Business News Archive - April 09, 2008

Brazilian airline TAM Linhas Aereas has inaugurated a new VIP lounge at Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil, exclusively for first class passengers flying to New York, Paris, Milan and London.

Texans who switched to Cirro Energy® for electricity savings have enjoyed industry leading service and now the company will enhance that experience with intelligent new Smart PaySM telephonic and My Cirro Web site account management systems.


In a surprising announcement made Tuesday, personal navigation device maker TomTom NV warned its profits would be less than expected due to pricing power weakness and European retailers stocking fewer of its products.

US Airways (NYSE: LCC) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) District 141 today announced they have reached a tentative agreement on a single contract for the airline's 7,700 ramp and baggage handling employees.

Global Waste-To-Energy, Corp (GW2E) announced today that it has signed an additional agreement with Freedom Renewable Energy Corporation (FREC) to be the sole distributor of the Biosphere Gasification System(TM) for the countries of Brazil, Dominican Republic and Kyrgyzstan.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.