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February 12, 2019

Bombardier leadership changes

Danny Di Perna, Paul Sislian and Nancy Barber take on key new roles as Laurent Troger resigns his post as president of Bombardier Transportation.

IATA 2018 passenger traffic

Representing some 290 airlines and 82 per cent of global air traffic, IATA reports positive 2018 results for both international and domestic passenger traffic.

Avflight expands into Winnipeg

Avflight Corporation, with its chain of 21 FBOs across North America and Europe, expands into Canada by transitioning Kelly Western to Avflight Winnipeg.
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Canada’s Largest Beechcraft King Air Event is open for Registration

The King Air Summit 2019 on April 25th. This one-day event focuses on education and information regarding the best practices and upgrades for the King Air aircraft. Seminars on support, innovation, and operation will be provided through a variety of training sessions throughout the day. There is an attached tradeshow for the event that is supported by a vast network of suppliers including AvFab, Kadex, CanWest Air, Concorde Battery, Garmin Aviation, Raisbeck Engineering, Pratt and Whitney Canada, Canadian Propeller.

See event website for updates on seminars and sponsors.
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Bombardier launches CRJ550 50-seater

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft introduces the 50-seat CRJ550 aircraft with a new type certificate based on the CRJ700. United Airlines is the launch customer of this new model aircraft, which the company expects to serve as a significant replacement option for the world’s fleet of ageing 50-seaters. » Learn More

Airbus and Dassault 5-year deal to advance aircraft production

A five-year Memorandum of Agreement to cooperate on what the companies describe as collaborative 3D design, engineering, manufacturing, simulation and intelligence applications holds an ultimate goal to lay the foundation for a new European industrial ecosystem in aviation. » Learn More

YQB new passenger record for 2018

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport processes 6.2 per cent more passengers in 2018, relative to the prior year, with airlines increasing travel to and from YQB. » Read more...

Final Embraer 2018 numbers

Embraer of Brazil delivers a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). » Read more...

Chorus firms up order for nine CRJ900 aircraft

Chorus Aviation enters firm purchase agreement with Bombardier to acquire nine CRJ900 aircraft based on the newly completed Capacity Purchase Agreement. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Boeing invests in Aerion to accelerate supersonic

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Boeing makes a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate the development of the Aerion AS2 supersonic jet. Then, Canadian Pete McLeod begins the 2019 Red Bull Air Race season in Abu Dhabi; and Chorus places a firm order for nine Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft. » See more
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CAMEA, Central AME Association Conference

February 27-28, 2019
Location: Canad Inns Destination Centre Polo Park, Winnipeg, MB
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4th Annual OAC Research & Technology Event

March 20-21, 2019
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott, Etobicoke, ON
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2019 WAMEA Airworthiness Symposium & Tradeshow

March 21-22, 2019
Location: Best Western Premier, Calgary, AB
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ARAMC, Atlantic AME Association conference

April 24-26, 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
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King Air Summit 2019

April 25, 2019
Location: Fast Air, Winnipeg, MB
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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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