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February 19, 2019

KF Aerospace Hamilton expansion

KF Aerospace breaks ground on a $30 million MRO expansion to provide wide-body aircraft capabilities and an expected 275 jobs to Hamilton.

Jetlines selects YVR as home base

Canada Jetlines inks five important airport agreements, including its selection of YVR as its home base, on the way to begin operating as a ULCC later this year.

Boeing and Safran announce JV name

Etienne Boisseau will lead Initium Aerospace as the previously announced 50-50 joint venture to design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units.
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Airbus A380

Airbus to cease A380 production

Airbus plans to end deliveries of the A380 in 2021. The company explains its key customer for the aircraft, Dubai-based Emirates, has cut back its A380 orderbook by 39 aircraft. Airbus currently has a total order backlog of around 7,600 aircraft, which includes 480 A220s. » Learn More
YVR Passenger Numbers

YVR reports 2018 passenger numbers

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) releases final passenger numbers for 2018, describing the results as record-breaking growth. YVR last year welcomed more than 25.9 million passengers, a 7.3 per cent increase over 2017, reaching its 25 million passenger milestone two years ahead of forecast. » Learn More

Air Canada adds Western Q400 services

Air Canada will boost capacity on regional routes across Western Canada this spring as it deploys more Bombardier Q-400 Next Gen aircraft. » Read more...

MSB celebrates one year in Savannah

MSB Aerospace LLC, the U.S.-based division of Montreal-headquartered precision engineering business MSB Design, describes a year of production in Georgia. » Read more...

Vertis expands into North America

Vertis Aviation, a Switzerland-headquartered charter operation, opens an office in Boston to be headed-up by general manager Robert Coleman. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Airbus to cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021

In this episode of Aviation this Week: Airbus, with a backlog of around 7,500 aircraft, announces it will cease deliveries of the A380 in 2021. IATA’s new report on global passenger traffic results for 2018 shows a continued climb in commercial growth. Bombardier launches the CRJ550 model as a viable 50-seat aircraft replacement option. » See more

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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22nd World Aviation Training Summit, WATS 2019

April 30-May 2, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL
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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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