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2008-09-26 12:00:25

China Airlines has announced that it will launch a new daily service from Kaohsiung, Taiwan, to Manila, Philippines on October 1, 2008. The airline will operate the Kaohsiung-Manila daily service using an Embraer E190 jet, which has been leased from its subsidiary, Mandarin Airlines. It is configured into two classes with eight seats in premium economy class and 88 in economy class.

2008-09-25 21:00:26

DENVER, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frontier Airlines Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: FRNTQ) today filed its Monthly Operating Report for August 2008. Frontier reported an operating profit of $3.3 million and a consolidated net loss of $5.6 million. Frontier's results included the following items: -- $6.5 million in reorganization items, which included a $4.7 million loss on a sale-leaseback transaction and $1.8 million in professional fees -- A mark-to-market...

2008-09-12 15:00:21

By TOM DAYKIN About 200 Midwest Airlines pilots, flight attendants and their supporters rallied Thursday to protest the airline's recent decision to hire an outside contractor to operate additional flights, bringing an upcoming layoff of 270 Midwest employees. Those will be the latest in a series of major job cuts for the Oak Creek-based company, which will end up with 45% of the work force it had when the year began. The union workers and their family members met outside the local...

2008-09-12 12:00:23

DENVER, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines today announced it will begin charging a $15 fee for a first checked bag, effective for travel on or after Nov. 1, 2008. Frontier's EarlyReturns(R) Summit and Ascent members, as well as active-duty military personnel and AirTran Airways A+ Rewards Elite members traveling on Frontier Airlines, will not be charged for a first or second checked bag. The new fee goes into effect for tickets purchased on or after Sept. 13, 2008 and applies to...

2008-09-11 18:00:24

DENVER, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines today announced the newest city in its Rocky Mountain expansion. On Dec. 18, 2008, Frontier will begin daily nonstop service between Denver and Steamboat Springs/Hayden, CO. Frontier will serve the Steamboat Springs market with its fleet of 10 Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Lynx Aviation, a subsidiary of Frontier Holdings Inc. "With Frontier's new service, skiers and snowboarders from across the country have convenient travel options...

2008-09-11 12:00:27

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: First Officer Paul Sweet, +1-414-698-7167, MEACommunications@alpa.org, or Barbara Gottshalk, +1-703-689-4100, Barbara.Gottshalk@alpa.org, both of the Air Line Pilots Association, International WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Line Pilots Association, Intl (ALPA) has allocated $2 million to support the Midwest Airlines pilots fight to protect their jobs as they begin contract negotiations with an increasingly adversarial management....

2008-09-04 18:00:21

Financially troubled Midwest Airlines in Wisconsin has signed a deal to lease a dozen jets that could help it avoid a bankruptcy filing, the company said. Midwest has agreed to lease the Embraer 170 jets from Republic Airways Holdings, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Thursday. But, the jets will be initially flown and maintained by Republic employees, meaning about 270 Midwest employees will lose their jobs, the Journal-Sentinel reported. The 10-year lease also includes an...

2008-09-04 03:00:16

Republic Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, has signed an agreement with Midwest Airlines to provide 12 Embraer E170 jets operating as Midwest Connect flights with initial service beginning on October 1, 2008. Under the airline service agreement (ASA), Midwest will purchase all capacity at predetermined rates and will directly pay or reimburse Republic for industry standard pass-through costs. The first aircraft will be placed into service on October 1, 2008, and the last...

2008-09-03 18:00:24

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), announced today that its Republic Airlines subsidiary has signed an agreement with Midwest Airlines to provide 12, 76-seat Embraer E170 jets operating as Midwest Connect with initial service beginning October 1, 2008. "We are very pleased to partner with the Midwest Airlines team and look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship," said Bryan Bedford, Chairman, President and CEO of Republic Airways. "Republic is a partner that can help...

2008-09-03 18:00:24

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Airlines today announced significant progress in its voluntary restructuring plan and $60 million in additional financing, including commitments from TPG Capital and Republic Airways Holdings, an Indianapolis-based airline holding company. Timothy E. Hoeksema, Midwest Airlines chairman and chief executive officer, said $40 million of the additional financing has already been funded, with an additional $20 million committed to be funded upon...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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