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Premier Exhibitions, Inc.
Premier Exhibitions, Inc. Announces New Openings and Continued Strength in Its Exhibitions
ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRXI) today announced that its new exhibitions Dialog in the Dark and Titanic: Aquatic opened successfully to audiences in Atlanta, Georgia this past Labor Day weekend. In addition, the Company announced that its Las Vegas engagement of BODIES . . . The Exhibition has successfully transitioned to the Luxor Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. August attendance at the Company's new BODIES . . . The Exhibition location at the Luxor Resort and Casino increased by 36 percent when compared to its last full month of operation at its previous location at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Overall, the Company reported that it achieved an average attendance increase of 61 percent across its U.S. engagements over the four day Labor Day weekend period when compared against any other four consecutive day period in 2008. The Company also announced that it has decided to extend both its Cincinnati Bodies exhibition and its Galveston Titanic exhibition.
Junior League of Orange County California
Date Set for The Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza, the Junior League of Orange County's Signature Fundraiser
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc., (JLOCC) has set the date for The Christmas Company, its annual shopping extravaganza. The event will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, - Sunday, Nov. 16, at the OC Fair & Event Center located at Fair Drive and the 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Reports August Traffic
ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today reported traffic results for August 2008. International traffic increased 17.4 percent year over year on a 15.1 percent increase in capacity, and load factor increased 1.6 points. As a result of Delta's global expansion, a record number of passengers flew internationally on Delta during the month of August. The number of international and Atlantic passengers increased 8.7 percent and 18.6 percent, respectively, versus the same period last year.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Photo Release -- Delta Appoints Cyril J. Turner President of DAL Global Services
ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) today announced that Cyril Turner, 46, has been appointed president of DAL Global Services (DGS), the airline's wholly owned subsidiary providing aviation services and temporary staffing to more than 30 airline customers in more than 50 locations in North America. As president of DGS, Turner will develop and execute a strategic plan that maximizes the value of DGS and maintains strong partnerships with all of its customers.
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Supports Stand Up To Cancer
STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the only national non-profit organization committed exclusively to cancer gene therapy research encompassing all types of cancer, is amplifying the efforts of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), the historic national campaign/telethon that airs September 5, on all three major networks: ABC, CBS and NBC. Stand Up To Cancer is a star-studded, momentous event that hopes to bring national attention to the importance of cancer research, spurring research to the next level -- finding a cure for cancer.
Cubic Energy, Inc.
Cubic Energy, Inc. Provides Update On Its Northwest Louisiana Haynesville Shale Activity
DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cubic Energy, Inc. (AMEX:QBC) ("Cubic" or the "Company") announced the Company has reached total depth of 11,950 feet on its Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1. 4 1/2" casing was set at 11,950 feet. The Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1 is Cubic's fifth Haynesville Shale well in its northwest Louisiana acreage. The Red Oak Timber 5 No. 1 is Cubic's second Haynesville Shale well to be drilled in the Company's southern acreage position of Bethany Longstreet.
57 Start-Up Device Companies Confirmed to Present At Medtech Insight/Windhover Information's 'Investment In Innovation (In3) East' Conference
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medtech Insight, a division of FDC-Windhover, an Elsevier company, and a leading provider of business information for the medical device industry, has announced that 57 early- to late-stage companies are now confirmed to present at their upcoming "Investment In Innovation (In3) East" conference, being held October 22-24, 2008 at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA. Presentation timeslots are now filled and a number of potential presenters are waitlisted for this popular event, designed for those looking to partner, invest and network with the most promising start-up medical technology companies on course to impact the worldwide med device market. Preceding In3 East will be a first-of-its-kind "Medical Device Investor Day" symposium, featuring illuminating presentations by approximately 13 of the most influential large companies in the device space (9 are confirmed to date).