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November 5, 2019
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Bombardier to sell aerostructures assets to Spirit AeroSystems

Bombardier reaches a definitive agreement to sell significant components of its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems Holding based in Wichita.

IndiGo signs for 300 A320neo family aircraft

Airbus receives one of its largest ever orders from a single airline operator with India’s IndiGo placing a firm order for 300 A320neo Family aircraft, including the A321XLR.

Air Transat’s first flight from Montreal to New Orleans

Air Transat completes its inaugural direct flight from Montreal to New Orleans, becoming the only airline to offer a direct flight between Trudeau and Louis Armstrong airports.
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IAG moves to acquire Air Europa

International Airlines Group reaches an agreement to acquire all issued share capital of Globalia’s Air Europa for €1 billion in an all cash deal, expected to close by the second quarter of 2020. The purchase would transform IAG’s Madrid hub into a true rival to Europe’s four largest hubs. » Learn More
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Boeing Starliner competes pad abort test

Despite only two of three parachutes opening, Boeing on November 4 clears an important pad abort test within the Crew Space Transportation (CST) 100 Starliner program, which is now scheduled to perform its first unmanned capsule flight test to the International Space Station on December 17, 2019. » Learn More
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Airbus reports nine-month results

Airbus points to a positive performance in commercial aircraft, including its A320neo ramp-up and A350 progress, with a guidance of 860 airliner deliveries by year end. » Read more...

Air Premia commits to five 787 Dreamliners

Korean startup airline scheduled to launch operations in September 2020 plans to buy five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes, valued at $1.4 billion at list prices. » Read more...

Eichel named Helijet’s chief pilot, fixed wing

Garth Eichel, an aviation professional with 30 years of experience, is named chief pilot for the fixed-wing division of Helijet International based in Richmond, BC. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Bombardier continues to restructure around rail and business aviation

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Bombardier agrees to sell a majority of its aerostructures business to Spirit AeroSystems of Wichita for US$500 million plus the assumption of liabilities. Then Skyservice Business Aviation continues its expansion with the purchase of a 60,000-square-foot MRO operation at Muskoka Airport; and IndiGo of India signs a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft. » See more
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2019 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 12-13, 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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