Introducing PROPS Private Air Travel Based in Santa Barbara

SANTA BARBARA, CA—(Marketwired – October 20, 2017) – Silver Air, the private jet manager and charter operator, is launching PROPS (, an all–new air travel service providing convenient, efficient, flexible and exclusive travel options out of Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) to business travelers and discerning families.

“PROPS is designed for travelers who need a regionally focused, highly efficient, lower cost charter option, but who also still value exclusive, quality service,” said Jason Middleton, Silver Air's CEO. “PROPS provides service for the client, on their schedule, and based on their needs. We fly when and where they want to travel. No ride sharing. No waiting for other passengers. PROPS is an easy and exclusive way to fly charter on your own schedule.”

PROPS will operate Piper Meridian and M500 single turbo prop planes, and will be managed by Silver Air's full service charter team that brings the highest level of support, experience and expertise to this new, affordable membership–based service.

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Silver Air's charter operations have earned the ARGUS Platinum and IS–BAO ratings for their demonstration of the industry's highest safety practices. Silver Air manages privately owned aircraft around the U.S. from Southern California to the Bay Area and Dallas.

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About Silver Air

Silver Air is a pure private jet management service provider that delivers a transparent, owner–advocate approach to management creating valuable partnerships with private jet owners. Founded in 2008, the company is based in Southern California with corporate offices in Santa Barbara. Silver Air manages a comprehensive fleet of luxury aircraft from light to long–range heavy jets and a global network operating around the clock, 24–hours–a–day. Silver Air is ARGUS Platinum and IS–BAO rated and is a member of the National Business Aviation Association.

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Celestica Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ON—(Marketwired – October 19, 2017) – Celestica Inc. (TSX: CLS)(NYSE: CLS), a leader in design, manufacturing and supply chain solutions for the world's most innovative companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mandeep Chawla as the Company's Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Chawla has been Celestica's interim CFO since June and was appointed following a search process that included both external and internal candidates. Since joining Celestica in 2010, Mr. Chawla has held progressively senior roles in the organization, most recently as Senior Vice President, Finance. Prior to joining Celestica, he held finance positions with MDS Inc, Tyco International, and General Electric. Mr. Chawla holds a Master of Finance degree from Queen's University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA).

“We are delighted to have Mandeep step into the Chief Financial Officer role,” said Rob Mionis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Celestica. “Mandeep is an exceptional leader who has already been playing a critical role in driving Celestica's strategy as we chart our company's transformation. His depth of understanding of our business and our markets will make him a valuable addition to our executive leadership team.”

About Celestica
Celestica enables the world's best brands. Through our unrivalled customer–centric approach, we partner with leading companies in aerospace and defense, communications, enterprise, healthtech, industrial, semiconductor capital equipment, and smart energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. A leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development — from the drawing board to full–scale production and after–market services. With talented teams across North America, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.

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