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August 27, 2019
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World Fuel to acquire UVair Fuel business from Universal

World Fuel Services signs a definitive agreement with Universal Weather and Aviation Inc. to acquire that company’s UVair fuel business for approximately US$170 million.

Jazz adds Toronto Airways to Aviation Pathways Program

Jazz Aviation LP reaches an agreement with Toronto Airways Inc. to become the twentieth organization in the Jazz Aviation Pathways Program.

Swedish air ambulance service acquires six PC-24s

Svenskt Ambulansflyg orders six Pilatus PC-24s, fully equipped in air ambulance configurations, as part of a new national air ambulance operation set to begin in 2021.

Portugal and Embraer celebrate deal for five KC-390

The Portuguese government signs a contract for the acquisition of five Embraer KC-390 multi-mission airlifters, in addition to services, support and a flight simulator.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Skyservice Business Aviation set to launch Canada’s newest FBO!

Fall 2019 marks an important milestone for Skyservice Business Aviation, as it opens the doors to Canada’s newest Fixed Base Operation (FBO), and second Toronto location. The new facility will feature 90,000 sq. ft. of guaranteed hangar space and 20,000 sq. ft. dedicated to a full service passenger lounge and modern business centre.

Located minutes from the Toronto Pearson International Airport and major highways 401 and 427, the state-of-the-art FBO will feature premium amenities and offer a full range of business aviation services including aircraft management, full service aircraft maintenance, charter and aircraft sales.

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Featured News 

Calgary Flying Club adding ALSIM AL250

The Calgary Flying Club, which trains students on a Cessna 172 or Piper PA-34, purchases an ALSIM AL250 simulator for its advanced training operations conducted by the Calgary Aviation College. Leveraging a real Garmin GTN650, CFC’s AL250 will be certified Level 2 and for IPCs by Transport Canada. » Learn More
EgyptAir A220-300

Maiden flight for first EgyptAir A220-300

The first A220-300 for EgyptAir, which is being assembled in Mirabel, Quebec, completes its inaugural test flight. The first of 12 A220 aircraft ordered by EgyptAir is due to be delivered to the Cairo-based airline in the coming weeks. It will be outfitted with a brand-new cabin layout of 134 seats. » Learn More

Payne becomes VP of Fox Flight

Aaron Payne becomes vice president of Fox Flight Inc., a Toronto-based company specializing in international medical repatriation. » Read more...

Mears to lead Survitec global aerospace sales

Richard Mears becomes director for global defence and aerospace sales for Survitec, which recently restructured its Defence & Aerospace division. » Read more...

L.J. Aviation adds Challenger 350 jets

L.J. Aviation, a flight management and charter aircraft company based in Latrobe, PA, is expanding its fleet with two Bombardier Challenger 350 aircraft. » Read more...

SKYTRAC beta partner for Iridium transceiver

SKYTRAC Systems of Kelowna, BC, is one of 10 beta partners to receive the initial operational units of the new Iridium Certus 9770 transceiver. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

STARS Pegasus Project in flight

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Actor Kim Coates helps launch the Pegasus Project to raise funds for STARS with the sale of a custom built 1968 Ford Mustang 427 coupe to be sold in 2021. Then the Greater Toronto Airports Authority reports record passenger traffic; and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association publishes aircraft shipment data for the first half of the year. » See more

2019 Ontario AME Conference

September 11-13, 2019
Location: Hilton Meadowvale Hotel, Mississauga, 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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