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August 16, 2000 | Reuters
Boeing Co. said it has agreed to pay $1.5 billion in cash to buy flight-data provider Jeppesen Sanderson Inc. from media company Tribune Co. The deal should help fuel Boeing's charge into the vast market for aviation services and help Tribune pay off debt incurred in its purchase in June of Times Mirror Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times.
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BUSINESS
August 16, 2000 | Reuters
Boeing Co. said it has agreed to pay $1.5 billion in cash to buy flight-data provider Jeppesen Sanderson Inc. from media company Tribune Co. The deal should help fuel Boeing's charge into the vast market for aviation services and help Tribune pay off debt incurred in its purchase in June of Times Mirror Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times.
BUSINESS
April 29, 2000 | Reuters
Publishing and broadcasting group Tribune Co. and Times Mirror Co., which have agreed to merge, said they are exploring the sale of Times Mirror's Jeppesen unit, a provider of flight information services. Merrill Lynch has been retained as the financial advisor.
BUSINESS
September 1, 1999
* Times Mirror Co. of Los Angeles said its investment affiliate, Eagle New Media Investments, has acquired Airspace Safety Analysis Corp. of Atlanta, a provider of airspace utilization and Federal Aviation Administration compliance services for the telecommunications and aviation industries. Terms were not disclosed. ASAC will be managed under contract with Eagle by Jeppesen Sanderson Inc., Times Mirror's aviation information services subsidiary.
BUSINESS
April 29, 2000 | Reuters
Publishing and broadcasting group Tribune Co. and Times Mirror Co., which have agreed to merge, said they are exploring the sale of Times Mirror's Jeppesen unit, a provider of flight information services. Merrill Lynch has been retained as the financial advisor.
BUSINESS
December 12, 1987
Times Mirror has announced changes in the corporate responsibilities of several Times Mirror vice presidents, effective Jan. 1. Stender E. Sweeney will add to his duties oversight for corporate communications and investor relations functions. As vice president-finance, he will have continued responsibility for the treasury and budgeting/forecasting departments. Donald S.
BUSINESS
September 27, 2000 | Reuters
* Tribune Co. said it is selling its training and consulting firm AchieveGlobal to the Institute for International Research for about $100 million. Tribune, which owns the Los Angeles Times, said it will use the proceeds to reduce debt and repurchase stock. In June, Tribune acquired AchieveGlobal, a consulting firm for domestic and international businesses, as part of its merger with Times Mirror Co. Since the merger, Tribune has sold its education group to McGraw-Hill Cos.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 25, 1987 | BART EVERETT, Times Staff Writer
Pilots flying by visual flight rules in urban areas in the United States may soon have new charts to guide them along routes that avoid airspace around busy terminals, if a Federal Aviation Administration test program in Los Angeles proves successful. Under a plan approved by the FAA late last week, charts showing recommended arrival and departure routes will be developed for as many as 21 Los Angeles-area airports and distributed free of charge to local pilots.
BUSINESS
December 17, 1995 | MARTHA GROVES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Knowledge society. Knowledge economy. Knowledge workers. Pundits are fond of reminding us that knowledge is today's most crucial commodity. Brainpower, not brawn, is behind the technological advances--Pentium chips, laptop computers, genetic engineering, wireless communications--that make headlines. It would stand to reason then that arriving at how to manage knowledge workers--who by 2000 could account for as much as a third of the U.S. work force--would be a key to whipping the competition.
BUSINESS
September 1, 1999
* Times Mirror Co. of Los Angeles said its investment affiliate, Eagle New Media Investments, has acquired Airspace Safety Analysis Corp. of Atlanta, a provider of airspace utilization and Federal Aviation Administration compliance services for the telecommunications and aviation industries. Terms were not disclosed. ASAC will be managed under contract with Eagle by Jeppesen Sanderson Inc., Times Mirror's aviation information services subsidiary.
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