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2014-09-12 12:20:45

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Poll shows over half of Germans aged 18-35 believe government should do more to support ridesharing - 62% say competition and innovation should be encouraged by the government - 60% welcome new transport options in their area A recent poll shows that the vast majority of 18- to 35-years-old Germans are in favour of ridesharing with 70% either considering doing it or having...

2014-09-10 08:21:03

HONG KONG, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The third edition of NextGen Auto International Summit China, organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai) Co Ltd, will return once again to the Kerry Hotel Pudong in Shanghai on 9 December 2014. With a theme of "Leading the Revolution in Auto Parts", the summit will explore hot topics around smart, lightweight and green energy vehicle development, and how vehicle and auto parts manufacturers can prepare themselves for the opportunities and challenges...

2014-09-10 00:20:19

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA Exceeds Six Million Passengers for the First Time in a Single Month - Passenger Growth Surpasses Five Percent - Cargo Tonnage Rises More Than Three Percent Welcoming 6.1 million passengers, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) achieved a new monthly passenger record by exceeding the six million passenger mark for the first time in a single month. This represented noticeable growth of 5.4 percent year-on-year. Furthermore,...

2014-09-04 00:20:53

BURBANK, Calif. and FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearTV opens for trading today on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FSE) under the ticker symbol "CLTV:GR" after its Public Listing. Renell Bank is the company's listing sponsor and market maker to the FSE. ClearTV has its primary listing on the Bermuda Main Market, a member of the Commonwealth Exchanges and will now be dual listed on the FSE. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140904/142813 Marc Renell, CEO...

2014-08-12 00:20:15

Frankfurt Airport Records Strongest Passenger Month in History - Group's International Airports Remain on Growth Path FRANKFURT, Germany, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In July 2014, the Fraport AG global airport company once again registered passenger growth at its Frankfurt Airport (FRA) home base. With almost 5.9 million passengers served in July 2014, Fraport recorded the busiest passenger month in FRA's history. Despite weather-related cancellations during the reporting...

2014-08-07 00:20:15

FRANKFURT, Germany, August 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Board Confirms Outlook: "Growth Above Last Year's Level" - Further Potential Via Growing Demand in Air Traffic Worldwide Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and can be downloaded free of charge at: http://www.presseportal.de/story.htx?firmaid=31522 In the second quarter of 2014, Fraport AG's revenue rose by one percent to EUR600.1 million...

2014-08-04 04:20:17

FRANKFURT, Germany, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fraport Acquires U.S.-based Airmall Group That Oversees Retailing Space at Baltimore, Boston, Cleveland and Pittsburgh Airports Effective August 1, the Fraport Group has expanded its international portfolio in the global airport market by acquiring 100 percent of U.S.-based AMU Holdings Inc., which owns Airmall USA Holdings Inc. (Airmall). One of the leading airport-concessions developers in North America, Airmall...

2014-07-31 12:32:55

HÜRTH, Germany, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PlusServer takes another step towards the top position in the German hosting market: PlusServer AG announces the 100 percent acquisition of MESH GmbH in Dusseldorf and Mainlab GmbH in Frankfurt. As a result PlusServer achieved a leading position in the German managed hosting market. In addition, the acquisitions allow PlusServer to expand its offering into managed colocation and cloud services. The two transactions increase...

2014-07-10 12:30:29

SINGAPORE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced it has signed a letter of intent with Aquarius, a member of Russia`s National Computer Corporation, to acquire 20 percent of its wholly owned subsidiary, Zecotek Display Systems Pte Ltd., for US$7 million. The investment in Zecotek Display Systems will be used to complete the...

2014-07-10 00:20:16

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traffic Continues to Grow at Frankfurt Airport - Positive Development at Group's International Airports Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 27.8 million passengers in the first six months of 2014 - up 2.4 percent year-on-year - a new historic half-year passenger record. Cargo (airfreight and airmail) throughput at FRA reached 1.1 million metric tons in the first half of 2014, up 2.2 percent compared to the previous year....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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