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Archive for May 2010

JetBlue's New York to Nantucket Nonstop Flights Return

– Year-round service to Nantucket and other New England getaways available through partner Cape Air   — Second nonstop flight from JFK begins in June   -NEW YORK, May 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) today resumes its popular summer service between New York (JFK) and Nantucket, offering travelers the convenience of…

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Airbus delivers the first A380 to Lufthansa

Photo Provided Courtesy of Airbus The no. 1 A380 was provided to Lufthansa during a morning ceremony May 19, 2010 at Airbus’ Hamburg, Germany delivery center. Lufthansa has taken delivery of the first of 15 Airbus A380s ordered, with three more to join the fleet in 2010. Lufthansa will deploy its new flagship aircraft on…

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Southwest Airlines Celebrates 25 Years of LUV in Ontario

DALLAS, /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Southwest Airlines and its 155 Ontario-based Employees yesterday were celebrating the airline’s silver anniversary at Ontario International Airport (ONT).   “We are thrilled and honored to celebrate 25 years of bringing our Low Fares and legendary Customer Service while serving our Customers in the Los Angeles Basin and Inland Empire,” said…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Innovative Advertising

Airline Splashes Bags Fly Free Messages on its Aircraft and Equipment DALLAS, /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Southwest Airlines is taking its Bags Fly Free advertising one step further. Over the next six weeks, the airline will decal more than 50 aircraft with the slogan, “Free Bags Fly Here” and an arrow pointing to its Cargo bin.…

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Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air Issue 2009 Environment Report

SEATTLE, May 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air today released their first environment report. The comprehensive report tracks several key areas, including the airlines’ fuel-conservation efforts, greenhouse gas emissions and inflight recycling programs. Significant highlights of the report include: · Together Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air have reduced their carbon dioxide emissions…

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Boeing 737 Production Rate to Increase to Meet Customer Demand

SEATTLE, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced Monday May 17, 2010 that it will increase production rates on the Next-Generation 737 program to 34 airplanes per month in early 2012. The planned rate increase is aimed at satisfying continued strong demand for the Next-Generation 737. In addition, the company continues to study further potential 737…

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LOT Polish Airlines to Operate The Embraer 195 Jet

Airline converts four Embraer 175 firm orders to the Embraer 195 São José dos Campos,– Embraer has signed a contract with LOT Polish Airlines to convert four Embraer 175 firm orders to the Embraer 195 model. In the fourth quarter of 2007, the Polish airline placed an additional firm order for 12 Embraer 175 jets…

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Embraer Delivers Embraer 190 Jet to Air Moldova

Airline is first operator, worldwide, to fly the jet in a single-class, 114-seat layout São José dos Campos,– Embraer delivered the first Embraer 190 jet to the Moldovan flag carrier, Air Moldova, last May 6, at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The deal was announced in February 2008, and includes purchase…

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