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2014-09-04 12:20:34

Alaska Airlines Kicks Off Nonstop Flights to Detroit SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit becomes Alaska Airlines' 77(th) nonstop destination out of Seattle, with today's launch of daily, nonstop service. "Expanding our network to connect the Seattle area to Detroit's industry and culture will benefit our business and leisure customers alike," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' senior vice president of communications and external relations. "Travelers with a flair for...

2014-08-07 08:29:05

San Francisco's Hometown Airline Marks its Seventh Birthday with a Day Named in its Honor, a Network-Wide Fare Sale for its Loyal Flyers and Some Major League Fun with the San Francisco Giants SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for its upscale service and low fares, is celebrating its seventh anniversary and seventh straight year as the Top Domestic Airline in Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards with help from the San Francisco...

2014-08-05 16:21:09

DALLAS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest's second consecutive award from U.S. News & World Report. "It's exciting that U.S. News & World Report has recognized our frequent flier program for its unique combination of Customer Service, reward...

2014-08-05 08:22:53

JetBlue TrueBlue and Marriott Rewards Claim Top Spots WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help travelers make the most of airline and hotel rewards, U.S. News & World Report today released the 2014-15 Best Travel Rewards Programs. This year's rankings feature information on 27 airline and hotel programs. New this year, JetBlue's TrueBlue frequent flier plan is the No. 1 Best Airline Rewards Program. Marriott Rewards once again topped the Best Hotel Rewards category....

2014-07-24 12:20:54

Quarterly Report on the Business Model Life Cycles of Commercial Airlines MONTREAL and SINGAPORE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Millennium Aviation, Inc. has released its new quarterly report on the health and life cycles of airline business models, including an expiry index. In its new report, Millennium Aviation provides a ranking of top low-cost and hybrid airlines in terms of how well they maintain or improve their business model. Airlines are not ranked in terms of a snapshot...

2014-07-22 12:21:24

2014 GlobeRunner Awards Honor the World's Best Hotels, Airlines, Car Rental Agencies, Travel Websites and Other Providers NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Lufthansa, Delta Air Lines, Hertz, LOT Polish Airlines, United Airlines, Transaero Airlines, and Etihad Airways have been named best in class by readers of Frequent Business Traveler (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com), an online publication written for and by the world's most experienced and...

2014-07-21 12:21:19

American promotes longtime leader to senior officer FORT WORTH, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today promoted Don Casey to Senior Vice President - Revenue Management, responsible for all of American's passenger pricing and yield management activity for the worldwide network of approximately 6,700 daily flights and more than $40 billion in annual revenue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "Don has done a phenomenal job leading our...

2014-07-08 12:20:53

Get 8,000 FREE SPIRIT Miles® at HateThousandMiles.com MIRAMAR, Fla., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delays, fees and legroom generate a lot of negative feelings and social media buzz about airlines. Who doesn't have an epic tale of flying hassles and pain? Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) gets it and is helping everyone get rid of their hate by giving away up to one billion FREE SPIRIT(®) miles to those who feel wronged by an airline. As part of an effort to help customers learn...

2014-06-13 12:20:28

SOUTHLAKE, Texas AND CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) and United Airlines today announced that the airline's Economy Plus seats are available for sale through U.S. travel agents using the Sabre global distribution system (GDS), which enables airlines to bring unique products and a multitude of personalized offers to travelers. Global sales expect to begin June 17. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117693 United's Economy Plus...

2014-06-09 12:22:03

SEATTLE, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop flights this week to seven new destinations from Salt Lake City while also expanding existing service between Utah's capital and Seattle. The new flying begins today with service to Portland, Oregon. Over the next 10 days, additional flights will commence from Salt Lake City to Boise, Idaho; Los Angeles; Las Vegas; San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose, California. Alaska is also adding a third daily flight...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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