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2008-09-25 15:00:37

By ARI SYRQUIN Last Thursday a hearing on "General and Business Aviation in the European Community" took place in the European Parliament.

2008-08-29 06:00:40

By Stephen McGinty ZOOM, the Scottish-owned budget airline, last night faced demands for payment of "millions" of pounds in late bills, causing planes to be grounded and chaos for passengers.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.