AOG Investors OPS Portal PAARTSSM Store
X Facebook Instagram Linkedin YouTube Threads

Press release

September 05, 2012

AAR Provides Preliminary Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Results in Advance of CEO Presentation at Gabelli Aerospace Investment Conference on September 6th, 2012

WOOD DALE, IL – AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR) announced today preliminary first quarter results for the quarter ending August 31, 2012.

Consolidated sales for the first quarter ended August 31, 2012 are expected to be between $540 million to $550 million and diluted earnings per share are expected to be between $0.42 and $0.45. For the first quarter of last fiscal year, the Company reported sales of $485.5 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.41. Last year’s first quarter sales included $33.3 million from the sale of two aircraft from the Company’s aircraft portfolio. There were no aircraft sales in the first quarter of the current fiscal year.

Excluding the impact of the aircraft sales in the prior fiscal year, sales to commercial customers are anticipated to increase by approximately 40%, which includes approximately 13% organic growth. The balance of the commercial sales growth is expected to come from Telair and Nordisk, which were acquired in December 2011.

Sales to government and defense customers are expected to be essentially unchanged from the first quarter of last year.

For the first quarter, sales to commercial customers are expected to comprise 58% of consolidated sales, and sales to government and defense customers are expected to comprise 42% of consolidated sales.

“I am pleased with first quarter results in our aviation services business. We continued to achieve market share gains in our commercial services businesses while delivering financial and operational improvements in our defense services businesses,” said David P. Storch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of AAR CORP. “Further, our integration efforts at Telair and Nordisk continue to go well, and the contributions of these businesses to first quarter results were in line with our expectations.”

AAR CORP. will release final first quarter results after the market closes on September 19, 2012.

About AAR

AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering services and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at

Media Team
Corporate Marketing & Communications

This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled “Risk Factors”, included in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company’s control. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Related news

See all SeeAll
Pegasus Airlines

Press release

November 16, 2023

Airinmar selected by Pegasus to provide warranty management services

BERKSHIRE, England — AAR (NYSE: AIR) subsidiary Airinmar, a leading independent provider of component repair cycle management and aircraft warranty solutions, signed a new multi-year services agreement with Turkish-based low-cost carrier Pegasus.

Press release

November 15, 2023

AAR earns 2024 Military Friendly® Employer designations

Wood Dale, Illinois — AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, announced today that it has earned the 2024 Military Friendly® Gold Employer and Military Friendly® Spouse Employer designations.

ESG 2023 Report Cover

Press release

November 08, 2023

AAR launches 2023 ESG Summary Report

Wood Dale, Illinois — AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, launched its 2023 ESG Summary Report, demonstrating the Company’s continued efforts to focus on the environment, drive social responsibility, and govern with integrity.

AOG Investors OPS Portal PAARTSSM Store

Our products

Airframe parts Engine solutions Distribution Mobility Systems AOG Contact nowContact

Our services

Repair & Engineering

Airframe MRO Landing Gear Overhaul Component Repair Wheels and Brakes Engineering Services

Integrated Solutions

Flight-hour support Consumables and Expendables Airinmar® Trax(SM)

Additional services

Sourcing, purchasing, and remarketing ASTRO Government contract vehicles


Our CompanyOur Company

Locations Certifications Digital innovation

Doing It Right®Doing It Right®

Environmental, social, and governance Ethics and compliance




US job openings Amsterdam job openings Trois Rivières - Canada job openings United Kingdom job openings Windsor - Canada job openings
Employee experience Diversity, equity, and inclusion Military veterans EAGLE Pathway Program


News Media resources
2023 Annual Report 2023 ESG Summary Report