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2011-07-21 09:15:00

PORT of SPAIN, Trinidad, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerijet International is celebrating its 20th Anniversary of consistent, scheduled all-cargo service to the Piarco International Airport in Trinidad. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110721/FL39261 ) Amerijet International initiated its service to Trinidad in 1991, operating two flights per week utilizing a B727-100 freighter with a capacity to carry 20,000 kg of freight per flight. In the early stages, Amerijet flew dry...

2011-07-12 13:23:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings, Inc. has extended to December 2012 an agreement with Etihad Crystal Cargo to provide two MD-11 cargo aircraft operating on international freighter routes. "These two World Airways MD-11 freighters will help us maintain the cargo capacity we require as we sustainably grow our successful cargo business," said Roy Kinnear, Senior Vice President of Etihad Crystal...

2011-06-23 13:00:00

EVERETT, Wash., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced the delivery of a 777 Freighter to Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Crystal Cargo. Etihad Crystal Cargo is the fast growing cargo division of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. The freighter is Etihad's first Boeing freighter and joins the airline's existing Boeing 777 fleet, which includes seven 777-300ERs. The 777 Freighter is the world's longest-range, twin-engine freighter and features...

2011-06-20 14:27:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., is extending its agreement with Cargolux to operate one Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft on a full-time basis beginning in July 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CL74946LOGO ) Cargolux is one of the leading cargo airlines worldwide, operating scheduled and charter services on a network covering all continents. The company offers 40 years of experience...

2011-06-14 16:32:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has reached an agreement with Saudi Airlines Cargo Company (SACC) to operate one Boeing 747-400 freighter on a full-time basis beginning in June 2011. Under the agreement, World will provide capacity for SACC's expanding network in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CL74946LOGO ) "World Airways is proud to be part of the...

2011-06-07 12:31:00

YPSILANTI, Mich., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Air Cargo Holdings, announced today its initiation of Boeing 757-200 interstate and foreign charter passenger service having completed FAA certification and received authority from the US Department of Transportation. National's inaugural 757-200 passenger aircraft offers seating for 164 passengers (12 first/business class and 152 premium coach class) and includes flexible on-board...

2011-06-07 08:05:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World Airways, a subsidiary of Global Aviation Holdings Inc., has entered into an agreement with Finnair Cargo to provide MD-11F all-cargo flights serving Helsinki, Shanghai and New York beginning June 15, 2011. The new service is to operate twice a week using World's traffic rights. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CL74946LOGO ) "World Airways welcomes the opportunity to provide capacity with this long-range MD-11 cargo...

2011-05-19 06:10:00

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lufthansa Cargo have finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters. The order is valued at $1.35 billion, based on Boeing list prices. The airplanes will help Lufthansa Cargo in its initiative to modernize and expand its fleet. Lufthansa Cargo previously indicated its intention to order the freighters in March 2011. "The 777 freighter is highly regarded for its fuel efficiency and a noise footprint significantly smaller than...

2011-05-11 04:36:00

BEIJING, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways have announced the consolidation of their cargo businesses in a Beijing ceremony to launch the new Air China Cargo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Air China will hold 51% of the shares and Cathay Pacific will hold 25% of the shares and 24% of economic interests in Air China Cargo. Air China Cargo's Board of Directors has four Air China members and three Cathay Pacific members....

2011-05-09 04:32:00

BEIJING, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On April 21, a Boeing 747-400 made its first Air China Cargo flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. Using Air China Cargo's network, shipments from Europe can be quickly transported to Chengdu, and goods from Chengdu can now be easily transported through the Air China hub in Shanghai to the rest of the world. The new air shipping corridor is another step in China's campaign to develop the western part of the country. (Photo:...


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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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