Business News Archive - September 14, 2007

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Milwaukee and Sawyer, Mich., beginning Dec. 13.

Alaska Airlines has agreed to acquire certain assets of Hawaiian Vacations, a tour company. Alaska Airlines Vacations now offers a full line of Alaska-Hawaii vacation packages in conjunction with its daily Anchorage-Honolulu service starting December 9, 2007.

RAEFORD, N.C., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers and guests got an exciting show Wednesday, September 12 while watching Tim D'Annunzio, owner and president of ParacleteXP SkyVenture, be the first to "fly" in his brand new vertical-wind tunnel.

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.