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2011-08-09 11:09:00

Program Strengthens Aviation Security, Expedites Passenger Screening WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA) and the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) today began operating the first test site for the Known Crewmember program at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Known Crewmember, a new enhanced security-screening program for airline crew members, positively verifies a pilot's identity and employment status,...

2010-02-14 10:50:00

Many flights around the Caribbean remained cancelled Saturday due to clouds of ash spewed up into the skies on the island of Montserrat. The ash forced LIAT, the region's biggest airline, to temporarily suspend flights in and out of Antigua's V.C. Bird International airport. Montserrat's Soufriere Hills volcano erupted Thursday, sending a plume of ash 10 kilometers high into the sky, the Montserrat Volcano Observatory said. "The continued ash hanging in the atmosphere presents a risk to...

2008-09-09 12:00:24

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website MONTSERRAT-TRAVEL-Government moves to fill void from Carib Aviation pullout BRADES, Montserrat, CMC - Montserrat Monday announced it was pursuing a number of options to ensure uninterrupted access to the island, following the announcement by Carib Aviation that it would no longer service the route from the end of this month. The Antigua-based airline said rising fuel costs and the loss of seven pilots at short notice had...

2008-07-02 15:00:33

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 2 July St John's, Antigua: Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders Wednesday began their first full day of deliberations focusing on the tourism sector that has been a key contributor to their economies. Recent global developments, such as the rising cost of fuel and changes in schedules by US-based airlines to the Caribbean could undermine the viability of an industry that provides thousands of jobs for Caribbean...

2007-02-01 09:00:47

The much anticipated commercial agreement between LIAT (1974) Ltd. and Caribbean Star Airlines Ltd. that combines the flight operations of both carriers for the first time officially begins today. The commercial agreement and its attendant new schedule, which features improved flight times and connectivity benefiting the traveling public, are key steps toward finalizing a proposed merger of LIAT and Caribbean Star. Top executives representing both carriers are present at airports...

2007-01-17 15:00:37

Caribbean Star Airlines Ltd. and LIAT (1974) Ltd. have taken another major step forward in anticipation of finalizing the merger between the two carriers. The latest development involves the publishing of the first schedule combining the flight operations of both carriers. The new schedule, which was made available for bookings as of January 14, 2007, becomes effective February 1, 2007 and maintains service to all 22 gateways previously served by both carriers. As a provision of the new...

Word of the Day
  • 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.