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CAE lays off 2,600 employees, designs ventilator

CAE temporarily lays off 2,600 employees and places another 900 on a reduced work week, as it also develops an easy-to-manufacture ventilator.

Chorus lays off 3,000, suspends dividend

With Air Canada Express flights reduced by 90 per cent for April and May, Chorus lays off around 3,000, suspends dividend, and executes US$100 million credit facility.

Cargojet receives approval to increase foreign ownership

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice gives the green light for Cargojet to increase its foreign ownership levels.
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GTAA outlines COVID-19 impact, need for more government support

The operator of Toronto Pearson describes the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Canada’s largest airport, which has seen its average passenger numbers drop from 130,000 per day to 5,000, while also outlining a range of short-term and long-term assistance programs needed from government. » Learn More
Coulson Aviation

Coulson Aviation receives USDA air-tanker services contract

Coulson Aviation USA is awarded a multi-year contract with the USDA Forest Service to supply large air tanker services throughout the United States. Beginning in 2020, the contract will see Coulson’s first Boeing 737 Tanker 137 aircraft, flown under its FIRELINER line, reach operation. » Learn More
King Air/Fast Air

King Air Summit Still Planning For September!

We are wishing best wishes to all King Air Operators dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, our thoughts are with you! We continue to plan for the third annual King Air summit on September 17th, 2020, now including sessions that will be reflective on the crisis and forward looking to learn from it.

The King Air Summit is a one-day that gathers those who are involved with this remarkable aircraft from across Canada. The purpose of the event is to provide a place to learn best-practices, access the best suppliers and share the latest information for those who own and operate the King Air. Seminars throughout the day highlight a wide variety of experience and practices and are surrounded by a tradeshow of the top products to improve and enhance the King Air.

We are excited to see you all in September. We are here to help. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out! |

2020 FBO Survey Open

Wings’ annual program designed to identify the leading Fixed-base Operators in Canada, won last year by PAL Aviation Services YYT, is now open for voting. » Read more...

Government waives ground-lease rent for 21 airport authorities

Federal government is waiving ground lease rents from March 2020 through to December 2020 for the 21 airport authorities that pay it rent. » Read more...

Voom shutters operation

On-demand helicopter booking platform based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is shuttering its operation, which officially became a part of Airbus Helicopters in February 2018. » Read more...
Aviation This Week

WestJet and Air Canada announce a series of worker cutbacks

In this episode of Aviation This Week: The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect Canadian aviation with thousands of job cuts and temporary layoffs at Canada’s two largest commercial air carriers. Then on-demand helicopter service Voom shutters operation; and Cargojet receives approval to increase its foreign ownership levels. » See more
AFF conference

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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