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2011-02-18 11:55:00

CRAWLEY, England, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways is changing its Mauritius timetable to give customers an extra day in the sun. From November 1, flights back from the Indian Ocean isle will take off 12 hours later than at present, creating more time for relaxation before the journey home. The better timing coincides with the route being switched from Heathrow to Gatwick, further strengthening the airline's premium leisure programme at the airport. Currently, flights to...

2011-02-17 09:31:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is preparing to expand service to two key international business airports - Haneda Airport in Tokyo and Heathrow Airport in London - as it continues its focus on key markets for strategic growth in 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101123/CL04792LOGO ) Delta begins nonstop service between Tokyo-Haneda and Detroit and Los Angeles on Saturday, and will launch its new routes between Boston and Miami and...

2011-02-02 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- British Midland International (bmi) has announced today new services from London Heathrow to Europe and North Africa. bmi, Heathrow's second largest airline, will offer new daily flights to Bergen and Stavanger in Norway effective April 1, 2011, and new services to Casablanca and Marrakech in Morocco. Direct flights to Casablanca will operate four times per week from April 2, 2011, and flights to Marrakech will operate three times per week from...

2010-12-17 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, British Airways and Iberia, members of the oneworld® alliance, today announced new customer benefits as a result of their trans-Atlantic joint business. All three carriers are expanding the number of routes on which the airlines will codeshare between North America and Europe. These new codeshare flights offer passengers in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Mexico and many other European...

2010-12-07 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it won two framework contracts from Gatwick Airport Limited (GAL) to provide architecture- and civil engineering-led design services at Gatwick Airport until 2013, with an option to extend for a further year. Officials did not disclose the contract value. As part of the civil engineering framework, Jacobs is to provide multi-disciplinary design services, including airport...

2010-11-30 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines (AA) and British Airways (BA) today announced the opening of the joint Admirals Club lounge at Denver International Airport. This new club is the airlines' first joint lounge since entering into a joint business agreement to share revenue, coordinate networks and schedules and cooperate commercially on routes between North America and Europe. "The joint lounge in Denver is another way AA and BA are providing more seamless...

2010-11-10 15:13:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation and the European Commission today granted Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) request to operate new daily, year-round flights between London's Heathrow and Boston and Miami international airports. The new flights will begin March 27, 2011, with final flight schedules and fares to be announced within the next week. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-10-28 11:57:00

CRAWLEY, England, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- British Airways has announced the Quick Sale, with discounts on thousands of flights, in all cabins, and hundreds of holidays available from the end of October. For just twelve days, the Quick Sale has a number of great savings available including up to 25% off flights in Economy, up to 36% off in Business class and up to 57% off First class flights. Additionally, when customers book a flight to several US cities they can bag a three night holiday...

2010-08-26 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today filed applications with the European Commission and the U.S. Department of Transportation requesting permission to operate twice-daily year-round service between London's Heathrow Airport and Boston, and daily year-round service between Heathrow and Miami. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Delta's new service would...

2010-08-11 12:20:00

YORK, England, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Superbreak, the short break specialist has reported a surge in airport hotel sales so far this summer, through both the trade and direct arms of the business. The tour operator has seen growth of 17% in bed night sales across the 29 UK airport hotels in its portfolio. As budget minded customers take advantage of the great deals available, its parking and hotel packages that have been particularly successful. A night in a hotel plus parking is often...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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