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2009-12-03 10:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will present at the Next Generation Equity Research Airline Conference at 8:55 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 9. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) A live webcast of this event can be accessed via the internet at: http://www.delta.com/about_delta/investor_relations/webcasts/index.jsp. The online replay will be available at the same site shortly after the webcast is complete until Jan. 6, 2010....

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2009-11-24 13:56:02

The airline KLM claims it has achieved the world's first passenger flight using biofuel, as its Boeing 747 -- with one of four engines powered by a 50-percent biokerosene mix -- circled the Netherlands for an hour on Monday, AFP reported. The 747 took off and landed at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam. KLM chief executive officer Peter Hartman noted after the flight that such a feat was technically feasible. "We have demonstrated that it is possible. Government, industry and society at large...

2009-10-28 07:05:00

LONDON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, unveiled its spacious, customer-focused facility at Terminal 4 at London Heathrow airport. The new facility includes an exclusive premium check-in area for first and business class passengers, premium economy passengers, as well as SkyTeam Elite and Elite Plus passengers. Also unveiled today was the second level of the SkyTeam co-branded lounge. When the check-in area and second level of the lounge open to...

2009-10-28 01:00:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airport Security Summit Middle East 2010, which will be held from 7- 10 February at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Dubai, will play host to renowned and insightful airport security experts from organisations including the General Civil Aviation Authority - UAE, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, General Authority of Civil Aviation- Saudi Arabia, Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO), Etihad Airways, Aviation Canada, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC), Sharjah...

2009-10-20 12:55:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced a series of schedule enhancements to strengthen its international network for summer 2010. The changes - which will expand service for customers in 17 cities - leverage Delta's industry-leading joint venture with Air France-KLM, growing alliance relationship with Alaska Air Group and increased fleet flexibility gained from its merger with Northwest. (Logo:...

2009-10-07 08:47:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) delivered 57 jets during the third quarter of 2009 (3Q09), 29 of which belong to the commercial aviation segment, 27 to executive aviation, and one to defense, representing an increase of 18.8% over the 48 jets delivered during the same period in 2008. So far, in 2009, Embraer has delivered 153 jets. On September 30, 2009, the Company's firm order backlog totaled US$ 18.6 billion, or 6% less than the US$...

2009-09-22 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- iSeatz, the global provider of customized travel and entertainment solutions, today announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with Air France-KLM, the largest airline company in the world in terms of revenue and international passenger traffic. Signaling iSeatz' expansion into Europe, the partnership will enable Air France-KLM to leverage iSeatz' flexible booking engine, its proprietary iSeatz OneView platform and its exclusive network of...

2009-08-25 02:41:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The airplane has been painted in a special SkyTeam livery in celebration of the alliance's 10th anniversary. Today's delivery marks the start of an in-service evaluation using chrome-free decorative paint and primer. As part of Boeing's lifecycle approach to reducing environmental impact and in response to KLM's and other customer's requests, Boeing has...

2009-08-22 15:22:18

Peter Hedblom shot 6-under-par 64 Saturday to forge a two-stroke lead after 54 holes of the European Tour's KLM Open golf tournament at Zanvoort, Netherlands. The Swede began the day in a tie for the top spot with defending champion Darren Clarke. Hedblom's round included an eagle at the par-5 second, a bogey at the par-3 11th, and five birdies. His three-round total, 14-under 196, is lowest on the tour this season. The start I got off to calmed me down a little bit, and after that I started...

2009-08-21 13:14:02

Defending champion Darren Clarke shot 3-under-par 67 Friday to tie Peter Hedblom for the 36-hole lead at the KLM Open golf tournament at Zanvoort, Netherlands. They supplanted first-round co-leaders Garry Orr and Paul McGinley. Their 36-hole total at 8-under 132 leads five golfers -- Bradley Dredge (67), Kenneth Ferrie (67), Peter Lawrie (67), Wade Ormsby (67) and Oskar Henningson (66) -- by one stroke. Clarke's round was dampened by bogeys at the first, fifth and ninth holes. Hedblom blew a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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