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2014-07-17 12:20:40

Special Charges Summary for Second-Quarter 2014 CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will hold a conference call to discuss second-quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, July 24, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. Second-Quarter Special Charges...

2014-06-27 12:20:50

CHICAGO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and Goose Island Beer Company today announced the two Chicago brands are teaming up to offer Goose Island's 312 Urban Wheat Ale craft beer on the airline's flights worldwide and at United Clubs in the continental United States, beginning July 1. Goose Island's 312 Urban Wheat Ale is a Chicago-inspired beer. Densely populated with flavor and named after one of Chicago's primary area codes, the beer has a spicy aroma of cascade hops,...

2014-06-18 12:22:40

Compass will begin taking delivery of aircraft and start scheduled service in early 2015 ST. LOUIS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compass Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings, Inc., today announced it will operate 20 new 76-seat Embraer E175 aircraft owned by American Airlines, Inc. Compass expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft and start scheduled service under the American Eagle brand and livery in the first quarter of 2015. The agreement also...

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...

2014-06-12 16:21:07

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 2.0 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for May, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 4.0 percent compared to May 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for May decreased 3.0 percent to 5,151,425 compared to 5,313,315 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 84.1 percent compared to 82.4 percent in May 2013. The combined airlines...

2014-06-10 08:21:19

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that the company will make changes to its MileagePlus program in 2015. Members will earn award miles based on their ticket price rather than distance flown. Beginning March 1, 2015, members will earn award miles based on the price of their ticket - specifically the base fare and carrier-imposed surcharges - and their MileagePlus status. Members will earn five miles for every dollar spent, while those with...

2014-05-29 12:21:02

CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, June 4. The presentation will begin at 12:45 p.m. CDT / 1:45 p.m. EDT. The live audio webcast and accompanying presentation will be available on the investor relations section of United's website at ir.united.com. The company will archive the audio webcast on the website within 24 hours of the presentation and the webcast...

2014-05-22 20:20:22

ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 76th consecutive dividend will be paid on July 7, 2014. SkyWest is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company, and is headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest's...

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...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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