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2014-03-19 08:20:14

First African airline operator to announce order for the 737 MAX JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Comair Limited announced an order today for eight 737 MAX 8s, valued at $830 million at list prices. It is the first 737 MAX order announcement for an African operator. The order was booked in December 2013 and was previously unidentified on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. "We're proud to be the first African operator to...

2011-05-05 15:31:00

APPLETON, Wis., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation today announced that it has hired R. Keith Johnson as vice president of maintenance reporting directly to president and CEO James Rankin. In his new role as leader of the maintenance department, Johnson will assume responsibility for all decisions relevant to airworthiness, serviceability, and flight safety, and will serve as Air Wisconsin's primary maintenance liaison with the FAA and other regulatory bodies....

2011-05-02 05:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that David Soaper has been named Chief Operating Officer, effective May 15. Mr. Soaper joins Southern Air from Comair, a Delta Connection Carrier, where he held several senior operations management positions over the last 28 years. Daniel J. McHugh, Chief Executive Officer of Southern Air, said, "David comes to Southern Air with significant operation and aviation industry experience and a deep...

2011-02-02 09:11:00

JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Comair Limited today announced an order for eight Next-Generation 737-800s complete with the innovative new Boeing Sky Interior. Comair will use its new 737s to update the fleet of Comair's low-fare airline, kulula.com. The airplanes are valued at approximately $646 million at current list prices. The order previously was attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's orders and deliveries website. Launched in 2001 as...

2010-12-16 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is expanding the First Class cabin on more than 60 percent of its mainline domestic fleet - approximately 350 aircraft - as it responds to business customers' requests for more premium cabin seating. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/delta/47794/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/MM18154 ) (Logo:...

2010-11-29 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will add onboard Wi-Fi to 223 regional jet aircraft operated by Delta Connection carriers, expanding by 40 percent the number of Delta aircraft featuring Gogo Inflight Internet service. Delta will be the first domestic carrier to deploy Wi-Fi across its entire mainline and regional aircraft fleets with two classes of service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Delta...

2010-11-11 12:03:00

Third Announcement this Week of Preliminary Financing Decisions for South Africa Companies JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) announced the preliminary commitment to finance the purchase by Comair Limited, a commercial airline based here, of eight Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Comair becomes the third South African company this week that is expected to receive export financing to buy U.S. goods or services with...

2010-09-01 15:56:00

Company to Reduce 50-Seat Fleet to Strengthen Position in Competitive Market CINCINNATI, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Comair president John Bendoraitis announced the company's plan to decrease the number of 50-seat aircraft from its fleet over the next two years in an effort to increase the stability of the company in this competitive industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO)...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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