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2014-06-24 20:20:22

Airline grows to 18 destinations and 13 aircraft in inaugural year CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore celebrates its first birthday today, just days before eastern operations launch with flights between Thunder Bay, Ontario, and Toronto. The regional airline, which took to the skies June 24, 2013, has enjoyed tremendous support from the many communities that now have regular air service, and the many more that now boast better schedules, more frequency, and more...

2014-06-24 12:22:24

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 24th, LAN and TAM Airline union leaders from Argentina, Peru, and Chile will be meeting in Lima, in an effort to convince the company to provide decent working conditions for aviation workers of the LATAM Aviation Group. A meeting will be held on June 24th, at the Ministry of Labor of Peru, with representatives of the company, and the leadership of the Peruvian mechanics union. The purpose of this meeting is to...

2014-06-24 12:22:11

San Francisco's Hometown Airline to Fly Guests in Style from Across the U.S. to the Nation's Largest LGBT Event SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America for the seventh year in a row is proud to partner with SF Pride as the "Official Domestic Airline of San Francisco Pride." 2014 marks the 44(th) Anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration and Virgin America's teammates will be bringing the airline's signature Virgin Red to this year's "Color Our...

2014-06-23 16:21:24

Airline installs 20 APC kiosks at Newark Liberty NEWARK, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines customers returning to the United States through Newark Liberty International Airport may now enjoy a faster, more flyer-friendly customs experience. The airline has installed 20 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks by BorderXpress in the Terminal C customs hall at its Newark Liberty hub - the New York area's premier international gateway. United's new APC kiosks expedite...

2014-06-23 16:20:58

LAN and TAM Airlines unions will take action this week in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina in support of strikes by LAN Peru mechanics and LAN Argentina flight attendants LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, the aviation unions of the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) Network of LATAM Unions in Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia will be taking action to support the mechanics of LAN Peru and the flight attendants of LAN Argentina....

2014-06-23 12:21:54

To download accompanying photo featuring United employees marching in the Denver LGBT Pride Parade, visit: http://newsroom.unitedcontinentalholdings.com/pridemonth. CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United employees marched through the streets of downtown Denver on Sunday as part of the city's annual LGBT Pride Festival - one of several parades the airline is participating in across the country to commemorate LGBT Pride Month. Over the next week, United employees will take part...

2014-06-20 16:20:48

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) LATAM network reports that it is hearing of concerns from passengers due to fly on LAN and TAM planes during a strike expected to begin in Peru on 26 June. Unions report that more than 200 mechanics - over 70 per cent of all LAN Peru mechanics - will not be certifying airplane flights during the strike, which is expected to affect operations across Latin America, including during the...

2014-06-20 12:20:21

Airline Reports $24.0 Million Year-Over-Year Bottom Line Improvement, Sixth Straight Quarter of Improved Year-over-Year Results SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the first quarter of 2014. The airline significantly narrowed its net loss from the same period in 2013 with a 51.8 percent year-over-year improvement. First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $313.4 million, an...

2014-06-19 16:21:42

Open Letter Issued after Industry Competitor Receives New Aircraft Pledge from American Airlines WASHINGTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Envoy Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued the following statement after American Airlines management announced the placement of 20 new Embraer 175 regional jets with an industry competitor: "The hard working professionals across our company have made the American Eagle brand the...

2014-06-19 12:22:04

New Network Expansion Connects Customers Between Los Angeles and Edmonton, San Antonio, Tampa and Vancouver FORT WORTH, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines will continue expanding its domestic and international service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), further strengthening one of its key hubs and providing more access for customers across its growing global network. New service between Los Angeles and the following markets will be available for booking...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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