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2008-08-12 00:00:30

By Presenna Nambiar MALAYSIAN Airline System Bhd (MAS) is finalising plans to pay US$91.5 million (RM304 million) for five turboprop aircraft it will receive this year. "We have different methods we can look at. Our options are now either Japanese operating leases or export credit agencies," MAS executive director and chief financial officer Datuk Tengku Azmil Zahruddin told reporters in Subang, Selangor, yesterday. Firefly received yesterday the first of 10 ATR72-500 aircraft it has...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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