Aviation Week Named as Finalist for Four Neal Awards

             Aviation Week Named as Finalist for Four Neal Awards

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aviation Week
(http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services
provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, announced
today that its work has achieved finalist status for four Jesse H. Neal
Business Journalism Awards. Called "the Pulitzer Prize of the business
media," the prestigious awards are given by American Business Media to
recognize editorial excellence in business-to-business publications.

The recognized work includes:

  oBest Profile: "Person of the Year: Chenevert's Bold Moves Rock Aerospace,"
    by Joe Anselmo, Tony Velocci and Guy Norris (Aviation Week & Space
    Technology, 1/2/12)
  oBest Technical Content: "Advanced Propulsion," by Guy Norris and Graham
    Warwick (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 6/4-6/11/12)
  oBest Subject-Related Package: "Dangerous Destinations," by Dave Esler,
    Velocci, Jessica Salerno and Bill Garvey (Business & Commercial Aviation,
    3/1/12 and 4/1/12)
  oBest Subject-Related Package: "Balance of Fear: Iran, Israel and the
    Calculus of War," by Bill Sweetman, David Eshel, Dave Fulghum, Michael
    Bruno, Andrea Hollowell, Lisa Caputo and Ellen Pugatch (Aviation Week &
    Space Technology, 10/22/12)

"We are honored to be selected as finalists for achievement among our industry
peers by American Business Media, and proud of the forward-looking insights
that our team consistently delivers to the global aviation, aerospace and
defense communities," said Joseph C. Anselmo, editor-in-chief of Aviation Week
& Space Technology.

The 59^th Annual Neal Awards will be held on March 12, 2013 in New York. To
read Aviation Week's nominated coverage, visit http://www.aviationweek.com.

About Aviation Week: Aviation Week, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies,
is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global
aviation, aerospace and defense industries. Industry professionals rely on
Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence. Customers include the
world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, militaries, governments
and other organizations that serve this global market. Aviation Week produces
data and analytics services including the Aviation Week Intelligence Network
(AWIN), industry-leading events around the world, as well as ShowNews and
Business & Commercial Aviation.

On July 2, 2012, the group's flagship Aviation Week & Space Technology (AW&ST)
relaunched with an even greater focus on technology, business and operations
that has long been the brand's hallmark. In addition to civil, military and
space, AW&ST's market coverage is further expanded with new monthly Defense
Technology and MRO editions to include land and sea and aftermarket insights.

Aviation Week's 2012 digital expansion includes a redesigned AviationWeek.com
for deeper community engagement and navigation and a comprehensive technology
upgrade to the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN). AWIN, the
industry's essential integrated business tool, now has increased capability
through more fleet and MRO data and an expanded team of data analysts.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies: The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), a
financial intelligence and education company, signed an agreement to sell its
McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo
Global Management, LLC in November 2012. Following the sale closing, expected
in early 2013, the Company will be renamed McGraw Hill Financial (subject to
shareholder approval) and will be a powerhouse in benchmarks, content and
analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. The Company's leading
brands will include: Standard & Poor's, S&P Capital IQ, S&P Dow Jones Indices,
Platts, Crisil, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction and
Aviation Week. The Company will have approximately 17,000 employees in more
than 30 countries. Additional information is available at

SOURCE Aviation Week

Website: http://www.aviationweek.com
Contact: Joe D'Andrea, Director of Communications, Aviation Week,
+1-212-904-3780, joseph_dandrea@aviationweek.com
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