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Business News Archive - July 02, 2008

By JAMES MacPHERSON BEULAH, N.D. - Oscar Stohler was raised in a sod house in western North Dakota and ranched there for nearly seven decades. He never gave much thought to what lay below the grass that fattened his cattle.

By Emma Corlett Business Editor The Westcountry's largest airport is planning to create 2,000 jobs and add a further pounds160 million to the regional economy over the next two decades.

By V. Vasudevan; Eileen Ng; Joseph Sipalan; Irdiani Mohd Salleh; Ili THERE are no plans to move AirAsia's flights from the Low-Cost Carrier Terminal in Sepang to Subang airport, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday.

By Chris Kahn PHOENIX - Admit it. That chunky carry-on bag of yours would never fit into the sample box displayed outside the airport gate. Don't expect that bag to get a free ride for long.

By CHRIS KAHN PHOENIX - Admit it. That chunky carry-on bag of yours would never fit into the sample box displayed outside the airport gate. Don't expect that bag to get a free ride for long.

The Multiflight Flight Training Centre at Leeds Bradford Airport has been selected to provide flight training for Atlantic Airlines' cadet pilots. Multiflight was selected from a host of other UK flight training centres to run Atlantic Airlines' cadet pilot programme/ sponsorship scheme.

Leeds Bradford International Airport has revealed ambitious plans to introduce new medium and long-haul routes and expand passenger numbers.

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: The days of high level connectivity across the country with a choice of reasonably-priced flights are numbered. Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal on Monday said Indian carriers have 30% excess capacity flights and are selling tickets 30% below break-even levels.

NEW DELHI: Here's more bad news for fliers. Oil companies on Monday night raised aviation turbine fuel (ATF, jet fuel) prices yet again by 4.3% and airlines are now likely to pass on this cost to passengers in terms of higher fuel surcharge, which in turn will raise air fares further.

By The Associated Press DES MOINES (AP) - Midwest floods might not contribute as much to food inflation as was feared.

Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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