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2014-04-02 12:21:34

Airline Launches Daily Service Between Doha and Philadelphia International Airport PHILADELPHIA, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Airways' inaugural flight to Philadelphia touched down at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) this morning marking the airline's fifth gateway in the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/NY96775 With the launch of the daily service between Philadelphia and Qatar Airways' hub in Doha, capital of the State of Qatar, the...

2014-04-01 16:20:58

ITASCA, Ill., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NASDAQ: GOGO) "Prepare for takeoff' is taking on a whole new meaning at Gogo. The world's leading provider of in-flight communications services has announced plans for a crew of jetpack operators, or "Jetpackonauts" as the company has dubbed them, to handle the work of installing connectivity and entertainment systems while aircraft are at cruising altitude. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110715/CG34837LOGO "We understand that our...

2014-03-28 12:20:46

New flights expand United's extensive trans-Pacific network SAN FRANCISCO and HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is expanding its extensive trans-Pacific network this weekend, connecting its San Francisco hub with Taipei, Taiwan, beginning Saturday, and launching a second daily flight between Houston and Tokyo on Sunday. United will host inaugural gate events in both San Francisco and Houston, marking the importance of these flights to tourism and economic...

2014-03-26 08:21:37

Airline Reports Fourth Quarter Net Income of $14.2 Million and Operating Margin of 6.6 Percent SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reports its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2013. Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Highlights -- Net Income: $14.2 million in net income, compared to a year ago quarterly loss of $25.0 million, an improvement of $39.1 million. -- Operating Revenue: Total operating revenue of $359.9 million, an...

2014-03-25 12:21:46

Customers on flights from Los Angeles to Tokyo and from Atlanta to Tokyo are the First to Enjoy Global Connectivity ITASCA, Ill., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, announced today that the first aircraft of Delta's long-haul international fleet has gone live with Gogo's connectivity service. Passengers flying on Delta's 747-400 aircraft flying from Los Angeles to Tokyo and...

2014-03-25 12:21:41

Customers on flight 283 from Los Angeles to Tokyo and flight 295 from Atlanta to Tokyo are the first to enjoy global connectivity ATLANTA, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) will launch international Wi-Fi service on flights 283 and 295 equipped with Ku-band satellite Wi-Fi on Boeing 747-400 aircraft departing Los Angeles International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Narita International Airport in Tokyo. For more than five...

2014-03-24 16:22:41

QueenBeeTickets.com has released a selection of discounted tickets for Lady Gaga's newly announced concert happening in Phoenix, Arizona on July 30. 2014. GERMANTOWN, Wis., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- QueenBeeTickets.com is the online destination for ticket buyers wanting a good selection at affordable prices. Lady Gaga US Airways Arena tickets are available for one of six concerts that have been recently added to the Artpop Ball Tour. Photo -...

2014-03-24 12:20:59

GREEN, Ohio, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines, the busiest airline operating from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), is adding new nonstop service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) on November 2, 2014. The two daily round-trip flights will be available for purchase beginning May 19, 2014. Both trips will be aboard Southwest's comfy 143-seat Boeing 737-700 jet. Southwest was recently awarded 54 slots into DCA as a result of the American/ US Airways...

2014-03-19 08:35:56

ITASCA, Ill., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the leading provider of in-flight communications services to the global aviation industry, has received an STC from the FAA to install its Ku-band satellite equipment on Airbus A330 aircraft. This is Gogo's second STC for its Ku-band satellite service on Delta; Gogo previously received FAA certification to install its Ku-band equipment on Boeing 747-400 aircraft....

2014-03-19 08:20:43

Fourth Annual Temkin Experience Ratings Evaluates 268 Companies Across 19 Industries WABAN, Mass., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines delivers the best customer experience in the airline industry, according to the 2014 Temkin Experience Ratings, an annual ranking of companies based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers. Southwest Airlines took the top spot for the fourth year in a row, earning a rating of 71% and placing 83(rd) out of 268 companies across 19 industries. At the...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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