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2013-11-21 23:32:33

Program underscores Olde Towne's expertise in pet care and boarding. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Olde Towne Pet Resort, the Washington, DC region’s premier pet care and boarding facility, announces that it has been chosen as a pet hotel for United Airlines’ PetSafe® Program at Dulles International Airport. PetSafe® is United Airlines’ industry-leading animal transport program and Olde Towne Pet Resort is the only pet hotel that boards United’s Dulles...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

STERLING, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Olde Towne Pet Resort (OTPR), headquartered for more than 10 years in the Springfield, Virginia area, announces today its pet resort's expansion into the heart of Loudoun County, Virginia's "Dulles Technology Corridor." Conveniently located near Dulles International Airport and the Dulles Town Center Mall, the new Sterling-based pet resort is presently under construction and scheduled to open to the public by October 1, 2011. "The decision...

2008-09-25 12:00:29

Fitch assigns an 'AA' rating to the authority's $175 million series 2008 B (AMT) bonds and affirms the 'AA' long-term underlying rating on the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's (the authority) approximately $4.2 billion of outstanding airport system revenue bonds. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The bonds are secured by a senior lien on net airport revenues generated at Dulles International Airport (Dulles) and Regan National Airport (National). Proceeds from the 2008 B bonds will be...

2008-08-04 03:00:19

By Harris, Linda Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Manager Terry Moore figures he'll know very soon which of the two carriers bidding to supply them with air service will get the contract. Only Colgan, the current carrier, and Florida-based Gulfstream were interested in providing feeder service to the regional airport. Colgan proposed to fly through Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C., and Gulfstream through Cleveland's Hopkins International. Colgan sought a roughly $2.2...

2008-07-15 06:00:38

By Randy Griffith, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jul. 15--Soaring fuel prices are being blamed for the loss of one daily round-trip flight from the Johnstown and Altoona airports. Effective Aug. 1, Colgan Air will reduce its schedule to three flights on weekdays, one on Saturday and two on Sunday. All flights connect the local airports to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C. "We put that (fourth flight) in hoping to stir the market," said Joe Williams, spokesman for...

2008-06-17 06:00:26

By Randy Griffith, Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Jun. 17--Today's resumption of passenger flights at Johnstown marks the introduction of some special fares on United Express flights to Dulles International Airport in Washington. "Fares have been established to welcome people back to the convenience of flying out of Johnstown," said Joe Williams, spokesman for Pinnacle Airlines Corp. and Colgan Air. Pavement reconstruction at the intersection of John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County...

2006-01-25 18:29:46

By Deborah Charles and Pav Jordan WASHINGTON/SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The eldest daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet asked the United States to grant her political asylum on Wednesday after she fled tax charges in Chile, a Chilean official said. Lucia Pinochet Hiriart, 60, was in custody at Dulles International Airport near Washington pending a decision in the case and after being questioned since early in the day, a U.S. official said. "The Chilean government has been...

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