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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...

2014-06-07 23:01:49

Flight Snap Is A New Service, using new technology to make international business and first class bookings simpler and more efficient. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 As luxury travel prices soar to unattainable heights, one travel blogger opted for launching a crowd fund for him to gain access to Etihad's $250,000 luxury in-flight apartment experience. Whilst having a personal chef, accommodation suite and silk sheets makes flying an excessive experience, most economy class...

2014-05-19 12:21:49

CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press briefing held in Chicago today, LOT Polish Airlines CEO Sebastian Mikosz announced a major early bird economy class fare sale on the carrier from Chicago, New York and Toronto to a number of cities in Poland as well as Eastern Europe. The fare sale begins May 21 and ends June 4, 2014 for travel beginning Sept. 14 through Dec. 12, 2014 and Jan. 5 through March 31, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The...

2014-05-14 08:20:55

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan also receives top ranking in inaugural airline loyalty satisfaction report SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the seventh consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2014 North America Airline Satisfaction Study(SM). The organization also announced today that frequent fliers ranked Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan highest in overall customer satisfaction in its...

2014-05-07 12:21:46

Partnership with Vegas-Based Hotel Group a First for Asia's Leading Travel and Lifestyle Reward Program HONG KONG and LAS VEGAS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment and Asia Miles today announced the companies have formed a new partnership providing Asia Miles' global membership base greater benefits when they visit Las Vegas and beyond. Beginning June 3, 2014, members of Asia's leading travel and lifestyle reward program will be able to earn miles when they stay two...

2014-05-06 12:21:05

Codeshare Relationships with Fellow Joint Business Members Iberia and Finnair to Launch in the Coming Weeks FORT WORTH, Texas, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways, part of American Airlines Group, today announces the launch of its codeshare agreement with trans-Atlantic joint business partner and fellow oneworld(®) member British Airways, further enhancing its relationship with the London-based carrier. Beginning today, customers can book tickets on codeshare flights for travel...

2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-08 04:21:27

Special 15 per cent discount and 1,500 KrisFlyer miles promotion for KrisFlyer members renting a car with Hertz from April 1 to July 31, 2014 LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's leading general use car rental brand, is celebrating 15 years of partnership with KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer program of Singapore Airlines, the world's most awarded airline. In honor of this occasion, KrisFlyer members from around the world will be entitled to a 15...

2014-04-01 12:24:51

Airline to match donations up to four million miles throughout April CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is proud to join the Make-A-Wish Wishes in Flight campaign this month. Throughout April, when MileagePlus members donate miles to Make-A-Wish, United will match the miles to help support wishes that involve travel for children and their families. Customers can visit www.united.com/charitymiles to donate and help wishes come true. The airline will match up to...

2014-04-01 12:23:19

Submissions now open until May 31 Winners to attend major international film festival $5,000 prize for Best Short Film TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced it is inviting Canadian film students and emerging filmmakers to enter its eighth annual enRoute short film festival. Each year, a celebrity jury selects the best short films and, in turn, broadcasts them to a large international audience on Air Canada's enRoute in-flight entertainment system....


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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