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2014-03-19 23:02:22

Starbase Jet is pleased to report the private jet travel package helped Best Buddies surpass their goal of $500,000, which enables thousands of friendship and employment opportunities for people with IDD. Contributions to Best Buddies are judiciously spent, with the majority of these funds directly applied to the enrichment of the organization’s programs. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, was the proud premier sponsor in-kind of...

2013-05-07 23:03:32

JETNET sees slow sales for business jets, surprising results in the helicopter markets, and for the first time, tracks worldwide trends in commercial airliners. UTICA, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released March 2013 and 1st Quarter 2013 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter and commercial airliner markets. Market Summary Comparing March 2013 to March 2012, Fleet For Sale percentages for...

2013-04-15 16:20:38

DUBLIN, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global lessor of modern, fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft, today announced it has published its 2012 annual report on its website. The annual report can be accessed by visiting the Annual Report page in the Investor Relations section of FLY's website at www.flyleasing.com. Shareholders may receive a hard copy of FLY's annual report and complete 2012 audited financial statements free of charge by...

2013-03-19 16:21:16

DUBLIN, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has sold six Boeing 717-200 aircraft manufactured in 2001. The aircraft were acquired by FLY in 2011 as part of a 49-aircraft portfolio transaction. "The sale of these non-core aircraft will result in a gain over our current book value and generate gross cash proceeds of $17 million," said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY. "The sale of these...

2012-10-03 02:21:09

LA QUINTA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine ranked Desert Jet, an aircraft management and private jet charter company based in Southern California, on the prestigious Inc. 500 list, for the second time. The company earned the #69 spot on the 2012 Inc. 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The three-year growth rate for Desert Jet was 3750%, up from last year's growth rate of 1107% and a ranking of #296. Desert Jet also ranked in...

2012-09-12 02:21:22

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Colm Barrington, is scheduled to present at the Morgan Stanley Industrials & Autos Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Events page in the Investor Relations section of FLY's...

2012-08-21 14:20:17

-- CAD $80 million projected revenue from contract extensions Common Stock Listed Toronto Trading Symbol: AVP VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. (AVP on the Toronto Stock Exchange) (the Company) is pleased to announce the signing of a five-year contract extension with Boeing  to provide the wheel well for the Next-Generation 737 as well as assemblies and components that support the Next-Generation 737, 747-8, 767, and 777. The...

2012-08-21 02:20:45

POINT MUGU SEA TEST RANGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. "This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and strike a precise point on a moving ship using the weapon's autonomous terminal seeker,"...

2012-08-16 02:20:26

KYIV, Ukraine, August 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian company Antonov together with Russian United Aircraft Corporation will participate in manufacturing Antonov An-70 transport airplanes. Russian defense ministry already placed an order for 60 such machines, USD 67 million apiece. Developed since 1978, An-70 can carry heavier cargo than existing transport planes and land on ill-equipped runways. An-70 can carry 300 troopers, or 200 injured persons, or 47 tons of...

2012-08-15 22:20:04

BEIJING, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today opened the Boeing-COMAC Aviation Energy Conservation and Emissions Reductions Technology Center, a collaborative effort to support commercial aviation industry growth. The two companies also announced that the Boeing-COMAC Technology Center's first research project will explore opportunities to refine waste cooking oil, often described in China as "gutter oil," into sustainable...