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Virgin America reports December 2014 operational results

Virgin America reports December 2014 operational results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for December 2014 and the full year of 2014.

Cold will not be as extreme in US Midwest, East next week

Cold will not be as extreme in US Midwest, East next week

While the weather next week will stop well short of balmy warmth in most areas of the Midwest and East, the pattern expected will yield less extreme cold.

The Queen Mary will celebrate in New York City

The Queen Mary will celebrate in New York City

LONG BEACH, CA - The Queen Mary retired from passenger service in 1967.

ASTA’s 2015 advocacy agenda highlights 2014 “wins”

American Society of Travel Agents ASTA’s 2015 advocacy agenda highlights 2014 “wins”

ALEXANDRIA, VA – “ASTA is the only industry organization with the know-how, the staff, the resources and the alliances to effectively defend the interests of travel agencies across the ...

TRIA reauthorization a 'big deal' for travel industry

TRIA reauthorization a 'big deal' for travel industry

WASHINGTON, DC - US Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow today issued the following statement applauding congressional action to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA):

New pilot positions at NetJets draw over 1000 candidates

New pilot positions at NetJets draw over 1000 candidates

COLUMBUS, OH - NetJets Inc, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the worldwide leader in private aviation, recently announced the opening of up to 187 new pilot positions and up to 50 new flight ...

Tourism attraction Disneyland California: Fun for a day - but suffering measles later

Tourism attraction Disneyland California: Fun for a day - but suffering measles later

Disneyland is one of the top tourism attractions in Southern California. For nine people it meant to contracting measles after they visited Disneyland in mid-December.

Americans believe solar energy will make major contributions...in 15-20 years

Americans believe solar energy will make major contributions...in 15-20 years

NEW YORK, NY - Since the early 20th century, Americans have been working strenuously to harness the power of the sun and use it to supplement our dependence on fossil fuels.

Hawaiian Airlines sets new record with 10.2 million passengers in 2014

Hawaiian Airlines sets new record with 10.2 million passengers in 2014

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Hawaiian Airlines, Inc, a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc, has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the full year, fourth quarter and the month of December ...

WestJet reports December load factor of 80.9 percent

WestJet reports December load factor of 80.9 percent

CALGARY, Canada - WestJet today announced December 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 80.9 per cent.

Honolulu resident released from 21 day Ebola quarantine

Honolulu resident released from 21 day Ebola quarantine

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Local nurse and Honolulu resident, Rene Steinhauer, has just been released from a 21 day Ebola quarantine period that he completed at home in Honolulu after returning from ...

Confidence among CEOs of small, mid-sized businesses hits 10-year high

Confidence among CEOs of small, mid-sized businesses hits 10-year high

SAN DIEGO, CA - Optimism among small- and mid-sized business has reached levels last seen during the pre-recession years of the early 2000s, according to the Vistage CEO Confidence Index, the ...

US oldest continually operating restaurant turns 175

US oldest continually operating restaurant turns 175

NEW ORLEANS, LA - Antoine's – an icon and a standard bearer for traditional French Creole culinary traditions in America – will commemorate its 175th anniversary in 2015 with a year of special ...

CAIR: US Muslims condemn Paris terror attack

CAIR: US Muslims condemn Paris terror attack

WASHINGTON, DC - The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned a shooting attack on the offices of the ...

DoubleTree by Hilton enters Nova Scotia

DoubleTree by Hilton enters Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia & MCLEAN, VA - Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of The Hollis Halifax – a DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, the brand’s first ...

Extreme cold to blast US East, South

Extreme cold to blast US East, South

As the latest blast of arctic air settles southward, many areas in the East will have their coldest day of the winter so far on Thursday.

National Tour Association congratulates "Distinguished Dozen"

National Tour Association congratulates "Distinguished Dozen"

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Courier, the official monthly magazine for members of the National Tour Association, has announced the winners of its 2015 Distinguished Dozen.

Boeing reports Q4 deliveries

Boeing reports Q4 deliveries

CHICAGO, IL - The Boeing Company announced today deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the fourth quarter of 2014.

Free hotel Wi-Fi not free for everyone

Free hotel Wi-Fi not free for everyone

ALEXANDIRA, Virginia – “Let’s be clear, ASTA’s [American Society of Travel Agents] members are against any policy that limits a consumer’s freedom of choice in how they purchase a hotel ...

US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

US international air passenger traffic up seven percent

International non-stop air traffic to/from the US totaled 180.8 million passengers through November 2014, a seven percent increase over the November 2013 year-to-date period.

South African Airways launches "Go See Southern Africa" campaign in North America

South African Airways launches "Go See Southern Africa" campaign in North America

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flagship airline and the continent's most awarded carrier, has launched the "Go See Southern Africa" campaign for both ...

Coming to Denver for Broncos playoff game?

Coming to Denver for Broncos playoff game?

DENVER, CO - It's going to be an exciting weekend as the Denver Broncos face off against the Indianapolis Colts during the January 11 AFC Divisional matchup at Sports Authority Field at Mile High ...

New York welcomes Air China’s New-Generation B747-8 Intercontinental

New York welcomes Air China’s New-Generation B747-8 Intercontinental

NEW YORK, NY - Air China’s B747-8 Intercontinental debuts internationally on the Beijing-New York route on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Expected arrival at JFK International is at 1:30 p.m.

Skyscanner appoints Adam Drake as Chief Data Officer

Skyscanner appoints Adam Drake as Chief Data Officer

Leading global travel search engine Skyscanner has appointed Adam Drake to the newly created role of Chief Data Officer.

Goldwater Institute sues Federal Aviation Administration over “flight-sharing” website

Goldwater Institute sues Federal Aviation Administration over “flight-sharing” website

WASHINGTON, DC - Yesterday, the Goldwater Institute, on behalf of Flytenow Inc., a business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wishing to share travel plans and ...

Lake-effect snow to resume over Great Lakes

Lake-effect snow to resume over Great Lakes

A fresh blast of arctic air will produce another round of lake-effect snow downwind of the Great Lakes during the middle of the week.

Sabre signs agreement with Alaska Airlines

Sabre signs agreement with Alaska Airlines

SOUTHLAKE, TX - Sabre Corporation was selected by Alaska Airlines to provide technology solutions to enable its retailing strategy in all sales channels, including through some of the carrier's ...

Boeing achieves milestone year for deliveries, orders in 2014

Boeing achieves milestone year for deliveries, orders in 2014

SEATTLE, WA - Boeing employees helped the company set a record for the most commercial airplanes delivered in a single year at 723 in 2014, breaking the company record for a second consecutive ...

Sikh American history showcased at 2015 Rose Parade

Sikh men and women in America Sikh American history showcased at 2015 Rose Parade

On January 1, 2015, Sikh American history was featured on the first-ever Sikh American float during the 127th annual Rose Parade.

American Red Cross issues five-year update on Haiti earthquake work

American Red Cross issues five-year update on Haiti earthquake work

Five years after the 2010 earthquake, the American Red Cross has improved the lives of millions of Haitians by making families safer, healthier, and more resilient to future disasters — all ...

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