Airlines/Aviation

Southern Air Names Daniel J. McHugh as Chief Executive Officer

Founder and CEO Jim Neff to Retire at Year-End, Continue on Board NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Southern Air Holdings, Inc. today announced that Daniel J. McHugh has been named chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2010. Mr. McHugh succeeds James K. Neff, the co...

2009-12-03 22:00 935

Hainan Airlines Becomes China's First 'SKYTRAX Four-Star Airline'

BEIJING, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On December 1, 2009, the award ceremony for China's first "SKYTRAX Four-Star Airline" was held at the JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, and attracted a great deal of attention from the aviation industry and media in China and abroad. SKYTRAX President Mr. Edward Pla...

2009-12-11 10:52 784

Air China Transports 10,000 Pilgrims to Mecca

Over 30 charter flights have taken passengers to the holy meeting site BEIJING, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Between 30th October to 18th November, Air China transported nearly 10,000 pilgrims to the holy meeting site of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. There are nearly 20 million Muslims in China at pre...

2009-11-26 00:00 1041

Air China Awarded at CITM in Kunming

Air China wins "Best Organization" and "Best Booth" awards at prestigious event BEIJING, Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has won awards for "Best Organization" and "Best Booth" at the China International Travel Market (CITM), held in Kunming, China, between the 19th and 22nd of Nov...

2009-11-26 00:00 1038

Spirit Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner Speaking at Credit Suisse 2009 Aerospace & Defense Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner will speak at the Credit Suisse 2009 Aerospace & Defense Conference in New York City, N.Y., at approximately 11:45 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009. ...

2009-11-26 06:39 692

Spirit Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson Speaking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Credit Conference

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Credit Conference at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. Mr. Ande...

2009-11-25 07:16 745

Honeywell's IntuVue(TM) Weather Radar and Other Safety Avionics Selected by PT. Garuda Indonesia (Persero)

Contract Valued At More than $28 Million IntuVue Offers Improvement in Turbulence Detection, Reliability and Cost of Operations DUBAI, U.A.E., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- DUBAI AIR SHOW -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today its IntuVue 3-D advanced weather radar and seven other safet...

2009-11-20 20:22 1076

Spirit AeroSystems Opens Joint Venture Repair Station in China

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today formally opened its new Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) repair station in China through a joint venture with Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited (HAECO) and its subsidiary Taikoo (Xiamen) Air...

2009-11-19 08:16 844

National Air Cargo Completes First Phase of 'Operation Blanket Delivery'

More than 1,000 blankets hand delivered by National Air Cargo staff and Afghanistan Minister of Labor and Social Affairs to orphanages in Afghanistan ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- National Air Cargo and its sister company National Airlines today announced both companies com...

2009-11-18 09:15 726

Honeywell Establishes China Aerospace Academy to Build Up Aviation Talents

Honeywell China Aerospace Academy (HCAA) set to partner with key industry players to support and grow with the Chinese aerospace industry BEIJING, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has today opened its China Aerospace Academy in Shanghai to train and develop local talents ...

2009-11-17 17:00 837

/PHOTO NEWS -- Honeywell/

This is a photo news from Honeywell. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2009/11/17/20091117986664.jpg ) Caption: Honeywell (Left: Mr. Dave Cote) and AVIC (Right: Mr. Lin Zuoming) signed an MOU in Beijing today to strengthen cooperation. ...

2009-11-17 02:21 1355

Honeywell and AVIC to Collaborate on Aerospace Systems

Co-Operation Agreement Focuses on Long-Term Growth of Chinese Aerospace Industry BEIJING, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has signed a cooperation agreement with China's Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) to expand the existing joint coo...

2009-11-16 20:38 1451

First Route Between Mainland China and Hawaii Launched; Hawaii Declares 'Hainan Airlines Day'

Hainan Airline Group Signs Memorandum of Cooperation with the State of Hawaii HAIKOU, China, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hainan Airline Group ("HNA Group") today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation with a commercial delegation from the State of Hawaii on November 9. Under...

2009-11-12 07:00 568

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results; Reports Revenues of US$1.054 Billion and 12.4% Operating Margins; Updates 2009 Financial Guidance

-- Third quarter 2009 Revenues grew 3 percent to US$1.054 billion -- Operating Income grew 18 percent as Operating Margins expanded to 12.4 percent -- Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share increased 17 percent to US$0.62 per share -- Cash and Cash Equivalents were US$207 million -- Total backlog of a...

2009-11-05 20:30 805

Aeroconseil is Accompanying the French Delegation to China

BLAGNAC, France, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Alain Carcasses, CEO of Aeroconseil, is one of the representatives accompanying Christine Lagarde, Minister of the Economy, Industry and Employment, to China from the 28th to the 30th October, 2009, in order to meet the most senior officials in the...

2009-11-02 12:08 785

Air China Expands Domestic and International Flights

BEIJING, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In step with the speedy recovery of the Chinese aviation industry over the past six months, Air China has announced that it will be expanding a number of its domestic and international flight routes. On the domestic side, Air China has launched four new...

2009-10-28 09:45 784

Spirit AeroSystems to Release Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results on Nov. 5

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its third quarter 2009 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, Nov. 5. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Interim Chief Financial Officer Philip And...

2009-10-22 19:30 698

Spirit AeroSystems Announces Closing of $300 Million Senior Notes Offering

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) (the "Company"), announced the completion of its previously announced private offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 7 ...

2009-10-02 19:57 734

ANA and Air China to Commence Code-sharing on Tokyo Haneda - Beijing

TOKYO, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Star Alliance members Air China and ANA will commence a code-sharing agreement on flights operated by both airlines between Beijing Capital International Airport and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport from October 25 this year. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/20...

2009-09-26 09:00 1225

Spirit AeroSystems Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) (the "Company") announced today the pricing of US$300 million aggregate principal amount of its 7 1/2% senior unsecured notes due 2017 (the "No...

2009-09-25 13:29 779
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