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    • Era Search and Rescue Program Recognized for Excellence January 12, 2017
      HOUSTON, Jan. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Era Group Inc. (NYSE:ERA), one of the largest helicopter operators in the world, today announced that its search and rescue (SAR) program is the 2017 winner of Helicopter Association International’s Salute to Excellence Airbus Helicopters Golden Hour Award. The annual award is presented to those who have advanced […]
    • Global Eagle Closes New $500 Million Term Loan Facility and New $85 Million Revolving Credit Facility January 6, 2017
      LOS ANGELES, Jan. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq:ENT) (“GEE” or the “Company”), a worldwide provider of end-to-end connectivity and media to the airline, maritime and remote mobility markets, today announced that it has refinanced its existing credit facilities with a new $500 million senior-secured term-loan facility and a new $85 million […]
    • Air Methods Provides Update on Preliminary December Volumes January 6, 2017
      DENVER, Jan. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today reported preliminary patient transport and tourism passenger data for the month of December 2016. Air MedicalDec-16Dec-15YOY Change (%)4Q164Q15YOY Change (%)Transports5,1424,7358.6%17,57115,81711.1%Transports + Weather Cancellations8,2857,8525.5%23,92422,9454.3%Same-Base Transports (SBTs)4,4474,534(1.9%)15,10714,8911.5%SBT + Weather Cancellations7,3107,498(2.5%)20,83721,664(3.8%)TourismDec-16Dec-15YOY Change (%)4Q164Q15YOY Change (%)Passengers30,14932,256(6.5%)101,623103,261(1.6%) Aaron Todd, CEO of […]
    • Escape the Cold! Spirit Airlines Connects Boston to Tampa December 21, 2016
      MIRAMAR, Fla., Dec. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The sun’s setting earlier, the temperatures are dropping drastically and you haven’t felt your toes since Thanksgiving. Don’t worry, Boston! Your tropical getaway just got a lot more affordable with Spirit Airlines’ new daily nonstop service to Tampa International Airport (TPA). Beginning February 16, 2017, Spirit will […]
    • Paz Aviation’s new online educational platform offers valuable MRO industry intelligence December 19, 2016
      HIALEAH, Fla., Dec. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paz Aviation, a leader in the aircraft MRO industry for more than 25 years, announces the launch of the MRO Industry Digest, a valuable feature available online at that provides must-know information and analysis to benefit MRO and aircraft industry professionals. Brendan Campbell, Principal and Chief […]
    • Air Methods Provides Update on Preliminary November Volumes December 5, 2016
      DENVER, Dec. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today reported preliminary patient transport and tourism passenger data for the month of November 2016.Air MedicalNov-16  Nov-15  YOY Change (%)QTD4Q16QTD4Q15YOY Change (%)Transports5,9335,240 13.2%12,431 11,082  12.2%Transports + Weather Cancellations7,6297,566 0.8%15,64115,093 3.6%Same-Base Transports (SBTs)5,2575,015 4.8%10,66310,357 3.0%SBT + Weather Cancellations6,7917,247 -6.3%13,53014,166 -4.5%TourismNov-16Nov-15YOY Change (%)QTD4Q16QTD4Q15YOY Change (%)Passengers30,89030,410 1.6%72,10671,242 1.2%About Air Methods CorporationAir […]
    • Iridium Announces Next-Generation Aviation Broadband Products and Services Suite November 1, 2016
      Iridium CertusSM to offer game-changing broadband connectivity solutions for business and general aviation users MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today its new suite of aviation products and services, featuring Iridium Certus technology.  This next-generation suite features a broad portfolio of products from four leading avionics manufacturers, which […]
    • Business Jet Market to Resume Positive Growth Trend October 31, 2016
      NEWTOWN, Conn., Oct. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although business jet production is unlikely to match the mid-2000s' skyrocketing output any time soon, Forecast International's innovative Platinum Forecast System® shows that a total of 13,252 business jets will be produced during the 15-year period from 2016 through 2030. The Connecticut-based market research firm estimates the […]
    • Bring on the Sunshine (State)! Spirit Airlines Delivers More Ultra-Low Fares to Florida from New York/Newark October 30, 2016
      MIRAMAR, Fla., Oct. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A winter escape from the Big Apple to Florida’s attractions and beaches just got a lot more affordable! Spirit Airlines begins service today at the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), the 57th airport to join its growing network. Spirit now offers new daily nonstop service between Newark […]
    • Air Lease Corporation Announces Lease Placement of Six New Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft and the Option to Lease Five Additional 737 MAX 8s with LOT Polish Airlines October 13, 2016
      LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) announced today the placement of six new 737 MAX 8s with CFM Leap-1B engines on long-term lease to LOT Polish Airlines.  In addition to the six firm lease placements, the agreement includes the option to lease five new 737 MAX 8s, to be […]
    • Miracle Flights Holds First Annual Holiday Card Art Contest September 29, 2016
      LAS VEGAS, NV, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle Flights, the nation's leading medical flight charity, encourages children 18 yrs. and younger to enter an art contest for the chance to be featured as the nonprofit's official holiday card for 2016. The theme this year is "Winter Wonderland and Planes" and the submission deadline […]
    • NASA Completes Test Flight Using Globalstar and ADS-B Technologies’ ALAS Aviation Tracking Solution September 28, 2016
      COVINGTON, La., Sept. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE:GSAT) and its partner, ADS-B Technologies, announced the completion of the NASA Langley Research Center research flight with the Cirrus SR22 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Surrogate designed to test the operation of the ADS-B Link Augmentation System (ALAS). Initial results indicated continuous communication between the […]
    • Miracle Flights Coordinates 595 Life-Saving Flights for August 2016 September 26, 2016
      LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miracle Flights, the nation's leading medical flight charity, ended the summer having performed 595 flights for the month of August. Since its inception in 1985, the nonprofit has coordinated over 103,000 flights and flown over 57 million miles. Patients are flown from all over the U.S, as […]
    • Regional Aircraft Market Stabilizing; Long-Term Growth Projected September 23, 2016
      NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forecast International has issued a new study on "The Market for Regional Transport Aircraft" that projects that 3,817 regional aircraft will be produced from 2016 through 2025.  This total includes both regional jets and regional turboprop airliners.  The value of this production is estimated at $135.2 billion […]
    • Air Lease Corporation Announces Placements of Six New Airbus A321neo Aircraft with Azores Airlines September 20, 2016
      LOS ANGELES, Sept. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL) announced that Azores Airlines SATA International (Portugal) has committed to lease six new Airbus A321neo aircraft including four A321LR versions. The CFM Leap 1A engine-powered aircraft from ALC’s order book with Airbus will deliver between the fourth quarter of 2017 and early […]
    • Air Methods Provides Update on August Transports September 7, 2016
      DENVER, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today reported preliminary patient transport and tourism passenger data for the month of August 2016.        Air MedicalAug-16Aug-15YOY Change (%)QTD3Q16QTD3Q15YOY Change (%)Transports6,0235,895 2.2%12,40211,711 5.9%Transports + Weather Cancellations8,5777,646 12.2%17,19415,448 11.3%Same-Base Transports (SBTs)5,0315,717 -12.0%10,30211,341 -9.2%SBT + Weather Cancellations7,2267,434 -2.8%14,43815,000 -3.7%TourismAug-16Aug-15YOY Change (%)QTD3Q16QTD3Q15YOY Change (%)Passengers48,00044,733 7.3%97,20394,748 2.6%            Aaron Todd, CEO of […]
    • Forecast International: 15-Year World Aviation Gas Turbine Market Worth a Staggering $1.2 Trillion August 22, 2016
      NEWTOWN, Conn., Aug. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aviation gas turbine engine production data gleaned from Forecast International's Platinum Forecast System® 2.0 reveals that over the next 15 years, this market segment will be one of astonishing proportions. During the 2016 -2030 period, manufacturers are expected to produce more than 589,000 aviation gas turbine engines, […]
    • Points Travel powers AIR MILES® Travel Hub, a new web-based booking platform for Canada’s AIR MILES® Reward Program August 15, 2016
      TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM), the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, today announced an agreement with Canada’s AIR MILES Reward Program to launch AIR MILES Travel Hub, a new web-based booking platform that allows AIR MILES Collectors to book stays at more than 150,000 hotels and all-inclusive resorts around […]
    • Global Eagle Entertainment to Deliver Inflight Connectivity Services to Avianca Brasil August 8, 2016
      LOS ANGELES, Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Eagle Entertainment (Nasdaq:ENT) (“GEE”), a leading provider of satellite-based connectivity and media to rapidly expanding mobility markets, today announced that it has signed a contract with Avianca Brasil to provide inflight connectivity to the carrier’s full fleet of over 40 aircraft. Avianca Brasil operates in 24 […]
    • GEE Announces Strong Second Quarter 2016 Results August 8, 2016
      Closed acquisition of Emerging Markets Communications (“EMC”), positioning GEE as a leader in providing connectivity and media to mobile satellite services users (see July 27, 2016 press release)Achieved record aviation Connectivity service revenue and installed the Airconnect system on 30 aircraft, the most quarterly installs since the formation of GEESigned contract with Avianca Brasil to […]