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Virgin America Announces New Flights/Expanded Summer Schedule
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Virgin America, the California-based airline that is reinventing domestic air travel and making flying good again, today announced an expanded summer flying schedule for 2008. With additional frequencies starting as soon as May 11, Virgin America will add flights between Washington Dulles (IAD) and Los Angeles International (LAX), IAD and San Francisco International (SFO), New York Kennedy International (JFK) and LAX, JFK and SFO, and SFO and Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) airports. These schedule additions will be in effect through Jan. 6, 2009.
Security Bank Corporation
Security Bank Corporation Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings
MACON, Ga., April 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Security Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:SBKC) today reported a net loss of $24.2 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008, versus net income of $6.8 million for the first quarter of 2007. Diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2008 were a loss of $1.22 compared to earnings of $0.35 per share for the comparable year ago period. The decrease in diluted earnings per share for the first quarter of 2008 is primarily attributable to a $41 million increase in provision for loan losses versus the first quarter a year ago. This increased provision has added over $18 million to Security Bank's allowance for loan losses on a consecutive quarterly basis.
PricewaterhouseCoopers - Global Technology
Economic Optimism Plummets Among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, Finds PricewaterhouseCoopers' Manufacturing Barometer
NEW YORK, April 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Optimism in the domestic economy dropped dramatically among U.S.-based industrial manufacturers in the first quarter according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Manufacturing Barometer. Only 12 percent of senior executives surveyed are optimistic about the U.S. economy's prospects over the next year, a drop from the 29 percent who were optimistic last quarter and the 57 percent who were optimistic one year ago in Q1 2007.
ContextWeb's ADSDAQ Exchange Adds Reach Extension Program for Site Publishers
NEW YORK, April 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- ContextWeb, Inc., a leading contextual advertising company and operator of the ADSDAQ Exchange, today announced that it has launched a reach extension program for Web publishers that will enable them to get additional, targeted reach for specific campaigns.