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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...

2014-06-06 12:20:52

MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an expanded Canada-Philippines Air Transport Agreement that allows for more flights between the two countries. Minister Raitt, joined by Senator Tobias Enverga, made the announcement at the Gateway Centre for New Canadians in Mississauga, Ontario, home to a growing Canadian-Filipino community. Reached under Canada's Blue Sky policy, which encourages long-term, sustainable...

2014-06-05 20:20:46

MEXICO CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for May 2014. The total number of booked passengers in May 2014 reached 801 thousand, a 12.9% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in May reached 663 and 139 thousand, a 10.8% and 23.6% increase, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013....

2014-06-04 04:20:22

Family brought together as an early Father's Day gift CALGARY, June 4, 2014 /CNW/ - This Father's Day, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada and WestJet are celebrating dads across the country by surprising one hardworking father. Four-year-old Joel Grimard, from Prud'homme, Saskatchewan, was diagnosed a few months after birth with tricuspid atresia, a congenital heart condition, and has spent much of his young life in the hospital. Joel's father Marc works in Saskatoon to...

2014-06-03 12:22:55

Our Fall Travel Sale has Arrived! Act Fast--These Fares Won't Last! DALLAS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways are launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel. Customers can take advantage of these low fares starting at $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select destinations today through Thursday, June 5, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares are available...

2014-06-02 12:22:24

Guests now enjoy enhanced access to devices CALGARY, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today that guests now have full access to their personal electronic devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, including taxi-in and out, take-off and landing in non-transmitting or flight mode, starting immediately. "We have been hard at work to meet all necessary conditions required for the safe operation of PEDs on board our Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft," said Bob Cummings,...

2014-05-29 16:20:53

New campaign features work of renowned cartoonist for The New Yorker CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Taking a page from one of the world's most iconic publications, WestJet has launched a campaign to promote its WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard that features original work by Lee Lorenz, longtime cartoonist and former cartoon editor of The New Yorker magazine. The campaign features six original cartoon illustrations depicting some of the most common complaints voiced by holders...

2014-05-28 12:21:05

DALLAS, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced mobile boarding passes are now available for Customers traveling throughout the United States. Today's announcement marks the completion of the domestic rollout of the technology that will make getting through the airport quicker and greener. With the airline's mobile boarding passes, Customers can use their smartphones or other electronic devices to get through security checkpoints and to board...

2014-05-26 16:20:15

Airline will apply to allow further use of portable electronic devices CALGARY, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet announced today it will apply to Transport Canada for an exemption to allow guests greater use of their portable electronic devices (PEDs) during flights. The move follows word that the regulator will allow expanded use of PEDs in Canada. Today's announcement by Transport Canada effectively allows airlines to begin the process of meeting conditions required to receive...

2014-05-22 12:20:49

DALLAS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) - Southwest Airlines announced this week that Captain Craig Drew has been named Vice President Flight Operations. In his new role, effective June 2, Drew will be responsible for the airline's flight operations functions, which include 10 Pilot Bases nationwide, Crew Scheduling, and the Flight Training Center. "Craig has a strong vision and energy for Leading Southwest's Flight Operations into the future," said...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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