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2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-07-07 16:20:49

-- Load factor of 79.5% for the month of June MEXICO CITY, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. ("Aeromexico") (BMV: AEROMEX) the largest airline in Mexico, reports its operating statistics for June 2014. -- Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 367 thousand passengers in June; an 8.9% year-on-year increase. International market passenger numbers increased by 19.9%, while domestic market passenger numbers increased by 4.3%. --...

2014-07-07 16:20:25

SEATTLE, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to the call via webcast at www.alaskaair.com/investors. Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its...

2014-07-07 08:21:12

ITASCA, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has partnered with Chevrolet to offer passengers free access to Facebook through Gogo on select Gogo equipped flights through July 20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO To access free Facebook, passengers simply need to launch the browser on their laptop, tablet or smartphone device while in flight and look for the...

2014-07-03 12:21:15

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. A Pacific Northwest aviation professional, Hyde will lead community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States and Hawaii, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations affecting Alaska Airlines. "Boosting our company's connections to the communities we serve is a top priority for Alaska Airlines," said Joe...

2014-07-03 08:20:28

SEATTLE, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUPOn a combined basis, Air Group reported a 5.3 percent increase in traffic on a 5.5 percent increase in capacity compared to June 2013. This resulted in a 0.2 point decrease in load factor to 86.9 percent. These statistics include...

2014-06-27 20:20:39

SEATTLE, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Air's aircraft technicians and fleet service agents have ratified a new six-year contract, the airline and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced today. "We're pleased that our technicians recognized the benefits of this contract and voted to ratify," says Yvonne Daverin, Horizon Air vice president of maintenance and engineering. "This contract provides both our technicians and our company with a strong, stable...

2014-06-26 08:21:00

ITASCA, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, today welcomes Christopher Payne to its board of directors. Payne has spent the last five years of his career at eBay where he currently serves as senior vice president, North America Marketplaces. He is responsible for leading eBay's North American businesses, which includes general management, marketing and P&L....

2014-06-20 12:21:08

SEATTLE, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Tampa, Florida. Known for white sand and sunshine on Florida's Gulf Coast, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area offers activities and attractions, indoors and out, for people of all ages. "We're excited to offer Seattle residents a nonstop trip to the beach," said Joe Sprague, senior vice president of communications and external relations. "The Tampa Bay Area is the perfect...

2014-06-17 12:21:37

-- As of July, this summer, the carrier will offer more than 5,000 additional seats a week on its domestic and international routes. MEXICO CITY, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announced an increase in the number of flights it offers between Mexico City and major destinations such as Acapulco, Cancun, Huatulco, Los Cabos, Merida, Oaxaca, Puerto Vallarta and Zihuatanejo in Mexico and Miami, Orlando and San Antonio in the United States, for this...


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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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