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CAE reports year end, liquidity to weather the storm

Despite a difficult fourth quarter, CAE ends its 2020 fiscal year with revenue up 10 per cent year over year to $3.6 billion and with $2 billion in cash and available credit.

NAV CANADA proposes 29.5% average increase in service charges

The private, non-profit organization’s plans to increase customer service charges focus on its need to meet a statutory mandate and a minimum revenue level by 2021.

Edmonton International to reduce workforce by up to 40%

Edmonton Regional Airports Authority plans to reduce its workforce by up to 40 per cent, which will impact as many as 100 union and non-union positions at Edmonton International Airport.

Héroux-Devtek reports year-end, strong defence backlog

Landing-gear giant reports its year end with positive sales impacted by a COVID-19-related impairment charge, but also an $810 million order backlog primarily positioned in defence.
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Pilatus delivers first PC-12 NGXs to launch customers

Pilatus delivers the first production PC-12 NGX aircraft to customers in the United States and Europe. Powered by the new PT6E-67XP turboprop engine developed by Pratt & Whitney’s Canadian operation, the single-engine turboprop NGX was unveiled in October 2019 with the improved engine, enhanced avionics and completely redesigned cabin. » Learn More

TSB completes Havre-Saint-Pierre safety investigation

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases its investigation report into a runway overrun that occurred in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Quebec, in February 2018. The investigation found that the rules governing instrument approaches in Canada are too complex, confusing and ineffective at preventing pilots from conducting dangerous approaches. » Learn More
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Is the Canadian Government waiting for aviation to collapse?

Most of Canada’s economic partners have tabled financial aid packages for their aviation industry, yet Canada remains largely silent except for a loan package that only includes the very few large carriers.

Canada’s Emergency Wage Subsidy program, although appreciated, will not solve our industry’s liquidity problems. Operations are at standstill, but the high fixed cost still need to be covered.

The longer the Government delays in answering our repeated calls, the greater the chance that many will not be there to offer the service so essential to many regions of Canada.

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Air Canada opens up Jetz flights

Air Canada introduces a program for individuals to access flights on three Airbus A319s that hold 58-seat cabins, typically used for charters by pro sports teams or corporate events. » Read more...

DarwinAI to collaborate with Lockheed Martin

DarwinAI of Waterloo forms a strategic collaboration with Lockheed Martin to improve how the aerospace giant’s customers understand and leverage Artificial Intelligence. » Read more...

Unmanned Systems replacing annual conference with virtual event

Unmanned Systems Canada announces that its 18th Annual Unmanned Canada Conference and Exhibition will be presented virtually this year, holding the same early November dates. » Read more...

Universal Avionics updates executive team

Gil Rivnai becomes vice president of engineering and Marc Bouliane takes on additional marketing and services roles, as Dan Reida departs after more than 30 years » Read more...
Aviation This Week

Textron’s Cessna SkyCourier completes first flight

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Textron Aviation completes the first flight of its new twin utility turboprop, the Cessna SkyCourier, which will hold passenger and freight configurations. Then JETNET reports first quarter statistics for aircraft inventories and transactions; and Airbus begins work at its A220 production facility in Mobile, Alabama. » See more
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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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