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Delta Releases Operating Performance for August 2013

Delta Air Lines  today reported financial and operating performance for August 2013 Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of August increased 4.0 percent year over year, with strong performance in domestic, trans-Atlantic and Latin markets. The Pacific entity continues to be pressured from yen devaluation which accounted for 1.5 points of negative system […]

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Air Travel Recorded Solid Demand Growth in July

Solid Demand Growth Continues in July Asia Weakens as Europe Gains Strength The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that demand for air travel recorded another solid month of growth in July. Overall revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) were up 5.0% compared to July 2012. All regions were up year-on-year, with emerging markets recording the strongest increases.. […]

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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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refund.me Expands to India, France and Poland

refund.me expands to India, France and Poland and lowers its fees to better defend air passenger rights worldwide The ‘no win, no fee’ online platform and mobile app announces it is reducing its commission to only 15% of successful claims as it celebrates its first anniversary In just 1 year since its launch, the worldwide […]

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Bombardier CSeries Aircraft First Flight to Take Place

Bombardier CSeries Aircraft First Flight to Take Place in the Coming Weeks Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that the integration of the CSeries aircraft’s auxiliary power unit and Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan(TM) PW1500G engines on the first flight test vehicle (FTV1) is running smoothly, allowing for testing of the aircraft’s key systems. It also […]

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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 […]

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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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Zodiac Aerospace to Purchase Engineering Department of Threesixty

Zodiac Aerospace to purchase the engineering department of Threesixty Aerospace company Zodiac Aerospace, through its subsidiary Zodiac Seats UK, has announced the acquisition of the engineering department of the company Threesixty Aerospace including about twenty people. Threesixty Aerospace is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Virgin Atlantic Airways engaged in the conception, design and manufacture of the seats […]

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Eurocopter will Perform Malaysia’s Electrical Power Infrastructure

Malaysia’s Kris Sakti Aviation will perform power grid development with newly-ordered Eurocopter AS350 B3e, EC135 T3 and EC225 helicopters The development, monitoring and maintenance of Malaysia’s electrical power infrastructure will be performed by Eurocopter’s AS350 B3e, EC135 T3 and EC225 helicopters, which are being ordered by Kris Sakti Aviation. A subsidiary of Kris Sakti Holding, Kris […]