Aviation Week's Record-Setting MRO Conference Series Continues with Largest Aviation Maintenance Show, MRO Americas 2013 in

 Aviation Week's Record-Setting MRO Conference Series Continues with Largest
           Aviation Maintenance Show, MRO Americas 2013 in Atlanta

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week
(http://www.aviationweek.com), the largest multimedia information and services
provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, continues
its series of events focused on maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) with
the MRO Americas 2013 Conference & Exhibition, to be held April 16-18, 2013,
at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Now in its 18^th year, MRO Americas will explore the future of aviation and
defense maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) through a series of drill-down
discussions and networking opportunities drawing nearly 10,000 industry and
government professionals. The event will also host an exhibition hall with
more than 700 MRO product and service providers.

This year's MRO Americas event will feature more than 100 speakers
representing airlines, their suppliers and service counterparts, including a
keynote presentation by Richard H. Anderson, CEO of Delta Air Lines. During
intensive sessions and workshops, industry leaders will address developments
in all aspects of MRO including advanced materials, avionics, finance, GSE,
leasing, logistics, IT, operations and propulsion. The agenda also includes a
dedicated forum for MRO Military professionals, focused on maintaining and
sustaining military air assets, with strategic insights into funding,
forecasts and optimization from top military leaders.

During MRO Americas, Aviation Week editors will present the prestigious MRO
Global Awards, honoring the world's top MRO and aftermarket companies, and
Airlines for America will present its 46th Annual Nuts & Bolts Awards,
recognizing exceptional service and contributions in the engineering and
maintenance fields of the commercial aviation industry.

MRO Americas has a proven reputation as the leading event uniting airlines,
MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators and industry experts as they define the
aviation maintenance industry. The event was honored by TradeShow Executive
Rankings as one of their fastest-growing trade shows in the U.S., ranking #14
for attendance and #37 for square footage in 2011. MRO Americas is part of
Aviation Week's MRO event series that kicked off in January with MRO Middle
East in Dubai, where attendance rose more than 25% over the prior year, to a
record crowd of more than 3,000 professionals.

MRO Americas is produced by Aviation Week with overall sponsor TeamSAI.
Premier sponsors of the event include Avmat, Delta TechOps, UTC Aerospace
Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and StandardAero. A complete listing of all
sponsors and supporters is available at

For more information about MRO Americas, visit
http://www.aviationweek.com/events/ or call +1-212-904-6344. On Twitter,
follow @aviationweek, @avweekevents, #MROAM, #MROMIL.

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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