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JetBlue Airways Corporation
Paint the Island Blue -- JetBlue's Aruba Service Now On Sale
NEW YORK, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq:JBLU) nonstop service between New York, John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and the island of Aruba is now for sale at www.jetblue.com and 1-800-JETBLUE (800-538-2583). JetBlue service will begin September 15, subject to receipt of government operating authority, with one daily nonstop flight. A special introductory fare of $99(a) each way is available for purchase until June 30, 2006, for travel between September 15 and November 14, 2006. Regular fares will range between $129(a) and $399(a), which are up to 50 percent lower than pre-JetBlue fares.
Barnwell Industries, Inc.
Barnwell Industries, Inc. Announces Closing of Real Estate Transaction
HONOLULU, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Barnwell Industries, Inc. (AMEX:BRN) ("Barnwell" or the "Company") announced today that Kaupulehu Developments, Barnwell's 78% owned real estate development partnership, has closed a real estate transaction with WB KD Acquisition II, LLC ("WBKD"), an affiliate of Westbrook Partners, LLC, developers of Kuki'o Resort and other mainland projects, for the development of the Increment II portion of the approximately 870 leasehold acre Lot 4(a) area located at Kaupulehu, North Kona, Hawaii. Kaupulehu Developments received $10,000,000 from WBKD pursuant to this transaction and will receive a percentage to be determined in the future of the sales prices of residential lots within Increment II when sold.
Kronos Advanced Technologies, Inc.
Kronos Air Purification Technology Proven to be Effective for Virus Disinfection
BELMONT, Mass., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Kronos Advanced Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:KNOS) today announced that a team of senior researchers at the Disinfection Research Institute Sterilization Laboratory in Moscow found that the Kronos technology completely disinfected a room contaminated with Bacteriophage -- a microorganism which lives in the E. Coli bacteria. Bacteriophage is widely used in virus testing because the microorganism's biological structure and size shares many functional similarities with a wide range of viruses.
BlueLinx to Present at CIBC World Markets 1st Annual Industrial Products & Capital Goods Conference on June 14, 2006
ATLANTA, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BlueLinx Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BXC), a leading distributor of building products in North America, announced today that Stephen Macadam, chief executive officer, and David Morris, chief financial officer, are scheduled to present at the CIBC World Markets 1st Annual Industrial Products & Capital Goods Conference on Wednesday, June 14, 2006, at 12:50 PM ET. The conference is being held at Hotel InterContinental The Barclay in New York.
QLogic HBAs Fully SMI-S 1.1 Compliant
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(R) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced that its SANblade(R) Fibre Channel (FC) HBAs have passed the Storage Networking Industry Association's (SNIA's) Interoperability Conformance Test Program (ICTP) for version 1.1 of the Storage Management Initiative-Specification (SMI-S). QLogic worked closely with the SNIA to help define the SMI-S 1.1 compliance specification, which ensures interoperability between storage hardware and software technologies. The result is a single, industry storage standard that lets users better manage their storage assets.
International Food Products Group
International Food Products Group to Introduce New Line of Organic and Non-Organic Bakery Products
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Food Products Group (OTCBB:IFDG) CEO/Chairman, Mr. Richard Damion, today announced that Bloomfield Bakery has agreed to manufacture an exclusive line of selected bakery products under the Golden Choice Foods(r) brand. Bloomfield Bakers produces extensive lines of cereals, cookies, crackers and fruit filled bars, and is recognized as one of the largest private label bakers in the United States. Commenting Mr. Damion said, "This is a very exciting opportunity for IFPG. Bloomfield Bakers is a major factor in the marketplace, and their excellent reputation lies in their ability to deliver high-demand product lines that are consistent on quality, taste, and value within their category. We are anticipating an entirely new line of organic and non-organic products under the Golden Choice(r) Organic Harvest(tm) and Supreme Harvest(tm) labels, which will be offered to major retailers and club stores nationwide."