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Air Canada first quarter, $1.05B net loss

Air Canada accelerates the retirement of 79 aircraft, expecting a 75 per cent reduction in third quarter capacity and at least three years to regain revenue and capacity.

Airbus first quarter, early COVID-19 impact

Airbus SE reports financial results for its first quarter of 2020 with year-over-year revenue dropping €1.9 billion and 40 less commercial aircraft deliveries.

Boeing reports difficult Q1, cutting 16,000 jobs

The Boeing Company’s year-over year revenue drops 26 per cent as new CEO Dave Calhoun announces a company-wide employee reduction of 10 per cent.

Canadian Flight Schools and COVID-19

Alsim’s Scott Firsing speaks with Suzanne Kearns of the University of Waterloo and Pat Richardson of Select Aviation to understand the current state of flight schools.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Kreos Regina

Kreos Aviation Regina is open for business.

During this challenging period our team is continuing to provide the friendly and familiar services you have come to expect. Regardless of a quick turn or an extended stay we are here to help. With over 55,000 square feet of hangar and FBO facilities, dedicated customer service teams, and high quality aircraft services we commit to making your stay in the queen city safe and enjoyable. See you soon!

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Featured News 
Cyclone Accident

National Defence identifies members lost in RCAF Cyclone accident

The Canadian Department of National Defence on the afternoon of April 30 released the names of the six military members involved in the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CH-148 Cyclone helicopter accident that took place on April 29 off the coast of Greece, during a NATO training exercise. » Learn More
Covid Aeroclave

Aircraft tech for combating COVID-19

Phil Lightstone provides a pilot’s view of how to stay safe in the air and on the ground during COVID-19, with some new pre- and post-flight tips, related service advisories, and a review of a few portable disinfection systems that have been in the market – and leveraged for first-responder vehicles – for a number of years. » Learn More
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Central Aircraft Maintenance

Central Aircraft Maintenance – Now servicing Robinson Helicopters.

Central Aircraft Maintenance (CAM) is a leader in aircraft maintenance, specializing in maintenance tracking, maintenance management, aircraft rebuilds, structure repairs and upholstery. CAM is the only authorized Robinson Helicopter Service Center in Saskatchewan. This is just one more step closer to the one-stop aircraft maintenance organization.

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De Havilland starts phased return

De Havilland Aircraft is starting a phased return to normal operations as 100 employees return to focus on pre-flight activities and delivery of Dash 8-400s. » Read more...

Bombardier to gradually resume manufacturing in Canada

Bombardier begins recalling most of its approximate 11,000 Canadian-based employees, who were placed on furlough following government mandates. » Read more...

Mars Helicopter named Ingenuity

The Mars Helicopter, which will be the first aircraft to attempt powered flight on another world, has been named Ingenuity by a high-school student from Alabama. » Read more...

Canadian Forces Snowbirds launch cross-Canada tour

A unique mission called Operation INSPIRATION will see Canadian Forces Snowbirds cross the country to recognize Canadians fighting the spread of COVID-19. » Read more...
Aviation This Week

Boeing moves to terminate U$4.2-billion-plus Embraer deal

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Boeing moves to terminate the joint-venture Master Transaction Agreement with Embraer, which immediately rebukes the reasoning. Then American Airlines accelerates the retirement of five aircraft types; and Canadian Forces Snowbirds launch a cross-Canada tour beginning in Nova Scotia. » See more
AFF Event

3rd Annual King Air Summit

September 17, 2020
Location: Fast Air Ltd., Winnipeg, MB
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2020 Careers in Aviation Expo, East

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

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