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May 21, 2018, 15:00 ET Spirit AeroSystems Begins Construction of Global Digital Logistics Center

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] today broke ground on its state-of-the-art Global Digital Logistics Center that will increase storage capacity and part retrieval efficiency at its Wichita site. The...


May 02, 2018, 07:30 ET Spirit AeroSystems to Acquire EU-Based Supplier Asco Industries

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire S.R.I.F. N.V., the parent company of Asco Industries, N.V. (Asco), for $650 million in cash, subject to ...


Apr 25, 2018, 16:10 ET Spirit AeroSystems Announces 20% Increase to Quarterly Cash Dividend

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) today announced its board of directors declared a regular quarterly $0.12 per share cash dividend on its outstanding common stock. This represents an increase of 20%...


Apr 25, 2018, 02:00 ET Spirit Delivers 5th CH-53K King Stallion System Demonstration Test Article Helicopter Fuselage to Lockheed Martin Sikorsky

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] today announced it has successfully delivered the fifth System Demonstration Test Article (SDTA) CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter fuselage for the U.S. Marine ...


Apr 10, 2018, 08:15 ET Spirit AeroSystems Exits MRO Joint Venture in China

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced a divestiture today from Haeco Spirit AeroSystems (JinJiang) Co. Ltd, a joint venture in China between majority shareholders Spirit AeroSystems Global...


Apr 06, 2018, 13:31 ET Spirit AeroSystems Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Unique On-site Blood Bank

Spirit AeroSystems and the American Red Cross of South Central and Southeast Kansas celebrated the 20th anniversary of a unique on-site blood bank Thursday with a reception and unveiling of a Spirit...


Mar 07, 2018, 17:00 ET Spirit Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer Speaking at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Gentile and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the J.P. Morgan...


Mar 02, 2018, 16:35 ET Spirit AeroSystems CEO Wins Aviation Leadership Award

Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile has been selected as the 2018 Aviation Week Grand Laureate Award winner for Commercial Aerospace Leadership. The panel of judges recently recognized...


Feb 22, 2018, 11:00 ET Spirit AeroSystems Announces New Board Member

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced retired Southwest Airlines executive Laura Wright has joined its board of directors. "Laura embodies an exceptional combination of...


Feb 20, 2018, 11:30 ET Spirit AeroSystems Unveils Fabrication Center of Excellence

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] today unveiled the first of two centers of excellence focusing on the fabrication of complex commercial and military aircraft parts. The facility, located on the...


Jan 31, 2018, 12:34 ET Spirit AeroSystems to attend Singapore Air Show

Spirit AeroSystems announced today it will attend the Singapore Air Show next month to meet with suppliers, customers and potential customers at Asia's largest aerospace and defense event. "The...


Jan 24, 2018, 12:22 ET Spirit AeroSystems Announces Regular Quarterly $0.10 Per Share Cash Dividend

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) today announced its board of directors declared a regular quarterly $0.10 per share cash dividend on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable April 9, 2018, ...


Dec 19, 2017, 16:53 ET Spirit AeroSystems designed and built fuselage flies for the first time with Bell V-280

The Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) built fuselage for the Bell V-280 lifted off for the first time at Bell's Amarillo, Texas, facility Dec. 18. "Spirit AeroSystems would like to congratulate Bell...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:14 ET Spirit AeroSystems Develops New Composites Manufacturing Technology

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] announced today its Advanced Technology Centre in Prestwick, Scotland, has developed an improved method for manufacturing composite parts. In collaboration with the...


Dec 06, 2017, 13:00 ET Spirit AeroSystems Plans Major Expansion, Job Growth in Wichita, Kan.

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] today announced plans for major expansion and growth, including the addition of 1,000 jobs and capital investments totaling $1 billion over the next five years at its...


Oct 25, 2017, 16:45 ET Spirit Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer Speaking at Baird's Global Industrial Conference

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Gentile and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at Baird's Global...


Oct 25, 2017, 13:36 ET Spirit AeroSystems Announces Regular Quarterly $0.10 Per Share Cash Dividend

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) today announced its board of directors declared a regular quarterly $0.10 per share cash dividend on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable Jan. 8, 2018,...


Oct 16, 2017, 15:31 ET Spirit AeroSystems Develops and Licenses Patented Inspection Device to NDT Solutions

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) announced it has reached a licensing agreement with NDT Solutions LLC to commercialize Spirit's innovative inspection device for ultrasonic inspection of complex,...


Oct 11, 2017, 10:22 ET Spirit AeroSystems Targets $2B Growth in Fabrication and Defense

At its Investor Day Sept. 27, Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) unveiled plans to grow in two key areas: Fabrication and Defense, each of which is expected to exceed $1 billion over the next five years....


Sep 25, 2017, 18:30 ET Spirit AeroSystems Finalizes Agreement with Boeing

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced that it has completed negotiations and executed definitive agreements with Boeing resolving commercial issues through 2022 related to production for several...


Sep 13, 2017, 16:08 ET Spirit Announces Investor Conference

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] ("Spirit") will hold an Investor Conference Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, from approximately 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern time, with presentations given by...


Sep 01, 2017, 10:45 ET Spirit AeroSystems Recognizes 14 Suppliers for Superior Performance

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] recognized 14 suppliers for superior performance at its annual supplier recognition banquet in Wichita. Awards were given in seven categories: Strategic Partner of the...


Aug 31, 2017, 10:56 ET Spirit AeroSystems Develops & Leverages Innovative Composite Technology, Adds Work at Its U.K. Facility

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] announced today it has leveraged advanced composite technology from its Research and Development portfolio to introduce new work at the company's U.K. facility....


Jul 25, 2017, 15:35 ET Spirit AeroSystems Announces Regular Quarterly $0.10 Per Share Cash Dividend

Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE:SPR) today announced its board of directors declared a regular quarterly $0.10 per share cash dividend on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable Oct. 10, 2017, ...


Jul 11, 2017, 07:30 ET Spirit AeroSystems creates 3- and 4-axis fabrication center of excellence at its McAlester, Okla., facility

Spirit AeroSystems [NYSE: SPR] announced the creation of a 3- and 4-axis machining center of excellence at its McAlester, Okla., facility. The center will accommodate new detailed parts fabrication...