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2011-08-22 17:20:00

Media powerhouse UrbanDaddy debuts exclusive traveling app in the Chrome Web Store New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Virgin America and luxury media powerhouse UrbanDaddy (UrbanDaddy.com) have launched their jointly developed Virgin America Traveler app for Chrome. The free app, now available exclusively at the Chrome Web Store, will assist and inspire travelers for upcoming trips with on-the-fly essential packing lists and complete integration with UrbanDaddy's unparalleled archive of...

2011-08-10 12:23:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines employees at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated another customer service victory this week as the airline announced the top five airports to be honored for improved customer experience and innovative problem solving for the second quarter 2011. The program is called the "Customer Cup," and the winners are announced each quarter. "The Customer Cup was created in an effort to build some friendly competition...

2011-08-04 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Virgin America, the airline that has been reinventing flying since its August 2007 launch, marks its fourth year anniversary with festivities that celebrate the airline's continued job growth, network expansion and innovative service. To mark birthday number four, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee has proclaimed the airline's anniversary date of August 8, 2011, "Virgin America Day" in the City of San Francisco. In order to thank its...

2011-08-03 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline reinventing flying, and Gilt City, the leading online lifestyle destination for curated local offers, today announces they will partner to provide special Insider Offers for the airline's premium Main Cabin Select service - with escalating discounts for the more flights* purchased. Gilt City members can now score major discounts on the airline's upscale and stylish Main Cabin Select service across its route network...

2011-07-14 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Virgin America, California's hometown airline, announces its intent to launch flights from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR) in Mexico. Virgin America files today with the U.S. Department of Transportation for the authority to fly to PVR and subject to approval from both the U.S. DOT and the Mexican government, the airline plans to begin flying to Puerto Vallarta this winter. The...

2011-06-30 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline that is reinventing domestic flying, today announces that it is teaming up with Google Inc. to offer guests the opportunity to "test-fly" Google's new Chromebook for free onboard their flight and at select airport gates. From July 1-September 30, 2011, Virgin America flyers will have the exclusive chance to check out a Chromebook at their departure airport gate and take the new notebook computer out for a spin...

2011-06-23 06:00:00

NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As schools across the country let out this month, a joint project launched today by New York's hometown value carrier JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) and PBS KIDS aims to keep children reading wherever they go this summer - with a combination of in-flight and online literacy resources, community reading events and a partnership with First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need. At the center of the program is the...

2011-06-02 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the award-winning domestic airline, today announces the appointment of Peter D. Hunt as the Company's new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective July 11, 2011. Hunt will oversee the growing airline's financial operations, including treasury, tax, financial planning and analysis, accounting, external financial reporting, budgets, procurement and fleet planning. Hunt brings to Virgin America extensive...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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