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August 6, 2019
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Bombardier reports second quarter, revises 2019 guidance

Bombardier delivers two Global 7500 aircraft in Q2, which included a net loss of $36 million as the company continues to restructure aerospace and incur legacy rail costs.

CAE to train over 700 new pilots for Southwest

CAE launches a cadet pilot training program to train more than 700 new professional pilots over the next 10 years for Southwest Airlines’ Destination 225° program.

Airbus begins U.S. production of A220 aircraft

Airbus starts manufacturing the A220 at its production facility in Mobile, Alabama, where it eventually expects to produce between 40 and 50 A220 aircraft per year.
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WestJet’s Duncan to keynote Careers in Aviation in Mississauga

Charles Duncan, WestJet’s executive VP and Chief Strategy Officer, will provide the opening keynote at Careers in Aviation, September 21, 2019, in Mississauga, sharing insight gained from developing commercial airline interests in the U.S., Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and now Canada. » Learn More
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Air Canada removes 737 MAX from schedule until 2020

Air Canada reports a Q2 net gain of $343 million and the airline removes the grounded 737 MAX from its schedule until at least January 8, 2020. With 24 such aircraft already in its fleet, Air Canada was scheduled to receive another 12 MAX by the end of July 2019, but now expects these deliveries in 2020. » Learn More
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ATAC seeks presenters for Montreal Flight Training Conference

The Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) is now accepting presentation abstracts for the flight training portion of the 85th Canadian Aviation Conference & Tradeshow, which will be held in Montreal, Canada, on November 18-20, 2019. A limited number of speaker slots are available to industry leaders and academics from around the world to share their knowledge with a Canadian audience.

The theme of this year’s conference is Embracing Change in Ab-Initio Flight Training, and the challenges and opportunities that brings. The submission deadline for presentation abstracts is August 31, 2019. Please see the call for papers for more information. >> Learn more

Air France-KLM commits to 60 A220 aircraft

Air France-KLM Group plans to purchase 60 A220 aircraft, which Airbus expects to dominate in the 100-to-150-seat market over the next 20 years. » Read more...

DroneShield partnerships with Bosch and Altitude Angel

DroneShield of Australia reaches two key partnerships over the past week with Bosch and Altitude Angel to help drive counterdrone measures for airport operations. » Read more...

Charette becomes president of Airbus Helicopters Canada

Dwayne Charette is appointed president of Airbus Helicopters Canada, in addition to his role as chief operating officer of the operation, succeeding Romain Trapp. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Virgin Galactic to go public

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Boeing takes 737 MAX charge in second quarter, resulting in a revenue decline of 35 per cent from the corresponding 2018 quarter. Then Virgin Galactic plans to go public in a merger with SHC; and the Government of Canada releases the formal RFP for its planned investment in 88 new-generation fighter jets. » See more
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COPA Eastern Canada Convention and Fly In

August 22-24, 2019
Location: Cornwall, ON
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Careers in Aviation Expo, Toronto

September 21, 2019
Location: WestJet, Mississauga, ON
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24th Annual HAC Convention & Helicopter Safety Forum

November 14-16, 2019
Location: Vancouver, BC
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85th annual ATAC Conference and Tradeshow

November 18-20, 2019
Location: Location: Montreal, QC
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