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April 30, 2019

WestJet celebrates new 787 Dreamliner hangar

WestJet celebrates the opening of its new 787 Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC).

Pratt & Whitney-powered A319neo makes maiden flight

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft, completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time.

Air Georgian opens airline development academy

Air Georgian launches the Canadian Airline Professional Development Academy, which will operate as a standalone division led by Kristen Menecola.
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WestJet launches Dreamliner with Calgary to Gatwick flight

WestJet launches its new 787-9 Dreamliner with a sold-out flight, WS1, between its home base in Calgary and London, Gatwick. WestJet’s Dreamliners carry 320 guests in a three-class cabin configuration including the airline’s newly revealed Business cabin featuring 16 private pods with lie-flat seats. » Learn More
Centennial College

Centennial opens Downsview Campus for Aerospace and Aviation

Centennial College officially opens its Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation, an education and training facility being developed on one of Canada’s most-historic former military bases just north of downtown Toronto. The $72-million project repurposes the former de Havilland building. » Learn More
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ATAC Aviation Day on the Hill

ATAC Aviation Day on the Hill is being held May 7, 2019, on Parliament Hill. The objective is to keep our MPs well informed on our industry’s key issues. ATAC has invited the following associations to co-sponsor the event: the Canadian Airports Council, Canadian Business Aviation Association, Canadian Owners & Pilots Association, Helicopter Association of Canada and the National Airlines Council of Canada.

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Biggin Hill Airport joins CBAA

London Biggin Hill Airport is joining the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) and, for the first time, will exhibit at the organization’s 2019 convention in Calgary. » Read more...

Ballard launches hydrogen fuel cell for UAV

Ballard Unmanned Systems launches the FCair fuel cell product line, described as a complete long-duration power solution for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. » Read more...

Magellan contract for engine front frames

Magellan Aerospace reaches an agreement to supply fabricated engine front frames for a commercial platform, as well as rotating engine shafts. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines in early April largely completes The Great Move to its new home at Istanbul Airport, which opened in October 2018. Then SITA releases its 2019 Baggage IT Insights report with promising improvements; and the F-35 Joint Program Office targets lower flight-per-hour and unit costs for its stealth fighter. » See more
CIA Expo

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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2019 CBAA Convention & Exhibition

July 9-11, 2019
Location: Sunwest Aviation, Calgary, AB
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Toronto

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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