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October 1, 2019

Workman named head of Swoop flight operations

Shane Workman becomes head of flight operations for Swoop, established in 2018 as the low-cost subsidiary of WestJet Airlines.

Airbus Global Market Forecast for the next 20 years

Airbus predicts a need for more than 39,000 new aircraft over the next 20 years, as the worldwide airline and freighter fleet is expected to double to 48,000 by 2038.

Unity Aviation becomes endorsed Twin Otter service centre

Unity Aviation Canada based in Airdrie, Alberta, is now a Factory Endorsed Service Centre in the Americas for the Series 400 Twin Otter.
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Cameron honoured with Air Canada scholarship for women in aviation

Air Canada’s first female pilot, Captain Judy Cameron, is honoured with a scholarship to be given in her name to provide women aspiring to be pilots or Aircraft Maintenance Engineers with $20,000 per year for three years. Cameron retired in 2015 after amassing more than 23,000 flight hours. » Learn More
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Air New Zealand finalizes order for 787-10 Dreamliners

Boeing and Air New Zealand finalize an order for eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes valued at US$2.7 billion at list prices. With an option to increase the order to 20 aircraft, the long-haul carrier will integrate the largest Dreamliner model into its fleet of 787-9 and 777 airplanes from 2022. » Learn More
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Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems

Boeing and Safran have made a joint investment in Electric Power Systems, which develops energy storage products, such as batteries, for aerospace. » Read more...

Mitsubishi Aircraft to establish presence in Montreal

Mitsubishi Aircraft plans to establish its footprint in Montreal, Quebec, focusing on its SpaceJet family and initially expecting to create more than 100 jobs. » Read more...

Singapore and Thales to establish ATM lab

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Thales are establishing a S$30 million Joint Aviation Innovation Research Lab to focus on air traffic management. » Read more...
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Aviation This Week

First autonomous flight for Boeing MQ-25

In this episode of Aviation This Week: WestJet opens up its hangar to inspire the next generation at Careers in Aviation Mississauga. Then, Bombardier Global 5500 and 6500 business jets receive Transport Canada certification; and Boeing and U.S. Navy perform the first autonomous test flight for MQ-25, lasting two hours. » See more

CCAA Labour Market Strategy Event 2019

October 23-24, 2019
Location: Ottawa, 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: Montreal, QC
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