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2014-03-03 12:22:03

Newark Marks Airline's Fifth Daily Departure from Tri-state Area SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday launched a new daily service from Newark Liberty International Airport to Hong Kong with a first flight celebration that included a lion dance and traditional roast pig cutting ceremony. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/NY74873 The new service complements Cathay Pacific's current four-times-daily service from John F. Kennedy...

2014-02-09 20:20:14

Region represents 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries SINGAPORE, Feb. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) says strong economic and passenger growth will be main drivers of new airplane demand in the Asia Pacific region. Boeing estimates the region's airlines will need an additional 12,820 airplanes valued at $1.9 trillion, representing 36 percent of the world's new airplane deliveries over the next 20 years. "Asia Pacific economies and passenger traffic...

2014-01-29 08:24:32

"New Year Party @ World City" Satellite Feed Broadcasting Worldwide Promptly at 7:15 AM CST / 8:15 AM EST / 5:15 AM PST LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hong Kong is ready to celebrate the "Year of the Horse" in spectacular style with the 19(th) Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade - a permanent fixture on the international holiday calendar. Organized by Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the iconic event will feature an extravagant procession...

2014-01-27 16:24:06

Tens of Thousands Set to Visit Asia's World City for Annual Chinese New Year Celebration January 31, 2014 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On January 31, Hong Kong will undergo its annual city-wide transformation, morphing into the epicenter of the world's largest and internationally televised Chinese New Year celebration. Headlined by the award-winning Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Parade in Kowloon, and Chinese New Year Fireworks Display on the...

2014-01-14 16:20:38

--Increase in frequency for the route comes less than a year after its inaugural flight on July 11, 2013-- HOUSTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eight months after China's exclusive national flag carrier launched its nonstop flight between Houston (IAH) and Beijing (PEK), the Houston Airport System and Air China announced today the increase in frequency for this route from four times weekly to daily service starting March 30, 2014. "The city of Houston welcomes this...

2013-12-30 08:20:51

- The carrier's fleet operated in the market will be upgraded to B777-300ERs. BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting February 11, 2014, Air China will upgrade the airliner on its Beijing - San Francisco route to B777-300ER, an aircraft type very popular among business travelers around the world. By then, the entire fleet that Air China uses to serve its destinations on the continental United States - San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles and Houston - will have been upgraded...

2013-12-27 12:21:15

HONG KONG, Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways announced that Cathay Pacific has ordered an additional 747-8 Freighter and three 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. The order, valued at about $1 billion at current list prices, will bolster Cathay Pacific's 747-8 Freighter fleet and 777-300ER fleet to 14 and 53, respectively. "We are very pleased to confirm this latest aircraft purchase from The Boeing Company," said John Slosar, Chief...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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