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2014-05-18 12:20:04

Delivery marks first of 37 787s ordered by airline SEATTLE, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada's 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto. "The 787 Dreamliner will immediately make a dramatic improvement to our fleet capabilities," said Calin Rovinescu,...

2014-05-15 20:20:47

Singapore-based airline transitioning fleet to 787 Dreamliners with 20 on order SEATTLE, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Scoot today announced a five-year pilot training agreement to support the Singapore-based airline's fleet transition to 787 Dreamliners. Under the agreement, Boeing Flight Services, a business unit of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will provide 787 flight training to Scoot pilots at Boeing's Singapore training campus. In 2014 alone, an...

2014-05-12 08:22:41

Redefines Key Leadership Roles ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 12, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- Sky West, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW), the holding company for Sky West Airlines, Inc. ("Sky West Airlines") and Express Jet Airlines, Inc. ("Express Jet Airlines"), announces the promotion of Russell "Chip" Childs to President, effective May 12, 2014. Mr. Childs has been serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sky West Airlines. In his new role at Sky West, Inc., Mr. Childs will oversee all...

2014-05-02 12:21:08

America's largest Asian airline now operating at IAH HOUSTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Korean Air is now operating daily nonstop service between Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Incheon International Airport in Seoul. America's largest Asian airline officially launched its Houston service on May 2, with the morning arrival of its Boeing 777-200 aircraft. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140502/83471 "Korean Air is excited about serving...

2014-04-17 12:21:05

MOSCOW, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transaero Airlines has completed the interior design of its Airbus A380s, which will join the airline's fleet in 2015. Each of the airline's four aircraft, able to accommodate 652 passengers, will be configured in three classes of service - Imperial (First), Business and Economy, providing the highest level of comfort for passengers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120730/546480 ) Imperial class is a unique...

2014-04-10 12:20:23

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAE International Aero Engines AG announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500® engines operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair. The agreement will cover installed engines on 15 A320ceos and seven A321ceos, in addition to four spare engines. "The V2500 engine has been a strong powerplant in our fleet and has contributed to helping us...

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...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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