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2014-06-18 12:20:57

First Air Canada Flight Arrives at The Queen's Terminal MONTREAL, June 18, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The arrival of Air Canada flight AC856 from Toronto at 07:04 GMT marked the official move of all Air Canada flights and operations to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal. The modern and spacious facilities of Heathrow Airport's new terminal provide customers with an improved travel experience including faster customs and immigration border control upon arrival and...

2014-06-16 16:20:27

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that dispatchers, represented by the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU), ratified a new joint labor agreement for all United Airlines dispatchers. The agreement covers more than 330 United dispatchers. "The ratification of this agreement is significant for our dispatchers and the company," said Tracy Lee, United's vice president of network operations. "We...

2014-06-16 12:20:51

Additional Service to Central America and the Caribbean also launching later this year HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. airline with the most global route network, today announced the company will introduce service to Santiago, Chile, from its hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, beginning Dec. 7, 2014, subject to government approval. Houston-Santiago, Chile Flight 847 will depart Houston daily at 9:05 p.m. and arrive in Santiago at 9:40...

2014-06-16 12:20:41

Agreements continue labor integration progress at American FORT WORTH, Texas, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines and the International Association of Machinists (IAM) union have reached three tentative agreements covering more than 11,000 US Airways mechanics, fleet service agents and maintenance training specialists. The Tentative Agreements cover the workgroups separately and amend pre-merger contracts. The three-year agreements are each subject to membership...

2014-06-16 08:20:35

Turkish flag carrier now has 65 orders for the 737 MAX ISTANBUL, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines today finalized an order for 15 additional 737 MAX 8s, valued at $1.6 billion at list prices. The order follows the announcement in May 2013 when the Turkish flag carrier placed the largest Boeing order in the airline's history for 50 737 MAXs and 20 Next-Generation 737s. "Today's order represents another component of our continuous growth strategy,...

2014-06-12 04:20:22

-- New Nonstop Service between Beijing and Washington Dulles International Expected to Grow Bilateral US-China Trade and Tourism -- WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China's new nonstop four weekly flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to Washington Dulles International was welcomed on June 10th by the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai; Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terence McAuliffe, District of Columbia Deputy Mayor Victor L....

2014-06-10 08:21:10

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UATP is pleased to announce their new partnership with Multi Service Bill Plus to help support UATP programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081118/NETU022LOGO "This partnership will benefit greatly UATP Issuers that choose to work with Multi Service by allowing Issuers to focus on recruiting corporate clients for their UATP programs and continuing their growth," said Ralph Kaiser, president and CEO, UATP. "We look forward to working...

2014-06-09 16:21:04

CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported May 2014 operational results. UAL's May 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 0.2 percent versus May 2013. UAL's May 2014 consolidated load factor increased 0.9 points compared to May 2013. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,200 flights a day to 369 airports across six...

2014-06-09 12:22:06

Airline to fly fans back home to watch their favorite Major League Baseball teams CHICAGO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is ready to play ball with the "Route for the Home Team"? social media promotion, offering fans, friends and followers on its social media channels the chance to see their favorite Major League Baseball teams play in their hometowns. Fans on United's Twitter, Facebook and Instagram channels who submit photos showing their loyalty to some of...

2014-06-09 12:21:01

787 Dreamliner flights from San Francisco further expand United's global reach SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches new nonstop service linking the airline's San Francisco hub with Chengdu, China, the fourth-largest Chinese city, becoming the first carrier to fly nonstop from the U.S. to mainland China beyond Beijing and Shanghai and the first U.S. carrier to serve Chengdu. "United offers travelers more choices to more of the world than any...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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