New York—Penton Media has acquired Highline, a U.K.-based company that provides business and sales intelligence to aviation companies. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Highline has partnered with Penton for several years, and currently provides global data and sales support to Penton's AC-U-KWIK directory for airport service providers. Highline also owns airportdata.aero, a portal for commercial carriers offering contact, services and regulatory data at airports worldwide.
In addition to AC-U-KWIK, Penton's aviation group includes The Air Charter Guide, Aircraft Bluebook
price digest, the Air Transport World series of aviation newsletters, and aviation newsletter and conference company SpeedNews.