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2014-07-11 12:20:38

MONTREAL, July 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced the addition of Air India to its roster of travel partners. Starting today, Aeroplan Members can earn and redeem Aeroplan Miles for travel with Air India, bringing the total number of airline partners to 32. "We're excited to have Air India join the Aeroplan program," said Kevin O'Brien, Chief Commercial Officer, Aeroplan. "This addition will give our members greater choice when it comes to accumulation and...

2009-02-25 07:00:00

MUMBAI, India, READING, England and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberSource Ltd., the U.K.-based subsidiary of CyberSource Corporation, today announced that its Decision Manager anti-fraud solution has been selected by Air India Express. Decision Manager, designed to help companies like Air India Express automate and safeguard its online ticketing, provides access to over 150 global validation tests to screen for fraud and determine in real time whether online...

2008-10-11 09:00:18

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI New Delhi, [Saturday] 11 October: A major accident was averted Saturday when a pilot of a London-bound Air India [AI] aircraft with 130 people on board detected smoke in the cockpit soon after take- off from here and returned to ground. All the 115 passengers and 15 crew members of flight AI-111 were safe. They departed by another aircraft for London, an Air India spokesperson said after the Boeing 777-300 (Extended Range) aircraft landed under...

2008-09-20 12:00:37

By Manju V MUMBAI: The demarcating line between low-cost carriers and full- fare airlines may get blurred if Kingfisher Red's competitors, too, follow its decision to serve free hot and cold snacks on flights. Low-cost carriers, too, have started issuing seat numbers on boarding passes following a directorate-general of civil aviation order. Now, if more low-cost carriers also get on the free-food bandwagon, there will be very little to help the flier differentiate between a low-cost...

2008-09-18 09:00:31

French aircraft manufacturer Airbus said that the inauguration of Kingfisher Airlines's A330-200 service on its Bangalore-London route illustrates the A330's increasing role in expanding international services from the Indian travel market. According to Airbus, Kingfisher Airlines will have five A330-200s in service by the end of 2008, serving additional markets such as Singapore and Hong Kong. Another Indian airline, Jet Airways, which is reported to be India's largest A330 operator, has...

2008-09-17 16:51:24

By Rhona Ganguly A NEW airline has stepped forward to fill Air India's shoes by offering flights to the sub-continent from Birmingham International Airport. Bilga Air will fly from the Midlands to Amritsar in Northern India - home of the Golden Temple in the Punjab - twice a week starting at pounds 575 return from October 9. The announcement follows Air India's shock decision last week to pull the plug on its Birmingham to Amritsar route to protect its valuable slots at Heathrow...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.