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2009-02-05 11:07:00

DENVER, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FRNTQ) today announced preliminary traffic results for January 2009 for both Frontier's mainline operation as well as its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lynx Aviation. Lynx commenced revenue service in December 2007. Mainline Results for January 2009: Revenue passenger miles decreased 16.0 percent to 632,946,000 and capacity (as measured by available seat miles) was down 13.3 percent to 901,369,000...

2009-01-20 06:45:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the U.S. unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market, Frost & Sullivan presents General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year for its exceptional display of leadership and innovation. When GA-ASI's Predator UAS took its maiden flight in 1994, it started a revolution that changed the way wars will be fought for years to come. Today...

2009-01-12 13:47:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of Lynx Aviation flight attendants voted today to have the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) serve as their bargaining representative. The vote, counted by the National Mediation Board (NMB), showed 55 of the 87 eligible Lynx flight attendants electing AFA-CWA. Due to the high participation rate, the vote exceeded the NMB's archaic rule that over half of the work group must participate in order for the election to be...

2009-01-06 19:54:00

Airline sees record load factor for the month and quarter DENVER, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FRNTQ) today announced preliminary traffic results for December 2008 for both Frontier's mainline operation as well as its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lynx Aviation. Lynx commenced revenue service in December 2007. Mainline Results for December 2008: Frontier Airlines reported a load factor of 79.5 percent, an increase of 6.9 points over...

2008-12-18 12:26:00

Steamboat Springs/Hayden is the newest Colorado market for Frontier DENVER, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This morning, Frontier Airlines began service to its fifth Colorado market, Steamboat Springs/Hayden. The inaugural flight arrived at Yampa Valley Regional Airport, bringing affordable air travel to northwest Colorado. Steamboat Springs/Hayden is similar to the other five cities in Colorado that Frontier currently serves, all of which are shorter-haul markets, better suited to...

2008-12-16 23:00:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- XCOR Aerospace, Inc., announced today that it has successfully completed its first test fire of the rocket engine that will be used to power its Lynx suborbital launch vehicle to the edge of space. The new engine, designated the 5K18, produces between 2500-2900 lbf thrust by burning a mixture of liquid oxygen and kerosene. The engine was fired Monday, December 15th, 2008 at XCOR's rocket test facility located at the Mojave Air and Space Port. The...

2008-12-04 18:20:00

DENVER, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: FRNTQ) today announced preliminary traffic results for November 2008 for both Frontier's mainline operation as well as its wholly- owned subsidiary, Lynx Aviation. Lynx Aviation commenced revenue service in December 2007. As such, only the current month, fiscal year-to-date and calendar year-to-date are presented for Lynx Aviation in the text and table below. Mainline Results for...

2008-12-02 02:00:00

MOJAVE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A travel entrepreneur who introduced hundreds of thousands of Americans to European travel in the 1960's has taken luxury travel to new heights - the edge of space. Jules Klar, founder of Phoenix, AZ-based RocketShip Tours, has announced that his company will immediately begin selling rides to the edge of space for $95,000 per flight. Participants will fly aboard the Lynx, a two-seat suborbital vehicle being built by California-based XCOR...

2008-12-03 07:05:00

The world's first space tourism company, Virgin Galactic, met its first outer space obstacle on Tuesday when a competitor - XCOR Aerospace Inc - began offering half price tickets for suborbital rides. XCOR also announced that it is partnering will long-time developer Jules Klar to sell rides on its Lynx spacecraft for $95,000. The two-seat Lynx craft is still being developed by XCOR and will have its first test flight sometime in 2010. The company plans to take Danish investment banker Paul...

2008-11-28 09:50:00

In a display of the power of competition, American entrepreneurs have broken the government monopoly on space travel, and succeeded in lowering the cost of space access before a single paying participant has taken a flight. So, even if the overall economy may look down, the market for space tourism is looking up. On Tuesday, December 2, XCOR Aerospace, builder of the 2-seat Lynx rocket-powered suborbital launch vehicle, is introducing its General Sales Agent for ticket sales and will announce...

Latest Lynx Reference Libraries

2007-12-13 15:41:08

The Snowshoe is a cross between a Siamese and a bi-colored American Shorthair. The first Snowshoes appeared in the 1960s. The breed is sturdy and pointed with white markings on the face, chest and feet. The ears and head of a snowshoe are triangular. The head typically has black markings. The eyes of a Snowshoe are always blue. The Snowshoe coat is short-haired and is white and gray; it can come with blue, lilac, lynx, fawn, chocolate or seal points. All Snowshoes however are born white,...

2007-01-19 12:56:54

The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...

2007-01-19 12:44:27

The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a close relative of the Eurasian Lynx. The Canada Lynx is more similar to the Bobcat than to the Eurasian Lynx. This cat is found in northern forests across almost all of Canada and Alaska. In addition there are large lynx populations in Montana, Idaho and Washington. The Canada Lynx is rare in Utah, Minnesota, and New England. Reintroduction efforts in Colorado have been ongoing since 1999, with the first wild-born kittens confirmed in 2003. There...

2007-01-19 12:42:25

The Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus, sometimes Felis pardina) - sometimes referred to as the Spanish Lynx. It used to be often miss-classified as a subspecies of the Eurasian Lynx, but it is now regarded as a separate species. While the Eurasian Lynx bears rather pallid markings, the Iberian Lynx has distinctive, leopard-like spots. The Iberian Lynx is smaller than its northern relative. It does not usually hunt animals larger than hares and rabbits as its main prey. However, as the population...

2007-01-19 12:40:24

The Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx) is a medium-sized cat of European and Siberian forests. It is one of the major predators. It has grey to reddish fur with black spots. The pattern of the fur is variable. Lynxes prey on hares, rodents, foxes, and even roe deer.

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.