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2014-05-22 16:30:06

The group discussed new ways to boost U.S. tourism as part of the President's economic develop strategy WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Klein, CEO and President of Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), and a small group of travel and tourism industry leaders met with President Barack Obama today to discuss ways to accelerate U.S. travel and tourism, one of the most significant elements of the President's economic development strategy....

2014-05-22 12:21:51

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines applauds the initiatives announced today by President Obama to promote travel and tourism to the United States. As the President emphasized, the economic benefits of tourism are substantial and far-reaching. This is a very important and timely effort. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/DA56847LOGO "We are particularly pleased about the firm commitment by the Administration to cut down the growing delays for...

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 23:08:45

A recent survey conducted by internet specialists Webcredible has upped travel agents' ante by reporting that of the 85% of Brits who prefer to book their holidays online, a huge 60% chose to give up and abandon their purchase and 79% have switched to a different travel provider due to challenges in the website user journey. Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Flight Snap Lift Off with Online Sales A new discount travel operator offering reduced fares has launched as online sales soar...

2014-05-19 16:20:21

**To Be Presented at the Club's 72nd Awards Gala on October 24, 2014** NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wings Club, recognized as the premier aviation club in the world, will honor Mr. Dave Barger, JetBlue Airways CEO, with the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award. Acknowledging outstanding accomplishments in the field of aviation, The Wings Club will present this award on October 24, 2014, at the 72(nd) Annual Awards Gala to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York...

2014-05-15 12:22:27

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation Awards United the 2014 Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award for Travel Suppliers CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines this week was honored with a Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award as a travel supplier by the GBTA Foundation and Project ICARUS. The Foundation recognized United for outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering industry-leading sustainability programs, products and...

2014-05-14 12:21:46

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) President Scott Kirby will present at the 7th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, May 21, at 7 a.m. CDT. A live audio webcast of this event will be available at aa.com/investorrelations, and an archive of the webcast will be available through June 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75651 About American Airlines Group American Airlines Group...

2014-05-14 04:20:25

Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways Continue to Rank Highest in Their Respective Segments WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite passengers having to pay more to fly, overall satisfaction with airlines improve for the second consecutive year, driven primarily by an increase in satisfaction with cost and fees, according to the J.D. Power 2014 North America Airline Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The study...

2014-05-13 20:20:34

ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 0.5 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for April, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 3.3 percent compared to April 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for April decreased 1.6 percent to 4,954,134 compared to 5,034,736 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 82.8 percent compared to 80.5 percent in April 2013. The combined...

2014-05-12 08:22:41

Redefines Key Leadership Roles ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 12, 2014 /PR Newswire/ -- Sky West, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW), the holding company for Sky West Airlines, Inc. ("Sky West Airlines") and Express Jet Airlines, Inc. ("Express Jet Airlines"), announces the promotion of Russell "Chip" Childs to President, effective May 12, 2014. Mr. Childs has been serving as President and Chief Operating Officer of Sky West Airlines. In his new role at Sky West, Inc., Mr. Childs will oversee all...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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