Business News Archive - June 14, 2008

Budget airline Flybe has suspended one of its routes from a Westcountry airport because of rising fuel costs. The airline is halting its new Newquay-Glasgow summer service because it is not carrying enough passengers to make money with the high cost of aviation fuel.

By DAN SHAW, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7519 or shawd@courierpress.com Evansville Regional Airport is getting a $1.2 million Federal Aviation Administration grant to study a planned extension of its main runway and upgrade of a safety area to meet federal requirements.

ALL staff at collapsed buiness-class airline Silverjet have been laid off today as a potential rescue deal collapsed. Swiss investor Kingplace had provisionally agreed to take over the Luton Airport-based carrier which went into administration a fortnight ago.

Big changes are planned this summer inside the terminal at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Unity.

By Neha Lalchandani NEW DELHI: When it comes to diversions and delays in Delhi, fliers normally dread the winter months when fog disrupts operations at the IGI Airport.

By This column was prepared by Courier & Press correspondent John Gottcent from the archives of Evansville newspapers. Big Story The big story 75 years ago this week (1933) involved the announcement in Rome of a new European accord promising that continent at least a decade of peace.

By LAURA SIMMONS, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7510 or simmonsl@courierpress.com Tomatoes will not be an available taco or sandwich topping at many area restaurants for several days.

By Garret Mathews 464-7527 or mathewsg@courierpress.com For Independence Day, I hope to write about some newly naturalized citizens. If you've recently participated in the official ceremony - and especially if your path to becoming an American was a difficult one - I'd like to hear from you.

CLIMATE change activists today 'hijacked' a coal train on its way to Drax power station in North Yorkshire. The locomotive was brought to a halt just south of the UK's largest coal-fired power station using a red flag this morning.

Saudi officials have advised oil traders and analysts they plan to increase output by 500,000 barrels a day next month, The New York Times reported Friday. Saudi Arabia's current output is 9.45 million barrels a day, up 300,000 barrels from last month.

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.