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United Airlines continues to award employees for excellent customer service

GUAM - United Airlines has awarded $125,000 to employees across the company for excellence in customer service as part of the company's Outperform Recognition Program.

US Airways employees awarded Over $260K for exceptional service to customers

TEMPE, Ariz. - Ten US Airways employees from Frankfurt, Germany to Tucson, Ariz.

Striking Kingfisher workers agree to return to work

NEW DELHI, India - The nearly month-long crisis in Kingfisher Airlines ended on Thursday with the management lifting the lockout and agreeing to pay by December end four months’ salary dues to strik

Report: Amtrak dangerously overlooking drug and alcohol use by employees

A new report blasts Amtrak, the nation's largest passenger rail carrier, for dangerously overlooking drug and alcohol use by its employees.

Debt-ridden Kingfisher considering 2,000 job cuts

NEW DELHI, India - In a major cost-cutting exercise, private sector air-carrier Kingfisher Airlines is believed to be considering about 2,000 job cuts and longer working hours for its staff, among va

FAA employees urge immediate action on FAA furloughs

WASHINGTON - Today, approximately 4,000 employees at the FAA represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NAT

Sofitel Hotels launches Ambassadors Program

Hong Kong – As part of its global brand strategy, Sofitel Luxury Hotels has launched its Ambassador program for its 25,000 employees around the world.

JAL to send staff on unpaid leave

Responding to the resulting decline in travel demand and to accommodate the operation of extra flights, JAL announced earlier, a temporary reduction in capacity on international and domestic routes.

Gulfstream confirms G650 crash, identifies employees killed

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. confirmed today that a Gulfstream G650 crashed Saturday morning during takeoff performance tests in Roswell, New Mexico.

Oman Air staff stage protest

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Employees of Oman's national airline are protesting in front of the company's headquarters in a rare expression of labor unrest in the strategically important Gulf state.

Alaska Air Group pays record $72 million in annual bonuses

SEATTLE - Alaska Air Group paid record annual bonuses totaling $72 million this week to nearly all of its 12,600 employees for exceeding the company's 2010 operational and financial goals.

United Continental to pay $224 million in profit-sharing

CHICAGO, Ill. - United Continental Holdings, Inc. will distribute $224 million in profit-sharing to employees today based on 2010 profits.

Pakistan Airline staff shuts down Islamabad Airport

Protesting staff of the Pakistan International Airline has ceased the flights going to Frankfurt and Bangkok, at the Benazir International Airport Islamabad.

Japan Airlines sued by fired pilots and flight attendants

Tokyo - Nearly 150 former employees of Japan Airlines sued the company Wednesday, demanding their jobs back.

Employees sue Orlando Hard Rock Cafe

ORLANDO, Fla. - Two Hard Rock Cafe International (Orlando), Inc.

United Continental Holdings launches Perfect Attendance Program

CHICAGO - United Continental Holdings, Inc.

American Airlines employees receive Customer Experience Rewards payout

FORT WORTH, Texas - For the seventh consecutive quarter, American Airlines Customer Experience Rewards (a part of American's Annual Incentive Plan) has paid out to employees. On Nov.

Survey: Incentive travel still rates highly as motivational tool

Travel awards still rate highly as motivational tools for enhancing employee productivity but suppliers of such tools and incentive programmes are set to face more pressure to prove that they deliver

US airlines have lost 54K jobs in last two years

NEW YORK — U.S. airlines have cut jobs for two straight years, the government said Wednesday, as accelerating layoffs and outsourcing sped up a downward slide that started in 2001.

DO NOT talk to Spirit Airlines’ employees, or it will cost...

NEW YORK - Tuesday night, Spirit Airlines announced that it is considering charging passengers a fee to speak with a human being at the airport.

Numbers of US-based airline employees continue to shrink

The number of employees at U.S-based airlines as of March, 2010, was the lowest since 1990 according to a Department of Transportation (DOT) report.

Trips to Taiwan become popular incentive at Chinese companies

TAIPEI - A Chinese direct sales firm is planning to send about 10,000 employees on a trip to Taiwan in June amid warming ties between the two former rivals, the Taiwan tourism bureau said Monday.

7,000 volunteer for pay cut – British Airways

British Airways Plc, Europe’s third- largest airline, said almost 7,000 employees have applied for voluntary pay cuts to help the carrier cope with the slump in revenue prompted by the global recess

Air India turns to employees for help with crisis

NEW DELHI - State-run Air India has asked its employees to work jointly toward overcoming the financial crisis faced by the nation's flag carrier.

British Airways: Take unpaid leave or…stay and work for free

British Airways is asking thousands of its staff to work for free for up to four weeks, spokeswoman Kirsten Millard said Tuesday.

Tourists, employees, quarantined at Hong Kong’s Metropark Hotel

With the SARS outbreak in 2003 not close to forgotten, Hong Kong authorities have acted decisively and swiftly in response to Asia’s first confirmed case of swine flu.

Delta responds to worsening global economy

Delta Air Lines today issued the following memo to its more than 70,000 employees worldwide from CEO Richard Anderson and President Edward H. Bastian.

United Airlines creates its own economic stimulus for employees

CHICAGO, IL – UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, today announced the company achieved an operating goal for January, triggering a US$100 cash payout fo