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Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how to reopen borders

Task force sounds alarm over an urgent need to be more serious about reopening border.

U.S. air travellers top 1.5 million for first time in over a year

More than 1.5 million people went through U.S. airport security last Sunday, 11th straight day topping one million.

Laid off airline workers mull post COVID job options

Industry workers, after years of training, are contemplating if leaving aviation is their best option.

Rovinescu joins Brookfield as senior adviser

Private equity firm hires former Air Canada chief executive Calin Rovinescu as a senior adviser.

Rolls-Royce, Tecnam join forces with Widerøe to develop all-electric aircraft

Largest regional airline in Scandinavia aims to have all-electric passenger aircraft ready for revenue service in 2026.

Trudeau says Canada will hold Iran to account after its military shot down Flight 752

Plans to work with international partners to demand justice on behalf of Canadian families who lost loved ones.
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Mohawk College aviation centre opens at right time for industry

Canada’s aviation industry had a shortage of aircraft maintenance engineers (AME’s) before Covid-19, and will contend with a deeper skills shortage as the industry pulls out of the pandemic at a time when more AME’s have jumped on the Covid-hiatus to retire. For students considering a career in aircraft maintenance or aerospace manufacturing, the timing couldn’t be better.

“Good aviation jobs will be coming back. Many of the skilled technicians who held those jobs before the pandemic have or will be retiring from the industry,” says Kal Rebin, Vice-President of Maintenance and Engineering for Jazz Aviation, Canada’s largest regional airline. “It is an unprecedented opportunity for a new generation of well-trained AME graduates who will be needed to maintain safe and reliable aircraft in Canada and around the world.”
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Flight 752

Iran's report on shootdown of Flight 752 doesn't explain why it happened: TSB

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says final report from Iran on the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 doesn’t explain why the tragedy happened, killing all 176 on board, including 55 Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents. » Learn More
Iskwew Air

Iskwew Air hires female AME to lead new division

Alisha Sohpaul, a first generation Indo-Canadian, becomes the lead for Iskwew Air's new Approved Maintenance Organization division, as the Vancouver-based airline continues to break new ground in aviation since its founding by Teara Fraser in March 2019. » Learn More

RAMWC updates branding, website for launch

Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada unveils new branding as it prepares for early 2022 opening. » Read more...

CAHF cancels induction ceremony

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame cancels its 2021 induction ceremony, scheduled to take place June 3 in Calgary. » Read more...

Chorus Aviation to get cash infusion

Two transactions to generate proceeds of up to $130 million in preparation for growth under revised Air Canada CPA. » Read more...

Waterloo Airport runway project, assessment funding available

New funding available to help public and Indigenous groups participate in impact assessment. » Read more...

Biden picks former senator who flew in space to lead NASA

Bill Nelson has been nominated to serve as space agency’s 14th administrator, succeeding Jim Bridenstine. » Read more...

North Huron to sever 92 acres at LeVan Airport

Richard W. LeVan Airport will be severed from surrounding land to reduce surplus property owned by the township. » Read more...
FBO Survey

OAC, DAIR Project Pitch

March 31, 2021, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
Location: Online
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COPA Neil J. Armstrong Scholarship

March 31, 2021, deadline
Location: Online
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OAC Webinar, Understanding Germany's Initiatives in Green Aviation

March 31, 2021, 9:30 am – 10:30 am EST
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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