Business News Archive - March 15, 2010

SINGAPORE, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent International Air Transport Association (IATA) announcement of Asia Pacific edging past North America and Europe to become the world's largest aviation market has reaffirmed Asia's leadership prospects in the global aviation arena. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) IATA halved its loss forecast for 2010 and lowered its 2009 loss estimate stating that the improvements seen were mainly due to economic recovery driving much stronger demand - especially in emerging markets such as Latin America and Asia Pacific. Kunal Sinha, Consultant in the Aerospace and Defense Practice, Frost & Sullivan notes, "Asia Pacific's aviation prospects are improving much faster than other regions and within Asia Pacific, 217 million more passengers are expected to take to the skies by 2013." As with the industry in the US, the global economic downturn took its toll on air travel in Asia as well.

SINGAPORE, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's Chemicals & Materials Practice (http://www.chemicals.frost.com) will host an analyst briefing via webinar on the Asia Pacific Paint & Coatings Market - Back on Track? on Wednesday, March 31st 2010, at 11:00 hrs (GMT+08:00hrs) Singapore time. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Despite being hit hard by the economic downturn and having to face some major challenges along the way, Asia Pacific have managed to rebound nicely back on track.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft equipped with Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) DURACARB® carbon brakes has been delivered to flydubai, Dubai's first low cost airline.

ATLANTA, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO) Chairman, President and CEO David M.

BOSTON, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Demonstrators will gather March 16th, 2010, from 3-5 p.m.

HOWELL, Mich., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MWW Automotive Group (OTC Bulletin Board: MWWC) is pleased to announce that the Company generated $1,508,276 in revenues for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2009, which is an increase of $112,116 as compared to the same quarter in 2008.

IRVINE, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com Market Intelligence data, brand loyalty for Hyundai recently surpassed that of Honda and Toyota, leading Hyundai's brand loyalty to the No. 1 spot among car shoppers on Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com.

TSX.V - LEO VANCOUVER, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Lion Energy Corp.

WICHITA, Kan., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerion Corporation, an advanced aeronautical engineering organization based in Reno, Nev., has named Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) as its marketing communications agency of record. "Aerion chose SHS as our agency of record because of their business aviation insights and borderless approach to communication," said Brian Barents, vice-chairman of Aerion Corporation.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Last year's deep downturn in auto sales could be consumers' silver lining this year for finding new car and truck financing with better interest rates and shorter terms.

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