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2014-09-16 16:20:35

Sapphire Suite of Products and Services Includes Latest Generation of T6 Radio; Key Features are Ease of Installation, Maintenance and Significant Reduction in Environmental Impact LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) U.K.-based air traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, today announced the introduction of a new line-up of air traffic control (ATC) communication products called Sapphire....

2014-09-16 12:21:49

Expansion to Denver provides top travelers the ultimate connecting convenience DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at more airports than any other carrier. With today's expansion, United offers the service at all of its U.S. hub airports. The Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service provides the airline's top frequent flyers with...

2014-09-16 12:21:37

Provides members access to car rental focused on flexibility and cost savings CLEVELAND, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate United, the nation's largest horizontal indirect group purchasing organization, today announced the launch of a new flexible, competitive car rental program for members through Enterprise Holdings, which owns and operates the National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car brands. The nine-month sourcing initiative was focused on a single source supplier for both...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...

2014-09-16 08:35:35

Company Leverages Connectivity, Community and Insights of Ariba® Network to Fuel More Agile, Intelligent and Collaborative Supply Chain WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As supply chains continue to evolve into demand networks, with a more dynamic, lean and globally dispersed assortment of internal and external partners, collaboration is fast becoming the new strategic capability. Recognizing this, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced cloud-based innovations that leverage the...

2014-09-16 08:22:01

Company marks seventh year as presenting sponsor for service's premier running event DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ask Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) why it remains the longest running presenting sponsor of the U.S. Air Force Marathon, and it will give you 15,000 reasons ... and then some. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO That's the number of runners who will take part in the 18(th) annual Air Force Marathon events - 5K, 10K, half...

2014-09-16 00:20:18

91% of Western Europeans willing to make sacrifices to save money when flying; Travelers under 35 years of age more willing to forego perks and fly longer on LCCs LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Expedia.com®, the world's largest full service online travel site*, released the results of the Expedia® 2014 LCC Airline Index, a study conducted by Northstar that examined Western European traveler attitudes towards Low Cost Carriers (LCCs), a surging sector of the aviation...

2014-09-15 20:20:32

CANBERRA, Australia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that Scott Harris has been named head of aerospace programs, within Northrop Grumman Australia. In this role, Harris will be responsible for representing all Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Sector operations throughout Australia and the region. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Harris will report directly to Northrop Grumman Australia Chief...

2014-09-15 16:21:18

Company recalling all Flight Attendants on voluntary and involuntary furlough CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out Program, which allows participants a one-time opportunity to voluntarily separate from the company and receive a severance payment. United also announced that it is recalling all Flight Attendants who are on voluntary and...

2014-09-15 16:20:42

Hertz Car Rental Partners with NYC Development to Offer Convenient New Service NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ), in partnership with Peter Cooper Village, today announced it will be the preferred car rental company of Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town (PCVST) in New York City, offering Hertz 24/7 service with its on demand technologies and latest award winning Hertz ExpressRent(TM) Kiosks to offer the best car rental convenience in...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'