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2008-09-24 06:00:21

Singapore Airlines has announced that it will launch a new service to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on December 14, 2008. The airline will operate four times-a-week to Riyadh via Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday using Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Riyadh will be the second city to which Singapore Airlines operates in Saudi Arabia. The airline will maintain its current three-times-weekly service to Jeddah, via Abu Dhabi, UAE. Singapore Airlines...

2008-09-22 09:00:37

Airline, Terminal & Business Catering Holding (ATB) (Italy), restaurant operator, bought about 50% of the total 32 restaurants at the airport in Prague-Ruzyne, Czech Republic in Sep 2008. ATB, operating restaurants for example at the airports in Vienna, Austria or Ljubljana, Slovenia through its subsidiaries, is a part of the group Gruppo Save (Italy). Its parent company Save (Italy) operates the international airport in Venezia, Italy. (c) 2008 Access Czech Republic Business Bulletin....

2008-09-19 15:00:24

Russia-based Mobile TeleSystems has launched its 3G networks in Novosibirsk, Norilsk and Vladivostok. Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) launched the first pan-regional 3G network in Russia in May 2008 in St Petersburg followed by Sochi, Yekaterinburg and Kazan. In August 2008, MTS expanded its 3G network to Nizhniy Novgorod. In September 2008, the company brought next-generation networks to Novosibirsk and Norilsk, the two industrial centers in Siberia, and Vladivostok. The company intends to...

2008-09-17 16:51:24

Tokyo, Sept. 17 (Jiji Press)--Japan has agreed with Sweden, Norway and Denmark to expand flight services between Narita International Airport near Tokyo and the three Scandinavian countries, the Japanese transport ministry said Wednesday. The four nations reached the agreement at their civil aviation talks held in the Swedish capital of Stockholm on Monday and Tuesday, according to the ministry. The number of weekly round-trip flights linking the Narita airport and the three Scandinavian...

2008-09-17 09:00:28

Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia has launched direct daily flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok, Thailand, using Airbus 320 aircraft. Kathleen Tan, regional head of commercial operations at AirAsia, said: "The launch of our direct daily flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok will work hand-in-hand with our existing connections, especially our Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur route, and will further strengthen our position as the leading low-fare airline in Asia with a wide network of...

2008-09-16 12:00:28

Jet Airways has launched daily flights to Muscat, Oman, from Thiruvananthapuram, India. The airline operates daily flights to Muscat using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. With the launch of this new flight, the airline now has three daily services to Muscat from Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Mumbai in India. Sudheer Raghavan, chief commercial officer of Jet Airways, said: "In a bid to further enhance its connectivity on this sector, and in line with passenger demand, the airline is proud to be...

2008-09-16 09:00:34

UAE national airline signs codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines ABU DHABI, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), announced Monday that it has signed a codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines in an effort to extend its destination network in Asia. Under the agreement, Etihad will place its two-letter "EY" code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between Kuala Lumpur, capital of Malaysia, and the country's popular islands of Kota...

2008-09-15 09:00:36

Fast Food Servis (FFS) (Czech Republic), restaurant operator, was wholly acquired by Gruppo Save (GS) (Italy) in Sep 2008. FFS controls roughly 50% of all restaurants at the airport in Prague- Ruzyne, which offer expensive food products and drinks. GS, which operates several regional airports in northern Italy, paid CEK 350 mil for FFS. GS bought FFS through its subsidiary Airline, Terminal & Business Catering Holding (Austria). (c) 2008 Access Czech Republic Business Bulletin. Provided...

2008-09-15 09:00:36

Ceske aerolinie (CSA) (Prague, Czech Republic), Czech Airlines, is trying to save money during operation of the airport in Prague- Ruzyne. It signed a memorandum on cooperation with the manager of the airport in Prague-Ruzyne Letiste Praha (LP) (Prague, Czech Republic) and the air traffic control Rizeni letoveho provozu (RLP) (Prague, Czech Republic) in Sep 2008 to use this airport more effectively. But the system of joint databases of CSA, LP and RLP will need an investment of about CEK 20...

2008-09-13 12:00:16

Rapper Kanye West has traveled to Hawaii after being arrested at a Los Angeles airport in a situation police say is still being unraveled. Sgt. Jim Holcomb of the Los Angeles Police Department's Airport Division said he was still unclear as to the exact circumstances of West's arrest this week at Los Angeles International Airport, E! Online reported Friday. "I have no idea," Holcomb said in reference to what instigated the airport incident. "I didn't know who he (Kanye) was until the day...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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