Shlachter, Nishimura & Baker

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

DFW chief says international growth is where it’s at

Offers of no landing fees and free marketing have been key to persuading several international airlines to launch service here, Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s top executive said Wednesday.

Since 2012, the airport has distributed $50 million in incentives to airlines to add flights from North Texas to far-flung destinations including Dubai, Shanghai and Sydney, Sean Donohue told Fort Worth business leaders at a luncheon. Read more

The Savvy Consumer

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Help in available for second Obamacare open enrollment season

The second open enrollment season for health exchanges under the Affordable Care Act begins in two weeks and will last for three months, from Nov. 15 to Feb. 15, 2015.

This round is scheduled to include a better website, a shorter form to fill out, four more insurers in Texas including a big player, more help available — and higher tax penalties next year if you don’t have health insurance. Read more

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