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2011-07-20 06:40:00

CRAWLEY, England, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways has revealed that more families than ever are choosing to fly from Gatwick airport as they jet off on holiday this year. The airline has already seen a ten per cent increase in family bookings compared to last year and the trend is set to continue through the summer. In July and August, British Airways will serve around 7,000 child meals on its long haul and European flights from Gatwick, and cabin...

2011-05-23 03:00:00

LONDON, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New figures released by BAA have revealed that Heathrow had its busiest April on record, with a staggering 5.8 million passengers passing through the airport last month. This figure marks a 4.22% increase from 2009, compared to the 31.1% for 2010 due to the disruption caused by the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud. While 2010 was a very difficult year for travel, these new figures show that more people have decided to go on a foreign holiday this year,...

2011-03-30 12:18:00

CRAWLEY, England, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways flights to the popular Spanish city of Malaga have returned to Gatwick Airport. The flights have now moved back from Heathrow and have doubled in frequency, with up to four daily flights on selected days. This will increase to 27 flights a week from June 2011. Malaga is the gateway to the southern Spanish sun resorts and the daily flights are timed to give customers maximum flexibility when making their travel plans. As...

2011-03-22 09:00:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York's hometown airline, and Virgin Atlantic, the award-winning long-haul airline, today announced the launch of a new transatlantic interline partnership that links the networks of two of aviation's most iconic brands. Effective today, travellers can connect with ease from London, Glasgow and Manchester on Virgin Atlantic onward to JetBlue's domestic flights serving destinations including Baltimore,...


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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