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2011-04-13 13:15:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Schiphol) announced today the launch of the Just be. In Holland. 10-City Bike Tour. From April 13 through May 1, NBTC and KLM are searching for two of the most engaging, fun and adventurous duos in the US or Canada to bike through Holland and share their adventures with other travelers through a daily video diary. (Logo:...

2011-04-06 09:45:00

AMSTERDAM, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam has appointed Michael Wisbrun as its new managing director, replacing Marie-Joseph Male effective June 1, 2011. As head of the management team, based in the central office in Amsterdam, Michael Wisbrun will be responsible for implementing the future strategic plan as set forth by the SkyTeam Governing Board. Among the priorities outlined in the strategic plan are continued efforts to expand the SkyTeam network and enrich the alliance...

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2010-11-19 06:35:00

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a division of Air France-KLM, is teaming up with a commercial space-flight endeavor planning to operate out the Caribbean island of Curacao, according to officials on Thursday.  KLM has purchased a "few" tickets for suborbital space flights through Space Exploration Curacao, a private venture backed by two Dutch industrialists that plans to operate a two-seat Lynx spacecraft currently being developed by XCOR Aerospace in Mojave, California. Gedi Schrijver, a...

2010-11-17 17:40:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced to the Netherlands press that they were embarking upon a new relationship with Space Experience Curacao (SXC). KLM will be supporting future suborbital flights through purchases, inclusion in their frequent flyer program, inclusion in future KLM vacation packages to Curacao, and other yet-to-be-named support. The flights will be made on the XCOR Lynx suborbital spacecraft. (Photo:...

2010-07-15 07:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- KLM, one of the world's largest airline companies, and iSeatz, the world's leading provider of customized in-path private label travel and entertainment solutions, today announced the launch of the enhanced klm.com, the first website to utilize iSeatz's groundbreaking In-Path Plus technology platform. In-Path Plus enables iSeatz to directly manage the user experience for its clients by adding new products and technological upgrades to the site, while...

2010-06-24 10:30:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today joined officials from Memphis, Shelby County and the state of Tennessee to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the first nonstop flight between Memphis International and Amsterdam Schiphol airports. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090520/CL20010LOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090520/CL20010LOGO ) Since its launch on June 27, 1995, more than 2...

2009-11-23 05:30:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that its renewable jet fuel process technology was used to convert second-generation, renewable feedstocks to green jet fuel for a biofuel demonstration flight by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. UOP's process technology was used to convert oil from camelina, an inedible plant, to green jet fuel for the flight. One engine of a Boeing 747 was powered by a fuel mixture consisting of a...

2009-08-25 02:41:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The airplane has been painted in a special SkyTeam livery in celebration of the alliance's 10th anniversary. Today's delivery marks the start of an in-service evaluation using chrome-free decorative paint and primer. As part of Boeing's lifecycle approach to reducing environmental impact and in response to KLM's and other customer's requests, Boeing has...

2009-08-13 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Carmel Car and Limousine Service announced today that Carmel is now featured on KLM Royal Dutch Airlines as the ground transportation company for all of KLM's scheduled passengers. KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. KLM operates worldwide passenger services to more than 90 international destinations and is the only carrier on 61 of the routes it operates. Carmel Car and Limousine is uniquely suited to work with...

2009-06-29 03:00:00

KLM Becomes First Airline to Move to IBM's Newest System For Processing Heavy Transaction Work Loads - z/TPF ARMONK, N.Y. and AMSTELVEEN, Netherlands, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KLM and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has become the first airline to fully deploy IBM's newest System z mainframe-based software for processing ultra-high volumes of real-time business transactions such as flight reservations. As a result, travelers benefit from reliable,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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