About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@
CIA Directory

Unvaccinated travellers barred from planes and trains as of today

A negative COVID-19 test will no longer serve as a substitute for most Canadians.

U.S. presses Canada on peacekeeping promises

Liberals set Nov. 2022 to fulfill helicopters, transport aircraft and quick-force promises.

More omicron cases pop up as world rushes to learn more

Governments rush to close borders even as scientists caution impact is not known.

Travel industry bracing for customer concerns as Omicron variant emerges

Agents and associations receive a trickle of calls from clients curious about cancellations.

NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept

Double Asteroid Redirection spacecraft to nudge a 160-metre asteroid in September.

Iran tampered with victims’ electronic devices in aftermath of PS752

Report based on investigation led by retired Toronto homicide detective.

ATAC Supports Measures to Combat COVID-19 Omicron Variant

The recovery of the air transportation sector is dependent largely on controlling the spread of COVID-19. While ATAC criticizes the imposition of PCR testing on fully vaccinated air travellers, we endorse the decision to deny boarding to Foreign Nationals with a pre-departure COVID-19 molecular test from any one of nine targeted African countries. Flight crews are not exempt from these restrictions.
Canadian citizens, permanent residents and persons registered under the Indian Act can be boarded but will be subject to public health measures upon arrival which may include arrival testing and quarantine. >> Learn more
Featured News 

First flight for Beechcraft Denali

Textron Aviation flies its Beechcraft Denali prototype for the first time, powered by the new GE Catalyst turboprop engine, planning for certification in 2023. » Learn More

Boeing told its bid to sell fighter jets to Canada did not meet Ottawa’s requirements

Boeing is told its F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft bid does not meet the requirements of Canada’s Future Fighter competition to replace 88 CF-18s jets. » Learn More

Croatia OKs purchase of French jets

Purchase of 12 Rafale fighter jets from France worth about 1 billion euros. » Read more...

Stowaway apprehended on flight from Guatemala to Miami

26-year-old stowed away in landing gear compartment of an American Airlines flight. » Read more...

Taiwan sends jets after 27 Chinese planes enter buffer zone

Taiwan says 27 Chinese aircraft entered its air defense buffer zone on Sunday. » Read more...

India asks Starlink to obtain license for internet services

SpaceX asked to comply with regulatory framework before offering satellite services. » Read more...

Mexico's drug war uses drones, human shields, gunships

Bomb carrying drones are becoming the most feared weapon in cartel war. » Read more...

US Justice Dept. to prioritize prosecuting violence on flights

Attorney General directive to prioritize prosecution of crimes on commercial flights. » Read more...

Inside the Luxury Tax, presented by Wings

November 30, 2021, 2:00 pm EST
Location: Online (Free with registration)
» Learn More

OAC Aerospace Unplugged

December 2, 2021
Location: Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, Toronto, ON
» Learn More

COPA’s Safety Seminar: A Pilot’s Guide to Winter Flying

December 11, 2021, 11:30 am EST
Location: Online
» Learn More

2022 COPA National Fly-In and Aviation Exhibition

June 2022
Location: Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC
» Learn More