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Business News Archive - November 07, 2008

Atlas America Inc. (NASDAQ:ATLS) ("Atlas America" or "the Company") today reported record financial results for the third quarter 2008.

Frontier Airlines has reported that its passenger traffic decreased 10.9% to 728.16 million revenue passenger miles in October 2008, compared to 817.35 million revenue passenger miles in the same period of 2007.

Delta Air Lines has announced that it will launch non-stop services between the Paris-Charles de Gaulle International Airport and the US cities of Raleigh-Durham and Pittsburgh in June 2009.

Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines have reduced fuel surcharges on the tickets issued in France and The Netherlands due to the decrease in oil prices.

Air Berlin has transported 2.7 million passengers in October 2008, a decrease of 4.4%, compared to 2.83 million passengers in the same period of 2007. The airline's fleet capacity utilization decreased 1.6 percentage points to 80.1% in October 2008.

Pinnacle Airlines has reported a net income of $7.7 million and fully diluted earnings per share of $0.43 in the third quarter of 2008, compared to a net income of $10.9 million and earnings per share of $0.48 in the third quarter of 2007.

easyJet has reported a load factor of 83.9% in October 2008, an increase of 1.4 percentage points, compared to 82.5% in the same period of 2007. The airline has transported 3.96 million passengers in October 2008, an increase of 18.4%, compared to 3.34 million passengers in the same period of 2007.

Ireland-based low-cost airline Ryanair has opened its 26th base at the Reus Airport in Spain.

"The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much."- Thornton WilderA service of YellowBrix, Inc.

PARIS, November 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE:ALU) today announced a seven-year extension of its partnership with BT , focused on the support of BT's global network operations.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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