ba'

ba'

(bɔː; bɑː) or

Ba'

n
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) the ba' a game somewhat like rugby played in Orkney at Christmas and New Year between two very large teams of players
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) the ba' handba' a similar game played at Jedburgh in the Scottish Borders in mid-February
3. (Team Sports, other than specified) the stuffed leather ball used in these games
[Scots form of ball1]
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1, placing BA's code on Malev's twice-daily London Gatwick-Budapest flights and seven Eastern European routes from BUD.
From the day news filtered out of BA's plans to launch Go, she has tirelessly insisted that it is a separately run subsidiary and that it is not, repeat not, a cross-subsidized spoiler intent on driving the other low-cost operators out of business, before jacking up prices.
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The implementation of Astute's ePowerCenter(TM) in 2004 integrated BA's 29 global customer relations centers on a single-system platform, providing contact center agents and employees, worldwide, with immediate visibility into consumer interactions.
This brings the possibility of a strike to an end and has restarted BA's jetliner production.
Mitigating these concerns are BA's strong balance sheet, including approximately $8 billion of cash and investments; financial flexibility, including the ability to curtail some discretionary cash deployment actions such as share repurchases and discretionary pension contributions; a diverse business portfolio; the company's history of withstanding past strikes; and the temporary nature of most of the projected working capital build-up and revenue decline, which should reverse when deliveries resume.
In general, Fitch believes that BA's strong cash resources and improved operating performance in the past year have mitigated many of the risks from ongoing ethical and legal issues at BA.
The revision of the Outlook to Stable from Negative is based on BA's strong cash performance, the company's sizable liquidity position, and the recovery in the global commercial aerospace industry.
Among the brands produced by Tine BA is Jarlsberg cheese, which accounts for 60 percent of Tine BA's total exports and is currently the best-selling imported cheese in the United States.
Technical analysis about BA's oscillating stochastic figure causes our researchers to think that a leg down.