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2014-07-07 16:20:29

VANCOUVER, July 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Jeff Watson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will make an announcement related to the enhancement of Canada's Asia-Pacific Gateway, at the offices of West Coast Reduction, Ltd. Mr. Watson will be joined by Barry Glotman, president and CEO of West Coast Reduction Ltd. Date: Tuesday,July 8, 2014 Time: 10:45 a.m. (Pacific Daylight...

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2014-07-04 04:51:38

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last November, the traveling public was excited by the fact that Jet Blue Airways was the first US carrier to offer gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices for its passengers. Very quickly after the FAA relaxed its restrictions on e-readers, tablet computers and cell phones with the airplane mode enabled being used during taxi and take-off, every other airline followed the lead of Jet Blue. The initial excitement has...

2014-07-02 16:20:33

Only North American Railroad to make Barron's annual list OMAHA, Neb., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific recently was named to The World's Most Respected Companies list compiled by Barron's. Ranked No. 19 out of the world's 100 largest publicly traded companies, Union Pacific was rated by participants asked to select one of four statements reflecting their view of each company, ranging from "highly respect" to "don't respect."...

2014-07-02 16:20:29

Amendments ensure the highest international aviation security standards for Canadian travellers. OTTAWA, July 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced amendments to the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 to strengthen airport security and non-passenger screening programs at Canadian airports. The airport security program amendments introduce new requirements for airport operators that are designated for security screening. The...

2014-07-01 12:22:10

The Nation's Largest and Fastest WiFi Network Now Available for Commuters and Tourists on America's First Subway Line BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it has activated Xfinity WiFi hotspots in the subway platform areas on the MBTA's Green Line from North Station to Kenmore just in time for the busy 4(th) of July holiday and summer season. Comcast is the first provider to offer WiFi in portions of the first subway line to open in the United States....

2014-07-01 12:20:41

Southwest Vacations Offers up to $200 off Select Travel Packages to New Destinations: Aruba, Jamaica, and The Bahamas DALLAS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Employees of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today launched an international future for America's largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. Southwest Airlines' first international departure, Flight 1804 from Baltimore/Washington to Oranjestad, Aruba,...

2014-07-01 08:22:12

- Northrop Grumman Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results to be Webcast Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Noon Eastern time FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will announce its second quarter 2014 financial results Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The company's conference call will be held at noon Eastern daylight time the same day. Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president, and Jim Palmer, chief financial officer, will review...

2014-07-01 08:21:10

US Airports' Association CEO impressed with QS-B220 product and Company's readiness as it nears completion of TSA testing for airport checkpoint screening WILMINGTON, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced that Todd Hauptli, President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) visited and toured...

2014-07-01 00:20:16

KCS to operate largest commuter rail contract in North America with pledge to improve service by "Thinking like a passenger" BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the stroke of midnight, Keolis Commuter Services officially began operating the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's 14 commuter rail lines with a pledge to increase on-time performance and improve safety, cleanliness and customer service. In January 2014, Keolis Commuter Services, part of Keolis North America,...

2014-06-30 16:21:16

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Goldman, vice president, has been named president of the Louisville & Indiana Railroad (www.anacostia.com/lirc/lir.html), effective July 11. He succeeds Mike Stolzman, who is joining Colo Railroad Builders in Houston, Texas to be closer to his family. Mr. Goldman has 19 years of rail experience and joined the L&I in November 2012 from CN (Canadian National), where he had been superintendent of the Iowa and Valley...


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