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2011-02-07 07:00:00

Agreement links WestJet's network with Delta's global reach CALGARY and ATLANTA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - WestJet and Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced the immediate start of an interline agreement. This agreement allows WestJet and Delta customers to purchase connecting flights on one ticket, receive boarding passes for all segments at their first check-in, and tag bags through to their final destination. Passengers now can connect between WestJet and Delta flights at more...

2011-01-19 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM and BEIRUT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Middle East Airlines - Air Liban (MEA), the national carrier of Lebanon, will sign an agreement on Feb. 28 to officially start the process of joining SkyTeam in 2012. Customers will benefit from increased access to and from the Middle East and Western Africa. Welcoming MEA to become a full member is a significant step towards enhancing the global network of the alliance. SkyTeam is actively working to strengthen its presence in the...

2011-01-18 11:00:00

AMSTERDAM, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam has officially launched an innovative new mobile offering to all passengers traveling with any of its 13 member airlines. The SkyTeam iPhone App contains a variety of highly useful features for today's traveler, including worldwide airline flight schedules, flight status, weather information with seven-day forecasts, notifications to users of updates and changes, an airport locator and important contact phone numbers. The eSkyGuide also...

2011-01-17 18:40:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer delivered 92 jets during the fourth quarter of 2010 (4Q10), 30 of which to the commercial aviation market, 61 to executive aviation, and one to the defense segment. Thus, the Company closed out 2010 with 246 jets delivered. The firm order backlog, at the end of the year, came to US$ 15.6 billion, which is 2% higher than the amount recorded on September 30, 2010. Deliveries by Segment 4Q10 2010...

2011-01-10 12:32:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following statement in support of Saudi Arabian Airlines' decision to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) "Saudi Arabian's growing hub in Riyadh and extensive network throughout the Middle East will bring Delta customers greater access to destinations across one of the world's most important economic regions," said Charlie...

2010-12-16 10:30:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced that it has promoted from vice president to senior vice president two leaders integral to the airline's long-term business strategy. Neel Shah has been named senior vice president and chief cargo officer and Chris Collette has been named senior vice president - Supply Chain Management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Shah, 41, will continue to lead Delta's cargo...

2010-12-09 13:44:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has appointed Nicolas Ferri to the newly created position of vice president - Latin America and the Caribbean effective Jan. 1, 2011. Ferri will report to Delta President Ed Bastian. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Based in Atlanta, Ferri will oversee and direct all of Delta's commercial activities in the Latin America and Caribbean region, including long-term growth opportunities...

2010-11-30 07:05:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following statement in support of Aerolineas Argentinas' signing of an agreement to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) "Delta looks forward to having Aerolineas Argentinas as a strong and valued SkyTeam partner in the Americas. Aerolineas Argentinas' revitalization plan is on track as it modernizes its fleet,...

2010-11-23 05:05:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today issued the following statement in support of Garuda Indonesia's decision to join the SkyTeam global airline alliance in 2012. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) "We are honored that Garuda Indonesia has chosen to link its future growth and success with Delta and our SkyTeam partners, while bringing our alliance...

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2010-11-19 06:35:00

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a division of Air France-KLM, is teaming up with a commercial space-flight endeavor planning to operate out the Caribbean island of Curacao, according to officials on Thursday.  KLM has purchased a "few" tickets for suborbital space flights through Space Exploration Curacao, a private venture backed by two Dutch industrialists that plans to operate a two-seat Lynx spacecraft currently being developed by XCOR Aerospace in Mojave, California. Gedi Schrijver, a...


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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.