-path private label travel and entertainment solutions, today announced the launch of the enhanced klm.com, the first website to utilize iSeatz's groundbreaking In-Path Plus technology platform. In-Path Plus enables iSeatz to directly manage the user experience for its clients by adding new products and technological upgrades to the site, while...

2009-09-18 14:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced it has penned a one-year contract with Latin American leading airline, LAN Airlines to install winglets and provide airframe maintenance services on some of LAN's Boeing 767 fleet. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090317/CL84666LOGO ) Winglets, which are wing-tip extensions designed to reduce aircraft drag and alter airflow, will help LAN with fuel...

2009-09-11 16:50:38

U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines is in early, but active, negotiations to purchase an equity stake in Japan Airlines, sources close to the deal-making said. The move could provoke a counter-offer from a consortium of Oneworld alliance airlines, threatened by Delta, which became the world's largest airline after it merged with Northwest Airlines this year, Financial Times reported Friday. U.S. and Japanese officials have been meeting to negotiate an Open Skies agreement, which would be necessary...

2009-04-02 09:52:00

Five-year contract includes Complete Fleet(TM) services for both airlines ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced it has finalized new five-year contracts with Global Aviation Holdings subsidiaries World Airways and North American Airlines. These agreements mark the third contract extension between Delta TechOps and the airlines, and will result in more than 13 years of partnership. (Photo:...

2008-10-31 12:00:21

Delta Air Lines has completed its merger with Northwest Airlines, after receiving necessary regulatory approval from the US antitrust authorities, to create the world's largest airline in terms of passenger traffic. The merger was realized six months after Delta and Northwest forged a deal to create a combined entity to mitigate growing fuel costs that have threatened to ground several US carriers. The combined airline will be called Delta. The combined entity has 75,000 employees and...

2008-10-29 21:00:09

The U.S. Justice Department Wednesday approved the merger of Delta Air Lines Inc. and Northwest Airlines Corp., clearing its last major regulatory hurdle. The department's antitrust division issued a statement in which it said its "thorough, six-month investigation" led it to conclude the merger "is likely to produce substantial and credible efficiencies that will benefit U.S. consumers and is not likely to substantially lessen competition." Delta, based in Atlanta, is the third-largest...


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