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2008-11-06 18:00:12

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of October 2008 compared to traffic figures for October 2007. During October 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 15.2% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 11.5%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 16.8% compared to...

2008-08-06 18:00:23

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") today announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of July 2008 compared to traffic figures for July 2007. During July 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 12.3% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 10.2%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 13.3% compared to July 2007....

2008-07-19 00:00:22

By James Gilbert, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 18--After completing a second status review of Peirson's milk-vetch plant, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has concluded that it should remain listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. "The threatened status means it is likely that the plant will become extinct in the foreseeable future," said Jane Hendron, spokeswoman for the USFWS office in Carlsbad, Calif. The finding of the 12-month status review was posted to the federal...

2008-07-08 18:00:24

GUADALAJARA, Mexico, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP") today announced preliminary terminal passenger traffic figures for the month of June 2008 compared to traffic figures for June 2007. During June 2008, total terminal passengers decreased 4.8% compared to the previous year; international passenger traffic decreased 3.5%, while domestic passenger traffic decreased 5.4% compared to June 2007....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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