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2008-07-23 09:00:49

Sri Lanka's national airline to upgrade its fleet COLOMBO, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's national carrier SriLankan Airlines is to upgrade its fleet by acquiring more aircraft, an airline statement said here Tuesday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.