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.
By Ras WadadaTHE Guyana Defence Force (GDF) continued from where they left off last year as they notched up their 6th win from as many outings in Guyana’s top flight football for the 2016-17 season.When action resumed, after close to 3 months last Sunday, at the Tucville Community ground in the GFF/STAG Elite League Leaders competition, the ‘yet to be beaten’ Army secured a come-from-behind 2-1 victory against home side Fruta Conquerors in the feature game of the double-header to restart the second half of season two.The number two side, boosted by several imports through the transfer window, looked the aggressors in the opening minutes with left winger Eon Alleyne making several forays down the flank.On the opposite side, Pernel Schultz made inroads as well while former Alpha United’s Solomon Austin looked solid in defence.A direct free kick from about 35 metres out was exquisitely executed by former Pele midfielder Konata Manning to give Conquerors the lead after 25 minutes of play. The perfectly measured right-booter curled over the wall and into the keeper’s right ‘V’ and it turned out to be the only moment of celebration.Devcon Victoria Kings overcome Buxton United 1-0.The Army came out in the second period and immediately took control of the match as they levelled the score after just two minutes when midfielder Delroy Ferdinand produced a beauty from just outside the area on the attacking right.In collecting the Olvis Mitchell pass with his back to the goal, Ferdinand’s first touch with his right boot lined up the ball for him to turn towards the goal and in one motion fired an inside left-booter, curling low to the far post and into the ‘onion bag’.Second half substitute, Jeffrey Perreira sealed the win 13 minutes after coming on in the 65th minute and again former youth national Mitchell was the provider.Mitchell’s perfectly weighed and measured pass from the right side into the area was well read and timely met by Perreira in the box while the Conquerors’ defence appealed for off-side.Perreira’s powerfully struck low right-booter cannoned off the far post and into the net. It was the burly Perreira’s 3rd strike in two meetings against Conquerors, following up on his brace in last December’s 3-1 win at Buxton.The soldiers now await the winner of Thursday’s semi-final clash between Devcon Victoria Kings and Fruta Conquerors who have a second opportunity to contest the grand final set for next Sunday and worth $2.2M.The Kings in a rather ordinary performance overcame Buxton United in last Sunday’s opening game by a 1-0 margin, thanks to an Aubrey Gibson direct free-kick after 76 minutes.Gibson who came on as a substitute in the 61st minute scored from just outside the box with an inside left-footed shot that curled around the inside of the wall and eluded the attempted grasp by goalkeeper Darren Marques, just to his left and above his shoulder.The poor effort by Marques seemed to dent the spirits of the Buxtonians and the Kings held on for their second win in as many meetings at the Elite level.It was also a debut win for coach Denzil Thompson although many of the Kings’ fans appeared upset with his team selection and strongly voiced their disapproval on the sidelines.