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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...

2014-07-22 16:20:59

Airline's Order for A350XWB-800s Cancelled HONOLULU, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Airbus to acquire six new A330-800neo aircraft starting in 2019, with rights to purchase an additional six aircraft as part of the carrier's vision to serve farther non-stop destinations from Hawai'i. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040827/LAF044LOGO The order replaces Hawaiian Airline's existing order...

2014-07-22 12:21:24

2014 GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World's Best Hotels, Airlines, Car Rental Agencies, Travel Websites and Other Providers NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, LOT Polish Airlines, United Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Etihad Airways have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and...

2014-07-17 08:21:36

5-Star Airline Partners With Washingtonian Magazine for 2nd Year WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways proudly partnered with Washingtonian Magazine for their annual "AT&T Best Of Washington" event for the 2(nd) straight year, on July 16(th). The annual event features the best of the district's food and beverage selections, voted on by Washingtonian readers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127854 After last year's success, the airline brought back...

2014-07-16 08:21:30

BEIJING, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 15(th) at 10:30am British time, SKYTRAX, the global professional airline rating organization, announced its 2014 annual SKYTRAX five-star airlines list at the 49(th) Farnborough International Airshow (FIA). Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, All Nippon Airways and several other airlines were named as SKYTRAX five-star airlines. China's Hainan Airlines was awarded this honor for the 4(th) consecutive year in addition to winning...

2014-07-16 04:20:18

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has signed a 10-year Comprehensive Accessory Repair and Exchange (C.A.R.E.) program agreement to support evacuation systems on Asiana Airlines' new fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) As part of the C.A.R.E. program, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide evacuation slide asset management and maintenance, repair and overhaul...

2014-07-15 16:20:30

TORONTO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada customers flying AC005 from Toronto to Tokyo-Haneda made history today as they boarded one of the airline's brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliners now operating Air Canada's first new scheduled route with the ultra-modern, fuel efficient aircraft. "We are delighted to introduce our customers flying between Toronto and Tokyo-Haneda to Air Canada's new international standard for comfort on our state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner," said...

2014-07-15 12:21:59

Airline Honored with "Best Airline Staff Service in North America" and "Best Low-Cost Airline in the U.S.A." Awards at UK's Historic Farnborough Air Show SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, took top honors for Best Low-Cost Airline in the U.S.A. for the fifth consecutive year as well as Best Staff Service among North American airlines for the fourth year in a row in the 2014 World...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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