Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs
Published: April 7, 2012

In brief



U.S. financial markets were closed on Friday to observe Good Friday. An abbreviated Business section is included in today's editions. A regular Business section will resume in the Sunday editions of The Oklahoman.



US Fleet Tracking in Edmond has been recognized by state Labor Commissioner Mark Costello. The company received the Entrepreneurial Excellence in Oklahoma Award, which recognizes state entrepreneurs who create profitable employment and foster a positive business atmosphere. The company uses GPS to provide live vehicle tracking. It was founded by Jerry and Cindy Hunter.

296 flights are canceled

American Airlines canceled another 296 flights as it worked to replace or repair dozens of planes grounded in North Texas because of hail damage. Spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said the cancellations Friday affected flights in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Huguely said only 27 cancellations were planned for Saturday as American gradually returns to normal operations.

Ticket is part of auction

An admission ticket to the launch of the Titanic is among artifacts heading to a New York City auction on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the ship. Bonhams is offering the documents and objects April 15. It's estimated to fetch $50,000 to $70,000.

From staff and

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