U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 384,439 workers in September 2014, 1.1 percent more than in September 2013, the U.S. Department of Transportations Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported today. September was the 10th consecutive month that full-time equivalent (FTE) employment for U.S. scheduled passenger airlines was higher than the same month of the previous year.
Football fans who are planning a trip to the upcoming Super Bowl better make sure they've got a little extra disposable income handy. Scheduled to be played on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, the big game is sending lodging prices sky high in the greater Phoenix area.
Lower gas prices and improved personal finances are prompting more Southern Californians to travel this Thanksgiving, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California, which is predicting 3.5 million local residents and 5.65 million statewide will take a holiday getaway. That's a 3.8 percent increase from last year.
Available to JetBlue customers via their own personal device, it will offer a wide range of entertainment options such as some of the most popular TV shows from FOX and National Geographic, ebook samples from HarperCollins, e-learning videos from Coursera and Rouxbe and the option to purchase magazines from Time Inc.'s portfolio.
American Airlines will give customers another choice for trans-Atlantic travel when it launches new daily daytime service from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) on March 29, 2015.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE, OSE: RCL) and Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP) today announced that they have agreed to form a strategic partnership through SkySea Cruises, a joint venture which is designed to serve the Chinese cruise market.
Bryan Shillito has been named managing director of safety programs for Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. Shillito will lead Air Group's cross-organizational safety programs and ensure a robust Safety Management System (SMS).
Mr. Tague's appointment follows an extensive search conducted by the Hertz Board of Directors. The search process was overseen by the Board's CEO Search Committee, which is comprised of five independent directors including two recently appointed as part of an agreement with Carl C. Icahn, with the assistance of a leading executive search firm.