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  • adjective Alternative spelling of long haul.
  • noun Alternative spelling of long haul.


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  • Developed in the 1970s, modafinil — sold in the U.S. under the brand name Provigil — appeared on the cultural radar in the late 1990s, when the American military began to test it for long-haul pilots.

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  • It also expects the addition of five Airbus A380 jumbo jets on long-haul routes such as New York, Paris and Los Angeles to boost profit margins.

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  • These laws have broken the link between candidates and experienced party leaders who do know the difference between a long-haul competitor and the flavor of the week.

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  • The Hong Kong-based blue-chip airline, which is controlled by conglomerate Swire Pacific Ltd., said in a statement it ordered six A350-900 wide-body long-haul aircraft, which will mainly serve destinations in Europe.

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  • Third-quarter earnings climbed to €312 million from €13 million a year ago, helped in part by the reversal of a €192 million provision for the long-haul Airbus A340 program, which EADS said is being halted due to lack of sales.

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  • While portfolio money can and does blow with the wind, direct investment tends to stay for the long-haul.

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  • "The long-haul aircraft that we take delivery of this year will not have any first class cabins in them," said Willie Walsh, BA's chief executive.

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  • If you want to achieve your goals, you have to be in it for the long-haul.

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  • Greater liberalization might have kept India on a higher-growth track to begin with, and it would have meant a greater proportion of investors who were in the country for the long-haul despite less rosy short-term numbers.

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  • Factors such as geography, availability of cash, access to funding, and new fleets of wide-body fuel efficient aircraft have allowed state-owned Gulf carriers to grow quickly and compete with the U.S. and European legacy carriers on long-haul flights to Asia and North America, at a time when demand for regional passenger air travel in the Middle East also continues to rise, if at a slower pace.

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