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Oakley to Present at the B. Riley & Co. San Francisco Investor Conference
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., Nov. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) said it will present at the B. Riley & Co. San Francisco Investor Conference on Thursday, November 4, 2004, at 10:45 am pacific time. Chief Operating Officer Link Newcomb and Chief Financial Officer Tom George will highlight Oakley's product diversification strategy and new product introductions that are driving the company's growth.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue Commences Daily Service to Nassau, Bahamas
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (NASDAQ:JBLU), New York's low-fare carrier, today launched new daily service between New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Nassau, in The Bahamas. Nassau becomes the carrier's 30th destination, and third international destination following a successful launch last June to Santiago and Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.
Scania's Board Proposes Public Offer to Shareholders of Ainax
SODERTALJE, Sweden, Nov. 01, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The board of Scania proposes that an extra general meeting (EGM) of Scania decides on a public offer to the shareholders of Ainax AB ("Ainax") to acquire all outstanding shares in the company (the "Proposed Offer"). The shares of Ainax are today listed on the Swedish "Nya Marknaden".
Smiths Expands Aircraft Engine Facility in China
ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 1, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Smiths Aerospace is pleased to announce the phase two construction of its aircraft engine components manufacturing facility in Suzhou, Jiang Su province, China. Phase two will double Smiths existing 67,000 sq. ft. facility bringing the total to 134,000 sq. ft. The expansion will accommodate manufacture of larger aircraft engine components, complex sheet metal fabrications and composite manufacture. The facility today has about 85 employees; this total will rise to approximately 200 as the expanded facility comes into full production in 2006. Phase two completion is scheduled for the second quarter 2005.