Reed Business Information has bought the rights to publish Brassey’s
World Aircraft and Systems Directory.
The directory has not yet carried advertising but Allan Winn, publisher of
RBI’s Flight International, said the acquisition had ’obvious commercial
opportunities’. It would also give the RBI aerospace group ’a substantial
new foothold in the hard-copy directories market’ he added.
The RBI aerospace group houses Flight International and Airline
Display sales for both magazines are headed by Richard Thiele.
The Flight International directory carries about 800 pages of advertising
from aircraft manufacturers, components suppliers, airports and finance