Business News Archive - September 19, 2008

T his year has been the most tumultuous many of us can remember in aviation for a very long time. Globally, more than 30 airlines have gone to the wall since January.

By Andy Rosen Hagerstown Regional Airport is adding flights to Orlando, Fla., giving the airport a vacation-oriented service that officials say they have coveted since before commercial service ended there altogether nearly a year ago.

By Bonnie Pfister Prospective bidders for gas-drilling rights at Allegheny County's two airports met Wednesday after county Chief Executive Dan Onorato decided not to block airport managers' efforts to tap into mineral- lease revenue.

Home News IN BRIEF *Two women from Manchester who allegedly tried to open a cabin door mid-flight on a XL jet in July are unlikely to face prosecution, following the collapse of the airline last week.

By Judy Kroeger The Connellsville-Joseph A. Hardy Airport has a new manager. The Fayette County Airport Authority board unanimously voted Tuesday to hire Mary Lou Fast of Uniontown. Fast worked as assistant to the manager at Pottstown-Limerick Airport from 1985 to 1999.

Naverus, the leading developer of RNP (Required Navigation Performance), announced today its sponsorship of the PBN Summit 2008 on November 10th and 11th at the Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle.

I t tempted Eve, inspired Isaac Newton and is the key ingredient of our classic Westcountry "zoider". Now regional company Cobell has pipped the competition, to become sole distributor of a top-secret elixir made from the apple.

By Julia Scott I'd never before been tempted to shop at the 99 Only Store. Me buy groceries and goods from a one-price-fits-all store? Not a chance. But with the economy in the dumps and my reputation as a cheapskate to uphold, I decided to take the plunge.

A modern warehouse unit with fitted offices at Exeter Airport Business Park has come to the market with Stratton Creber Commercial.

An idea which has proved a huge hit in Australia has arrived in St Budeaux. Local resident Tony Williamson discovered the weekly Breakfast Club for Men while on holiday down under, and has now launched a similar venture here in Plymouth.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.