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1. Bookings for Southwest Fall After Fatal Accident
- Friday, April 27, 2018
DALLAS (AP) – Southwest Airlines says bookings are down since the fatal accident on one of its planes last week.
The company said Thursday that it expects revenue per mile, which tracks average prices, will drop between 1 percent and 3 percent in the April-through-June quarter. It said that 1 to 2 percentage points of the decline is due to slower sales since the April 17 accident that killed a passenger.
- Monday, July 3, 2017
Bartlett Fireworks Extravaganza will take place Monday, July 3, at Bobby K. Flaherty Municipal Center, located at Appling Road and U.S. 70. Events start at 6 p.m. and include a car display, children’s activities, live music by the Bartlett Community Concert Band (6:30 p.m.) and Jamie Baker & the VIPs (7:45 p.m.), and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Visit cityofbartlett.org for details.
- Saturday, July 1, 2017
Downtown Memphis’ Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular will take place Tuesday, July 4, at Mud Island River Park, 125 N. Front St. The park opens at 10 a.m., live music and activities begin at 6 p.m. and the fireworks display will launch at 9:15 p.m. Visit facebook.com/mudislandriverpark for details.
- Friday, June 30, 2017
The South Main Historic Arts District’s last-Friday Trolley Night takes place Friday, June 30, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Art galleries, restaurants and shops between The Orpheum and Webster Avenue will stay open late, with live music and entertainment outside. The evening kicks off with the Memphis Second Line Jazz Band leading a second line parade from LYFE Kitchen to Webster at 6:30 p.m. with surprises along the way, including the GrizzLine at 7 p.m. Visit gosouthmain.com for details.
5. Delta Says It Lost $100 Million in Revenue Due to Big Outage
- Monday, September 5, 2016
ATLANTA (AP) – Delta Air Lines Inc. said Friday that last month's computer outage, which caused it to cancel 2,300 flights, cost $100 million in lost revenue.
6. Southwest, Delta Tangle Over Whether to Cut or Raise Fares
- Friday, April 29, 2016
DALLAS (AP) – No one should blame consumers for being perplexed by airfares – even the airlines themselves can seem confused at times.
Southwest Airlines caught rivals and Wall Street by surprise when it cut many U.S. fares by $5 each way. The reduction this week applied to tickets bought within seven days of departure, which are usually favored more by last-minute business travelers than vacationers.
7. Greenstein Touts Doug Carpenter & Associates' ‘Connection Factor’
- Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Cara Greenstein serves as public relations coordinator of doug carpenter & associates, where she practices her passion for connection through the pen, on the screen and at the table. Equal parts researcher, writer, administrator and collaborator, Greenstein advances social media engagement and helps cultivate relationships between clients, media and the community.
8. Harvard Project Zero Comes to Martin Institute
- Thursday, February 13, 2014
At a time when it seems every assumption about the mechanics of education is being questioned, educators at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero have been deconstructing the same assumptions and trying to analyze more objectively what should happen to help students learn.
9. Martin Institute Launches New Teacher Network
- Friday, October 11, 2013
The proposal that kick-started education reform in Memphis began with the statistic that 40 percent of teachers in the former Memphis City Schools system left by their third year as an educator.
It was the basis for the Teacher Effectiveness Initiative, which won $90 million in funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation as well as funding from local nonprofits – all in a seven-year period.
10. Airlines Promise a Return to Civility, For a Fee
- Tuesday, October 1, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Airlines are introducing a new bevy of fees, but this time passengers might actually like them.
Unlike the first generation of charges which dinged fliers for once-free services like checking a bag, these new fees promise a taste of the good life, or at least a more civil flight.
11. American, US Airways Announce $11 Billion Merger
- Friday, February 15, 2013
DALLAS (AP) – US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to make it work.
Planes need painting. Frequent flier programs have to be combined. And the new airline will still be weak in Asia and need to win back business travelers who have been drifting away to other airlines.
12. Martin Institute Picks Baker as New Executive Director
- Saturday, December 15, 2012
Jamie Feild Baker will become executive director of the Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence with the new year.
13. Martin Institute Names Baker New Executive Director
- Friday, December 14, 2012
Jamie Feild Baker will become executive director of the Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence with the new year.
14. US Airways Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit
- Thursday, October 25, 2012
DALLAS (AP) — US Airways turned in a strong performance during a three-month stretch that covers much of the peak summer vacation season.
Net income for the third quarter was a record $245 million, or $1.24 per share, compared with $76 million, or 41 cents per share, a year earlier, the airline said Wednesday.
15. Latest Attempt to Raise Airfares Stalls
- Tuesday, February 28, 2012
DALLAS (AP) – Airlines have already imposed two broad fare increases in 2012, but the latest effort to raise prices is stalling.
Low-fare airlines are hesitating to match last week's increase of up to $10 per round trip, led by United and Continental.
16. AMR's American Eagle May Cut 223 Jobs in February
- Friday, December 16, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – American Eagle, the regional-flying affiliate of American Airlines, may furlough 223 Texas-based pilots and flight attendants in February as the company cuts costs under bankruptcy protection.
17. Airlines Attempt to Raise US Prices Again
- Monday, December 5, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Major U.S. airlines are again trying to raise prices on many domestic flights.
Delta Air Lines Inc. confirmed Friday that it had raised fares to Florida, Phoenix and Las Vegas by up to $10 per round trip.
- Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Talk Shoppe will present “Revocable Living Trust – Death to Probate” Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Better Business Bureau, 3693 Tyndale Drive. For more information, call Jo Garner at 482-0354.
19. Latest Airline Fare Increase Seen Failing
- Monday, November 7, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – The latest try by airlines to take advantage of full flights and boost their prices appears to be failing.
Most airlines decided not to go along, and those that had raised prices earlier this week began rolling them back on Friday.
20. US Airways, Delta Hike Fares by Up to $10 Per Round Trip
- Friday, November 4, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – US Airways and Delta Air Lines Inc. are raising fares on many U.S. flights by up to $10 per round trip, and other airlines are tinkering with prices too.
21. Airlines Hike Fares for 1st Time Since Summer
- Thursday, October 20, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – Holiday travelers may want to lock in airfares now, because they're going up.
Major airlines are joining in the first widespread airfare increase since early August. The hike was initiated by Delta Air Lines Inc. late Tuesday when it raised fares by $4 to $10 on roundtrip flights across most of its U.S. routes, according to Rick Seaney of Farecompare.com. Soon after, United Continental Holdings Inc. matched the increases.
22. Latest Airfare Increase Fails Over Weekend
- Tuesday, March 29, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – The airlines' latest effort to broadly raise U.S. fares by $10 per round trip has crumbled as discount carriers like Southwest decided not to raise their prices.
After several successful price increases from December through February, two efforts to raise fares this month have died, raising questions about how much consumers are willing to pay for travel.
23. Bloom Joins Good Advertising
- Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Audra Bloom has joined Good Advertising as senior account manager.
Hometown: Delaware, Ohio
24. Big Airlines Try to Raise Fares Again
- Wednesday, February 23, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Major U.S. airlines are trying to revive fare increases for high-end tickets after failing to impose bigger price increases last week.
The move comes as airlines worry about the prospect of higher jet fuel prices. Oil prices surged to their highest levels in more than two years Tuesday as violence in Libya raised fears that oil production could be threatened there or in other OPEC countries.
25. Delta, American Boost Some Air Fares by Up to $120
- Wednesday, February 16, 2011
DALLAS (AP) – Delta and American are raising the price of some tickets favored by business travelers up to $120 per round trip.
Fare experts said Delta started the increase on Monday and was matched by American.
26. United, Continental Complete Combination
- Monday, October 4, 2010
United and Continental closed the deal on Friday that will create the world's biggest airline. The new carrier aims to lure business fliers who want to travel overseas while keeping fares competitive with discount carriers in the U.S.
27. Southwest, Continental Profits Raise Recovery Hope
- Friday, January 22, 2010
DALLAS (AP) - Southwest Airlines made money in the fourth quarter, which was expected, and so did Continental, which was not.
Both reports on Thursday boosted hopes that the airline industry is climbing back after a steep nosedive.
28. Methodist Names Brooks VP of Clinical Operations
- Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Robert Brooks has been named vice president of clinical operations for Methodist University Hospital.
29. Northwest Posts $377M Q2 Loss
- Thursday, July 24, 2008
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Northwest Airlines Corp. reported a second-quarter loss of $377 million on Wednesday as it took another large accounting charge and fuel expenses continued to rise sharply.
30. Addington Joins Memphis Heart Clinic
- Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Dr. M. Brent Addington has joined Memphis Heart Clinic. Addington is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. A native of Memphis, he has been in private practice for more than 20 years in the Memphis community.
31. Delta, Northwest Pilot Leaders Recess Meetings, But Still Talking
- Friday, March 14, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) - Pilot union leaders at Delta and Northwest have taken a break from joint meetings aimed at hammering out an agreement to integrate their seniority lists as part of a combination of the two carriers, two people familiar with the discussions said.
- Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will host "Researching Grant Funding" today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alliance's office, 606 S. Mendenhall Road, Suite 108. The cost to attend is $65 for Alliance members, $55 for participants in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence and $99 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, contact April DeBerry at 684-6605 or email@example.com.
33. Ronald McDonald HouseNames Board Members
- Friday, February 23, 2007
The Ronald McDonald House of Memphis announced Wednesday its new board of directors.
Sandra McQuain has been named president, Allison Tweel Gilbert was named vice president, John E. Kim
34. Archived Article: Fares P2
- Monday, July 8, 2002
Flyers ground fare hikes
Flyers ground leisure fare hikes
Three of the biggest U.S. air carriers attempted to hike prices on select leisure fares stubbornly low since Sept. 11, but industry analysts dismissed the hike as largely irrelevant.
35. Archived Article: Overton Pk (lead)
- Friday, June 7, 2002
Overton Park site returned to former glory Overton Park stores get back to their roots By MARY DANDO The Daily News The former site of two retail stores situated in the historical Evergreen district has been restored to its original grandeur. The pr...
36. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, October 13, 2000
Race for the Cure is Oct Race for the Cure is Oct. 21 at the Shops of Saddle Creek-North. The womens 5K run begins at 8 a.m., with a one-mile family fun run starting at 8:20 a.m. Shuttle will run from various locations to alleviate traffic congestio...
37. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, September 8, 2000
The American Red Cross will host an HIV/AIDS instructor education course for those interested in becoming HIV/AIDS educators Methodist Alliance Hospice is hosting a no-cost, six-week grief support group in the evenings, beginning Sept. 19. Anyone wh...
38. Archived Article: Comm Briefs
- Friday, July 14, 2000
WEVL FM 90s 12th annual Blues on the Bluff, featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blues Band, i WEVL FM 90s 12th annual "Blues on the Bluff," featuring Sid Selvidge, The Mason Ruffner Band and the Daddy Mack Blu...
39. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, April 28, 1999
Buckeye Board Elects Four New Buckeye Technologies announced the election of four new officers. Howard Drew was elected vice president, technology; Gayle Powelson was elected vice president, finance and accounting; Reggie Thompson was elected vice p...