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2014-05-07 00:20:25

Newly renovated gate at Terminal D will now house two superjumbo flights DFW AIRPORT, Texas, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas Airways announced today that its DFW to Sydney service will be served with the Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft starting September 29. The upgrade to the Qantas A380 will mean that the longest scheduled commercial flight in the world will now be served by the largest passenger jet in the world. "The announcement of Qantas Airways A380 service to DFW is...

2014-05-05 12:21:54

DALLAS and MADRID, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and Amadeus IT Group (AMS: MC) announced today that they have entered into a joint contract for Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution that will support the carrier's domestic service. Amadeus' Altéa reservations solution currently supports the Company's international service, and Southwest has long indicated a desire to operate just one reservation system, operating multiple systems following the acquisition of...

2014-04-24 12:22:07

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the debut episode of Modern Family's Australian vacation, Qantas is offering special fares to Australia from the United States through May 5. Qantas makes travel to Australia both comfortable and convenient, and for a limited time, more affordable than ever with savings on bookings of two or more seats in all cabins to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. In conjunction with Tourism and Events Queensland, Qantas is also offering...

2014-03-13 12:34:09

Sabre travel marketplace provides seamless, efficient booking of airline ancillaries SOUTHLAKE, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre, a global travel technology company, is now selling Qantas's Advance Seat Selection. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131216/DA33636LOGO-b The airline is selling its ancillary product through the Sabre global distribution system using industry technology standards developed by ATPCo and IATA. The electronic miscellaneous document (EMD)...

2014-01-27 12:20:35

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas yesterday, together with the Australian Consulate-General New York, Deborra-lee Furness and Hugh Jackman held an event to celebrate Australia Day in New York. Qantas Senior Executive Vice President of The Americas Vanessa Hudson said Australia Day represented the ideal opportunity to promote Australia to Americans. "As Australia's national carrier, we are committed to promoting Australia and marketing its unique tourism attractions to...

2014-01-13 16:21:12

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com the world's foremost safety and product rating website has announced the selection of Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2014. www.AirlineRatings.com celebrates and promotes excellence in the airline industry and the pinnacle of these efforts is its Airline Excellence Awards. Air New Zealand is being honoured for its in-flight innovations, financial performance, operational safety and motivation of its...

2014-01-09 04:20:08

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com (www.AirlineRatings.com) the world's only safety and product rating website has announced its top ten safest airlines for 2013 from the 448 it monitors. Top of the list is Qantas which has a fatality free record in the jet era (since 1951). Making up the top ten with seven stars for safety and in- flight product are in alphabetical order: Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, Emirates, Etihad...

2014-01-08 12:21:18

EMMY AWARD-WINNING SHOW TO FILM VACATION EPISODE DOWN UNDER LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qantas has announced a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Television and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to bring the top-rated American comedy series "Modern Family" to film in Australia. Qantas will fly the cast and crew from Los Angeles in February as the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan takes a vacation down under for an episode to be broadcast later this season....

2013-12-21 23:02:18

In response to an article by CNN, fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies, discusses Qantas’ use of social media and GPS technology to learn from customers. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 fishbat, a leader in Long Island advertising agencies comments on an article published by CNN on December 15th, which reports that Qantas is using social media, mostly Instagram, with GPS technology to find out what customers like and dislike during their flights. According to the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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