TORONTO, Dec. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Inc. ("Discovery Air") (TSX: DA.DB.A) announced today that in connection with the recent ownership changes and stand-alone financing of Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DA Defence"), Rod Phillips and Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (Ret.) have both agreed to serve as directors of DA Defence. Both have been key contributors to the Discovery Air board since they joined in 2014. Each will cease to be a director of Discovery Air so their energies can be focused on DA Defence.
About Discovery Air
Discovery Air is a global leader in specialty aviation services including medevac equipped aircraft services, air charter services, helicopter operations, and transport and logistics support to ensure operational readiness, health, safety and vital lifelines for our clients and the communities we serve. Discovery Air's unsecured convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol DA.DB.A).
About Discovery Air Defence Services Inc.
DA Defence and its U.S. subsidiary, Top Aces Corp., have the world's largest privately-held operating fleet of fighter aircraft. The training provided supports the operational readiness of both current and future generation fighter aircraft. Discover more on how DA Defence is changing the face of air combat training at experiencematters.ca.
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Founded in 2004, Discovery Air Inc. is a specialty aviation services company operating across Canada and in select locations internationally. With over 140 aircraft, it is one of the largest air operators in Canada, employing more than 850 flight crew, maintainers and support staff to deliver a variety of air transport, maintenance and logistics solutions to its government, airline and business...