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2011-03-08 12:28:00

HOUSTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AvStar Aviation Group, Inc. (AvStar) (Pink Sheets: AAVG) today announced that beginning Wednesday, March 16, 2011 its wholly owned subsidiary, Twin Air Calypso Limited, Inc., will operate three weekly dedicated freight flights into the Bahamas "Family Islands." Wednesday afternoon an aircraft will serve the island of Abaco with stops in Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay. Two flights will be operated on Thursday to the island of Eleuthera. The morning...

2010-09-30 12:12:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- When falling leaves and cooling degrees spawn an itch for the sunny side of the street, the Islands Of The Bahamas offer up the season's hottest antidotes. Back by popular demand, The Bahamas' most successful promotion of all time offers travelers booking by Dec. 1, 2010 the opportunity to receive free companion airfare or an instant air credit up to $300 for bookings of four or more nights, allowing for an affordable way to still the winter...

2010-04-01 08:00:00

NASSAU, Bahamas, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 29, U.S. media descended on Nassau to cover the international premiere of director/producer Tyler Perry's new film "Why Did I Get Married Too?," which was filmed in The Islands Of The Bahamas and hits U.S. theatres on April 2. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100401/LA80036) U.S. journalists represented such media outlets as Ebony, Jet, Rolling Out, Sister 2 Sister, Deco Drive, "The Tom Joyner Morning Show," and...

2009-12-10 14:14:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Locair, a fast growing Air Taxi Airline based in Ft. Lauderdale, is pleased to announce updates to its schedule to the Bahamas from Tampa Bay. The new service, set to start Friday December 18th, will be the only nonstop service to the Bahamas from Tampa Bay, and will also be providing new flights to Governor's Harbour, on Eleuthera, in the Bahamas starting February 22, 2010 from Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg-Tampa Bay. Locair is offering a...

2009-04-18 14:11:12

Actress Uma Thurman and multimillionaire Arpad Busson are in the Bahamas and may soon exchange marital vows, sources say. Unidentified sources close to the couple, who are engaged, said the couple may get married as early as Saturday after arriving on the Bahamian island of Eleuthera days earlier, People.com said. Bahamas law requires a couple to spend a minimum of 48 hours in the country before it can obtain a marriage license. The Registrar General's office of the Bahamas would not comment...

2008-10-30 09:00:21

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, the longer vacationers stay in paradise, the more they save. Now through Nov. 30, when guests book an air-inclusive vacation package to The Islands Of The Bahamas they receive a $250 rebate with a three to six consecutive night stay. Or better yet, sun-seekers staying seven consecutive nights or longer receive a $500 rebate. The turquoise waters and white sandy beaches of The Bahamas are just a short flight from the U.S. and serve as the...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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