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Los Angeles World Airports
Los Angeles Airport Awarded Top Honor in Airport Industry Environmental Achievement
LOS ANGELES, July 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has won this year's Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) Environmental Achievement Award in the large-airport class for constructing the first retail hydrogen-fueling and generation station at an airport. The 10,500-square-foot station, that opened last Oct. 22, incorporates a commercial retail-friendly design, which will pave the way for future retail outlets.
Survival of Sensitive Heart Cells After Freezing Shows Promise for Increased Organ Shelf Life
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. John Todd, President and CEO of ProtoKinetix, Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX), reports today on the Company's progress towards the commercialization of the family of synthetic AFGPs (Antifreeze Glycoproteins). The results received today from ProteoCell Laboratory on low dosage testing of both monomeric and dimeric synthetic AFGP molecules on heart myoblast cells are very positive. The tests clearly indicate an increased survival of heart cells at all temperatures tested (from 22 degrees C to -3 degrees C) in the presence of AFGP. Eighty-five percent (85%) of the heart cells were proven to be viable after 16-hours at a temperature of -3 degrees C using only 1 mg. of AFGP per ml.
JetBlue Airways Corporation
JetBlue to Waive Change Fees and Fare Differences to Assist Customers Who May Be Affected By Tropical Storm Emily
NEW YORK, July 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) will waive its change fees and any fare differences to allow customers with reservations for travel to or from Aguadilla, Ponce and San Juan in Puerto Rico and Santiago in the Dominican Republic from Wednesday, July 13 through Sunday, July 17, to rebook their travel on or before Tuesday, July 19, to avoid the inclement weather expected in the area. Customers should call 1-800-JETBLUE (538-2583) or 1-888-538-2583 if calling from Puerto Rico, or 1-200-9898 if calling from the Dominican Republic to arrange for ticket changes.