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January 15, 2019

Boeing sets delivery records in 2018

Boeing sets a new annual record for the company with 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of 763 deliveries in 2017, while also growing its order book.

GTAA’s Eng to retire in 2020

President and CEO of Greater Toronto Airports Authority plans to retire in 2020 after 40 years as an airport executive, culminating with eight years at the helm of Pearson.

Transport Canada unveils VLOS drone regulations

Scheduled to come into effect on June 1, 2019, the new rules set out by Transport Canada apply to all drone pilots flying drones between 250 grams and 25 kg.
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Air Canada $97.3M investment in Chorus

Chorus Aviation Inc, parent company of Jazz Aviation LP, reaches a deal to extend the capacity purchase agreement (CPA) between Jazz and Air Canada. This includes a $97.26 million equity investment by Air Canada, which is to include the purchase nine larger-gauge CRJ900 (76-seat) aircraft to modernize Jazz’s fleet. » Learn More

Aireon completes Iridium NEXT deployment

Aireon on January 11 completes the eighth and final deployment of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, which holds space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads for aircraft surveillance, carried into Low Earth Orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base. » Learn More

Brazil approves Embraer, Boeing deal

Embraer and Boeing receive approval by the Government of Brazil concerning their strategic partnership previously announced in July 2018. » Read more...

Rolls-Royce selects e-Aircraft DataHub

Rolls-Royce is the launch customer for SITAONAIR’s e-Aircraft DataHub, an aircraft data management service designed for airlines and original equipment manufacturers. » Read more...

Japan Airlines advancing biofuel use

By the end of January 2019, JAL plans to operate select flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) with SAF supplied by Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

JetBlue and Moxy confirm big A220 orders

In this episode of Aviation this Week: JetBlue and Moxy confirm big A220 orders to be completed in Alabama. Then Bell unveils the full-scale design of its air taxi, and EASA approves Dart’s Emergency Float System. » See more
Wings 60th Anniversary

CAMEA, Central AME Association Conference

February 27-28, 2019
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB
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March 4-7, 2019
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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