Boeing 787 Dreamliner

United Airlines Plans to Begin Flights Between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria in November

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval).

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  • CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --United Airlines announced today that new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin November 29 (subject to government approval).
  • "Lagos joins nearly 50 other nonstop international destinations currently served by the National Capital Region's gateway to the world."
  • Flights will depart Washington, D.C. on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and return from Lagos on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
  • In 2019, United and United Express carriers operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 162 million customers.

The WestJet Group announces Harry Taylor as interim President and CEO

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:20pm

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.
  • "I am extremely pleased Harry has agreed to take on this interim role," said the WestJet Group Board Chair Chris Burley.
  • "It is a tremendous honour to be asked to serve as interim CEO for the WestJet Group, and I look forward to leading our organization through this crucial phase of our recovery," said Harry Taylor.
  • While Harry serves as interim CEO, Jennifer Bue, WestJet's current Vice-President, Finance Planning & Analysis will serve as interim CFO.

Air Premia Partners with Navitaire

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

Air Premia today announces it has selected Navitaire as its technology partner to provide key passenger reservation and commercial systems.

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  • Air Premia today announces it has selected Navitaire as its technology partner to provide key passenger reservation and commercial systems.
  • We believe Navitaire is the right partner with the best solutions to launch our airline and position Air Premia for success, said Mr. Jooyeop Sim, Air Premia CEO.
  • We are honored that Air Premia has chosen Navitaire and look forward to partnering with the remarkable team of entrepreneurs driving the new business model forward, added David P. Evans, Navitaire CEO.
  • Two types of seating options are available at Air Premia: Economy (Economy 35 Class) and Premium Economy (Premia 42 Class).

Zanite Acquisition Corp. Announces Appointment of Patrick M. Shanahan to its Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 11:00am

Zanite Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ZNTEU, ZNTE, ZNTEW) (the Company or Zanite) today announced the appointment of Patrick M. Shanahan to the Companys Board of Directors (the Board).

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  • Zanite Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ZNTEU, ZNTE, ZNTEW) (the Company or Zanite) today announced the appointment of Patrick M. Shanahan to the Companys Board of Directors (the Board).
  • Mr. Shanahan will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board.
  • At the same time, we are pleased to welcome Mr. Shanahan to the Board, said Zanites Co-CEO Steven Rosen.
  • Patrick M. Shanahan served as the 33rd United States Deputy Secretary of Defense from July 19, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2019.

CDB Aviation Executes $660 Million Portfolio Financing Backed by 13 Airbus and Boeing Aircraft

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:52pm

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (CDB Leasing), announced today the company has entered into a facility agreement for the secured portfolio of thirteen Airbus and Boeing aircraft, valued at approximately US$660 million.

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  • CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (CDB Leasing), announced today the company has entered into a facility agreement for the secured portfolio of thirteen Airbus and Boeing aircraft, valued at approximately US$660 million.
  • The first large-sized portfolio financing executed by the lessor since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is secured with a combination of Airbus A320-200 and A350-900 as well as Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
  • Crdit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank acted as Facility Agent and Security Trustee, and Natixis and MUFG Bank Ltd. jointly coordinated the transaction.
  • CDB Aviation is a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (CDB Leasing) a 36-year-old Chinese leasing company that is backed mainly by the China Development Bank.

NeuroMetrix, Inc. Announces Date for Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call

Thursday, July 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

WOBURN, Mass., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) announced today that it plans to issue its 2021 second quarter financial results before the opening of the market on July 22, 2021.

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  • WOBURN, Mass., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) announced today that it plans to issue its 2021 second quarter financial results before the opening of the market on July 22, 2021.
  • The Company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m., Eastern Time on July 22, 2021 to discuss its financial results as well as business developments affecting the Company.
  • The conference call may be accessed in the United States by dialing 844-787-0799 and using the confirmation code 4269315.
  • Internationally, the conference call may be accessed by dialing 661-378-9630 and using the same confirmation code.

Satisfaction with Big 5 Banks in Canada Declines as Satisfaction with Midsize Banks Improves, J.D. Power Finds

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

b"Overall satisfaction among bank customers in Canada declined year over year, especially among customers of Big 5 banks, according to the J.D.

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  • b"Overall satisfaction among bank customers in Canada declined year over year, especially among customers of Big 5 banks, according to the J.D.
  • Overall satisfaction of 787 (on a 1,000-point scale) is down from 790 in 2020, driven by a satisfaction decline of 6 points among customers of Big 5 Banks.
  • In stark contrast, midsize banks improve 12 points in overall satisfaction from a year ago.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • Simplii Financial (813) ranks second and ATB Financial (811) ranks third.\nThe Canada Retail Banking Satisfaction Study, now in its 16th year, measures customer satisfaction with Canada\xe2\x80\x99s large and midsize banks.

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:00pm

So at this time we cannot reiterate our potential filing timing for this year and expect to provide an update in the third quarter of this year,\xe2\x80\x9d Durso continued.

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  • So at this time we cannot reiterate our potential filing timing for this year and expect to provide an update in the third quarter of this year,\xe2\x80\x9d Durso continued.
  • Intercept now has an open IND for the combination in the U.S.\nIntercept intends to initiate first-in-human work with INT-787 in 2021.\nWe recognized\xc2\xa0$81.7 million\xc2\xa0in total revenue in the first quarter of 2021, as compared to\xc2\xa0$72.7 million\xc2\xa0in total revenue in the prior year quarter.
  • Among other things, our management uses non-GAAP adjusted operating expenses to establish budgets and operational goals and to manage our business.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended\xc2\xa0December 31, 2020.\nFor more information about Intercept, please contact:\n'

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of Two New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft to China Southern Airlines

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 10:01pm

b"Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of two new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to China Southern Airlines.

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  • b"Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of two new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to China Southern Airlines.
  • Such statements are based on current expectations and projections about our future results, prospects and opportunities and are not guarantees of future performance.
  • Currently, China Southern Airlines operates 700 passenger and cargo transport aircrafts, including Boeing 787, 777, 747, 757 & 737 and Airbus A380, A330, A321, A320, A319.
  • China Southern Airlines is the first airline in the world to operate both A380 and 787.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210421006045/en/\n"

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft to Air Premia

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 9:33pm

Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Air Premia (South Korea).

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  • Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Air Premia (South Korea).
  • Featuring Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, this aircraft is the first of three new Boeing 787-9s confirmed to deliver to Air Premia from ALCs order book with Boeing this year.
  • We are thrilled to announce this first of three Boeing 787-9 aircraft delivery to Air Premia today, said Steven F. Udvar-Hzy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.
  • We cannot describe in words how grateful and honored we are to receive our first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, said Mr. Peter JY Sim, CEO of Air Premia.