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Chorus adds 34 aircraft on-lease in a record 2019

Chorus Aviation Capital adds a total of 34 aircraft on-lease in 2019, including new deals with Croatia Airlines and IndiGo, bringing its lease portfolio to 641 aircraft.

Abbotsford International Airport one-million passenger milestone

One of Canada’s fastest growing airports, YXX in 2019 reaches the 1 million passenger milestone with a year-over-year volume increase greater than 18 per cent.

Air Richelieu first participant in Transport Canada ATO certification

Collège Air Richelieu is the first organization to sign an agreement securing Transport Canada’s Approved Training Organization certification.
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Toronto Pearson International Airport (CYYZ)

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• Opening Fall 2019
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Featured News 
Pratt engine

The Experience Engine

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Nick Kanellias shares insight into the power and purpose of the new PT6 E-Series engine, introduced in late-2019 with the new Pilatus PC-12 NGX. The PT6 E-Series is the first turboprop engine in general aviation to offer a dual-channel integrated electronic propeller and engine control system with FADEC. » Learn More
Nexus 4EX

Bell unveils Nexus 4EX concept at CES

Bell Textron at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas introduces its newest Nexus vehicle concept in the Nexus 4EX, featuring four tilting ducted fans. At last year’s CES, Bell displayed a full-scale design of its initial Nexus air taxi, which incorporates six tilting ducted fans. » Learn More

57 Canadians killed in Ukraine International Airlines crash in Iran

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 crashed a few minutes after departure from Tehran International Airport in Iran, killing all 176 on board including 57 Canadians. » Read more...

Baer to help lead Gulfstream sales in eastern Canada

Matt Baer, a licensed pilot, is appointed as Gulfstream Aerospace’s regional VP of sales for the northeastern U.S. and eastern Canada. » Read more...

DECA to operate within PAL parent brand

PAL Aerospace is consolidating its engineering, design, certification and aircraft modification capacity, largely run through DECA Aviation, under the parent brand. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Abbotsford International welcomes one-million passengers in 2019

In this episode of Aviation This Week: After a decade of double-digit growth, Abbotsford International Airport reaches one-million-passenger milestone in 2019. Then Cirium reports on the world’s most on-time airlines in 2019; and Swoop celebrates carrying its two-millionth traveller since the airline made its first flight in June 2018. » See more

ATMS 2020

February 4-6, 2020
Location: Toronto, ON
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CCAA Workshop, Fatigue Risk Management Training

February 26, 2020
Location: CCAA offices, Ottawa, ON
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Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

March 31, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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