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Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Appoints Christy Haubegger to Board of Directors and Announces Virtual Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:45pm

b"Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cLiberty TripAdvisor\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: LTRPA, LTRPB) announced that Christy Haubegger was appointed to the board of directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d) of Liberty TripAdvisor effective May 10, 2021.

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  • b"Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (\xe2\x80\x9cLiberty TripAdvisor\xe2\x80\x9d or the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) (Nasdaq: LTRPA, LTRPB) announced that Christy Haubegger was appointed to the board of directors (the \xe2\x80\x9cBoard\xe2\x80\x9d) of Liberty TripAdvisor effective May 10, 2021.
  • Ms. Haubegger is Executive Vice President, Communications and Chief Inclusion Officer for WarnerMedia, which is owned by AT&T.
  • Her strong knowledge of the content and subscription businesses will be valuable to Liberty TripAdvisor,\xe2\x80\x9d said Greg Maffei, Chairman, President and CEO of Liberty TripAdvisor.
  • During the Q&A session, Liberty TripAdvisor may make observations regarding the company\xe2\x80\x99s financial performance and outlook.\nIn addition, access to the meeting and Q&A session will be available on the Liberty TripAdvisor website.

IndyCar Drivers Take Flight at LIFT Academy

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:44pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005991/en/\nNNT INDYCAR Series drivers Spencer Pigot, Dalton Kellett and Kyle Kaiser visit LIFT Academy in Indianapolis to take their skills from the race car to airplane with a discovery flight from Indianapolis International Airport.
  • I think I want to learn how to do this.\xe2\x80\x9d\nLIFT Academy is owned by Indianapolis-based Republic Airways and is the first U.S. airline-owned and operated ab initio flight training program in the new generation of flight training.
  • Less than three years later, it has quickly become one of the largest flight schools in the nation with nearly 300 students from across the United States coming to train in Indianapolis.\nAbout LIFT Academy: Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy is a U.S.-based commercial aviation pilot training school owned and operated by Republic Airways.
  • Students receive instruction from experienced pilots, under FAA and industry standards, with the most advanced equipment and curriculum that combines flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training.

Eurofins Supports Reopening of UK Travel With Launch of Affordable Day 2 & 8 Testing Services

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:05pm

b'Eurofins Covid Testing Services Ltd (ECTS) are now officially an approved government provider for day 2 and day 8 PCR testing.

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  • b'Eurofins Covid Testing Services Ltd (ECTS) are now officially an approved government provider for day 2 and day 8 PCR testing.
  • ECTS ensures that PCR testing is fast, reliable, affordable and available to all through easy to use, UKAS accredited, government approved, home testing kits.\nECTS recognises the importance of testing in the fight against COVID-19.
  • These tests support airline, travel and tourism industries by facilitating travel and removing the barrier of expensive testing.
  • All Eurofins test-at-home PCR kits (Test to Reassure, Test to Depart and Test to Release) can be ordered direct from the website .

Gett Announces the Appointment of Mandeep Bajwa as Chief People Officer

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:00am

b'Gett, the leading B2B marketplace and corporate Ground Transportation Management (GTM) platform, announces the appointment of Mandeep Bajwa as Chief People Officer as the business expands.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'Gett, the leading B2B marketplace and corporate Ground Transportation Management (GTM) platform, announces the appointment of Mandeep Bajwa as Chief People Officer as the business expands.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005049/en/\nMandeep Bajwa, Chief People Officer at Gett (Photo: Business Wire)\nMandeep Bajwa joins Gett as Chief People Officer.
  • Previously, Mandeep was part of WeWork\xe2\x80\x99s HR leadership across the EMEA region, and also acted as HR Leader for CloudKitchens in EMEA.
  • She joins Gett as the business cements its transition to a corporate ground transportation marketplace, where it\xe2\x80\x99s currently the category leader and serving over a quarter of Fortune 500 companies.\nThe appointment of Mandeep as Chief People Officer occurs during a period of significant expansion of the Gett platform to provide broadened geographic coverage and service levels for corporate clients.

FLEETCOR® and Pilot Flying J Extend Fuel Card Acceptance Agreements

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 10:35pm

b"FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, announced today that it has renewed its card acceptance agreement with Pilot Flying J, the largest network of travel centers in North America.

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  • b"FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT), a leading global business payments company, announced today that it has renewed its card acceptance agreement with Pilot Flying J, the largest network of travel centers in North America.
  • The long-term agreement will benefit both FLEETCOR\xe2\x80\x99s Comdata and Fuelman Network customers who fuel within Pilot Flying J\xe2\x80\x99s extensive truck stop network.\n\xe2\x80\x9cExtending our agreement with Pilot Flying J is a testament to a mutually-beneficial relationship that dates back nearly four decades.
  • The Pilot Flying J Travel Center network includes over 750 locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces with more than 680 restaurants, 74,000 truck parking spaces, 5,300 deluxe showers, 6,200 diesel lanes and provides truck maintenance and tire service through Southern Tire Mart at Pilot Flying J.
  • Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.\nPilot Flying J is part of the Pilot Company family of brands.

Schneider outlines progress and next steps on environmental and social initiatives

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 3:39pm

\xe2\x80\x9cThrough the corporate responsibility report we\xe2\x80\x99re demonstrating how Schneider is continuing to innovate and drive performance on critical ESG issues across our entire business and in the communities in which we live and work.\xe2\x80\x9d\nKey highlights from the 2020 Schneider Corporate Responsibility Report include:\nSustainability.

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  • \xe2\x80\x9cThrough the corporate responsibility report we\xe2\x80\x99re demonstrating how Schneider is continuing to innovate and drive performance on critical ESG issues across our entire business and in the communities in which we live and work.\xe2\x80\x9d\nKey highlights from the 2020 Schneider Corporate Responsibility Report include:\nSustainability.
  • Schneider is one of the most energy-efficient fleets on the road.
  • The organization is committed to reducing greenhouse emissions and improving energy efficiency.\nCorporate culture.
  • Schneider is committed to excellence and to our internal philosophy of \xe2\x80\x9cLive Orange,\xe2\x80\x9d contributing in big ways to the communities where we live and work.

Aries Donates Face Masks for NC State University Spring 2021 Commencement

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Aries, maker of face masks and barrier face coverings, announced it is donating 12,000 of its face masks for graduates and attendees to wear at the NC State University commencement on May 15.

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  • b'Aries, maker of face masks and barrier face coverings, announced it is donating 12,000 of its face masks for graduates and attendees to wear at the NC State University commencement on May 15.
  • The fabric used in Aries masks, called Captur\xe2\x84\xa2, is made at the LINC facility at NC State.
  • Made 100% in the United States, Aries ensures organizations are buying the highest quality mask to protect themselves and their employees.
  • Based at the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, the NWI is an innovative global partnership between industry, government and academe.

Republic Airways Inks Collegiate Pilot Pathway Partnership to Further Build Unique Workforce Development Programs

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Earlier this week, Republic Airways added another collegiate partner to their list of nearly 50 university and flight school partnerships across the country that establish a direct pathway for students to becoming a pilot with the airline.

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  • b'Earlier this week, Republic Airways added another collegiate partner to their list of nearly 50 university and flight school partnerships across the country that establish a direct pathway for students to becoming a pilot with the airline.
  • Republic Airways was one of the first U.S. airlines to create collegiate pathway partnerships in 2016.
  • Learn more at www.rjet.com .\nIn May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot and maintenance technician training school in Indianapolis.
  • Graduates have a defined pathway to a job as a pilot or aircraft technician at Republic.

Attentive Flight Crews, Flexible Fares and Charges during Pandemic Drive Record High Customer Satisfaction with North America Airlines, J.D. Power Finds

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:00am

Power.

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  • Power.
  • Delta, this year\xe2\x80\x99s highest-ranked airline, scores particularly well on the flight crew factor, outperforming its closest competitor by 11 points.
  • Passengers needed to have flown on a major North America airline within the past month of completing a survey.
  • Power is headquartered in Troy, Mich., and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Corporación América Airports Announces First Quarter Financial Results Call and Webcast

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 8:06pm

b'Corporaci\xc3\xb3n Am\xc3\xa9rica Airports acquires, develops and operates airport concessions.

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  • b'Corporaci\xc3\xb3n Am\xc3\xa9rica Airports acquires, develops and operates airport concessions.
  • Currently, the Company operates 52 airports in 7 countries across Latin America and Europe (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador, Armenia and Italy).
  • In 2019, Corporaci\xc3\xb3n Am\xc3\xa9rica Airports served 84.2 million passengers.
  • The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange where it trades under the ticker \xe2\x80\x9cCAAP\xe2\x80\x9d.