With the Arizona Cardinals wide receiving corps s

first_imgWith the Arizona Cardinals’ wide receiving corps seemingly solidified heading into the 2013 season with Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Roberts and Michael Floyd, the organization reportedly intends to release veteran wide receiver Early Doucet Saturday.According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, releasing Doucet, 27, will help the team save $1.7 million as it heads into free agency.In five years with the Cardinals, the former LSU standout had 139 catches for 1,491 yards and seven touchdowns. Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires 0 Comments   Share   center_img While Doucet had a breakout year in 2011 (54 catches and five touchdowns), his production level dropped this past season due to the emergence of Floyd and Roberts.Doucet was selected by the Cardinals in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelolast_img read more

Lufthansa Flies To Pointe Noire CongoEast Meadow

first_imgLufthansa Flies To Pointe Noire, CongoEast Meadow, NY – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineFrom November 3, 2010, Lufthansa will begin service between Frankfurt and Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo with convenient connections from North American gateways. Pending regulatory approval, the airline will offer five flights weekly using a PrivatAir-operated Boeing 737-800. With a stopover in Libreville, the new route also introduces nonstop service to this Gabon port, which is currently serviced enroute to Accra, Ghana.“The new flight to Pointe Noire is a further step forward in our growth strategy in Africa,” noted Karl-Ulrich Garnadt, Executive Vice President Services and Human Resources at Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. “The dynamic, economic region in West and Central Africa is a key area in the development of the Lufthansa route network.” Lufthansa currently serves West Africa with a total of 33 weekly connections to Abuja, Accra, Lagos, Libreville, Luanda, Malabo and Port Harcourt; an additional 12 destinations are operated by SWISS and Brussels Airlines. The port of Pointe Noire, the major commercial centre of the Republic of the Congo, is home to nearly 700,000 of the country’s total population of around four million. The oil industry, which is key to the nation’s economy, accounts for about 90 percent of export earnings. Economic growth in 2010 is expected to be around ten percent.Passengers on board PrivatAir flights will enjoy all the benefits of the Lufthansa long-haul product. Among the perks in Business Class is a current in-flight entertainment selection, delicious in-flight menus created by Star Chefs, and an array of amenities that provide a comfortable work environment. For those looking to rest while enroute, the seats fold out to offer almost horizontally into a 6.5 feet long bed. With a small number of seats, Economy Class offers very personal attention from the cabin crew. Moreover, all seats are equipped with in-seat videos, ergonomically designed backrests and additional legroom.www.lufthansa.comlast_img read more