Airlines/Aviation

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at J.P. Morgan Aviation & Transportation Conference

WICHITA, Kansas, March 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation & Transportation Conference in New York, N.Y., at approximately 10:45 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, March 10. Turne...

2009-03-05 22:30 674

CCID Consulting: China’s Civil Aviation MRO Market Shows Strong Momentum in Growth of Scale

BEIJING, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- CCID Consulting, China’s leading research, consulting and IT outsourcing service provider, and the first Chinese consulting firm listed in Hong Kong (Hong Kong Stock Exchange: HK08235), reviewed China’s civil aviation MRO market in 2008. In 2008, the ne...

2009-02-17 21:00 1087

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Barclays Capital Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla., at approximately 3:25 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, Feb. 9. Turner's remarks wil...

2009-02-06 03:00 656

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results

- Includes Impact of Machinists' Strike at Boeing and Lower Pension Income Forecast - Provides 2009 Financial Outlook - Full-year 2008 Revenues of $3.8 billion; Operating Income of $406 million - Full-year 2008 Fully Diluted EPS of $1.91 per share; ...

2009-02-05 20:30 913

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results on February 25, 2009

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 to review its fou...

2009-01-23 00:02 648

Spirit AeroSystems to Release Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results on February 5

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2008 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, Feb. 5. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Chief Financial Officer Rick...

2009-01-22 20:30 611

Air China Launches Direct Flights from Four Mainland Cities to Taipei

Tianjin, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Chongqing Now Offer Direct Flights to Taipei BEIJING, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- From December 15th 2008, Air China will fly passengers from four cities in Mainland China; Tianjin, Hangzhou, Chengdu and Chongqing, to Taipei directly. They will join Beijing ...

2008-12-16 22:02 1011

AerCap Takes Delivery of First New A330 and Sells it to Waha Capital

Also Closes Sale of New A320 with Waha Capital AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) today announced that it has taken delivery of the first Airbus 330-200 of its total order of 30 new A330s. This aircraft is the first of ten A330s that...

2008-12-04 04:41 754

One Year Milestone for Air China and the Star Alliance

China's Premier Airline Moves Forward Through Improved International Network BEIJING, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As Air China approaches the one year anniversary of its membership with the Star Alliance, the airline, with the continued support of the National Civil Aviation Authority and t...

2008-12-04 14:25 901

China Southern Builds First Olympic Flight Attendants Etiquette Mission in the Chinese Aviation Industry

China Southern Airlines' Olympic Etiquette Flight Attendants Debut Brilliantly China Southern Airlines' Olympic Flight Attendants will be the First Group of Etiquette Volunteers of the Guangzhou Asian Games GUANGZHOU, China, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Southern Airlines, (NYSE: ZNH; ...

2008-12-02 18:43 709

Air Mauritius Gives a New Boost to its Image With the Unveiling of a New Visual Identity

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Mauritius has today revealed its new visual identity including a modernised and vibrant logotype which symbolises the airline’s new ambitions. An energised "Paille en Queue,” the mythic tropic bird, soars through the air, providing a new drive t...

2008-11-19 09:00 1053

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at Credit Suisse Aerospace and Defense Finance Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Credit Suisse Aerospace and Defense Finance Conference in New York, N.Y., on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Eastern time....

2008-11-14 06:28 650

Air China Launches a Fleet of Airbus A330s onto its Beijing-Dubai Route

BEIJING, Nov. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China recently announced the launch of a fleet of luxurious Airbus A330s onto its Beijing-Dubai route. This state-of-the-art aircraft has already been used by the airline for its routes between Beijing and Vancouver, Frankfurt, Paris, Madrid and Sydn...

2008-11-10 13:13 734

Survey Finds Airport Operators Investing $3 Billion in IT to Win Passengers

SINGAPORE, Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A survey of investment trends among the world’s top airport operators which are spending $3 billion this year on IT, has found they are focussing heavily on attracting passengers but some are also fearful of IT budget cuts in the present economic climat...

2008-11-06 14:00 807

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results; Includes Impact of Machinists Strike at Boeing

-- Third quarter 2008 revenues grew 6 percent to $1.027 billion -- Operating Income grew 4 percent to $111 million -- Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share were $0.53 -- Cash and Cash Equivalents were $178 million -- Total backlog increased 35 percent to approximately $31...

2008-10-29 19:30 736

Spirit AeroSystems to Release Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results on October 29

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 20 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its third quarter 2008 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central Time, on Wednesday, October 29. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Chief Financial Officer Rick Schmid...

2008-10-20 10:26 663

Spirit Signs Spare Parts Support Agreement With Continental Airlines

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced the signing of a support agreement whereby Spirit will supply structural parts and components for Continental Airlines' total fleet of Boeing aircraft. This multi-year contract will enable Contin...

2008-10-21 19:30 745

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release Third-Quarter 2008 Financial Results on November 6, 2008

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Thursday, November 6, 2008 to review its third-q...

2008-10-17 01:55 753

AerCap Announces Strategic Shift in Engine Maintenance Business at its AeroTurbine Subsidiary

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and MIAMI, Oct. 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- After completing a strategic review of its Engine Maintenance & Overhaul business unit segment, AeroTurbine, Inc. today announced that it is reducing operations of its engine performance restoration line. AeroTurbine will ma...

2008-10-16 10:33 715

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Third Quarter 2008 Transactions

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap,” “the Company”, NYSE: AER) today announced the completion of the following transactions during the third quarter 2008: -- Signed new lease agreements for 22 aircraft, -- Delivered 11 aircraf...

2008-10-13 10:02 865