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2014-06-15 08:20:08

Airline launches same-plane service from Toronto to Dublin tonight CALGARY, June 15, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet marks a key milestone in its 18-year history tonight with the launch of its first scheduled transatlantic service between Toronto and Dublin, Ireland, with a brief stop in St. John's, Newfoundland. The flight arrives in Dublin tomorrow at 7 a.m. local time. "It's very exciting to think that we are about to take our guests across the Atlantic Ocean for the very first time...

2014-06-12 23:00:46

“Grab it or lose it” – Vietnam Airlines’ June 2014 promotions are ready for you. Hanoi, Vietnam (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Vietnam Airlines – a member of Sky Team Alliance – has announced their new Big Summer 2014 campaign with many attractive deals on both domestic and international flights. On the website http://www.vietnamairlinescorp.org, passengers will find many surprises waiting such as the following examples: Online booking fares during June 2014 start from USD79/trip...

2014-06-11 20:22:08

SAO PAULO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: B, Fitch: B-, Moody's: B3), the largest low-cost and low-fare airline in Latin America announces its preliminary air traffic figures for May 2014. Comparisons refer to May 2013 and year to date (5M13). May 2014 Highlights -- Domestic Load Factor reached 75.4%, the highest level of GOL's historical series for May, reinforcing the new load factor level...

2014-06-11 12:21:17

When traveling for vacation or business, many consumers experience unnecessary fees and rip-offs that can cut into their allotted getaway budget. LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Whether it is for a relaxing vacation with the family or a quick business trip across the country, many travelers have experienced rip-offs and extra fees through airlines, hotels, car companies, and others. One way for travelers to avoid these pesky fees is to be more aware of...

2014-06-10 08:21:10

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP is pleased to announce their new partnership with Multi Service Bill Plus to help support UATP programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO "This partnership will benefit greatly UATP Issuers that choose to work with Multi Service by allowing Issuers to focus on recruiting corporate clients for their UATP programs and continuing their growth," said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "We look forward to working...

2014-06-09 12:21:56

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for May 2014 and the first five months of the year. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.6 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 2.5 percent lower than in the same month in 2013. Load factor was 84.5 percent, up 1.6 points from May 2013. The number of onboard passengers decreased 1.7 percent over the same month last...

2014-06-09 12:21:53

Interbrand Canada pegs airline's brand value at $736 million CALGARY, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet is the twentieth most valued brand in Canada, with a brand value of $736 million, according to Interbrand Canada's 2014 Best Canadian Brands report. This is the first time the brand consultancy has included WestJet in its annual list of Canada's most-valued brands. According to Interbrand Canada, key factors in brand value include a financial analysis measuring the overall...

2014-06-09 12:20:40

Airport/ Airline celebrate with all day #CAKFab4 gate party for Customers GREEN, Ohio, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's twist and shout because Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), just converted four more destinations and added flights from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK)! Southwest, the busiest airline operating out of CAK, now offers eight daily nonstop flights from the airport. Destinations with new or additional Southwest service from Akron-Canton include Boston (Logan), New...

2014-06-09 08:21:25

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panama's Copa Airlines took first place in the 2014 Top-Performing Airlines report according to Penton's Aviation Week (http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. The Top-Performing Airlines report is the leading annual rankings and comparative analysis for the global airline industry. It ranks carriers by financial strength in three size categories...

2014-06-06 12:20:53

DALLAS, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) proudly shows its dedication to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its recognition of Gay Pride Month in June and its support of LGBT-focused community partnerships throughout the year. "Southwest Airlines has a unique Culture based on respect, recognizing the value of all our Employees, the importance of our Communities, and dedicated service to our Customers," said Ellen...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'