Airlines/Aviation

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 10:33 717

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

SilkAir Signs Long-Term Flight Hour Agreement with Goodrich for A320 Nacelles

-- Spares and Maintenance Support by Goodrich CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has signed a long-term Flight Hour Agreement (FHA) with SilkAir, a regional airline wholly owned by Singapore Airlines, for spares and maintenance support of the airli...

2008-10-10 06:45 956

Spirit AeroSystems Selected to Design and Build Wing for New Gulfstream G250 Super Mid-Size Business Jet

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), the world's largest independent supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components, today announced that it will design and build the wing for the new Gulfstream G250 super mid-size business jet. Spirit wil...

2008-10-06 22:00 834

Air China Wins Best China Airline Award

Third Consecutive Year Named Best by Business Traveller BEIJING, Sept. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China Limited (Air China) announces that it has been named the "Best China Airline" in the 16th Annual Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards. This is the third consecutive year ...

2008-09-27 15:31 944

A Tail of Two Cities -- Tiger Increases Singapore-Kuala Lumpur Flights 400%

SINGAPORE, Sept. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- -- Tiger Airways to operate five flights each way per day between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur from 1 December 2008 up from one daily flight per day -- 50,000 seats on sale from Monday for SGD 0 / MYR 0 plus taxes and ...

2008-09-25 14:15 730

Air China Limited Consolidates North American Business Under Vice President, General Manager

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China Limited has named Dr. Zhihang Chi as Vice President and General Manager of North America with responsibility for all areas of Air China’s operations in North America. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200809232056.jpg ) (Logo: ...

2008-09-23 20:00 1038

Spirit AeroSystems Opens European Repair Station in Prestwick, Scotland

PRESTWICK, Scotland, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today formally opened its new Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) repair station in Europe. The Spirit facility, based at the Spirit AeroSystems European headquarters in Prestwick, Scotland, will support...

2008-09-23 20:00 766

Spirit Chief Executive Jeff Turner Speaking at Morgan Stanley Global Industrials CEOs Unplugged Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Morgan Stanley Global Industrials CEOs Unplugged Conference in Dana Point, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 11, at approximately 10:15 a.m. Pacific Tim...

2008-09-08 22:00 646

Hainan Airlines Earns ‘Best Airline in China’ Award from Skytrax 2008 World Airline Awards

SEATTLE, Aug. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines is proud to have been selected as the “Best Airline in China” in the Skytrax 2008 World Airline Awards. London-based Skytrax evaluates the quality of 25 different aspects of an airline’s product and service and is the only recognized glob...

2008-08-26 20:00 795

Cathay Pacific Selects SITA to Ensure Network Readiness for New Applications

HONG KONG, Aug. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- SITA, the specialist provider of IT communications solutions to the air transport industry, today announced a four-year multi-million agreement to provide Cathay Pacific with a fully-managed network infrastructure which will guarantee the airline netwo...

2008-08-13 11:43 876

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results; Raises Full-Year 2008 EPS Guidance

- Second Quarter 2008 Revenues grew 11 percent to $1.1 billion - Operating Income grew 33 percent as Operating Margins expanded to 12.8 percent - Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share increased 27 percent to $0.62 per share - Total Backlog increased 9 per...

2008-07-31 19:30 769

Spirit AeroSystems to Release Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results on July 31

WICHITA, Kan., July 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its second quarter 2008 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central Time, on Thursday, July 31. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Chief Financial Officer Rick Schmidt w...

2008-07-17 22:00 635

China Southern Airlines Honored with the Five-Star Flight Safety Award

China Southern Safely Flew Five Million Hours Consecutively, Creating the No.1 Safety Record among Chinese Carriers GUANGZHOU, China, July 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Southern Airlines, (NYSE: ZNH; HKSE: 1055; SHA 600029) -- http://www.csair.com/global -- the newest member of SkyTeam an...

2008-07-16 18:00 853

Trina Solar to Provide Photovoltaic Cells for Hy-Bird: The First Airplane to Fly Around the World Using Only Renewable Energies

CHANGZHOU, China, July 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trina Solar Limited ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, founded in 1997, today announced a cooper...

2008-07-14 21:29 921

If You Purchased Air Cargo Shipping Services Within, To Or From Either The United States Or Canada From January 1, 2000 To September 11, 2006, Your Rights Could Be Affected By A Settlement

NEW YORK, June 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by Lufthansa Cargo AG and Swiss International Air Lines Ltd. regarding the In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation. IF YOU PURCHASED AIR CARGO SHIPPING SERVICES WITHIN, TO OR FROM EITHER THE UNIT...

2008-06-27 09:00 863

Air China Announces Direct Flights to Taiwan

Regular Flights to Commence July 4th, 2008 BEIJING, June 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China (HKEX: 0735; LSE: AIRC; SSE: 60111) today announced that from July 4th, 2008 it will be commencing regular direct flights from Beijing to Taipei and Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The first flight, on an Airbus A...

2008-06-26 16:53 1195

Air China Undertakes Airlift to Relieve Earthquake Victims

LOS ANGELES, May 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Since May 12, when an 8.0-magnitude earthquake killed over 51,000 Chinese and left over 5 million people homeless in Sichuan Province, China, Air China has flown over 331 relief missions between Beijing and the city of Chengdu, about 60 miles south ...

2008-05-30 10:22 1353

Air China Mourned for the Dead, Condolence Expressed Both in the Air and on the Ground

BEIJING, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On May 19 14:28, an Air China weekly routine meeting was suspended and all participants observed a 3 minutes silence to express their deep condolences to those that lost their lives in the Wenchuan earthquake. The meeting resumed afterwards to discuss the...

2008-05-22 14:23 1020