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Business News Archive - May 19, 2009

Advanced - Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems and Wide Area Multilateration to Enhance Safety and Increase Capacity EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) of Saudi Arabia has selected Sensis Corporation for deployment of Advanced - Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems (A-SMGCS) and Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) systems for King Abdulaziz International Airport (Jeddah) and King Fahad International Airport (Dammam).

LIDKÖPING, Sweden, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Handheld Today Announced the Nautiz eTicket(TM), a New Version of the Versatile Rugged Mobile Computer Nautiz X5(TM), Designed Especially for Transactions and Ticket Validations in the Public Transport Sector. The Handheld Group introduced today the new Nautiz eTicket(TM) rugged PDA with an integrated smart card reader.

BIRMINGHAM, England, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- - Companies Benchmarked on Their Sustainable Business Practices Semplice Energy Limited, leading provider of enterprise CleanTech energy solutions and part of British Gas, a Centrica company, today announced the launch of the Sustainability Challenge Scorecard survey at Sustainability live! 2009, at the NEC, Birmingham.

AeroLogic 777 Freighter includes key Boeing Lifecycle Solutions maintenance products EVERETT, Wash., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) celebrated the delivery of the first 777 Freighter to Deucalion Capital and its customer AeroLogic GmbH on May 12.

Fares reduced 25% on Northeast Regional service and lower fares on Acela Express extended until September WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning today, Amtrak will make that summer trip affordable with new, lower fares including 25 percent off the lowest published coach fare on Northeast Regional service between Washington, D.C., New York, and Boston and extending the current lower fares on Acela Express.

Kbb.com Market Intelligence Survey of New-Car Shoppers Details Awareness, Interest in 'Cash-for-Clunkers' IRVINE, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today announces the results of the latest Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence survey of in-market new-car shoppers on kbb.com, detailing consumers' opinions on the 'cash-for-clunkers' proposal. When provided specifics about the 'cash-for-clunkers' bill as it is currently proposed, 38 percent of in-market new-car shoppers said it would have no effect on their purchase timeframe because they do not have a vehicle to turn in that meets the parameters of the program.

- Keep Time On Your Side With Fares As Low As $39* - ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a sale for travel to all the airline's destinations with fares starting as low as $39*.

- Take a Trip in Business Class With Fares As Low As $109* - ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a Business Class sale for travel to select destinations with fares starting as low as $109*.

HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Purvin & Gertz is pleased to announce the agenda for the upcoming Asia LPG Seminar.

LONDON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2015 the European market for electric vehicles (EVs) could potentially grow to 480,000 units. Frost & Sullivan has revised this forecast from the prediction of 250,000 EVs by 2015 made last year due to changing supply dynamics.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.