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Business News Archive - March 06, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched nonstop service from Des Moines International Airport to Orlando International Airport.

DALLAS, March 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Holly Corporation (NYSE: HOC) today provided a further update regarding the previously announced tank fire at its subsidiary's Navajo Refinery in Artesia, New Mexico.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • 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.