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Air Canada to layoff half of workforce

An internal Air Canada memo obtained by CBC News outlines to employees that the airline plans to layoff approximately 20,000 people beginning on June 7.

Chorus reports Q1, earnings loss, strong liquidity

Chorus Aviation reports an earnings loss of $17.3 million, but a strong liquidity position heading into what IATA projects to be aviation’s most challenging period.

De Havilland adds Dash 8-100/200/300 to approved freighter program

Transport Canada approves the conversion of Dash 8-100/200/300 aircraft into Simplified Package Freighters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Challenger 650 pressed into service for COVID-19 repatriation

After a March 26 delivery, a Bombardier Challenger 650 flies its first 100 hours in just 14 days as Finnish operator Jetflite repatriates dozens of COVID-19 patients.
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Jenn Casey

Canadian Forces Snowbirds jet crashes in Kamloops, killing 1

Captain Jenn Casey, who joined the Canadian Forces Snowbirds in 2018 as public affairs officer, is identified as the victim of the May 17 Kamloops crash of the demonstration team’s CT-114 Tutor, with the airplane’s pilot, Richard MacDougall, sustaining serious, but non-life threatening injuries. » Learn More
Tamara Vrooman

Vrooman to lead Vancouver Airport Authority, YVR

Vancouver Airport Authority names Tamara Vrooman as its next president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, succeeding Craig Richmond who announced plans to retire back in November 2019. Vrooman joins YVR following 13 years as CEO of Vancity Community Investment Bank. » Learn More
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King Air

King Air Summit Update + Two Special Offers!

At this time we continue to plan for the King Air Summit in September! (See below for some kind offers from our event partners!) At this time we need to help and support each other, and if there’s anything that you may need from us at Fast Air, please let us know.

Special Offers for Canadian King Air Owners and Operators, valid through May 31st

Raisbeck Engineering - 10% Off All King Air Products! (email for details)

CenTex - 10% Off Halo Upgross Kits for King Airs (email for details)

We do hope to see you at the King Air Summit in Winnipeg on September 17th. Feel free to contact about any questions you may have related or unrelated to the King Air Summit. We are one big aviation family.

The King Air Summit Team & Fast Air
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Gulfstream accelerates G700 flight testing

In just over three months, three all-new G700 test aircraft have taken their first flights as Georgia-based Gulfstream Aerospace works toward certification. » Read more...

DJI unveils Matrice 300 RTK

DJI unveils its most-advanced commercial drone platform, the Matrice 300 RTK and Zenmuse H20 Series camera, with a 55-minute flight time. » Read more...

Bristow and Era announce leadership team for combined company

Expecting to close their deal by mid-June, Bristow and Era announce the leadership structure for the new entity that will retain the Bristow name. » Read more...
Aviation This Week

Gulfstream accelerates testing of G700

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Three G700 test aircraft in just over three months have made first flights as Gulfstream Aerospace works toward certification. Nolinor Aviation of Mirabel acquires three 737-400 aircraft; and Robinson Helicopter introduces impact-resistant windshields for greater bird-strike protection with the R22, R44 and R66. » 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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