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GTAA restructuring, workforce reductions of 27 per cent

Greater Toronto Airports Authority announces an immediate workforce reduction of 27 per cent to combat the economic impact of COVID-19.

Airshow London to take place September, with drive-in format

Three parking zones based on ticket pricing will be available for the 2020 Airshow London as organizers prepare for a drive-in style event because of COVID-19.

WestJet expands flight schedule

August schedule reflects approximately a 10 per cent increase in WestJet flying from July, but a decrease of 75 per cent less flying from August 2019.

FAA approves Honeywell IntuVue RDR-7000

Honeywell receives a TSO from the FAA for its IntuVue RDR-7000 Weather Radar System designed to provide high-end reports for smaller aircraft.
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SkyAlyne announces pan-Canadian team of experts for FAcT program

SkyAlyne, a partnership between Canadian aviation and defence companies CAE and KF Aerospace, has officially unveiled its expanded team of strategic subcontractors to pursue the RCAF’s Future Aircrew Training Program (FAcT).

Collectively employing more than 14,000 Canadians and operating in every region of Canada, the full SkyAlyne Team includes ATCO Frontec, Bluedrop Training and Simulation, Canadian Base Operators, Canadian Helicopters, and SERCO Canada. These partnerships add considerable expertise, experience and Canadian content to SkyAlyne’s bid for FAcT.

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Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic moves to restructure

Securing £1.2 billion in rescue financing, as well as creditor and shareholder approvals, Virgin Atlantic initiates a five-year restructuring plan that first needs approval from the courts, expecting a return to profitability from 2022. » Learn More
Kathy Fox

Battling complex approach rules

Kathy Fox describes why the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has made two recommendations surrounding what the Havre-Saint-Pierre safety investigation found to be complex, confusing and ineffective instrument approach rules. » Learn More
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Diamond Aircraft

Diamond DA62 – the perfect aircraft for light charter

The recent COVID19 pandemic has severely impacted the way that the general public approaches travel. International airports are nearly empty, commercial flights are operating with extremely limited passenger volumes and airlines are living off subsidies and cargo transportation.

General Aviation however, has seen a spark in demand for the light charter segment: 1-2 hour trips with 1-6 passengers. Diamond’s DA62 is the perfect aircraft for this segment with the highest payload in its class, the lowest fuel burn, twin engine safety, superior range and premier passenger comfort.

Many operators across the world are filling the void in the light charter segment with the Diamond DA62 – will you be next?

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DRF tests risk of infectious droplets in rescue aircraft

DRF Group, which operated 40,738 missions last year, releases results from a scientifically accompanied field test around infectious droplets that began back in late-2019. » Read more...

Bombardier delivers 350th Challenger 350

Milestone comes after what Bombardier states to be the aircraft’s sixth consecutive year as world’s most delivered super mid-size business jet. » Read more...

OWG to leverage SKYTRAC

Canadian satellite communications technologies will be leveraged by the new Quebec-based airline OWG, introduced last week by Nolinor Aviation. » Read more...

StandardAero completes Canadian consolidation

After accelerating the final phase of integrating its helicopter MRO engine operations, StandardAero completes Winnipeg-based Helicopter Center of Excellence. » Read more...

New-generation Airbus H160 approved for deliveries

In this episode of Aviation This Week: Airbus receives a Type Certificate from EASA for the next generation H160 helicopter, just days after the five-bladed H145 is also approved. Then Bombardier delivers a milestone Challenger 350; and Nolinor Aviation is set to fly a new airline called OWG with a 737-400 fleet. » See more
Wings Webinar

3rd Annual King Air Summit

September 17, 2020
Location: Fast Air Ltd., Winnipeg, MB
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Aerial Firefighting Virtual Symposium

October 22, 2020
Location: Online
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