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2014-03-25 12:21:06

8-Day Immersion in the Region's Rich History Includes Stay Overlooking Durban's Famed Golden Mile Beachfront plus Tours, Starting at Just $1,999* (restr. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) is showcasing South Africa's vibrant and diverse KwaZulu-Natal region, also known as the "Sunshine Coast," with a specially-priced package that starts at just $1,999* (restrictions apply). The "Sunny South Africa"...

2014-03-25 08:21:29

Leisure carrier to operate select U.S. routes from Vancouver and Calgary New Vancouver-Phoenix flights to start next winter VANCOUVER, March 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge(TM), is expanding to Western Canada to serve a number of predominantly leisure markets from Vancouver and Calgary to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Anchorage. Flights on these routes, currently operated by Air Canada, will be...

2014-03-24 12:20:50

Official airline of NAHJ 30th-anniversary special events during 2014 CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today that it has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and will be the official airline of the organization's special events throughout 2014. "United is looking forward to its eighth consecutive year sponsoring NAHJ as the organization celebrates its 30(th) anniversary," said Nene Foxhall, United's...

2014-03-21 16:20:20

Newly reconfigured Boeing 767-300ER to operate first scheduled flight from Toronto-Cancun TORONTO, March 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada rouge continues its expansion of service between Canada and sunny Mexico with the March 22 launch of up to daily non-stop service between Montreal and Cancun. Air Canada rouge now offers service between Canada and four popular destinations in Mexico: Toronto/Montreal-Cancun, Toronto-Puerto Vallarta, Toronto-Los Cabos, and Toronto-Huatulco....

2014-03-19 12:21:59

7 In 10 Shop Flights By Price NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the latest Omnibus survey by global research company, YouGov, 32% support the United crackdown on oversized carry-on bags compared to 24% who oppose. Half (50%) of recent fliers (those who have flown in the last year) support more stringent rules on carry-on bags as well as 46% of Americans who are signed up for an airline reward program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/MN86164)...

2014-03-19 08:35:56

ITASCA, Ill., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, has received an STC from the FAA to install its Ku-band satellite equipment on Airbus A330 aircraft. This is Gogo's second STC for its Ku-band satellite service on Delta; Gogo previously received FAA certification to install its Ku-band equipment on Boeing 747-400 aircraft....

2014-03-19 08:20:43

Fourth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Evaluates 268 Companies Across 19 Industries WABAN, Mass., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines delivers the best customer experience in the airline industry, according to the 2014 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers. Southwest Airlines took the top spot for the fourth year in a row, earning a rating of 71% and placing 83(rd) out of 268 companies across 19 industries. At the...

2014-03-18 12:21:46

GOLD COAST, Australia, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airways Aviation Group announced the opening of their new bespoke education and commercial facilities at Gold Coast Airport, Queensland, Australia with an opening ceremony officiated by the Hon. Michael Hart MP on behalf of the Minister of Education Hon. John-Paul Langbroek MP. Also in attendance were Mr Romy Hawatt - Airways Aviation Group CEO and Justice John Dowd Chancellor of Southern Cross University along with a number of local,...

2014-03-18 08:21:43

BEIJING, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will inaugurate Shanghai-Munich nonstop service on June 6, 2014, bringing the number of the European cities it serves from Shanghai up to 4, with the other three cities being Frankfurt, Milan and Paris. Currently, Air China operates from Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu to Europe and is the largest operator of China-European routes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA827/8 will be...

2014-03-14 12:21:33

A Few Tips to Make Passengers' Travel Experience Smoother OTTAWA, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - With the onset of the March Break and World Consumer Right's Day on March 15, the Canadian Transportation Agency is reminding passengers about their rights, responsibilities and recourse if they encounter problems when travelling. In Canada, air passenger rights and responsibilities are set out in the terms and conditions of carriage (contract) included in airline tariffs. Although...


Word of the Day
rhyparography
  • Genre or still-life pictures, including all subjects of a trivial, coarse, or common kind: so called in contempt.
According to the OED, "the sense ‘a painting’ in English is probably due to the influence of lithograph n., photograph n., etc."