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2011-07-07 07:20:00

MIAMI, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The worldwide family of former Pan American Airways employees, spouses and aviation aficionados will gather in Coconut Grove, Florida, October 20-23, 2011 for three special days of social events, meetings and tours. Attendees will be joining the city to celebrate the official Centennial of Aviation in Miami in 2011, and to honor the enormous part the airline played in shaping aviation history while also marking 20 years since the close of one of the...

2011-07-05 10:31:00

DOVER, N.H., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the new series, Pan Am, takes off on ABC this fall, the legendary airline and its iconic logo will play a leading role, thanks to a far-reaching license agreement between Pan Am Brands (www.panambrands.com) and the show's producers. As owner of the intellectual property rights to the original Pan American World Airways, Pan Am Brands offers an exclusive line of Pan Am-inspired luggage and travel accessories. The company expects the show, a...

2011-03-11 09:13:00

ATLANTA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting next week, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts will connect guests face-to-face with Concierge teams at ten properties around the world using the new iPad(TM) 2 from Apple®. As the first global hotel brand to equip its Concierge teams with the iPad, InterContinental is committed to ensuring travelers have unparalleled access to local attractions, cultural events and "Insider" travel tips. Using the innovative...

2009-08-06 19:07:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that the company's training organization, Alteon, will be renamed Boeing Training & Flight Services. The new name will be phased in across the organization's global network in the months ahead. The new name reflects the organization's expanded capabilities for providing flight, maintenance, cabin safety and flight operations training. With the addition of flight services, the organization's expertise now...

2009-05-11 10:38:00

II Reel Time Brazil to Feature North American and U.S. Premieres; Guest Appearances by Leading Brazilian Directors and Special Guests WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of Brazil in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, will present its second annual Documentary Film Festival from Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090511/DC14609) The festival, titled "II Reel Time Brazil", will...

2009-03-11 14:06:00

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. and NORFOLK, Va., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pan Am Railways (PAR) and Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NS) have received governmental approvals for their proposed Pan Am Southern joint venture, clearing the way for more than $87 million in rail infrastructure investment designed to significantly enhance the service capabilities and commercial offerings that NS and PAR provide in upstate New York and New England. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board's approval...

2005-12-23 18:51:16

MIAMI (Reuters) - A body plucked on Friday from the ocean off Florida's Key Biscayne was that of a victim of the seaplane crash earlier in the week off Miami Beach, authorities said. The bodies of 19 of the 20 people on board the ill-fated aircraft, including three infants and two pilots, were recovered soon after the crash on Monday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The 20th body was swept out to sea, however. It was discovered by a boater shortly before midday on Friday about...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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