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2011-02-09 16:30:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for January 2011 was flat compared to January 2010. All figures in this announcement reflect comparisons between January 1 through January 31, 2011 and 2010. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. Domestic -------- Airport...

2011-01-27 04:06:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International leaders attending the World Economic Forum in snow-covered Davos, Switzerland, are embracing the new perspective of the Global Adaptation Institute (www.globalai.org) that puts "adaptation" at the center of world climate policy. Institute CEO, Dr. Juan Jose Daboub, former Managing Director of the World Bank, speaking to journalists at the conference said: "Some of the world's most prominent private sector leaders...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced the continued expansion of its burgeoning Caribbean flight schedule while unveiling its seasonal travel schedule. The Caribbean expansion includes daily service to Aruba and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, from the low-cost carrier's hub in Atlanta as well as new, non-stop flights from Milwaukee to Cancun, Mexico. Seasonal service will begin to several of the...

2011-01-19 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline, today launches nonstop flights to Cancun International Airport (CUN) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The airline known for high frills and low fares will also launch direct flights to CUN from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) starting January 20, 2011. The launch marks the third international destination for the three year old award-winning carrier and its 14th destination...

2011-01-18 07:00:00

CANCUN, Mexico and RIVIERA MAYA, Mexico, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Real Resort's two luxury-gourmet, all-inclusive, all-suite resorts, THE ROYAL in Cancun & THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen, are offering the ultimate romance getaway. In time for Valentine's and offered throughout February & March, couples can enjoy accommodations in Ocean Front suites or a Presidential Suite and a selection of romantic amenities that can only be found at the resorts where romance was born! The...

2011-01-17 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today launches a "Sweet 60" fare sale to mark the airline's order of 60 new Airbus A320 aircraft - with fares starting from $60,* restrictions, taxes and fees applying. The three-year old airline is one of the fastest growing U.S. airlines of all-time, and will nearly triple its fleet size with the new order. With incredibly low fares across its network, Virgin America is encouraging flyers to book a seat today on the "up and...

2011-01-05 08:20:00

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR), today announced that total passenger traffic for December 2010 decreased by 0.1% when compared to December 2009. All figures in this announcement reflect comparisons between December 1 through December 31, 2009 and 2010. Transit and general aviation passengers are excluded. Domestic -------- Airport...

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2010-12-15 06:25:17

A new international deal on global warming was reached in Cancun on December 11, easing the minds of environmentalists worried that another summit would end with no agreement, but casting a shadow over the issue is the political shift in the United States where legislative climate efforts stalled in 2010. President Barack Obama's administration played an active role in bringing the climate deal together, which pledged deep cuts in carbon emissions blamed for climate change and set up a new...

2010-12-13 14:07:16

The climate summit in Cancun, Mexico, last week agreed a package that will set up a new green climate fund for adapting to climate change, transferring technology to developing countries and reducing emissions by avoiding deforestation and forest degradation. Although countries made voluntary commitments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, they acknowledged that they still fall short of what climate scientists say is needed to keep the global average temperature rise below...

2010-12-13 11:01:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16), which concluded December 10 in Cancun, Mexico, the international aviation industry was recognized for its commitment and vision to address climate change. "We are an industry unlike any other sector," said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. "Few state delegations at last year's climate talks in Copenhagen were aware of...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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