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2014-05-23 12:20:41

Airline recognized for historic merger and major financing FORT WORTH, Texas, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines has been honored with two awards from Airfinance Journal, including Overall Deal of the Year for its merger with US Airways, and Airline Treasury Team of the Year for its work on a major aircraft order and other financing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO The awards are being made at Airfinance Journal's 34(th) Annual New York...

2014-05-22 12:22:04

First scheduled nonstop service between the two cities CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, Chicago's hometown carrier, today begins the city's first-ever flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, with summer-season service through Oct. 5, 2014. "United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotland's capital," said Charles Duncan, United's vice president of the O'Hare hub. "This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide...

2014-05-22 08:21:11

ITASCA, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading aircraft communications service provider to the global aviation industry, announced today that it has received an STC from the FAA and certification from the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) - the aviation authority in Japan - to install Gogo's Ku-satellite based connectivity service on Japan Airlines' 767-300 aircraft. The 767-300 is the third aircraft type in JAL's fleet to receive FAA and JCAB approval...

2014-05-21 20:20:20

World's first airline to debut complete Panasonic eX3 in-flight entertainment system on 777-300ER EVERETT, Wash., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and EVA Air today celebrated the airline's first double delivery as the airline received its 16(th) and 17(th) 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes. Taiwan-based EVA Air will be the first airline in the world to operate 777-300ERs with Panasonic's complete state-of-the-art eX3 in-flight entertainment system. "Our new Boeing...

2014-05-20 12:21:09

-- Launch coincides with new Boeing 787 Dreamliner debut -- TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today's official debut of a new brand campaign and the arrival of Air Canada's new Boeing 787 Dreamliner usher in a new era for the nation's airline. In 2009, Air Canada declared its ambition to become a true global carrier, competing against the world's best airlines. Five years later, several key elements of that strategy are now in place, including: -- The...

2014-05-20 08:22:08

TORONTO, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today unveiled its brand new international interior product following the arrival in Toronto on Sunday of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Visit 787.aircanada.com for details and a virtual tour of the aircraft and new design, seating and amenities. The airline will take delivery of a total of 37 Boeing 787 aircraft by the end of 2019, transforming its international wide-body fleet using the most recent advancements in aviation...

2014-05-20 08:20:45

2013 Event Celebrating the "World's Best Business Class" Receives Industry Recognition with Award and SABRE Nomination WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that the "Washington DC Airplane Dinner," a media event designed to showcase the "World's Best Business Class," has been honored by the Hermes Creative Awards as a Platinum Award Winner. Held on the evening of September 25(th), 2013, the Airplane Dinner brought Washington, DC food, travel...

2014-05-19 23:08:46

Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Set to plug the gap between increased consumer demand for luxury and airlines offering budget fares, a new travel operator has launched budget business and thrifty first class flights to many international destinations. Designed to...

2014-05-19 12:21:49

CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press briefing held in Chicago today, LOT Polish Airlines CEO Sebastian Mikosz announced a major early bird economy class fare sale on the carrier from Chicago, New York and Toronto to a number of cities in Poland as well as Eastern Europe. The fare sale begins May 21 and ends June 4, 2014 for travel beginning Sept. 14 through Dec. 12, 2014 and Jan. 5 through March 31, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101101/LA92109LOGO The...

2014-05-19 12:20:55

Aircraft offers customers an improved regional flying experience CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has introduced the Embraer 175 aircraft to the United Express fleet, with service on the modern and spacious regional jet operating between Chicago and top business markets Washington and Boston. United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines began Boston service today. Service between Chicago and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport began Saturday. The E175 flights complement...


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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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