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Textron Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Textron reported first quarter 2017 income from continuing operations of $0.37 per share or $0.46 per share of adjusted income from continuing operations, a non-GAAP measure that is defined and reconciled to GAAP in an attachment to this release, compared to $0.55 per s...

Honeywell profit beats; shares hit record high

Honeywell International Inc said on Friday its commercial aviation after-sales business was benefiting from robust air travel, while its energy division was getting a lift from stable oil prices, sending shares to a record high. The diversified U.S. manufacturer's shares rose a...

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ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Secures New Contracts Worth about S$1.11b in 1Q2017

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its aerospace arm, Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd (ST Aerospace), secured new contracts worth about S$1.11b in the first quarter (1Q) of 2017 for services ranging from line and heavy airframe maintenance to component repair and overhaul. The 1Q2017 contracts include performance-based logistics operation and support for...

Embraer delivers 15 executive jets in first quarter of 2017

During the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17), Embraer delivered 18 jets to the commercial aviation market across the U.S., Europe and China. In the business aviation market, 15 aircraft were delivered in the same period, being 11 light jets and 4 large jets. On March 31, Embraer's firm order backlog totaled USD 19.2 billion. See the details below: Deliveries by Segment...

Don't Jet Cards Cost More? Is It Better To Just Charter When I Need To Go?

Doug Gollan There are quite a few aspects of buying private jet travel that makes it a very personal decision, and really necessitates some time and effort. In terms of jet cards, there are variances in pricing, fees, daily minimums, the amount of insurance provided, policies on taking your pets or sending your kids unaccompanied. There are differences in what type of catering is provided witho...

Amazon's CEO Will Sell $1 Billion in Stock Annually to Fund His Space Travel Company

A BILLION DOLLAR COMMITMENT On Wednesday, April 5, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon , revealed that he is financing Blue Origin, his space company, by selling approximately $1 billion in Amazon stock annually. He made the announcement as he stood before the full-scale mock capsule of his New Shepard rocket, emphasizing his vision for a future that includes millions of humans playing,...

Boeing Forms New Innovation Cell; Invests in Tech Companies Upskill, Zunum Aero

Boeing HorizonX to uncover and accelerate emerging technologies, business models  Effort will pursue venture capital investments, expansion into new business areas, disruptive market solutions The Boeing Company announced  investments in two early-stage technology companies through the ventures arm of a new group called Boeing HorizonX, an innovation cell focused on accele...

Bombardier's Executive Chairman Makes Statement Declining Compensation Increase for 2016

Bombardier announced that Mr. Pierre Beaudoin, Bombardier’s Executive Chairman, has requested that the Bombardier Board of Directors reset his compensation for 2016 to bring it back to its 2015 level. “After listening to the recent public debate about the compensation of senior executives at Bombardier, I have asked the Board of Directors to reset my 2016 compensation, reducing it t...

airBaltic – Growth and Profit in 2016

The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved its first year of growth after the successful turnaround period, and demonstrated positive results, both on EBIT and net income. “After an intensive period of turnaround airBaltic is back on a profitable growth path and able to offer lower prices and more destinations with our brand new aircraft”, says Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer...

Investor To Join TP Aerospace

We are happy to announce that 20 March 2017 we embarked on a new partnership with the Danish private equity fund CataCap who has acquired a majority stake in our company. The two founders and owners of TP Aerospace, Peter Lyager and Thomas Ibsø, will continue to form the executive management team and hold significant shares in TP Aerospace. Since 2010, we have experienc...

Finnair Issues EUR 200 Million Bond

Finnair Plc issues a senior unsecured bond of EUR 200 million (the “Bond”). The Bond matures on 29 March 2022, it bears a fixed annual interest at the rate of 2.250 percent and has an issue price of 99.925 percent. The bond is callable before its final maturity. “Finnair’s prudent execution of its accelerated growth strategy and continued improvement in financi...

Leonardo: the BOD proposes the distribution of a € 14 cent. dividend after six years

Outstanding commercial performance with New Orders for EUR 20 billion. Book-to-bill ratio above 1 in all Sectors EBIT, EBITA and EBITDA higher than 2015 by 11%, 4% and 2% respectively Double-digit profitability target exceeded. 2016 RoS at 10.4%, with all Sectors above 10% Net Result Before Extraordinary Transactions at EUR 545 million, more than double 2015 at EUR 253 million Return on...

EU clears GE acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power

The European Commission said on Monday it had cleared General Electric Co's (GE.N) $1.65 billion acquisition of Danish rotor blade maker LM Wind Power as the merged entity would continue to face effective competition in Europe. General Electric produces onshore and offshore wind turbines, but only has a relatively small market share, the Commission said in a statement. LM Wind...

Alitalia’s board approves profitability strategy including €1bn in cost cuts by 2019

Alitalia’s board has approved a turnaround plan that will include cost cuts of €1 billion (Dh3.94bn) and an increase in the number of transatlantic flights as the airline seeks to achieve profitability by the end of 2019. The 2017-21 business strategy also envisages a 30 per cent rise in revenue to €3.7bn from €2.9bn by 2019 led by the effects of about €200 million of...

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Textron Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Textron reported first quarter 2017 income from continuing operations of $0.37 per share or $0.46 per share of adjusted income from continuing operations, a non-GAAP measure that i...

IAG Invests in two Hangar 51 start-ups

Following its highly successful Hangar 51 accelerator programme, International Airlines Group (IAG) is to invest in two start-ups: Esplorio and Vchain. More than 450 start-ups applied to join Hanga...

Honeywell profit beats; shares hit record high

Honeywell International Inc said on Friday its commercial aviation after-sales business was benefiting from robust air travel, while its energy division was getting a lift from stable o...