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  • abbr. computer-aided instruction

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  • IATA airport code of Cairo International Airport.
  • Calcium-aluminium-rich inclusion, a type of mineral.
  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
  • Chronic ankle instability.
  • Cold air intake.
  • Computer assisted instruction.
  • Conodont Alteration Index, an estimate of the maximum temperature reached by a sedimentary rock.


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  • A key pillar of Rome's rescue plan is expected to leave taxpayers to shoulder most of the debt, shielding the new company, known as CAI, and its investors from the airline's many creditors.

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  • CAI, which is headed by Italian entrepreneur Roberto Colaninno, had previously agreed to retain 11,500 employees from the two airlines, so the deal represents a first concession to unions that represent Alitalia's ground staff.

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  • CAI, which is ready to invest €1 billion in the unprofitable airline, has said that union approval to its plan is a condition of its takeover offer.

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  • If you are unable to participate during the live conference call and webcast, the call will be archived at CAI International, Inc. Announces Q3 - 2011 Financial Release Date and Conference Call CAI INTERNATIONAL, INC.

  • The CAI is the standard that describes the physical and logistical characteristics of a link between the two stations that make up a radio communication system - the base and mobile handsets.

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  • Talks that began Thursday between the airline's nine unions; government representatives; the company's administrator, Augusto Fantozzi; and the investor group, known as CAI, failed to find common ground.

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  • Unions and a group of 16 investors known as CAI were engaged in emergency talks, brokered by the Italian government, to try to keep the airline flying and stop its administrator,


  • Augusto Fantozzi; and the investor group, known as CAI, halted Thursday night without an agreement.

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  • The business group, known as CAI, said it would offer $1.26 billion for Alitalia assets, including the assumption of a $796 million debt.

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  • The investor alliance, with the Italian acronym CAI, foresees the dismissal of 1,000 pilots.

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