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March 26, 2019

Porter adds Muskoka summer service

Porter Airlines will be flying to Muskoka Airport with a new 2019 summer service into one of Ontario’s best-known regions for cottaging and summer activities.

Brassard named CEO of Héroux-Devtek

Héroux-Devtek of Longueuil, Québec, will appoint Martin Brassard as President and CEO, on June 1, 2019, succeeding Gilles Labbé who is set to become executive chairman.

Sunwing, Mount Royal partner on cadet program

Sunwing Airlines establishes a new partnership agreement with Mount Royal University and plans to hire its first graduates this coming summer.
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The Federal Government to privatize CATSA

The 2019 Budget announced funding for CATSA to transition to an independent, not-for-profit entity. Legislation to enable this is likely to be attached in the omnibus bill to enact the budget.

While industry largely supports giving CATSA more control on its destiny and operations, we strongly suspect that a hefty price tag will be attached to this operation.

CATSA has been entirely funded by the Air Travelers Security Charge. Surely the government will not have the audacity to sell us something we have already paid for, thus resulting in an increase to the ATSC. >> Learn more
Featured News 
Scott Firsing of Alsim

25 years of simulation

Scott Firsing, sales and business development manager for Alsim’s North American operation shares insight into the company’s progress over the past 25 years, its position in Canada, and simulator innovation in aviation. The company’s North American operation has been ramping up since 2017. » Learn More
Billy Bishop Airport

Billy Bishop among world’s most-scenic airports

Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, YTZ, for the fifth consecutive year was named to PrivateFly’s listing of the World’s Top 10 Most Scenic Airport Approaches. To determine which airports make the Top 10 list, PrivateFly runs an annual online poll that receives thousands of votes from around the world. » Learn More

Boeing awarded F/A-18 Block III contract

Boeing has been awarded a three-year contract award for the production of 78 F/A-18 Block III Super Hornets, valued at approximately US$4 billion. » Read more...

Larger Q400 overhead bins via GAL Aero

GAL Aerospace of Montreal is now fully certified by the Canadian, American and European aviation authorities to provide increased Q400 overhead bin capacity. » Read more...

British Airways to debut Club Suite on A350

British Airways unveils its new business-class seat, called Club Suite, and confirms this upgrade will arrive on the first of its A350 aircraft in July 2019. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

STARS’ H145 fleet renewal program receives funding

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Alberta and the Federal government help fund STARS’ fleet renewal program to purchase nine new helicopters, focusing on the Airbus H145. Viking Air launches an Avionics Upgrade Program for the Canadair CL-415 with Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion; and the Bombardier Challenger 350 was the world’s most-delivered business jet in 2018. » See more

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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Careers in Aviation Expo, Calgary

May 25, 2019
Location: WestJet, Calgary, AB
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May 29-30, 2019
Location: EY Centre, Ottawa, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Toronto

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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