Business News Archive - September 24, 2008

News in brief AVIATION A holiday jet carrying 229 passengers narrowly avoided disaster when a wheelchair stored in its hold burst into flames after the flight landed at Manchester airport.

Business News In Brief AVIATION Ryanair plans to ground part of its fleet at Stansted this winter to offset the impact of rising fuel costs and falling demand.

The Boscobel Municipal Airport Commission and the city of Boscobel will host the Annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast prepared by the Knights of Columbus from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Bosco-bel Municipal Airport.

By Tim Puko Some Allegheny County leaders are looking to seize control of Pittsburgh International Airport. A proposal to be considered tonight by County Council would revive the county Department of Aviation to oversee Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin.

By S.M. Mohamed Idris THE Consumers Association of Penang refers to the recent scandal where four children in China died following the consumption of baby formula contaminated with the toxic chemical known as melamine.

PETALING JAYA: Dairy products in Malaysia are safe for consumption, the three major dairy companies said yesterday. None of the raw materials for dairy products sold in Malaysia were sourced from China and therefore were safe from melamine, they said.

COSTA MESA and RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- MSM Lender, a residential mortgage lender based in Rancho Cucamonga, California, shared their view of the crowded product and pricing engine marketplace from a mid-tier lender perspective.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2008) - Apoquindo Minerals Inc.

By Simon Parker T he centenary of a significant event in Cornish mining history is to be marked with a festival of walks, talks, exhibitions and the premiere of a new play celebrating the area's industrial heritage.

By Craig Smith Edward Muller grew up in Regent Square, listening to Pirates games on the radio and watching the comings and goings around the neighborhood. He said those observations helped him in his teaching career at the University of Pittsburgh.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]