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United Airlines to Recall All Furloughed Pilots

United Airlines today announced it will recall nearly 600 pilots currently on furlough to address the airline’s future staffing needs. No United pilots will remain on furlough following the recall. “We look forward to welcoming back our co-workers as we complete work to integrate all of our pilots into a single work group,” said Howard […]

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Delta Air Orders 40 Airbus Aircraft

Delta Air continues fleet renewal to improve profitability and customer experience while maintaining capacity discipline Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced plans to purchase 40 Airbus aircraft for delivery between 2015 and 2017. The order, which comprises 10 international widebody A330-300 and 30 large domestic narrowbody A321 jets, is the latest step in Delta’s […]

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refund.me Releases Top 5 Bizarre Flight Delays

refund.me Releases Top 5 Bizarre Flight Delays We’ve all been frustrated by long flight delays, but in some cases all you can do is laugh. Few would believe the delays in refund.me`s top 5 were not “extraordinary circumstances”; but otherwise, refund.me, the ‘no win, no fee’ online platform and mobile app, can help passengers claim […]

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Eastern Airways Runway Run Taking off for Charity

A charity run with a difference on the runway at Aberdeen International Airport is taking off in the hope of landing cash for charity. The Eastern Airways Runway Run will give up to 50 runners a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run the length of the airport’s runway and back again, covering 2.42 miles or around 4km. […]

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Delta Adds New and Enhanced Service at Los Angeles

Business and leisure customers benefit from airline’s continued LAX expansion Delta Air Lines will debut increased domestic service beginning this fall at Los Angeles International Airport with new daily flights to four destinations and expanded service to nine existing markets. Delta currently operates more than 115 peak-day departures to 40 destinations from Los Angeles, and […]

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Hawaiian #1 for On-Time Performance in May

Hawaiian #1 for On-Time Performance in May Hawaiian Airlines has once again led the U.S. airline industry for on-time performance during the month of May, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). More: United Airlines to Team up with Mercedes-Benz Hawaiian scored the DOT’s highest ranking for punctuality, with 92.4 percent of its […]

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United Airlines to Team up with Mercedes-Benz

United Airlines and Mercedes-Benz USA Team Up to Bring Unique Benefits to Frequent Flyers United Airlines announced the company is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz USA to provide innovative new benefits exclusively to United’s most frequent flyers seeking a luxury driving experience. MileagePlus Premier members can now receive incentives of up to $5,000 when purchasing or […]

Delta to Start New Nonstop Service between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta

Delta Air Lines will add new nonstop seasonal service between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta “We continue to see growing demand in this marketplace, especially from customers wanting to connect to the Southeast and Latin America during the winter season,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s Managing Director – Domestic Network Planning. “With this new seasonal service, Fargo […]

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Silk Way Airlines Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters

New freighters will provide fuel efficiency and operational flexibility Boeing and Silk Way Airlines, a cargo carrier based in Baku, Azerbaijan, today announced an order for two Boeing 747-8 Freighters valued at $704 million at current list prices. “Silk Way Airlines’ vision is to be a successful and profitable cargo operator by investing in its […]

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United Airlines Expands Mobile App

Adds new features; mobile boarding pass scanning to be available at all U.S. locations United Airlines today announced refreshed applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry 10 that include streamlined user interfaces along with a new feature, also available on Windows Phone 8, which will enable customers to manage their travel in real time during irregular […]