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Longview Aviation suspends new aircraft production

The parent company of De Havilland Aircraft and Viking Air temporarily suspends manufacturing operations of new Dash 8-400 and 400 Twin Otter aircraft.

Boeing to suspend production in Puget Sound

Boeing outlines plans for a 14-day suspension, beginning on March 25, of production at its Puget Sound-area facilities.

Maiden flight of SpaceJet M90 in final configuration

Mitsubishi Aircraft completes the first flight of the SpaceJet M90 in its final baseline configuration with certification expected before mid-2022.

Air Canada lays off around 5,100 flight attendants

Flight suspensions will see Canada's flag carrier and its Rouge subsidiary lay off around 5,100 cabin crew members until April 30 at the earliest.
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GE Aviation’s greatest comeback story

The massive and futuristic GE90 engine, touted in the 1990s as the world’s largest and most powerful jet engine, had become an embarrassing business failure by 1998. A year later, in a dramatic decision, Boeing selected the GE90-115B turbofan in July 1999 as the exclusive power for longer-range 777-300ER and 777-200LR jetliners. » Learn More
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Launching global coverage, new aircraft connectivity options

The past five years have ushered in a new era for streaming information into an aircraft’s cockpit and cabin, regardless of altitude. With more than 2,200 satellites in orbit, and more on the way, writer Phil Lightstone describes why the sky is the limit for aircraft connectivity options and airborne Wi-Fi. » Learn More

Air Canada outlines flight suspension plans

Air Canada plans to gradually suspend the majority of its international and U.S. transborder flights by March 31. » Read more...

WestJet to suspend international and transborder flights for 30 days

Ed Sims, president and CEO of WestJet, releases a statement describing how the Calgary-based airline plans to implement temporary flight suspensions. » Read more...

ATAC reaches out to Feds for financial support

The Air Transport Association of Canada sends an open letter to members of the Federal government describing the need to support Canada’s aviation industry. » Read more...

New date set for Careers in Aviation Expo East

Careers in Aviation Expo East at St. Thomas Airport is postponed until Fall 2020, while the second leg of the event at Southport holds its October date. » Read more...
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IATA estimates emergency aid of up to $200 billion needed

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The aviation world prepares for COVID-19 economic loss. Then the maiden flight of SpaceJet M90 in its final certifiable configuration at Nagoya; and teams behind the SB>1 Defiant and V-280 Valor tiltrotor receive contracts to refine their helicopter designs for the U.S. Army. » See more
Careers in Aviation

NLAF Elsie MacGill Awards Nomination Deadline

March 31, 2020
Location: Online submission
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

NEW DATE: September 26, 2020
Location: St. Thomas Municipal Airport, St. Thomas, ON
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, Central

October 3, 2020
Location: Southport Aerospace Centre, Southport, MB
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Aerial Firefighting Conference, presented by WINGS and HELICOPTERS

NEW DATE: October 20, 2020
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Event Spaces, Abbotsford, BC
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