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Southwest, JetBlue and United in The Top 10 Most Followed Airlines on Facebook

Dépèche transmise le 22 décembre 2011 par PRNewswire

BARCELONA, Spain, December 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

eDreams [http://edreams.com ] launches Top 50 Most "Liked" on Facebook chart for airlines

Online travel agency eDreams launched a new page on their travel blog today http://blog.edreams.com, a list of the world's 50 most popular airlines on Facebook: http://blog.edreams.es/facebook-airlines

The daily self-updating chart [http://blog.edreams.com/facebook-airlines ] counts the total number of likes on the airlines' Facebook Pages and displays them in decreasing order on the page. The chart links each Airline to their corresponding Facebook Page. By liking or unliking, users can visualise their impact on the ranking of their favourite airlines.

At the time of writing this press release, the top five most "liked" airlines on Facebook were: Southwest Airlines (LUV), with 1.740.155 likes, followed by Air Asia (AIABF) with 1.318.339 likes and KLM (AFRAF) with 631.795 likes. The third and fourth ranking airlines are Air France (AFLYY) and Lufthansa (DLAKF).

See the ranking at: http://blog.edreams.com/facebook-airlines

The country with the most representatives in the chart is USA, with three airlines in the top 10 most popular airlines on Facebook (Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways and United) and nine representatives in the top 50.

38% of the airlines that are listed in the above mentioned top 50 are European, followed by Asian (24%) and North American (20%) companies.

About eDreams

eDreams (http://www.edreams.com) is one of the largest independent European online travel agencies. The company is based in Barcelona, Spain and offers services in Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Germany, UK, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, Chile, India, Peru, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia, Switzerland, USA, and the global English-speaking markets through their web properties: edreams.es, edreams.it, edreams.fr, edreams.pt, edreams.de, edreams.co.uk, au.edreams.com, edreamsviagens.com.br, ca.edreams.com, cl.edreams.com, edreams.in, edreams.pe, edreams.ch, edreams.net and edreams.com.

The company offers a large selection of flights, hotels and vacation packages at competitive prices and makes them available to its clients through booking engines with the latest pricing and search technology. Permira acquired eDreams from the previous majority stakeholder, TA Associates, in August of 2010.

Media Contacts Paula Malingre - pmalingre@tinkle.es +34-620-915-756 Montse Castellana - mcastellana@tinkle.es +34-679-983-310

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