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Statistics Canada says economy contracted in Q2

The economy contracted at an annualized rate of 1.1 per cent in the second quarter.

Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war

U.S. completes withdrawal hours ahead of deadline for shutting down a final airlift.

More than 1,200 people with links to Canada still in Afghanistan: Garneau

Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau updates Canada’s plans in regard to Afghanistan.

US says drone kills IS bombers targeting Kabul airport

Strike blows up vehicle carrying “multiple suicide bombers” before reaching airport.

Sunwing expands service from Toronto and Montreal

Following its July 30 restart, Sunwing plans to add five new routes in mid-September.

Porter to require COVID 19 vaccination or testing for employees

Porter Airlines to require employees to be fully vaccinated or present a negative test.

CATSA Privatization Still a Viable Option?

Division 12 of the 2019 Budget Omnibus Bill included provisions for the privatization of CATSA. Although in agreement with that objective, ATAC strongly objected to the price set by the Government as CATSA’s funding has only ever come from passenger fees.
Today, one must question the wisdom of privatizing that service considering the Government’s complete indifference and laissez-faire attitude towards multiple calls from stakeholders for financial support for NAV CANADA during the pandemic.
How could such a venture even be considered without solid government guarantees of a financial backstop in this era of pandemics? » Learn more
Featured News 

Air Canada’s employee vaccine policy could set new workplace bar

Air Canada’s decision not to offer rapid testing as an alternative for employees who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 sets a tough new precedent. » Learn More

Bombardier delivers fifth Global for Saab GlobalEye

After undergoing interior work at Flying Colours in Peterborough, Bombardier delivers a fifth Global jet to Saab for conversion into a GlobalEye special mission aircraft. » Learn More

Palestinian twins open cafe in converted jet in West Bank

Khamis al-Sairafi and brother Ata convert a 707 into a cafe and restaurant. » Read more...

Afghans killed outside airport were seeking new lives abroad

The dreams of some of the bombing victims who were trying to reach Kabul airport. » Read more...

Delta will make unvaccinated employees pay charge

Delta Air Lines to charge employees $200 a month if they fail to get vaccinated against. » Read more...

SpaceX launches ants, avocados, robot to space station

Company’s 23rd delivery for NASA in under a decade includes a robotic arm. » Read more...

Drone attack on airport wounds 8, damages plane

A bomb-laden drone crashes into an airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia. » Read more...
Plane Trade

Stanley’s 50th Fly-in

September 3 – 5, 2021
Location: Stanley Airport (CCW4), Hants County, Nova Scotia
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October 12 – 14, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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2nd Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2021 (Limited tickets as per regulations)
Location: Abbotsford International Airport, Airside Events
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