Issue Also Features 2012 Top-Performing Airlines Report
NEW YORK - July 3, 2012 - The new issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology (AW&ST) marks the flagship brand's relaunch, intensifying the focus on technology, business and operations that has long been the brand's hallmark and cementing the company's position as the largest multimedia information and services provider for the fast-evolving global aviation, aerospace and defense industries. This issue also names AirAsia is the overall winner in the Top-Performing Airlines report, the leading annual rankings and competitive analysis for the global airline industry.
Expanded coverage in the July 2nd relaunch issue also includes:
- Defense Technology Edition feature: This feature explores the UK's aircraft carrier saga, and how the defense ministry's dramatic flip-flop on the type of Joint Strike Fighter to be used on the carriers has refocused attention on the plan.
- MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) Edition feature: With aircraft retirement ages sliding down as aircraft are torn apart for their parts and components, the MRO Edition examines the impact of this trend on leased aircraft and engines.
To showcase the expanded content and rich media focus of the AW&ST relaunch, Aviation Week is providing complimentary access of this historic issue to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industry. All are encouraged to engage with the digital issue on their desktop computers at http://bit.ly/newAWST. AW&ST is available on leading digital platforms, including iPad, iPhone and Android, and as always, AW&ST subscribers have full access to all available formats. To subscribe and fully experience the expanded coverage of the new AW&ST at a special relaunch rate, visit http://bit.ly/MGuL8k.
The AW&ST relaunch is the third in a series of investment and expansion initiatives Aviation Week has announced in 2012 with the common theme of simplifying and integrating content and marketing channels, including:
- May 3, 2012 - Investment in an extensive aircraft fleet database and forecasting products containing detailed information on 120,000 aircraft worldwide. The new data and analytics capabilities are expanding the offerings of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) and MRO-Prospector, and were accompanied by a doubling of the Aviation Week database and analytics team.
- April 26, 2012 - Investment in a new technology platform for Aviation Week's portfolio of digital products and databases and redesign of AviationWeek.com and AWIN user interfaces to simplify and integrate content and accelerate navigation and search capabilities.
About Aviation Week:
Aviation Week, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, and includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AviationWeek.com, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aviation Week Intelligence Network and MRO Links. The group also produces major events around the world. Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. The company's customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.
About The McGraw-Hill Companies:
McGraw-Hill announced on September 12, 2011, its intention to separate into two public companies: McGraw-Hill Financial, a leading provider of content and analytics to global financial markets, and McGraw-Hill Education, a leading education company focused on digital learning and education services worldwide. McGraw-Hill Financial's leading brands include Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Indices, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. With sales of $6.2 billion in 2011, the Corporation has approximately 23,000 employees across more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com/.
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/PR Newswire -- July 3, 2012/
SOURCE Aviation Week