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FBO Survey 2021

Olivier Dassault, pilot die in helicopter crash

Accident claims lives of pilot and Olivier Dassault, French politician and heir to the Dassault Aviation family business.

Bombardier to focus on after sales service until business jet recovery takes hold

Outlines plans to capitalize on after-sales service to achieve its goal of US$7.5 billion in sales in 2025.

Sky Regional to shut down at the end of March

Sky Regional Airlines plans to shut down at the end of March after losing the Air Canada Express contract.

Gander airport continuing with revamp of its iconic international lounge

Gander International’s commitment to restore legacy spanning multiple wars and The Golden Age of Aviation.

Blue Line Aviation places order for 100 Diamond aircraft

North Carolina flight training operation places a firm order for 50 aircraft from Diamond Aircraft Industries.

Murray becomes president and CEO of Skyservice

Ben Murray officially becomes CEO of Skyservice, succeeding Emlyn David who remains on the board.
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Featured News 
Airbus Boeing dispute

EU, US agree to suspend tariffs over Airbus Boeing dispute

The United States and European Union, after a Mar. 5 phone call between Joe Biden and EU Commission chief, decide to suspend tariffs used in the longstanding Airbus-Boeing dispute for the next four months to address more fundamental issues of trade. » Learn More
TSB report

TSB report on fatal 2019 accident in Kingston

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases its investigation into the Nov. 2019 accident involving a Piper PA-32-260 in Kingston, Ontario, which claimed the lives of seven people, highlighting the risks of flying at night with inadequate visual references. » Learn More

At Dubai airport, travellers' eyes become their passports

Dubai OMDB begins use of iris-scanner connecting that data to facial recognition databases. » Read more...

Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island

Two people were transported to hospital in serious but stable condition after Airspan helicopter crashes in BC. » Read more...

Honeywell updates hybrid-electric power source plans

Development of a 1-Megawatt power source for hybrid-electric aircraft, planned for demonstration later this year. » Read more...

B-52s again fly over Mideast in US military warning to Iran

A pair of B-52 heavy bombers flew over the Mideast to “deter aggression and reassure partners.” » Read more...

U.S., Canadian rescue effort saves 31 people

Canadian Forces CH-149 Cormorant crew plays key role in Atlantic Ocean rescue after scallop dragger caught fire. » Read more...

Aeroplan adds Starbucks partnership

The Air Canada loyalty program allows members link Aeroplan account to a Starbucks Rewards account. » Read more...
CIA Guide

COPA Safety Program Seminar

En Route and Post-Lockdown Flying
March 20, 2021, at 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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COPA Neil J. Armstrong Scholarship

March 31, 2021, deadline
Location: Online
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COPA Safety Program

Getting Ready for Summer Flying
April 17 at 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
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Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

June 03, 2021
Location: Sunwest Aviation, Calgary, AB
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