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PAL Airlines adding service to Moncton, Ottawa

A five-days-per-week service, scheduled to start up this September, will connect St. John’s and Moncton; with plans to extend the route to Ottawa when restrictions are reduced.

SkyAlyne expands team for Future Aircrew Training bid

Six companies join SkyAlyne bid – led by parent companies CAE and KF Aerospace – for the RCAF’s generational Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program, expected to be awarded in 2023.

NAV Canada traffic figures for July

NAV CANADA publishes traffic figures for July, with cargo representing 15% of all flights in Canadian airspace and daily average international traffic dropping 79.3% year over year.

Terry to lead National Aviation Museum Society

Christopher Terry succeeds retiring Ken Johnston as president of Ottawa-based National Aviation Museum Society, which has elected a new executive team.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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, PAL Aerospace and SERCO Canada. These partnerships add considerable expertise, experience and Canadian content to SkyAlyne’s bid for FAcT.

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Featured News 
Tutor pause ends

Operational pause of Snowbirds fleet lifted

The Department of National Defence lifts the operational pause of the Snowbirds CT-114 Tutor fleet, including 23 aircraft, which shutdown after the May 17 fatal accident in Kamloops, killing Captain Jennifer Casey. » Learn More
Dual HUD

Bombardier delivers first 7500 with dual HUD

Allowing for increased contribution from the co-pilot for improved safety and valuable redundancy, leveraging Enhanced and Synthetic vision systems, Bombardier delivers the first Global 7500 aircraft equipped with a dual head-up display. » Learn More

ATAC Appeals to New Finance Minister

ATAC hopes that Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new Finance Minister, will see the benefits to Canadians of supporting the air transport industry. The Prime Minister agrees that our industry has been devastated by the pandemic, more than most others. Yet, our many appeals to the PM, the Minister of Finance, the Minister of Transport, and the Minister of Economic Development remain unanswered months later. Surely Minister Freeland understands that it would be a lot easier to help carriers continue offering their services to communities than having to replace carriers that won’t survive without help.

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Gulfstream opens Palm Beach service centre

Gulfstream continues its service-centre expansion with a new facility – capable of accommodating up to seven G650s – at Palm Beach International Airport. » Read more...

Walden appointed CEO of Destination Canada

Marsha Walden is appointed CEO of Destination Canada, the federal Crown corporation responsible for generating tourism in Canada – with a new $30 million program underway. » Read more...

DART to lead EASA helicopter float research program

DART Aerospace of Montreal has been chosen by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency to conduct a three-year safety research program for new helicopter float system designs. » Read more...
Aviation This Week

SkyAlyne expands FAcT team with six Canadian companies

In this episode of Aviation This Week: SkyAlyne Canada, a partnership between CAE and KF Aerospace, expands its team for the RCAF Future Aircrew Training bid. Then, NAV CANADA releases July traffic figures; and Toronto Pearson operator GTAA reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 60 per cent based on 2006 baseline. » See more
AFF Summit

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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Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Dinner

June 21, 2021
Location: Sunwest Aviation, Calgary, AB
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