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United Airlines Hopes Fliers Attracted to Well-Fed Skies

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United Airlines Hopes Fliers Attracted to Well-Fed Skies

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A Strawberry Fields Salad is one of a variety of United Airlines' new food options. In addition to upgraded first class food options, it will replace snacks with full meals on some flights. UNITED AIRLINES | THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3:30 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 3:30 a.m. NEW YORK | To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.

Why Ebola shouldn’t frighten Nairobians

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Why Ebola shouldn’t frighten Nairobians

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For weeks now, everyone has been running scared, shouting Ebola this, Ebola that. You would think the world is ending!I was even afraid NGO activists would besiege the Kenya Airways headquarters and chain themselves to one of the planes to petition the airline against its continued forays into Ebola territory.Yet I don’t think anyone, least of all a Kenyan, should lose much sleep over this thing. Not too long ago, a flu called SARs erupted somewhere and we went bonkers.

The Hunger Artists

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The Hunger Artists

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When writers become famous, it is easy to forget that they were once obscure, and sometimes very poor. Yet with few exceptions—Homer, Tacitus, Omar Khayyam, Jonathan Safran Foer—even the greatest writers had to slave away at menial positions before their careers took off and they could support themselves with their pens alone. The Hunger Artists - A short-term investment in high-yield talentWilliam Faulkner worked as a night watchman in a mine.

United tries to lure top fliers with promise of a hot meal

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United tries to lure top fliers with promise of a hot meal

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New York To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Airlines. So, it's upgrading first class food options and replacing snacks with full meals on some of its shortest flights.

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Our Membership Solutions

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Photo Credit:Reuters/Stringer . ZURICH, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Swiss authorities have warned that a plan by Etihad Airways to buy a third of Switzerland's Darwin Airline does not meet legal requirements to be approved, as foreign stakes in European airlines come under increasing scrutiny. Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) said that Darwin, rebranded as Etihad Regional, has until Sept. 30 to make changes to the agreement, which would then undergo a second review.

European stocks up as Fed hints at rate rise

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LONDON: European stock markets climbed yesterday, cheered by hints the US Federal Reserve could raise interest rates sooner than expected in view of US growth, despite mixed eurozone data. Frankfurt’s main DAX index jumped 0.93% compared with Wednesday’s close to end the day at 9,401.53 points. London’s benchmark FTSE 100 added 0.33%, ending on 6,777.66 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 surged 1.23% to 4,292.93 points.

WA people tricked in Bali holiday scam

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WA people tricked in Bali holiday scam

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August 22, 2014, 12:52 pm West Australians have been duped into paying for flights and accommodation in Bali only to later discover they were never booked with an airline or hotel. Consumer Protection wants to hear from people who have dealt with a travel business called Bali Indulgence, run by Australian woman Chivonne Betts.

Etihad plan to buy Darwin stake fails to meet Swiss rules - agency

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Etihad plan to buy Darwin stake fails to meet Swiss rules - agency

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ZURICH Thu Aug 21, 2014 7:32pm BST ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss authorities have warned that a plan by Etihad Airways to buy a third of Switzerland's Darwin Airline does not meet legal requirements to be approved, as foreign stakes in European airlines come under increasing scrutiny. Switzerland's Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) said that Darwin, rebranded as Etihad Regional, has until Sept. 30 to make changes to the agreement, which would then undergo a second review.

United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal

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United lures top fliers with promise of a hot meal

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This product image provided by United Airliens shows a Caprese on Asiago Baguette sandwich, one of a variety of the airline's new first class food options. The Chicago-based airline on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 announecd that it’s upgrading first class food options and replacing snacks with full meals on some of its shortest flights.

ekathimerini.com | Ryanair in Cyprus Airways talks

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ekathimerini.com | Ryanair in Cyprus Airways talks

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Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary was due to travel to Cyprus on Thursday for talks with the government about the possible takeover of loss-making carrier Cyprus Airways, he told journalists.Ryanair was among nearly 20 companies which last month submitted nonbinding expressions of interest in the airline, now controlled by the Cypriot government.