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2014-07-01 12:20:41

Southwest Vacations Offers up to $200 off Select Travel Packages to New Destinations: Aruba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas DALLAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employees of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today launched an international future for America's largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. Southwest Airlines' first international departure, Flight 1804 from Baltimore/Washington to Oranjestad, Aruba,...

2014-07-01 12:20:38

SAO PAULO, July 1, 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, hereby announces that it has closed a financing of US$68 million with Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank ("Ca-Cib"), guaranteeing 12 proprietary spare CFM56-7B engines, with the possibility of increasing an additional US$100 million for future proprietary engine...

2014-06-30 12:22:14

DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Smith, currently Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Ground Operations, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing Technical Operations, Ground Operations, and Cargo and Charters. Jack is an industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, joining Southwest from AirTran Airways, where he served as Senior Vice President of Customer Service. His aviation career includes leadership roles in Ground...

2014-06-27 12:20:31

NAI Responds to Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood Distorted Op-ED WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norwegian Air International's application to operate to the US has been pending before the US Department of Transportation (DOT) four times longer than the average application by a European carrier since the US-EU Open Skies Agreement took effect. The approval is long overdue and is being opposed by several large airlines and their powerful labor unions in an...

2014-06-26 20:20:31

Service launches from Winnipeg to Thunder Bay and Toronto CALGARY, June 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet Encore today launches twice-daily service between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Ontario and four-times-daily service between Thunder Bay and Toronto. These new routes connect established service in Western Canada with WestJet Encore's first two eastern destinations, while taking one step further to making the regional carrier's network a truly national endeavour. "Connectivity,...

2014-06-25 20:20:25

Airline congratulates Minister for launching review CALGARY, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet welcomes today's announcement by the Honorable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, beginning the review of the Canada Transportation Act. The Canada Transportation Act review will provide the opportunity to examine a wide variety of public policy issues impacting the Canadian airline sector. "We are very pleased the review will take a hard look at the cost competitiveness of the sector,"...

2014-06-24 12:22:11

San Francisco's Hometown Airline to Fly Guests in Style from Across the U.S. to the Nation's Largest LGBT Event SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America for the seventh year in a row is proud to partner with SF Pride as the "Official Domestic Airline of San Francisco Pride." 2014 marks the 44(th) Anniversary of the San Francisco Pride Parade and Celebration and Virgin America's teammates will be bringing the airline's signature Virgin Red to this year's "Color Our...

2014-06-24 12:21:54

Win the 'NKOTB Party Plane Experience' and Attend Opening Night Of The Exclusive Four-Night Run at the Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas! DALLAS, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get excited! Block Nation Fans from across the country will have a chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to fly on the official Southwest Airlines NKOTB Party Plane from Chicago-Midway to Las Vegas! Southwest Airlines and New Kids On The Block's Joey McIntyre, Jordan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Jonathan...

2014-06-24 12:21:41

Non-stop, twice-weekly flights from Fort Mac to Las Vegas start today CALGARY, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today launches new non-stop, twice-weekly service between Las Vegas and Fort McMurray, Alberta. Today's inaugural flight represents even more service to Fort McMurray as part of a major expansion of flights into the oil sands region. "Fort McMurray and WestJet have been partners for the past 13 years, and this year offers the most significant growth to our schedule out...

2014-06-23 20:20:18

VANCOUVER, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company" or "Avcorp") today announced that it has received a Gold Level Supplier Performance Award from Boeing Canada Operations Ltd. ("Boeing"). Since 2012, Boeing Canada Operations Ltd. has issued the award to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. In 2013, Boeing recognized Avcorp, one of only three suppliers who achieved Gold level Supplier Performance. "Winning this award for...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin