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2009-12-30 16:18:00

GUADALAJARA and JALISCO, Mexico, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") announced today that on December 28, 2009, the new maximum tariffs were published in the Diario Oficial de la Federacion (Official Gazette of the Federation) which are for a five-year period (2010-2014). These new maximum tariffs were applicable to the airports located in the following cities: Aguascalientes (AGU), Guanajuato...

2009-12-04 10:15:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today announced new service between Orange County and Maui to begin March 7, 2010. In addition, the company increased to daily previously announced service between Orange County and Honolulu, also starting March 7, 2010. "We continue to see solid demand for travel to Hawaii," said Jim Compton, Continental's executive vice president of marketing. "We are operating the new flights with the right-sized aircraft for...

2009-12-03 20:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Directors and CEO's of California's 30 commercial airports have formed a statewide airport consortium, the California Airports Council (CAC), it was announced today. "Airports play a critical role in the fabric of the state's economy, providing billions in revenue and tens of thousands of jobs statewide," said John Martin, executive director of San Francisco International Airport and president of the organization. (Logo:...

2009-10-13 15:57:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shopping for a blue Ford in Philly? An F-150 in Houston? A Super Duty diesel in Denver? You're not alone: According to Ford sales data, Philadelphia is the company's top market for blue cars, Houston leads the country in percentage of pickup truck sales, and Denver is the top market for vehicles equipped with diesel engines and four-wheel drive. Ford analyzes sales data for insight into consumer preferences by region,...

2009-10-08 12:59:00

LUTON, England, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't worry if the withdrawal of BMI baby's flights from Manchester to Malaga and Alicante has left you feeling blue this winter. Award winning low fares airline Monarch has a fantastic range of flights to these popular winter sun destinations still available to book via www.monarch.co.uk, with fares from as little as 37.99 pounds Sterling one way including all taxes and charges. In addition to year round daily flights from Manchester to Malaga...

2009-10-01 05:04:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, October 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the "Russia Calling" Investment Forum in Moscow, Fraport AG's executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte emphasized the exceptional importance of the St. Petersburg concession project for developing, modernizing and operating the city's Pulkovo Airport. "Our participation in St. Petersburg will result in tremendous benefits for both the city and for Fraport, as an airport manager," stressed Schulte. "The City of St....

2009-09-10 17:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines announced today that the airline will begin new nonstop service between Denver and Boston Logan; Denver and Spokane; and Denver and Reno/Tahoe. The new service will be open for sale today for travel beginning Jan. 10, 2010. To book travel, visit: www.southwest.com. "Denver has been, and will continue to remain a focus market for us, and we are committed to adding more flights to more places from the Mile High City," said...

2009-07-27 05:00:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is pleased to announce 'The But Wait, There's More!' ten day sale for fall travel to more than 56 destinations in the carrier's network, with fares starting as low as $29 (a). Now is the perfect time to experience some of the airline's newest exotic destinations, including Barbados (service begins October 1) and Saint Lucia (service begins October 26). Customers must book travel online at www.jetblue.com by...

2009-06-25 14:53:20

A Scotland-based Web site has published a list of the world's weirdest airport names, including the Mafia, Moron and Pickle Lake Airports. Skyscanner.net, which specializes in cheap flights, picked Turkey's Batman Airport as its favorite name for a hub, followed by Useless Loop Airport in Australia, Black Tickle Airport in Canada, Mafia Airport in Tanzania and Moron Airport in Mongolia. The Web site also listed airports with names that could be taken as offensive, including Japan's Fukui...

2009-06-17 16:19:59

A Missouri airport has unveiled its latest luxury amenity -- a pair of rest stops for dogs on the go who have to go. The Lambert-St. Louis International Airport formally opened the rest areas -- which include park benches, trash cans and plastic bags for cleanup -- this month outside of its Main and East Terminals, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday. Airport officials said the 20-by-20-foot areas were designed to be comforting to traveling pooches and their owners. We know...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'