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2011-01-31 08:32:00

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach teams up with Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine to present "LUV Is In The Air--A Grand Romantic Giveaway." The sweepstakes giveaway, a seven-night stay at Grand Panama Beach Resort, will be offered to whoever submits the most heartfelt 17 syllable haiku on the subject of romance. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-01-21 13:44:00

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Resort Collection of Panama City Beach teams up with Southwest Airlines Spirit magazine to present "LUV Is In The Air--A Grand Romantic Giveaway." The sweepstakes giveaway, a seven-night stay at Grand Panama Beach Resort, The Resort Collection's luxurious signature property, will be offered to whoever submits the most heartfelt haiku on the subject of--what else--LOVE (LUV). (Photo:...

2011-01-21 08:23:00

PANAMA CITY, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA) announced today that as of June 2011 it will increase daily flight frequencies to several countries in its extensive route network, offer more convenient schedules and begin service to three new destinations: Toronto, Canada; Porto Alegre, Brazil; and Nassau, Bahamas. "Thanks to these new destinations and the increase in frequencies from our Hub of the Americas in Panama City, Copa...

2010-12-16 15:06:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual tradition of Spring Break is about vacationing with friends, meeting new people, partying and finding a place to warm up after enduring a cold winter on a college campus. Finding that warm place in the sun seems to be the primary reason early bookings for Spring Break 2011 in Daytona Beach are on the rise. For the past several years, Daytona Beach and Panama City have been the two biggest Spring Break destinations in Florida...

2010-12-07 07:08:00

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), and its Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia operating subsidiaries, today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for November 2010: Copa Holdings (Consolidated) November November Change --------------- 2010 2009 (%) ---- ---- --- ASM (mm) (1)...

2010-11-30 16:07:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines (NYSE: CPA) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced an order for up to 32 Next-Generation 737-800s, which includes 10 options, at a signing ceremony at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Valued at approximately $2.6 billion at Boeing list prices, the order is the largest new aircraft order in Copa Airlines' history. In addition, it represents one of the largest commercial transactions ever between private sector...

2010-11-30 13:49:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Copa Airlines today announced an order for 22 Next-Generation 737-800s at a signing ceremony at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The order previously was attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's orders and deliveries website. "We thank Copa Airlines for this significant order and are very proud to partner with one of the most successful airlines in the industry," said Jim Albaugh, president and CEO...

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2010-11-19 10:09:11

New data suggest that the Limon and Pedro Miguel faults in Central Panama have ruptured both independently and in unison over the past 1400 years, indicating a significant seismic risk for Panama City and the Panama Canal, according to research published Nov. 18 by the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (BSSA). The Panama Canal is undergoing expansion to allow for greater traffic of larger ships, scheduled for completion by 2014. As part of a seismic hazard characterization for...

2010-11-17 13:32:00

PANAMA CITY, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today announced that it has signed lease agreement for ten Boeing 737-800 airplanes, five for delivery in 2011 and five during 2012. Including these leases, Copa Airlines now has firm orders and delivery commitments for 33 aircraft, all of which are Boeing 737-800s. "With these new leases we will bolster our 2011 and 2012 network expansion plans, taking the opportunity to strengthen...

2010-11-09 15:30:00

PANAMA CITY, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), and its Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia operating subsidiaries, today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for October 2010: Copa Holdings (Consolidated) October October Change --------------- 2010 2009 (%) ---- ---- --- ASM (mm) (1) 983.2...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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