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2008-08-06 09:00:39

Myanmar int'l airport accommodates larger aircraft after renovation YANGON, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The Yangon International Airport of Myanmar can now accommodate larger aircraft such as Boeing 747 after its runway was extended, the local Newsweek journal reported Tuesday. With the runway expanded to 11,200 feet (3.36 km) long and 200 feet (60 meters) wide, such type of fully-loaded aircraft can now land at the airport. The new terminal of the Yangon International Airport has been put...

2008-06-27 09:02:49

Thai Airways has announced that it will suspend its service between Bangkok and New York, effective July 1, 2008, due to the continually increasing cost of jet fuel. The airline said that, while it will discontinue its New York operations, the company will retain service on the return Bangkok-Los Angeles route, which will utilize Airbus A340-500 aircraft until September 2008. Thereafter, the carrier will utilize Boeing 777-200ER aircraft to and from Los Angeles at five flights per week....


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.