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JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Airways Reports January Traffic
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) reported today that its traffic in January increased 39.7 percent from January 2003, on a capacity increase of 47.0 percent. Load factor for January 2004 was 78.1 percent, a decrease of 4.1 points from January 2003.
Oakley to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Fourth-Quarter & Year-End Financials
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Feb. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today said it expects to announce on Wednesday, February 11, 2004, its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2003. The company plans to issue a news release that day at approximately 8:00 a.m. EST, prior to the opening of regular stock market trading hours.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman Announces it Has Been Retained by Over 2000 Current and Former WorldCom and MCI Shareholders -- WCOEQ, MCWEQ, MCIAV
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman (www.worldcomstockfraud.com) announces that they have now been retained by over 2000 current and former WorldCom (Pink Sheets:WCOEQ), (Pink Sheets:MCWEQ), (Pink Sheets:MCIAV) and MCI shareholders. These retained clients consist of Salomon Smith Barney clients who purchased shares of WorldCom or MCI securities, current and former WorldCom or MCI Employees and investors who lost at least $300,000 on WorldCom or MCI securities. Many of these clients qualified as members of the WorldCom class action lawsuit, but have decided to opt-out of that lawsuit to pursue individual claims. Parker & Waichman continues to offer free lawsuit case evaluations at: www.worldcomstockfraud.com and www.worldcomemployeelawsuit.com .
Karsten Slotte proposed for Swedish Match Board of Directors
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Feb. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Prior to the Annual General Meeting, the Nominating Committee of Swedish Match AB is proposing the new election of Karsten Slotte, 50, to the Board of Directors. The Committee also proposes the re-election of the Chairman Bernt Magnusson as well as Jan Blomberg, Tuve Johannesson, Arne Jurbrant, President and CEO Lennart Sunden and Meg Tiveus. Klaus Unger has declined re-election.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd.
Implats Announces 2-for-1 Split of American Depository Receipts (ADRs)
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Feb. 5, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd (Implats) (Pink Sheets:IMPUY) (Other OTC:IMPAF) (JSE:IMP) (LSE:IPLA) (ADR:IMPUY) today announced a 2-for-1 split of its American Depository Receipts (ADRs), bringing the ratio to four ADRs to every one ordinary share. The effective date of the split will be with the opening of business in New York on February 9, 2004. Implats initiated its Level 1 sponsored ADR programme in January of 2003, with Deutsche Bank appointed as the depository bank.