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Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Air Lines Named One of the Safest Companies in America
ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Thanks to the safety focus of Delta Air Lines' (NYSE:DAL) employees worldwide, the airline has been named one of America's safest companies for 2005 by Occupational Hazards magazine. The publications annual list of "who's who in safety" recognizes a handful of U.S.-based companies that set their own standards for safety by exceeding federal regulations and industry averages for workplace health and safety standards. Delta is the first airline to be named to the list and joins 61 leaders from other industry sectors that have received the award since 2002.
Synthetic Roofing Materials Provide Safer, More Cost-Efficient Options
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Although no roof can withstand the devastation from a hurricane the magnitude of Katrina or Rita, synthetic roofing shingles can offer greater protection than traditional roofing materials. In fact, in a season laden with severe storms across the country, insurance industry regulators find them key to reducing claims and holding down insurance rates.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Offers Customers Five New Destinations from Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- This fall Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) invites customers to travel between one of the premier vacation capitals of the world -- Orlando, Fla. -- and five new destinations in the South and Midwest. And the added value of special low introductory fares will make trips even more inviting. Beginning Nov. 1, Delta Connection carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) will offer new daily flights between Orlando and Dallas-Fort Worth, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla.; and Delta Connection carrier Freedom Airlines will start daily non-stop service between Orlando and Baton Rouge, La. On Dec. 1, ASA will begin daily non-stop service between Orlando and Kansas City, Mo.
Crucell Clarifies CFO Comment Made at UBS Conference
LEIDEN, Netherlands, Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) wishes to clarify a comment made by its Chief Financial Officer Leonard Kruimer at the UBS Global Life Sciences conference in New York on Monday September 26.
Heightened Competition, Race for Talent Seen as Top Potential Risks for Technology Companies, PricewaterhouseCoopers Finds
NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Technology company executives around the world say that intense competition from both established companies and new ventures, and the fierce battle for talent are the most significant challenges facing their businesses, according to a study from PricewaterhouseCoopers. And though the pace of change in the tech industry has moderated, executives say they must remain flexible in their strategies, business models and cultures in order to keep pace and prosper.