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2010-11-01 11:49:00

Stronger Economy Projected to Fuel a 3.5 Percent Increase WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. airlines, today said that it expects a 3.5 percent year-over-year increase in the number of passengers (1)( )traveling on U.S. airlines during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday season (2). A total of 24 million air travelers are projected over the period, with daily passenger volumes...

2010-08-02 16:28:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced the airline industry has met a key requirement of the 9/11 Act by screening 100 percent of air cargo on domestic passenger aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) TSA worked closely with the cargo and aviation industries to fulfill this important Congressional mandate by the Aug. 1, 2010...

2010-05-19 16:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today it has awarded its Information Technology Infrastructure Program (ITIP) contract to CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation), of Falls Church, Va., for the deployment, maintenance, and enhancement of TSA's IT infrastructure capabilities. The award, with a base period of May 2010 - May 2011, is worth a total of approximately $489 million for a five-year life cycle. (Logo:...

2010-05-12 14:17:00

Jet Fuel Prices Remain a Huge Challenge WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today announced details of its annual summer air travel forecast. ATA estimates that about 2.2 million passengers[1] per day will travel globally on U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31, 2010. This estimate of approximately 202 million passengers is roughly 1 percent higher than in the same period in...

2010-02-11 10:44:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has named Gerry Phelan as Federal Security Director for Savannah/Hilton Head International and eight other airports in Georgia and South Carolina. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) Phelan joined TSA in 2002 and helped with the start of federal security operations at Tampa (Fla.) International Airport. In 2008, he served a one-year detail as Federal Security...

2010-01-03 16:13:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today, the Transportation Security Administration issued new security directives to all United States and international air carriers with inbound flights to the U.S. effective January 4, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO ) The new directive includes long-term, sustainable security measures developed in consultation with law enforcement officials and our domestic and international partners. Because effective...

2009-12-10 08:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, announced today that it expects 41 million passengers(1) to travel over the upcoming winter holidays(2) on U.S. carriers, representing a 2.5 percent year-over-year decline from the 42 million passengers(1) estimated to have flown during the same period in 2008.(3) The three busiest travel days during this holiday period are expected...

2009-11-18 10:56:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millions of travelers will take to the skies this season to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Whether you're hitting the slopes, visiting relatives or simply getting away from the hustle and bustle, American Airlines, a founding member of the global oneworld® Alliance, is offering holiday travel tips with the family in mind. Before Traveling... In accordance with the Transportation Security Administration...

2009-11-16 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced publication in the Federal Register of a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to strengthen the Aircraft Repair Station Security program. The proposed rulemaking would establish security requirements for maintenance and repair work conducted on aircraft and aircraft components at domestic and foreign repair stations certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)....

2009-11-09 13:34:00

Fewer Passengers Expected Despite Deep Reductions in Ticket Prices WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade association for the leading U.S. airlines, today said that it expects a 4 percent year-over-year decrease in the number of passengers(1) traveling on U.S. airlines during the 2009 Thanksgiving holiday season(2), despite deep discounting over the past several months. "It is increasingly apparent that the economic...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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