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2014-04-09 12:20:53

Newest Dreamliner is longer, travels farther and carries more passengers CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet longer...

2014-04-08 12:20:24

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today. This partnership will see EF, the world leader in language training, provide English learning via its cloud-based school to enhance the ability of ANA employees, including cabin attendants, to succeed in the global business environment. In its recently released medium-term corporate strategy for FY2014-2016,...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...

2014-04-07 12:22:08

Award-Winning Airline Adds Second Daily Flight between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing air travel, today announces that it will expand its schedule to two daily nonstop roundtrips between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and its home base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) as of July 8, 2014. Known...

2014-03-31 12:20:27

SEATTLE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] was honored Friday with the 2014 Tomodachi Award from the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington. Meaning "friend" in Japanese, the Tomodachi Award is granted each year to individuals or companies who have made an extraordinary contribution to the Japanese community. Past recipients include Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and the Seattle Mariners baseball team. "Boeing is being recognized for decades of positive...

2014-03-26 16:20:51

DALLAS, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Commercial Aircraft Cabin Interior Market by Aircraft Type (Narrow Body Aircraft, Wide Body Aircraft, Very Large Aircraft , Business General Aviation), Product (Seat, Light, IFEC, Windows & Windshield, Galley & Monument , Lavatory), Fit (Linefit, Retrofit), & Geography ( North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, The Middle East, Latin America, Africa, Row) - Forecast & Analysis to 2014...

2014-03-26 12:20:59

JAL SKY Wi-Fi to be provided on international Boeing 767-300ERs, 777-200ERs and 787s NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "JAL") and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (hereinafter "Panasonic") have been collaborating on providing in-flight Internet service - JAL SKY Wi-Fi on international Boeing 777-300ERs, operated on North America and Europe routes in July 2012. JAL has recently reached an agreement with Panasonic to aggressively install JAL...

2014-03-14 12:21:33

A Few Tips to Make Passengers' Travel Experience Smoother OTTAWA, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - With the onset of the March Break and World Consumer Right's Day on March 15, the Canadian Transportation Agency is reminding passengers about their rights, responsibilities and recourse if they encounter problems when travelling. In Canada, air passenger rights and responsibilities are set out in the terms and conditions of carriage (contract) included in airline tariffs. Although...

2014-03-13 00:21:00

TOKYO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Komy Co., Ltd. has surpassed the 200,000 mark in unit sales of KomyMirrors for overhead stowage bins in aircraft since first delivering the product in 1997, providing services to airlines and other customers. There has not been a single complaint from any customer! Komy Co., Ltd. is the sole manufacturer of flat, wide-angle ultra-light mirrors in the world. Most of the mirrors are installed in overhead stowage bins to prevent passengers from...

2014-03-05 12:20:16

BERLIN, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berlin's Mayor and Qatar Airways' CEO officially unveil new luxury A380 First Class seats on the opening day of the world's biggest travel fair in Germany's capital Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency ( http://www.epa.eu ) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/pm/101697/qatar-airways Qatar Airways' highly anticipated first...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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