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2010-12-06 09:00:00

Fast Expanding Airlines Continue to Adopt Mechtronix Train@Home Business Model MONTREAL, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ - Mechtronix Systems Inc., an MWC company, a world leading manufacturer of Flight Simulation Training Devices (FSTD), today announced that Mexican Interjet is opening a brand new training facility in Toluca, equipped with an A320 FFS X(TM) to train their pilots at their operations base. This will be Interjet's first FFS and the first A320 full motion simulator to be...

2010-12-01 10:18:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- oneworld® has been named Best Airline Alliance by Global Traveler in the leading business travel magazine's GT Tested Reader Survey 2010 Awards, announced today. It means that oneworld holds three of the four top "best airline alliance" awards presented in 2010, after receiving the World's Leading Airline Alliance title for the eighth year running in the 2010 World Travel Awards last month and the World's Best...

2010-11-11 14:05:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. airlines have added domestic seat capacity at an accelerated rate over the last four months, increasing 3% in November 2010, compared to the same month a year ago, reports OAG, (www.oag.com), the global leader in aviation intelligence. Despite worldwide expansion, U.S. domestic capacity had been declining year-over-year, and hadn't seen growth until recently when it grew 0.8% in August, and has remained steady since. Meanwhile, the rate of...

2010-11-08 17:36:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- oneworld® has been named the World's Leading Airline Alliance 2010 in the World's Travel Awards - described by the Wall Street Journal as the "travel industry's equivalent of the Oscars". It is the eighth year running that oneworld has won this honor, retaining the "best alliance" title since 2003. oneworld was also named World's Best Airline Alliance in the 2010 World Airline Awards, presented by the Skytrax...

2010-10-06 10:21:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Scheduled seat capacity within Central America took a severe hit in October, dropping 17%, or declining 604,228 seats to a total of three million in October 2010. Frequency declined 10%, or by 4,318 scheduled flights, to a total of 38,888 within the region. This drop in capacity and frequency is primarily due to Mexicana's recent suspension of flights, reports OAG in its monthly Frequency and Capacity Trend Statistics (FACTS) report. This and additional...

2010-09-08 16:26:00

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR), (ASUR) the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that on September 7, 2010, Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A. de C.V. has been granted bankruptcy protection and that Mexicana Inter, S.A. de C.V. and Aerovias Caribe, S.A. de C.V. have also filed for bankruptcy protection....

2010-08-30 17:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and its regional affiliate, American Eagle, announced today that they are assisting customers affected by oneworld® partner, Mexicana Airlines' decision to cease operations indefinitely. Mexicana filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Mexico on Aug. 2, and suspended ticket sales on Aug. 4. Subsequently, Mexicana announced significant capacity reductions between Mexico and the West Coast, as well as...

2010-08-30 08:20:00

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR), (ASUR) the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight other airports in southeast Mexico, today announced that on August 28, 2010 at 12:00 pm, Grupo Mexicana (Compania Mexicana de Aviacion, S.A. de C.V. ("CMA"), Mexicana Inter, S.A. de C.V. and Aerovias Caribe, S.A. de C.V.) suspended operations in Mexico and the United States. Mexicana,...

2010-08-05 16:40:00

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR; BMV: ASUR) (ASUR) the first privatized airport group in Mexico and operator of Cancun Airport and eight others in the southeast of Mexico, announced today that on August 2, 2010 Compania Mexicana de Aviacion S.A. de C.V. ("CMA"), one of Mexico's two largest carriers, filed for bankruptcy protection in Mexico and the United States. Mexicana (not including Mexicana Click, formerly known...

2010-08-03 15:22:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Classical announces Mi Alma Mexicana ("My Mexican Soul"), the debut recording of conductor Alondra de la Parra with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas (POA), available worldwide on August 3, 2010. Mi Alma Mexicana is a 2-CD set celebrating Mexico's 2010 Bicentennial with 200 years of orchestral music by Mexican composers. The album features the world premiere recordings of Enrico Chapela's Inguesu and Eugenio Toussaint's Concierto para Piano...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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