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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...

2008-09-03 18:00:24

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Captain Jay Schnedorf, chairman of the Midwest Airlines unit of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), issued this statement today following Midwest Airlines' announcement that it had secured commitments from Republic Airways Holdings. As part of the deal, Midwest announced that Republic flightcrews would fly 12 EMB 170s as Midwest Connect, beginning October 1, 2008, directly replacing all but nine of the Boeing 717 aircraft flown by Midwest...

2008-09-03 15:00:30

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for August 2008. The company generated 880.0 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs), an 8.2% increase over the same month last year, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 10.8% to 1.15 billion. Block hours were 63,791 in August 2008, a 5.1% increase over August 2007. Load factor was 76.8% versus 78.7% in August 2007. A total of 1,738,722 passengers were carried during the month, a 12.6%...

2008-09-03 12:00:20

DENVER, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontier Airlines led the airline industry in two key areas for the busy travel month of July 2008, while finishing near the top in several others, according to the most recent statistics released by the Department of Transportation (DOT). According to the DOT's monthly Air Travel Consumer Report, Frontier finished July number one for fewest customer complaints during a month when it carried a record number of passengers. Frontier also finished first in...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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