Linear Air Now Providing Vermont Business and Leisure Travelers an Alternative to Commercial Air TravelOn Demand Air Travel Company Servicing Vermont Regional AirportsConcord, Mass., September 15, 2008 – The cutback of airline routes and increased fares are fueling travelers search for viable options to traditional travel offerings. Linear Air, a provider of point-to-point air service from the mid-Atlantic region through eastern Canada, makes the travel experience easier and more enjoyable for those traveling to and from Vermont by leaving from and arriving at regional airports.This fall, there will be an estimated 20 million fewer seats on U.S. domestic flights, according to the Official Airline Guide. While the cutbacks are global, the U.S. appears to be bearing the brunt of the downturn, with a 7% decline in September and continued declines in both October and November. In the U.S., 32 airports will lose scheduled air service altogether. Riding on the wave of change in the commercial airline industry, Linear Air is actively promoting its services to Burlington International Airport, Edward F. Knapp State Airport (Barre/Montpelier) and Rutland Regional Airport.”Travelers around the country are rethinking how to get from point A to point B in an efficient way that allows them to maximize their business or vacation schedules,” said Linear Air CEO Bill Herp. “Linear Air recognizes the tremendous opportunity to serve Vermont travelers and ultimately save them frustration and missed business or vacation time resulting from inconvenient travel schedules. We fly where they need to, when they need to, right from a nearby airport.Linear Air serves 10 times more airports than the traditional commercial airlines serve and can provide direct and on-demand service for customers, saving the time, headache and expense of commercial airports. Trips are tailored to meet the needs of business and leisure travelers. Arrival and departure times are based on the customer’s schedule, eliminating time spent waiting in airports and preventing additional hotel costs for overnight stays. Flights are pay-as-you-go and all inclusive, with no baggage or fuel surcharges.About Linear AirBased in Concord, Massachusetts, Linear Air provides point-to-point air taxi service with unprecedented service to more than 750 cities in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and eastern Canada. The Linear Air fleet includes three-passenger Eclipse E500 business jets and eight-passenger Cessna Grand Caravan turboprops. Linear Air is a FAA-certified part 135 charter operator that maintains a Gold safety rating from ARG/US, the leading independent safety auditor in the aviation industry. For more information, visit www.linearair.com(link is external) or call 1-877-2-LINEAR.
Those surviving who will cherish Anthony’s memory include his loving wife of 60 years, Georgiana Hilbert; children, Roseann (Mark) Wirth of Napoleon, Diane (Dave) McConnell of St. Leon, Wanda (Kevin) Alig of St. Leon, and Wilbur Hilbert of St. Leon; 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Margaret Feller of Harrison, OH, and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Anthony Charles Hilbert; son-in-law, Tim Doll; sister, Margaret Weldishofer, and three brothers, Leroy, Cornelius and George Feller. Anthony C. Hilbert, of St. Leon, Indiana, was born on October 1, 1936 in St. Leon, a son to Irwin and Edna Feller (nee Stenger) Hilbert. He married Georgiana Hornberger on June 28, 1958 at St. Peters Church and together they raised four children. Anthony was a devoted husband and father and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a welder at Hillenbrand Industries – casket division for over 40 years and enjoyed farming. In his spare time he liked watching westerns on T.V. On Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the age of 82, Anthony passed away at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Memorial contributions can be directed to the St. Joseph Church cemetery fund, the St. Leon Volunteer Fire Department or for Masses. To sign the online guestbook please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Anthony Hilbert. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 15, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon with Rosary at 9:30 a.m. at All Saints Parish – St. Joseph Campus Church, St. Leon. Rev. Jonathan Meyer will officiate a Mass of Christian burial at 12 noon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
QPR face growing opposition to their new stadium bid with current landowner Cargiant claiming they “will not enter into any future talks with the club”. Cargiant managing director Tony Mendes is a QPR season-ticket holder, but the company has released a statement denying discussing selling the company’s land with the club. “We are very surprised by QPR’s PR campaign regarding a proposed new stadium in Old Oak Common and in particular on land owned by Cargiant,” the statement read. “The company are not in negotiations with QPR and will not enter into any future talks with the club. “The company will announce in due course details of its own scheme for the regeneration of its land holdings that will incorporate the residential units, jobs and community facilities that the GLA detailed in their vision for the regeneration for the area. “Cargiant’s commercial arm of the business views this opportunity as a long-term investment opportunity.” Cargiant bosses rejected the notion of QPR obtaining a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO), a legal function which allows bodies to claim land without the owner’s consent if considered in the public interest. QPR could seek council backing to obtain such an order against Cargiant, but the company remain unfazed by the prospect. “In regards to the threat of CPO, there is no legal basis on which to serve a CPO on Cargiant. We are a willing developer,” the statement continued. Press Association The former QPR sponsors holds a 30-acre plot on the Old Oak site where the west London club hope to build a new 40,000-seater stadium. Rangers have support from all the major bodies required to build the new ground as soon as 2018, but Cargiant is seeking to scupper their plans. “This is also not a ‘tool’ to increase the land value to QPR or anyone else. If the company wanted to pursue this route, it would be talking to other developers, which we are not. “We are fully committed to regenerate our land. We have the funding and the professionals in place to do it.” Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes released a statement in December detailing the club’s new stadium plans. The New Queens Park project has Greater London Authority, Network Rail and Genesis Housing Group backing. The club aim to regenerate the area along with their proposed move from Loftus Road, pledging to build 24,000 new homes and create 55,000 jobs. QPR bosses remain confident they will be able to press ahead with plans. “The future regeneration of Old Oak requires everyone to work together for the common good – the boroughs, the Mayor, landowners and the local community,” a club statement released on Monday read. “Our current consultation has so far attracted the views of over 1,000 local residents with over 80 per cent in support of our stadium-led regeneration. “The future of Old Oak lies in the regeneration of the entire area and not the uncoordinated and piecemeal development of individual land holdings.”
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