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2014-09-22 12:21:11

HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Houston Airport System (HAS) has taken a major step forward in enhancing the overall customer experience at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), as it begins to unveil free Wi-Fi service for all customers and guests. Free Wi-Fi is now available in all terminal areas at Hobby Airport, as well as in Bush Intercontinental Airport terminals A and D. Free Wi-Fi will continue to launch in phases...

2014-09-22 08:21:49

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a deal with Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) for the implementation of its route analysis tool at Orlando International Airport (MCO). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The technology, B Route Development, will allow GOAA to calculate and analyze route scenarios in less than two hours - a task that would normally take as much as two days - and present them to...

2014-09-18 08:20:43

MONTREAL, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its first checked bag policy for North American travel to align it with prevailing North American industry practices. The carrier's fee for a first checked bag on U.S. transborder routes, in place since 2011, remains unchanged. Starting September 18, 2014, customers purchasing Air Canada's lowest Economy Class Tango fare for travel on or after November 2, 2014 on domestic flights within Canada and to...

2014-09-17 16:20:41

New Terminal at Tocumen International Airport to Employ Facial Recognition Software LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FaceFirst(TM), a facial recognition software system, continues its growth in International airports with the expansion of services into the North Terminal (Terminal Muelle Norte), at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama. FaceFirst(TM) has demonstrated great success in securing the Panama Airport and multiple Panama border crossings since its implementation at...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-09 08:20:24

WestJetters building communities in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic CALGARY, Sept. 9, 2014 /CNW/ - WestJet today announced a three-year, enhanced partnership with Canadian charity Live Different and its Hero Holiday program, an initiative providing year-round global humanitarian opportunities in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Haiti and Thailand. Since 2012, WestJet has supported Live Different with the WestJet Hero Holiday program on an annual basis in the community of Nuevo...

2014-08-19 00:20:17

MODELS SHOWCASE FALL FASHIONS AT 35,000 FEET TO CELEBRATE RENEWED PARTNERSHIP DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 140 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Customers are heading to The Magnificent Mile® in Chicago with spending money after fashion models put on a show on their flight at 35,000 feet. The "Runway in the Sky" kicks off a renewed partnership between Southwest Airlines and The Magnificent Mile Association. In addition to being longtime partners, Southwest Airlines...

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...

2014-07-30 12:20:54

TORONTO, July 30, 2014 /CNW/ - In its investigation report (A13O0045) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined that a number of factors contributed to an unattended maintenance van crossing the active runway while an aircraft was landing at the Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport on 11 March 2013. There were no injuries. A Sunwing Airlines aircraft maintenance technician was in a van parked near the nose of one of the company's...

2014-07-23 23:29:21

Greenbee Parking, a growing North American airport parking service, has received rave reviews for their services in the latest airport reviews by their clientele. Their customers using the Orlando (MCO) airport have enjoyed the affordable Orlando airport parking rates and have deeply appreciated how much they can save with Greenbee. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Greenbee Parking, a rapidly rising airport parking service, has received rave reviews for their service and performance 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.'