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July 31, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Passengers on Swissair's long-haul jets later this year will get a chance to do some casino-style gambling during their flights. Las Vegas-based Interactive Flight Technologies has completed a contract with Swissair for the installation of its In-Flight Entertainment Network on all of the airline's long-haul jets. The first plane is scheduled to be equipped with the system, which will cost between $70 million and $80 million, in October and to be in flight by November.
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November 3, 2000 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For a prince, he really is kind of charming. Britain's Duke of York, Prince Andrew, managed Thursday to cast a spell over crowds from Beverly Hills to Willowbrook as he began a three-day Los Angeles visit aimed at expanding business and technology links between his country and the United States.
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BUSINESS
May 13, 1991 | Dean Takahashi, Times staff writer
To David Dukes, 47, president of computer distributor Ingram Micro Inc. in Santa Ana, the distribution industry hasn't always received a lot of respect. Big manufacturers, such as International Business Machines Corp. and Apple Computer Inc., traditionally bypass distributors and sell their products through an authorized network of dealers. But in the past two years, thanks to a merger and the proliferation of upstart computer manufacturers, including Advanced Logic Research Inc.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1999 | Stephen Gregory
Hoping to drum up new economic investment for Britain's second-smallest region, the Welsh minister of state is scheduled today to visit 10 Los Angeles-based companies that are or will be doing business in Wales to talk about initiatives under the region's new semiautonomous assembly.
BUSINESS
June 21, 1999 | Stephen Gregory
Hoping to drum up new economic investment for Britain's second-smallest region, the Welsh minister of state is scheduled today to visit 10 Los Angeles-based companies that are or will be doing business in Wales to talk about initiatives under the region's new semiautonomous assembly.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Rejects Plea to Delay Talks With Britain: The government rejected a bid by six major airlines to delay the "open skies" aviation talks until it decides whether to allow the proposed link between American Airlines and British Airways. In a letter to President Clinton, the airlines said the United States should not go ahead with the talks until the Justice Department decides on the competitive implications of the alliance. But a Transportation Department spokesman said the U.S.
BUSINESS
June 7, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
EU 'Disappointed' Over U.S.-British Air Pact: EU Transport Commissioner Neil Kinnock also repeated his threat of legal action, a spokeswoman said. "We are disappointed. We have said all along that we do not believe [bilateral agreements] are a solution," European Commission spokeswoman Sarah Lambert told a news conference. The deal allows a second U.S.
BUSINESS
March 23, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Open Skies Talks Begin in London: Officials from the United States and Britain opened a three-day session of negotiations intended to free up airline competition and ticket prices between the two countries. Industry sources said the first talks at the Department of Transport in London appeared to be going well but that it was too early to say whether a widely expected "mini-deal" over Europe's biggest transatlantic air market could be decided on this week.
BUSINESS
September 2, 1997 | From Associated Press
General Motors Corp. said Monday that it will introduce U.S.-made Cadillacs to Britain for the first time next week, trying to capture a bigger share of the country's luxury automobile market. GM's British subsidiary, Vauxhall, hopes that the Cadillac Seville SLS and STS cars will take business away from Jaguar, the British car maker owned by U.S. rival Ford Motor Co., as well as Mercedes and BMW of Germany and the Lexus luxury cars made by Japan's Toyota.
BUSINESS
September 2, 1997 | From Associated Press
General Motors Corp. said Monday that it will introduce U.S.-made Cadillacs to Britain for the first time next week, trying to capture a bigger share of the country's luxury automobile market. GM's British subsidiary, Vauxhall, hopes that the Cadillac Seville SLS and STS cars will take business away from Jaguar, the British car maker owned by U.S. rival Ford Motor Co., as well as Mercedes and BMW of Germany and the Lexus luxury cars made by Japan's Toyota.
BUSINESS
July 31, 1996 | From Times Wire Services
Passengers on Swissair's long-haul jets later this year will get a chance to do some casino-style gambling during their flights. Las Vegas-based Interactive Flight Technologies has completed a contract with Swissair for the installation of its In-Flight Entertainment Network on all of the airline's long-haul jets. The first plane is scheduled to be equipped with the system, which will cost between $70 million and $80 million, in October and to be in flight by November.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Rejects Plea to Delay Talks With Britain: The government rejected a bid by six major airlines to delay the "open skies" aviation talks until it decides whether to allow the proposed link between American Airlines and British Airways. In a letter to President Clinton, the airlines said the United States should not go ahead with the talks until the Justice Department decides on the competitive implications of the alliance. But a Transportation Department spokesman said the U.S.
BUSINESS
June 7, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
EU 'Disappointed' Over U.S.-British Air Pact: EU Transport Commissioner Neil Kinnock also repeated his threat of legal action, a spokeswoman said. "We are disappointed. We have said all along that we do not believe [bilateral agreements] are a solution," European Commission spokeswoman Sarah Lambert told a news conference. The deal allows a second U.S.
BUSINESS
March 23, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Open Skies Talks Begin in London: Officials from the United States and Britain opened a three-day session of negotiations intended to free up airline competition and ticket prices between the two countries. Industry sources said the first talks at the Department of Transport in London appeared to be going well but that it was too early to say whether a widely expected "mini-deal" over Europe's biggest transatlantic air market could be decided on this week.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1993 | From Associated Press
Whether you are putting Shell gasoline in your car, Pillsbury biscuits in your mouth, USAir on your itinerary or, maybe soon, MCI on your telephone bill, you are doing business with Britain. Business dealings between the United States and Britain are growing as close as the countries' shared history, language, culture and legal tradition.
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