OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2012 /CNW/ -
|Who:|| Mr. Antonio Rodriguez-Barberan, Senior Vice-President Commercial, Airbus Military
Brian Semkowski, the CEO of Discovery Air
The Hon. Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories
|What:||Airbus Military and Discovery Air will make a public briefing and outline some important news about the future of fixed-wing search and rescue in Canada.|
|When:||10:00 AM MDT, October 10th, 2012|
|Where:||Air Tindi Hanger, 101 Berry Road, Yellowknife, NWT|
ABOUT AIRBUS MILITARY
Airbus Military is the only military and civic/humanitarian transport aircraft manufacturer to develop, produce, sell and support a comprehensive family of airlifters ranging from three to 45 tonnes of payload. An Airbus daughter company, Airbus Military is responsible for the A400M programme, as well as the Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) A330 and for further military derivatives based on Airbus civil aircraft. Together with the C295, CN235 and C212, Airbus Military is the global leader in the market for military transport, tanker and surveillance aircraft able to perform the most varied missions. Altogether, Airbus Military has sold more than 1,000 aircraft to some 130 military, civilian and governmental customers. More than 800 of these aircraft have been delivered. Airbus is an EADS company.
ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Discovery Air Inc. is a Canadian specialty aviation company, operating over 160 aircraft with approximately 850 team members. Its subsidiaries provide airborne training to the Canadian military; air ambulance services; airborne fire services; helicopter operations; fixed-wing air charter services; expediting and logistics support; and a range of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and certification services.
Discovery Air Inc.'s Class A common voting shares and unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).
SOURCE: Airbus Military
For further information:
Airbus Military point of contact:
+34 91 585 77 89
Mobile:+34 669 67 75 78
+34 91 585 76 07
Mobile:+34 615 02 31 04
Discovery Air point of contact: