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2014-08-11 16:20:42

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every month, National Car Rental's "Emerald Aisle" locations compete against one another at 65 airports throughout the U.S., not only focusing on customer service scores, but also car-class categories and mileage criteria. In fact, this triple-pronged measurement - called the Emerald Club Scorecard - specifically tracks mileage to ensure "Emerald Aisle" locations are providing vehicles with less than 20,000 miles....

2014-08-11 12:21:13

NEW SERVICE ON SOUTHWEST AIRLINES OFFERS NONSTOP OPTIONS FROM ORANGE COUNTY/SANTA ANA, ATLANTA, AND BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON DALLAS, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options offering the value and legendary Customer Service delivered by the Employees of Southwest, the United States' largest carrier in terms of domestic passengers boarded. The nonstop routes...

2014-08-11 08:22:09

Compared to 2013, the Unofficial End of Summer to See 20% Increase in Demand for Air Tickets, More than 30% Increase in Demand for Hotel Rooms, More than 35% Increase in Car Rental Demand BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Booking data from Expedia.com®, one of the world's largest full service online travel sites(1), shows that Labor Day weekend 2014 should see a considerable increase in travelers booking air tickets, hotel room and rental cars compared to Labor Day...

2014-08-11 04:20:12

CyberCenturion competition to be launched in UK, an opportunity for young people to engage with real challenges of cyber defence LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has entered into a collaborative partnership with Cyber Security Challenge U.K. under which it will bring the proven U.S. national youth cyber education programme, CyberPatriot, to the U.K. for the first time as part of the company's commitment to promoting science, technology,...

2014-08-08 16:20:32

LINTHICUM, Md., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Michael J. Meaney, vice president, Advanced Land and Self-Protection Systems, for the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Division (AC&TD) in its Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26995 In his new...

2014-08-08 16:20:21

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Car Rental (Luxury Cars, Executive Cars, Economy Cars, SUV's, MUV's) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Global car rental market was valued at USD 36.89 billion in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 13.6% from 2014 to 2019. A car rental company rents out vehicles/automobiles for a specific period of time ranging from a few hours to a...

2014-08-08 12:21:17

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is highlighting its space and missile defense capabilities during the 17(th) Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium to be held here Aug. 11-14 at the Von Braun Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The symposium's 2014 theme is "Space and Missile Defense: Foundational to U.S. Strategy Today and in the Future." Northrop Grumman is this year's Titanium sponsor and will host...

2014-08-08 08:20:33

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported July 2014 and year-to-date traffic results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 20.8 billion, up 1.1 percent versus July 2013. Total capacity was 24.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.1 percent versus July 2013. Total passenger load factor was 85.1 percent for the month of July,...

2014-08-07 16:33:17

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently announced the winners of its 10(th) annual Engineering Scholars program in the greater Rolling Meadows community. The program will provide college scholarships this fall to two graduating high school seniors interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is...

2014-08-07 16:21:03

Company Receives Two Awards at Travel + Leisure's 2014 SMITTY Awards NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental brand, was recently awarded two Travel + Leisure's Social Media in Travel and Tourism (SMITTY) Awards. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130620/NY35609LOGO Recognized for excellence in social media and innovations, Hertz received the award for Best Use of Foursquare after the company...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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