Air travel

Southwest Airlines Launches Carbon Offset Offer With Rapid Rewards Bonus Points And Company Contribution Match

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00pm

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has partnered with CHOOOSETM to launch a carbon offset offer that allows Customers to earn 10 Rapid Rewards bonus points per dollar contributed to help Southwest offset its carbon emissions, up to a maximum of 500 Rapid Rewards bonus points per month*.

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  • DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has partnered with CHOOOSETM to launch a carbon offset offer that allows Customers to earn 10 Rapid Rewards bonus points per dollar contributed to help Southwest offset its carbon emissions, up to a maximum of 500 Rapid Rewards bonus points per month*.
  • "We're thrilled to invite Customers to show our shared planet love by contributing," said Corbitt Burns, Director of Rapid Rewards for Southwest Airlines.
  • "For every dollar a Rapid Rewards Member contributes to help Southwest offset its carbon emissions, the Member will earn 10 Rapid Rewards bonus points up to a maximum of 500 Rapid Rewards bonus points per month,* and the contribution will help support global climate projects."
  • Points will only be awarded to the Rapid Rewards Member's Rapid Rewards account number entered at the time of the carbon offset transaction.

U.S. Travel Agency Air Ticket Sales Increase 175% Year Over Year in September

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:00pm

Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing ARC-accredited travel agency air ticket sales increased 175% year over year in September 2021.

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  • Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today released data showing ARC-accredited travel agency air ticket sales increased 175% year over year in September 2021.
  • This year, month-over-month sales started to decline between July and August due to travel restrictions triggered by the delta variant.
  • Results are based on monthly sales data ending September 30, 2021, from 10,921 U.S. retail and corporate travel agency locations, satellite ticket printing offices and online travel agencies.
  • The average ticket price (USD) is for a round-trip ticket settled through ARC for an itinerary that included only U.S. domestic travel.

IBM Report Reveals Potential Rebound for Travel and Event Spending, End of Traditional Shopping Season

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:01am

"The most effective industry leaders may be the ones who can meet the customer where, when and how they want," said Jonathan Wright, Managing Partner & Global VP for Supply Chain Consulting, IBM Consulting.

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  • "The most effective industry leaders may be the ones who can meet the customer where, when and how they want," said Jonathan Wright, Managing Partner & Global VP for Supply Chain Consulting, IBM Consulting.
  • Holiday shoppers are concerned about shortages, so to increase their chance of getting everything on their wish lists, more than one in four surveyed adults started shopping in September or earlier.
  • Environmentally friendly products may also have a leg up this holiday season.
  • Follow @IBMIBV on Twitter, and to receive the latest insights by email, visit: www.ibm.com/ibv .

China is Flying High Again: Cirium Survey Shows Remarkable Consumer Confidence for a Travel Restart

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00am

Chinese travelers are leading the airline travel recovery, with 96% intending to travel, according to a new survey by Cirium, the aviation analytics company.

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  • Chinese travelers are leading the airline travel recovery, with 96% intending to travel, according to a new survey by Cirium, the aviation analytics company.
  • Of those planning to travel, 73% stated it was for leisure with only 24% planning business travel.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211020005941/en/
    Cirium's new Traveler Intelligence Report reveals China is flying high again.
  • Jeremy Bowen, CEO at Cirium said: The Cirium survey highlights the Chinese travelers confidence in flying domestically and pent-up demand when it comes to flying internationally.

Global Bioenergies makes breakthrough on the road toward biojet fuel

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:53pm

Global Bioenergies plans a larger plant for 2024, that will be able to produce thousands of tonnes and serve the vastly bigger skincare and haircare markets.

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  • Global Bioenergies plans a larger plant for 2024, that will be able to produce thousands of tonnes and serve the vastly bigger skincare and haircare markets.
  • These latest advances in process performance mean Global Bioenergies can now forge ahead faster with its step-by-step development plan.
  • Pierre Monsan, pioneer in industrial biology and Director at Global Bioenergies, said: The Company has been doing remarkable work here.
  • Global Bioenergies has developed a process to convert plant-derived resources into a key family of ingredients used in the cosmetics industry.

Avolon and Japan Airlines Partner to Create eVTOL Ride Sharing Business in Japan

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:00am

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Japan Airlines (JAL), announce a partnership to commercialize zero-emissions eVTOL aircraft in Japan.

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  • Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Japan Airlines (JAL), announce a partnership to commercialize zero-emissions eVTOL aircraft in Japan.
  • This latest long-term partnership with JAL aligns us with one of Japans leading airlines on their journey to sustainability and to decarbonizing air transport.
  • We are delighted to be working with Avolon and our newest partner Japan Airlines as we bring zero-emissions aircraft to the Japanese market.
  • Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded in 1951 and became the first international airline in Japan.

Global Aircraft Component MRO Market (2021 to 2026) - Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecasts - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 3:35pm

What are the various stages in the value chain of the global aircraft component MRO industry?

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  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global aircraft component MRO industry?
  • What is the structure of the global aircraft component MRO industry and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global aircraft component MRO industry?
  • What are the profit margins in the global aircraft component MRO industry?

Healthgrades Announces 2022 Analysis of Top Hospitals for Specialty Care and Specialty Excellence Report

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

Healthgrades , the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems, today released the 2022 Healthgrades Ratings and Specialty Excellence Awards.

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  • Healthgrades , the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems, today released the 2022 Healthgrades Ratings and Specialty Excellence Awards.
  • The awards recognize superior clinical performance in 17 specialty areas and include a new category for overall surgical care.
  • As part of its analysis, Healthgrades has also released The 2022 Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Report: The Continuing Importance of Quality , which provides an in-depth review and data analysis to show how Americans can use quality ratings to find better specialty care.
  • The 2022 Healthgrades Specialty Excellence Awards recognize hospitals that deliver superior patient outcomes across the most common in-hospital procedures and conditions, including surgical care, critical care, cardiac care and surgery, gastrointestinal care and surgery, bariatric surgery, and 10 other specialties.

Flair Airlines grows schedule 33% in Canada and the U.S. with four new aircraft

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:00am

A second aircraft will be added to Flairs Edmonton base and a third aircraft to its Vancouver base.

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  • A second aircraft will be added to Flairs Edmonton base and a third aircraft to its Vancouver base.
  • Flairs Spring 2022 schedule will expand from twelve aircraft to sixteen, delivering 33% schedule growth.
  • With the addition of these four aircraft, Flair will create 150 new jobs for flight attendants, pilots and operational support staff.
  • With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve 28 cities across Canada and the U.S. For more information, please visit www.flyflair.com.

VAH Leases Two Airbus A330-300 Aircraft to iFly Airlines

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:01pm

Voyager Aviation Holdings, LLC (VAH) announced today that it has come to an agreement with a new customer, iFly Airlines, who are a well-known Russian airline, for the long-term lease of two (2) Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

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  • Voyager Aviation Holdings, LLC (VAH) announced today that it has come to an agreement with a new customer, iFly Airlines, who are a well-known Russian airline, for the long-term lease of two (2) Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
  • Were pleased to welcome iFly as a new customer and provide them with the aircraft they need to grow their business.
  • This is an exciting partnership for VAH as we work to be a leading provider of aircraft and capital solutions to the aviation industry.
  • The Company has a global customer base of prominent passenger and cargo airlines that, besides iFly, also includes Alitalia, Air France, AirBridgeCargo, Breeze Airways, Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, and Turkish Airlines.