Business News Archive - October 16, 2009

DUBAI, UAE, October 16 /PRNewswire/ -- flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline, has become one of the worlds' fastest growing start-up airlines, with the delivery of its fifth aircraft in five months. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091016/363242-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091016/363242-b ) The Boeing 737-800NG is part of the historic order of 50 aircraft that flydubai placed with the American plane maker at the Farnborough Airshow last year and is financed by the US$320 million sale and leaseback deal recently announced with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The new aircraft will immediately be put into service on flydubai's first GCC route, Doha, with the first flight being on Sunday, October 18, 2009. The 737-800 Next Generation aircraft comes from a Boeing family that is officially the most commercially successful model designed.

ENID, Okla., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) plans to announce third quarter 2009 earnings on Thursday, November 5, 2009 before the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company plans to host a conference call on the same day at 10 a.m.

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westway Group, Inc.

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TGC Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: TGE) today announced plans to release third quarter 2009 financial results on Monday, November 2, 2009 before the market opens.

HOUSTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Exobox Technologies Corp.

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., October 16, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: What: AMCOL International Corporation - Third Quarter 2009 Earnings Results Conference Call When: Friday, October 23, 2009 @ 11:00 AM EDT Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=62406 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Don Pearson of AMCOL International Corporation, 847-851-1500. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site http://www.amcol.com/ This conference call may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding AMCOL's expected performance for future periods and actual results for such periods might materially differ.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.