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2014-10-01 12:20:50

Annual flight kicks off Delta's fundraising campaign in partnership with BCRF ATLANTA, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) annual "Breast Cancer One" employee survivor flight took place yesterday, kicking off the airline's month-long campaign to generate awareness and raise money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This year marked Delta's 10th annual survivor flight, which honored more than 140 employee breast cancer survivors with a trip from...

2014-10-01 08:22:02

The Airline's Seasonal New York-Fort Lauderdale and Boston-Las Vegas Routes are on Sale Now; Guests Are Invited to Start Planning a 'Winter Thaw' with Deals and a 'Sun-Inspired Selfie' Competition for Chance To Win Roundtrip Flights to Winter Escape Destinations. SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning airline that is reinventing travel, today announces two new seasonal routes - daily nonstop service between New York's John F. Kennedy International...

2014-10-01 08:20:52

Agents, corporate buyers connected to the Sabre travel marketplace will benefit from real-time capabilities to book domestic and connections flights across Peru. The airline seeks to drive international expansion through the agency channel SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation announced today that Peruvian Airlines has become the newest Latin American carrier to join the Sabre travel marketplace, a leading travel e-commerce platform that will help the...

2014-09-30 08:22:39

This winter, where do you want to be? SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale today, featuring savings on air fares for residents of the 49th state to get away to over 100 destinations. The special PFD rates are on routes within and from the state of Alaska for travel purchased by Oct. 30, 2014. "Alaska Airlines' PFD sale features some of the best fares of the year. We hope that residents receiving their checks next...

2014-09-30 08:21:41

ABU DHABI, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first IATA World Financial Symposium (WFS), hosted by Etihad Airways, took place 14-18 September in Abu Dhabi. WFS focused on supporting sustained airline financial health and brought together 750 executives to discuss financial challenges and issues in today's aviation industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP, chaired the opening presentation, "The Payment Riddle: Combining...

2014-09-30 08:20:46

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswir/ -- -- This market covers the operation of restaurants and catering facilities in airports across Western and Eastern Europe, excluding Russia and Turkey. -- It does not include duty free and other store-based retailing at airport sites or the provision of food on-board planes by airlines. -- We quantify the market size, historical growth rates, while reviewing key factors behind these figures.-- We also carry out an in-depth analysis of the relevant...

2014-09-30 08:20:38

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, today announced HP will integrate the optimized Jeppesen JetPlan flight planning engine into the HP Flight Operations suite. Under this agreement, Jeppesen's JetPlan flight planning engine will power HP's flight planning interface, enabling airlines to increase the efficiency of their operations, reduce costs and enhance the passenger experience. HP's Flight Operations is a...

2014-09-29 12:22:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management of technology strategy and solutions to support United's global business. "Linda's significant experience leading IT organizations and running complex business and consumer systems will be a tremendous asset to United as we advance our technology to become more...

2014-09-29 12:21:28

-- During this time, the airline has been committed to consistently providing world-class service to its customers with one of the world's most modern fleets. MEXICO CITY, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico is celebrating its 80(th) anniversary as Mexico's flagship carrier and thanks its passengers, vendors, commercial partners, airport groups, trade unions and employees, who have placed their trust in the company over eight decades to position the brand as Mexico's leading...

2014-09-29 12:21:16

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AirVault today announced that WestJet has licensed and implemented the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution to provide it with a new, web-based aircraft maintenance record management system. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140927/148751 Pursuing their vision to be one of the five most successful airlines in the world, WestJet needed an innovative, cloud-computing method to provide paper-less management of their...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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