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Vancouver airport promising improvements following Christmas season travel mess

YVR officials point to new real-time weather monitoring equipment, gate protocols and better communications.

WestJet says third parties should share compensation costs after flight delays

WestJet is asking Ottawa to have other aviation industry partners support passenger compensation costs.

Lynx adds service from Vancouver to Montreal

Low-cost Calgary based carrier plans to introduce services between Montreal and Vancouver in June.

Atherton named President and CEO of Bell Textron

Lisa Atherton is set to become President and CEO of the Bell Textron on April 28.

Chorus launches Cygnet Aviation Academy

Kingston pilot academy, in collaboration with CAE, designed to provide an all-in-one, 20-month program.

Iran: Jail terms for those behind downing of Ukraine flight

Iranian court sentences air defense commander allegedly responsible for deadly downing of passenger plane.

Gunmen attack Indonesian troops deployed to rescue NZ pilot

Separatist gunmen attack army troops who were deployed to rescue a New Zealand pilot taken hostage.

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Close to 40 exhibitors set to inspire at Careers in Aviation Expo

The next generation of aviation leaders on May 6 will experience a unique opportunity to learn about the industry from inside one of the country’s busiest airline hangars, WestJet's South Bay at Toronto Pearson. » 

Airbus, Air France acquitted over 2009 Rio Paris crash

French court acquits Airbus and Air France of manslaughter charges over 2009 crash of Flight 447 from Rio to Paris, which killed 228 people and led to lasting changes in aircraft safety. » 
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US approves F 16 upgrade after Turkey eases stand on NATO

U.S. agrees to sell Turkey $259 million in software it has long sought to upgrade its fleet of F-16 jets. » 

Nigerian airport workers go on strike; travelers stranded

Thousands of travellers were stranded in Nigeria Monday as airport union workers began a two-day strike. » 

Canada's inflation rate falls to lowest level since August 2021

Statistics Canada reports annual inflation rate fell to 4.3 per cent in March. » 

Skyservice opens Vancouver FBO

Skyservice continues its North American expansion with the official opening of its FBO at Vancouver International. » 

SpaceX calls off 1st launch attempt of giant rocket in Texas

Test flight was called off with just over eight minutes left in the countdown because of a stuck valve. » 

Slovakia gives Ukraine remaining 9 of 13 promised warplanes

Slovakia delivers remaining nine of the 13 Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter jets that it promised to Ukraine. » 

European spacecraft on way to Jupiter and its icy moons

A European spacecraft rocketed away Friday on a decadelong quest to explore Jupiter and three of its moons. » 


Girls Take Flight, Oshawa

April 29, 2023
Location: Oshawa Municipal Airport, Enterprise Airlines Hangar

Careers in Aviation Expo

May 6, 2023
Location: WestJet South Bay Hangar, Mississauga, ON

Wings Webinar, The Aircraft Luxury Tax, Tips for buyers and sellers

May 16, 2023
Location: Online, free with registration

Vertical Flight Society Forum 79

May 16 – 18, 2023
Location: West Palm Beach, FL

4th Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2023
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC
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ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 14 – 16, 2023
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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