Business News Archive - August 14, 2007

By Monica Eng TAIPEI, Taiwan - From the intersection of Zhongshan and Zhongxiao roads in Taiwan's bustling capital, you can spot at least four 7- Eleven stores as you turn north, south, east and west. No joke.

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- American Express and American Airlines today announced that consumer, small business and corporate Platinum Card and Centurion members will now have access to American Airlines 44 Admiral Club lounges worldwide.

DALLAS, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Get a jump on your fall and winter travel plans with super low fares from Southwest Airlines. These southwest.com-only fares range from $39 to $169 one-way and are available for sale beginning today. Fares require a 14-day advance purchase by Aug.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c65535) has announced the addition of "US Airlines Industry -- PEST Framework Analysis" to their offering. Air travel remains a large and growing industry.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.