United Airlines, which this year launched a new campaign that highlights dedication to create a more customer friendly experience, closed 2013 garnering numerous awards.
These awards distinguish the company for investments it has channeled into its MileagePlus loyalty program, customer service initiatives, its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and achievements in environmental protection and conservation.
For the tenth consecutive year, the readers of Global Traveler elected MileagePlus as the “Best Frequent Flyer Program”. United was elected [...]
Investments plans of nearly $700 million until 2014 is being developed by the Chilean Shipping Companies Group (GEN), whose main shareholder is the Urenda family.
It includes about $360 million in the purchase of four new containerships of 9,000 TEUs, with an option to add two more, another $140 million in the purchase of tugboats, ferries and offshore launches for the company CPT; $30 million in the new dock at Colonel Port Cape Froward, and [...]
Concerns have arisen in Panama over a possible cost increase in building the third set of locks on the expanded Panama Canal, but the amount of $1,300 million on top of the $3,200 million contract is mere petty cash when compared with the new estimate of building a Canal across Nicaragua.
Michael Weissenstein and Luis Manuel Galeano, of the Associated Press, have reported that the construction costs may be climbing. They quote Cesar Zamora, a [...]