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2014-09-17 08:20:43

MANCHESTER, England, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Over 250 C-level executives and ministers to attend - Tim Clark of Emirates and Scott Kirby of American Airlines to speak at Strategy Summit - 40 of top 50 global carriers to attend 3,000 industry experts representing around 300 airlines, 800 airports and 200 tourism authorities from all corners of the world are expected to head to Chicago for World Routes, the 20th World...

2014-09-10 08:20:51

Airline Awarded 3 Honors Including Coveted "Reader's Choice" NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways, the world's five-star airline, won three honors, including a top Readers' Choice award in SAVEUR Magazine annual Culinary Travel Awards. Winners of the Culinary Travel Awards, one of the industry's premier recognition events, were announced on September 8(th) and represent "the world's best cities, markets, restaurants, bars, hotels, airlines, and other experiences." Qatar...

2014-09-05 04:20:10

PARIS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 3, Hainan Airlines flight HU7907 took off from Hangzhou International Airport at 9:15 pm, making a stop at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport, before heading on to Paris. This is the airline's fifth European route following its routes to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Brussels and Berlin. The launch of the service will provide new opportunities for further political, economic and cultural exchanges and cooperation between China and...

2014-09-01 12:20:17

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Commercial Aviation Aircraft Seating Market by Aircraft Type (NBAWBA, VLA , BGA), by Seat (Economy Class, Premium Economy Class, Business Class, First Class, Suite class), by Geography (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, The Middle East, Latin America, Africa) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, The global Commercial Aviation Aircraft Seating Market is...

2014-08-29 16:20:50

First widebody airplane for all-Boeing airline EVERETT, Wash., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Xiamen Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner. "We are excited to receive our first 787 Dreamliner which is also the first widebody airplane of our all-Boeing fleet," said Che Shanglun, president and chairman of Xiamen Airlines. "With the innovative technology and exceptional efficiency, the 787 Dreamliner will be key to our...

2014-08-21 12:21:11

Airline raises a glass to new sparkling wine, improved premium and economy choices CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled new, improved lunch, dinner and beverage choices for domestic first-class customers, offering travelers chef-inspired meals and premium beverages that elevate their in-flight experience. Among the changes: -- New, premium salads beginning this month for customers flying United First and United Business within North America;...

2014-08-07 12:21:10

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is the first airline investor in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. ("Fulcrum"), a US-based sustainable biofuel developer, as part of the airline's biofuel strategy and to help it achieve a target of carbon-neutral growth from 2020. The airline has made a strategic equity investment in Fulcrum, which is a world pioneer in the development and commercialization of converting municipal solid waste into...

2014-07-30 12:22:17

New Pass offers flexible, economical travel throughout 26 countries LOS ANGELES, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam, the largest airline alliance in the Asia Pacific region, has launched its new Go Round Asia and Southwest Pacific Pass, providing customers with a flexible way to explore 26 countries. The latest in SkyTeam's series of regional travel passes, the Go Round Asia and Southwest Pacific pass has been designed as a 'mini-Round the World' ticket that offers cost savings on...

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-24 08:22:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Airlines has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for a long-term detailed spare parts agreement that includes air management, electric, and engineering systems on select Boeing and Airbus aircraft operated by the airline. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) As part of the five-year exclusive agreement, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide China Airlines with OEM parts for the Airbus A330 and A340 and...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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