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2008-08-08 00:00:27

Capitol/EMI said it is planning to release the new benefit album, "Olivia Newton-John & Friends: A Celebration in Song," next month. The newly recorded CD and digital collection features 12 songs, pairing the Australian pop singer with various musical friends like Cliff Richard, Keith Urban, Barry Gibb, John Farrar, Melinda Schneider, Delta Goodrem, Sun, Jann Arden, Amy Sky, RyanDan and Richard Marx. The album is to be released Sept. 2, Capitol/EMI said. "I'm so delighted to bring...

2008-08-07 12:01:04

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced a limited time introductory, return fare of KWD309* on its new nonstop route between Kuwait City and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The offer applies to tickets purchased before Aug. 22, 2008 for travel between Nov. 8 and Dec. 11, 2008. (*Additional taxes/ fees/restrictions/ baggage charges may apply. Details are included below.)Delta will operate four weekly services between Kuwait and the United States offering hundreds of...

2008-08-04 18:00:39

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) customers booked on flights to, from or through select Texas cities may make adjustments to their travel schedule without penalty or fees due to flooding expected from Tropical Storm Edouard. Customers who purchased tickets by Aug. 4, 2008, and are scheduled to travel Aug. 4-6, to, from or through the following cities on Delta, Delta Connection(r) or Delta-coded flights may make a one-time change without penalty or...

2008-07-31 06:00:42

By Dan Reed Airlines searching for extra cash to survive their deepening financial crisis are finding out just how valuable their frequent-flier programs really are. United and Continental airlines already have cut deals this summer bringing them $600 million and $235 million in cash, respectively, for miles to be awarded in the future to users of their bank-issued affinity credit cards. JPMorgan Chase issues both carriers' cards. Travelers, however, could see the value of their...

2008-07-24 15:00:45

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Goodrem has officially arrived in the U.S. with her debut CD, Delta. The disc has landed at the top of Billboard's coveted Top New Artist/Heatseekers Chart, sitting comfortably at #1. The Australian beauty, who has sold millions of albums around the world, is now poised for stardom stateside with a slew of high-profile appearances and rave reviews in support of her new disc, in-stores now on Mercury/Decca. The buzz on Delta Goodrem continues to...

2008-07-18 12:00:53

By Lisa Fleisher, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Jul. 18--Delta will cut flights in Myrtle Beach in August to a slew of cities, eliminating service to Cincinnati, New York and Boston, and reducing the number of flights to Atlanta, a company spokesman said. It's the latest blow to Myrtle Beach air service, which is particularly vulnerable as airlines cut back on regional flights to smaller destinations. Earlier this month, United Airlines said it would cut winter flights here. Delta...

2008-07-18 06:00:38

Delta Air Lines has launched new non-stop service between New York's John F Kennedy International Airport and the Saint-Exupery International Airport in Lyon, France. The new service to Lyon complements Delta's existing daily non-stop service between the Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport and New York-John F Kennedy (JFK), Atlanta, Cincinnati and Salt Lake City; and to Nice from New York-JFK. The airline will operate the new non-stop service using a Boeing 757-200...

2008-07-17 12:00:52

By James Bernstein, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Higher fares, fewer flights and additional fees for most travelers are expected to be the result of a bloody earnings period for airline carriers that started Wednesday when two of the largest -- American and Delta -- each posted losses of more than $1 billion. Fort Worth-based American, the nation's largest airline, said it lost $1.45 billion in the second quarter, compared with a profit of $317 million in the same period last year....

2008-07-17 09:00:52

By James Bernstein, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 17--Higher fares, fewer flights and additional fees for most travelers are expected to be the result of a bloody earnings period for airline carriers that started yesterday when two of the largest -- American and Delta -- each posted losses of more than $1 billion. Fort Worth-based American, the nation's largest airline, said it lost $1.45 billion in the second quarter, compared with a profit of $317 million in the same period last year....

2008-07-17 09:00:51

By Stephen Foley Two of the largest airlines in the US lost a combined $2.5bn (1.25bn) in the second quarter, as rising jet fuel prices and restructuring costs hobbled their operations. American Airlines and Delta said they would ground additional planes and cut even more flights in their attempt to reduce costs and limit capacity. By doing so, they hope to be able to push through further ticket price increases - but both warned that the industry business model needs to change...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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