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2014-02-05 12:20:46

KUCHING, Malaysia, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Routes Asia, the largest route development forum for the entire Asia region, will take place in Kuching in the State of Sarawak, Malaysia from 9-11 March 2014. Routes Asia is the meeting place for around 800 delegates representing over 80 airlines, 250 airports and almost 60 countries. The hosting of one of Asia's most important civil aviation events is testimony of the growing importance of Kuching as an international air...

2014-02-05 08:20:26

MANCHESTER, England, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Region's largest commercial aviation event to attract tourism ministers and key industry speakers The 7th Routes Americas will open in San Salvador on 23rd February with the ALTA Routes Americas Strategy Summit. The event will be held in association with the Latin America & Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) and sponsored by The New Quito International Airport. Routes Americas is the largest...

2014-01-27 12:20:28

LONDON, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior industry experts confirm their participation in high level conference programme The Airport Cities World Conference & Exhibition is the global platform providing thought leadership, best practice, innovation and high-level debate and discussion around the creation and development of airport cities. The conference programme explores how they stimulate economic growth and drive commercial benefits, developing both as...

2014-01-16 12:20:39

MANCHESTER, England, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Further appointments announced for World Route Development Consultants Following the recent announcement of new recruits to ASM, the company is pleased to announce that the team has been further strengthened by the addition of two leading industry experts. Keith Green joins ASM following a successful career with South African Airways where he was formerly Head of Network Planning and Scheduling, responsible...

2014-01-10 08:20:06

MANCHESTER, England, January 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Last year was another record year for Routes, part of UBM Live, with more delegates than ever before attending its World and Regional Route Development Forums, including World Routes, the world's largest civil aviation gathering. A record number of over 5,600 delegates attended the six forums that Routes organised around the globe in 2013: World Routes in Las Vegas, USA; Routes Asia in Mumbai, India; Routes Europe in...

2014-01-08 08:20:48

MANCHESTER, England, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two new appointments announced for World Route Development Consultants 2014 promises to be an exciting period for ASM with the New Year bringing the announcement of new staff joining the company. Mike St Laurent joins ASM in February following a distinguished career with Air Canada where he was a leading figure within the Scheduling, Network Planning and Revenue Management functions. Known to many across the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'