Calgary, Alberta – May 16, 2018 – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. (TSX-V: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) (the “Company” or “FLYHT”), the leading provider of real-time data streaming and communication technologies in the aerospace industry, has reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018.
“FLYHT is very pleased with the increasing AFIRS Hardware sales, which increased 46% over the same quarter last year,” stated Thomas R. Schmutz, Chief Executive Officer of FLYHT. “We believe this trend of increasing hardware sales will yield increasing Software as a Service revenues over time as the equipment is installed and the software services are enabled. As expected, Licensing revenues for the quarter were down significantly from last year, but were consistent with the forecast we have received.”
In tandem with adopting the requirements of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 15, the Company re-assessed its revenue categories to isolate licensing from other parts purchases, to establish one category for all hardware sales, and to rename revenue from recurring voice and data services.
First Quarter financial results include:
Detailed information in FLYHT’s 2018 First Quarter Report containing the CEO’s Message, Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements has been posted to the Company’s website and can be accessed at http://cn.flyht.com/financial-reports/. The MD&A and Financial Statements have also been filed with SEDAR and will be accessible at www.sedar.com.
FLYHT will host a live conference call to discuss first quarter results on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7 am MDT (9 am EDT, 6 am PDT). The conference call will include a brief presentation about FLYHT’s first quarter results followed by a question and answer period with management.
To access the conference call by phone within Canada and the U.S.A., the toll-free number is 1-800-319-4610. Outside Canada and the U.S.A., dial 1-604-638-5340. (Callers should dial in five to 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time).
Management will accept questions by telephone and e-mail. Individuals wishing to ask a question during the call, can do so by pressing *1. Questions can be emailed in advance or during the conference call to firstname.lastname@example.org.
An archive of the conference call will be posted on the Presentations and Webcasts section of FLYHT’s website as soon as it is available from the conference call provider. http://cn.flyht.com/presentation-and-webcast/
About FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd.
FLYHT’s mission is to improve aviation safety, efficiency and profitability (located in Calgary, Canada; publicly traded as: FLY:TSX.V; FLYLF:OTCQX). Airlines, leasing companies, fractional owners and original equipment manufacturers have installed the Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRSTM) on their aircraft to capture, process and stream aircraft data with real-time alerts. AFIRS sends this information through satellite networks to the UpTimeTM cloud-based data center, which provides aircraft operators with direct insight into the operational status and health of their aircraft and enables them to take corrective action to maintain the highest standard of operational control.
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 EBITDA: defined as earnings before interest, income tax, depreciation and amortization (a non-GAAP financial measure).