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Air Canada Dreamliner takes to the skies


2014-04-23 09:12:21

Air Canada’s first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner had its initial test flight on April 22....

Two OEMs drop out of Canadian Coast Guard running


2014-04-21 12:57:12

AgustaWestland and Airbus Helicopters, unable to meet weight limitations imposed by the Canadian Coast Guard, have dropped out of a competition to sup...

Canada supports NATO in Europe


2014-04-21 12:57:04

NATO is looking to bolster its military presence in Central and Eastern Europe, and it has called upon Canada for assistance. ...

Piston Patriarch


2014-04-16 14:16:30

Flying the Beechcraft Baron G58....

Boeing Country


2014-04-14 13:02:07

Seattle-based manufacturer makes huge gains in Canada....

2014 Canadian air show preview


2014-04-09 14:21:41

The RCAF CF-18 Demo Hornet, the Snowbirds and the Skyhawks Parachute Team have released their air show schedule for the 2014 season. ...

Surveying PNG


2014-04-07 13:55:56

Canadian airborne geophysical survey company charts new territory in Papua New Guinea....

RCAF proudly celebrates its 90th anniversary


2014-04-02 12:36:32

As we celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force in 2014, we reflect on the tremendous progress the RCAF has made since its creat...

HondaJet nears FAA certification


2014-03-31 15:56:40

Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO Michimasa Fujino shares a program update and discusses the HondaJet’s prospects in Canada....

CAHS 2014 National Convention in Regina to celebrate Canada's aviation history


2014-03-31 15:31:42

The 51st National Convention of the Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) will be held from June 4-7 in Regina, Sask., with the theme of this ye...

Canada's longest runway to open in June


2014-03-31 14:51:54

Calgary Airport expansion also includes new $1.4 billion terminal...

Heli-Ski Nation


2014-03-31 11:06:00

Ranking among the most challenging of helicopter operations, heli-skiing is a booming business in Canada – but also a high-stakes, intensely competi...

Video Feature: Harrison Ford's Bell 407GX


2014-03-28 13:45:26

At HAI’s Heli-Expo 2014 PAC International showed off Harrison Ford’s unique Bell 407GX helicopter. Ed Wahl, PAC International’s director of main...

Sunwing accepts brand new 737-800 from Boeing and equips fleet with Split Scimitar Winglets


2014-03-28 12:58:07

Sunwing Airlines announced that it commenced service of an Aviation Partners Boeing Split Scimitar Winglet equipped 737-800 earlier this month....

Test Pilot Talk


2014-03-27 16:51:06

Canadian Skies discusses fighter jet capabilities with test pilots from Boeing, Dassault, and Lockheed Martin....

Video Feature: Eagle Copter's Eagle 407HP


2014-03-21 10:59:07

With flight testing now complete, the Eagle 407HP is nearly ready for lift-off....

Canadian mission in Afghanistan ends


2014-03-18 16:02:42

The Royal Canadian Air Force put another historic mission into its logbooks on March 18 with the return of Canada’s last load of combat troopers fro...

Upstart Jetlines to focus on 'under-served' routes


2014-03-17 12:26:52

The backers of Jetlines, a fledgling airline seeking to take flight in Western Canada, see a promising market in luring travellers who not only want d...

Air Canada rouge receives first 767 with winglets


2014-03-17 11:17:26

Air Canada rouge received its first Boeing 767-300ER equipped with Aviation Partners Boeing Blended Winglets on March 16, 2014. ...

RCAF receives 10th Chinook


2014-03-14 14:28:15

On March 13, the RCAF's 10th new Boeing CH-147F Chinook was delivered....

Video Feature: Bell Helicopter on the 505 Jet Ranger X


2014-03-10 15:44:57

Bell Helicopter tells Canadian Skies about the key features of the 505 X — and how the aircraft is progressing towards its ambitious end-of-2014 tar...

The Sun Runners


2014-03-10 14:25:07

Canada’s leisure airlines stretch their wings while tightening their belts....

Calling all Harvards


2014-03-10 12:45:23

This summer, the Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association is inviting everyone to hear the roar of the Harvards....

Avjet targets Canadian expansion


2014-03-07 13:38:19

With a presence at more than 85 per cent of Quebec’s airports, Avjet is a big name in aviation fuelling. ...

Canadian Warplane Heritage will fly Lancaster to England


2014-03-05 11:43:16

On Feb. 24, 2014 the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum announced they had finalized plans to fly their famed Avro Lancaster Bomber to England where it...

West Coast Connector


2014-03-03 14:58:41

Pacific Coastal Airlines is the thread that links more than 65 airports and coastal seaports in British Columbia....

Manitoba Aerospace collaborates on Technology Road Map


2014-03-03 09:22:35

Manitoba Aerospace set out to identify the key technologies needed to provide a sustainable long-term competitive advantage to industry. ...

Viking celebrates 50th Series 400 Twin Otter


2014-02-28 11:29:23

Viking Air of British Columbia has reached a milestone in the production of the new Viking DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter. ...

RCAF and Seneca College accelerate military pilot training


2014-02-24 14:56:12

The RCAF and Seneca College have collaborated on a program that will graduate a winged pilot with a Bachelor of Aviation Technology degree in just fou...

Utilitarian heavy hauler


2014-02-21 12:26:32

Canadian Skies flies Cessna's Grand Caravan EX....

Nav Canada reports a decline in civil aircraft movements


2014-02-20 16:50:17

Last year saw civil “movements” or take-offs and landings at airports with Nav Canada towers or flight service stations decline for the fifth year...

Aeroflot to serve YYZ with A330s


2014-02-14 11:42:12

Aeroflot Russian Airlines is disposing of its fleet of Boeing 767-300ERs, which currently serves the Moscow-Toronto route. ...

Developing female leaders


2014-02-12 12:41:29

Hawkair launches executive program for women...

Federal budget spells cuts for DND


2014-02-12 12:38:41

Ongoing delays in several major Royal Canadian Air Force capital programs are understood to be a factor in the federal government’s decision to defe...

Technology in the hangar


2014-02-10 15:29:05

Canadian MRO facilities are increasingly adding new hardware, software and handheld devices to their toolboxes....

Growth by design


2014-02-07 16:17:27

Four expansion options under consideration for Region of Waterloo International Airport....

Airbus Helicopters Canada to manufacture EC225 and EC725 engine cowlings


2014-02-05 12:55:34

Airbus Helicopters Canada is to begin manufacturing composite engine cowlings for the EC225 and EC725, after winning a competitive process from its pa...

YVR welcomes Dreamliner service


2014-02-03 15:53:11

YVR-Vancouver International Airport’s first scheduled Boeing 787 service began Monday morning with the arrival of Japan Airlines Flight #18 from Nar...

A question of jurisdiction


2014-01-31 13:14:51

COPA sounds alarm over proposed changes to aerodrome regulations....

Does age determine competence?


2014-01-29 12:02:42

Judge asks Tribunal to reconsider mandatory retirement for pilots at age 60....

Help from above


2014-01-24 09:56:53

Canadian Op Renaissance delivers aid to the Philippines....

Finnair A340 diverts to Pearson


2014-01-22 13:09:22

A Finnair Airbus A340-300 diverted to Toronto’s Pearson International airport on Jan. 22. ...

Bombardier cuts 1,700 jobs


2014-01-22 12:15:41

OEM focuses on containing costs while nurturing development. ...

Wheels Up, eh?


2014-01-20 11:42:29

Membership-based private aviation firm positions for Canadian expansion....

A mission to remember


2014-01-17 14:16:51

MCpl Joanne Hamelin deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 with Roto 7 while with 1 Wing Kingston, Ont. She writes about a night mission where 11 coalition ...

Bridging the gap between training and reality


2014-01-17 11:06:44

Retired pilot and flight instructor, Ray Conant, has created an online course to help helicopter pilots bridge the gap between the knowledge and skill...

Building a brand


2014-01-16 10:33:49

M1 Composites Technology establishes a foothold in Montreal’s aerospace market....

Northern light twins


2014-01-13 16:30:46

Light twin engine aircraft were slow to find a home in Canada, but recent developments in the utility sector have seen a boom in the aircraft’s popu...

Foggy Issue


2014-01-13 13:41:48

Clearing up the confusion surrounding minimum visibility procedures will help to prevent runway incursions at Canadian airports. ...

Field Aviation prepares to flight test modified Challenger MSA


2014-01-03 13:12:39

Field Aviation, having bet jointly with Boeing on the Bombardier Challenger 605 as the platform of choice for a new maritime surveillance aircraft, is...

Adrenalin Rush


2013-12-23 15:24:45

Canadian Skies talks to Griffon crew about dramatic Kingston rescue....

Eight minutes to Montreal


2013-12-23 11:51:27

A Montreal operator has launched a new air taxi service for commuters wanting to avoid heavy traffic delays on the city’s gridlocked Champlain Bridg...

Breaking bonds - the enforceability of training contracts


2013-12-23 11:22:24

Initial and recurrent training is a necessary part of operating a safe (and legal) air service. In order for a contract to be formed, there has to be ...

Crane operator trapped over blazing fire rescued by RCAF helicopter crew


2013-12-18 14:02:05

An RCAF helicopter crew is being praised as heroic after completing the dramatic rescue of a crane operator trapped at the end of a boom 180 feet abov...

Cougar SAR


2013-12-17 15:49:46

Professional and expertly-delivered search and rescue — but this time, it’s not from the military. Cougar Helicopters opens the door to a new mode...

TSB releases report on Air Canada Boeing 777-333ER engine failure


2013-12-16 14:43:28

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has concluded its investigation into the May 28, 2012, engine failure of a Boeing 777-333ER aircraft o...

Number crunching


2013-12-16 13:20:48

Obtaining approval for external floatplane loads is a real balancing act....

A different path


2013-12-09 11:58:06

Committed to excellence, Flightpath International has become a leader in aviation training by providing customers with personalized solutions....

WestJet taps into Mickey Mouse magic


2013-12-05 13:46:13

On Dec. 2, in Calgary, WestJet unveiled a specially painted B737-800 featuring the Magic Kingdom and its famous mouse, reprising his role as the Sorce...

RCAF Challenger completes medevac mission


2013-12-05 12:34:04

A young Filipina in Ormoc, a city in the east-central Philippines, nearly lost her leg shortly after Typhoon Haiyan. Luckily for her, a Royal Canadian...

Airworthiness Directive issued for Boeing 787 and 747-8 aircraft with GEnx Engines


2013-11-28 12:08:28

Prompted by incidents of ice crystal icing at high altitudes, the United States Federal Aviation Administration has issued an Airworthiness Directive ...

Masters of maintenance


2013-11-25 15:49:57

With its roots firmly entrenched in military aviation support, L-3 MAS keeps Canada’s CF-18 Hornets flying while also diversifying for future succes...

Caravan BATT offered by Wilson Aircraft


2013-11-25 12:51:28

Ken Wilson, president of Wilson Aircraft in Aurora, Ont., has become the first Canadian to sell SEI Industries Ltd.’s new bulk aviation transport ta...

Chartright expands helicopter division


2013-11-25 10:41:53

Toronto’s Chartright Air Group, well known for managing and operating a large fleet of private jets, has been busily expanding its rotary-wing depar...

Lighting the night


2013-11-22 14:19:41

A decade after night vision imaging systems entered the civil aviation market in Canada, a growing number of operators are using them to enhance the s...

Windsor and Essex County aviators help kids with cancer take flight


2013-11-19 12:25:48

On Sept. 29, 2013, kids with cancer and their families took flight at the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association at CYQG - Windsor Airport....

Diversity and Challenge


2013-11-15 15:38:27

ATAC targets “big issues” on behalf of its mixed membership....

Aces for hire


2013-11-15 12:45:59

With more than 40,000 combat support hours logged, Discovery Air Defence Services provides invaluable support to Canada’s Air Force, Army and Navy....

AME Symposium purchasing seminars a hit with buyers


2013-11-14 17:01:22

This year, the Ontario AME Symposium and Tradeshow held a series of full-day purchasing seminars, the first of their kind in Canada. ...

Sense of progress afoot at the AIAC


2013-11-14 15:06:33

Fresh from its latest annual summit in Ottawa, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada is moving aggressively to tackle the global competitiven...

Peterborough nurtures vision for local aerospace centre


2013-11-13 17:01:01

In only a few years the Peterborough Aerospace Centre has become a significant player in the Canadian aerospace industry. ...

Vector Aerospace ES-A targets continued expansion


2013-11-11 16:07:41

Canadian Skies checks in with well-known MRO Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic. ...

Flying to Europe?


2013-11-07 16:54:42

Canadian commercial operators need to know about Part-TCO....

Game-Changer: P&W PurePower Geared Turbofan


2013-11-07 12:22:44

The first flight of the Bombardier CS100 on Sept. 16 was a major milestone in the development of the new Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofan eng...

Five Chipmunks and counting


2013-11-06 16:15:50

Based near Toronto, John Sims has refurbished five Chipmunks and a Slingsby T-67C Firefly since 2002. ...

Local hero


2013-11-06 16:08:50

Phoenix Heli-Flight has added an EC135 to its fleet for dedicated HEMS....

Launching a new era


2013-11-04 14:52:26

With its flight test program now underway, Bombardier’s new CSeries is emerging as a serious contender in the global narrow-body market....

Bombardier 415 wins first US Forest Service contract


2013-10-31 12:06:56

On Oct. 29, the US Forest Service announced that it had awarded a long-term contract to Aero-Flite, Inc. of Kingman, Ariz., for a Bombardier 415 amphi...

Students in space


2013-10-29 16:53:52

An out-of-this-world experiment designed by Canadian elementary school students may influence the future of cancer care....

Canadian companies optimistic at NBAA


2013-10-28 14:30:49

The NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition attracted 25,425 people, including representatives from all 50 states and more than 90 cou...

TSB makes floatplane safety recommendations


2013-10-24 12:16:56

Following its investigation into a 2012 fatal floatplane accident in Ontario, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has made two new recommendatio...

TrainingPort.net highlights one-stop training portal at NBAA


2013-10-22 14:56:38

Vancouver-based trainingport.net offers more than 60 online training courses geared specifically towards business aviation. ...

Flexjet LLC increases Learjet 85 order


2013-10-22 13:44:17

Bombardier received a further boost in business jet orders at NBAA, when it was announced that Flexjet, LLC had converted 30 of its Learjet 85 options...

True Blue Power unveils new lithium-ion battery packs


2013-10-21 16:58:56

True Blue Power is releasing two advanced lithium-ion battery packs targeted at the business and general aviation marketplace. ...

Cyclones "at the doorstep" of termination?


2013-10-18 14:48:21

The Government of Canada’s five-year long, $5-billion contract with Sikorsky for 28 CH-148 Cyclone helicopters may be close to termination....

Big dreams


2013-10-15 15:04:50

Boeing 787s will open up new destinations, expanded options for Air Canada....

Shell Canada dissolves corporate aviation department


2013-10-10 13:36:34

One of Canada’s most enduring corporate aviation departments closed its doors suddenly on Oct. 4. ...

The Nature of the Beast


2013-10-07 10:26:41

The science behind airport wildlife management aims to drive off birds and mammals that pose a natural threat to flight safety....

Harbour Air introduces first land-based aircraft to its fleet


2013-10-01 16:43:25

Harbour Air has added its first land-based aircraft to its fleet, a Pilatus PC-12 that will be operating on behalf of the new Harbour Air subsidiary, ...

Canadian court upholds ruling in landing gear fight


2013-10-01 12:30:52

In the latest development in ongoing patent infringement litigation between Bell Helicopter and Eurocopter, the Federal Court of Appeals of Canada has...

Canadore College celebrates 40 years of aviation education and training


2013-09-30 12:14:14

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Innovation Refined


2013-09-27 16:12:20

Pratt & Whitney Canada is celebrating its 85th birthday as its brainchild, the PT6 engine, hits the golden age of 50....

Seek & Replace


2013-09-26 09:47:03

Canada’s aging fleet of search and rescue aircraft won’t be retired any time soon, as the FWSAR procurement process drags on....

One Kodiak. Many Missions.


2013-09-22 11:06:48

Test pilot Robert Erdos flies a new breed of bush plane....

Alberta Aviation Museum forced to relocate aircraft


2013-09-17 15:55:35

With Edmonton City Centre Airport slated for closure on Nov. 30, the Alberta Aviation Museum must relocate its artifacts and 10 to 15 aircraft....

Flying high: CSeries logs successful first flight


2013-09-16 15:27:07

The historic event took place under clear skies and before an audience of some 3,000 Bombardier employees and dignitaries....

Coast Guard may use submersibles to recover helicopter wreckage


2013-09-12 12:15:25

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Time for Plan B?


2013-09-12 10:34:27

The federal government’s confirmation that it is willing to consider alternatives to the Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone for its Maritime Helicopter Project...

All Set for Growth


2013-09-11 12:05:47

Blackcomb Aviation is preparing itself for continued expansion....

New CAP/RCAP charts coming soon


2013-09-07 08:29:12

Nav Canada is introducing a new look for the Canada Air Pilot (CAP) and Restricted Canada Air Pilot (RCAP) chart publications....

High Impact


2013-09-07 00:18:42

New CBAA president focuses on the value of business aviation...

Next gen air tankers take flight


2013-09-05 10:53:42

Three significant milestones occurred in August that will see a much greater role for Canadian companies battling U.S. wildfires. ...

Government releases incomplete draft of FWSAR RFP


2013-09-04 15:34:47

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Provincial Aerospace King Air 200 equipped for NVG ops


2013-09-02 22:23:39

Provincial Aerospace Ltd. of St. John’s, NL, has charted new territory with the addition of night vision imaging system lighting equipment to one of...

Major domestic carriers report improved passenger figures


2013-08-29 11:58:27

First-half 2013 figures from Statistics Canada suggested that the major domestic carriers are continuing to climb out of the economic turbulence of th...

Russian-made Q400s?


2013-08-28 19:43:05

Bombardier signs agreements that could result in sale of 100 Q400s, with a final assembly line in Russia....

Boeing demonstrates Advanced Super Hornet; touts fighter as an option for Canada


2013-08-28 11:45:06

Boeing reported that during three weeks of testing in August, it successfully demonstrated that its F/A-18 Advanced Super Hornet will be able to outpe...

Grey matter: responding to an aging AME population


2013-08-26 15:29:50

As Canada’s AME population ages, it’s time for industry to work together to ensure our aircraft aren’t grounded by a lack of vision and insuffic...

Russian R66s fly around the world


2013-08-26 12:33:25

Four Russian pilots are making a once-in-a-lifetime, 45-day, 40,000 kilometre aerial adventure in a pair of Robinson R66 helicopters....

Fatal crash grounds offshore Super Pumas


2013-08-26 01:17:54

The fatal crash of a Eurocopter AS332 L2 Super Puma operated by CHC Helicopter off the coast of Shetland Island has renewed concerns over the reliabil...

A Great Lakes Life


2013-08-17 23:48:25

Over the past 25 years, Bill and Jo Anne Leyburne have brought an increasingly diverse range of rotorcraft services to the people of Southern Ontario ...

A Measured Approach


2013-08-14 23:00:47

Attention to detail and a carefully considered approach doesn’t just make for good maintenance, as Alberta’s Avialta has shown, it also makes for ...

Billie is a believer in the F-35


2013-08-14 15:11:06

F-35 test pilot Billie Flynn talks with Canadian Skies at the 2013 Abbotsford Airshow....

Is the Webster Trophy Competition really important?


2013-08-13 09:15:45

In the current modern age of aviation, is the Webster competition still important? Let’s find out....

Celebrating aviation in Abbotsford


2013-08-09 17:56:44

As the 2013 Abbotsford International Airshow gets underway in Abbotsford, B.C., a group of Canadian aviation and aerospace stakeholders gathered befor...

Gas Patch Merger


2013-08-07 22:15:33

Two competitors recently became partners when Gemini Helicopters bought Airborne Energy Solutions from Nabors Canada....

Calgary homebuilder wins EAA AirVenture Cup


2013-08-05 10:39:00

Calgary, Alberta native Marty Abbott took top honours at the 2013 EAA AirVenture Cup on July 29 with his homebuilt turbine Legend, C-GUTT....

High-Tech Schoolhouse


2013-07-31 21:01:37

The Dash 8-Q400’s surging popularity with regional airlines prompted Canadian Skies’ test pilot, Rob Erdos, to visit FlightSafety to find out how ...

Rafale and F-35


2013-07-29 09:56:29

Analyzing the pros and cons of two contenders vying for the title of Canada’s next generation fighter....

Conair Firecat is 100th aircraft for Reynolds-Alberta Museum


2013-07-25 11:50:49

The Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alta., will add the 100th airplane to its collection with an official handover ceremony on July 27. ...

Cyclone crew training to begin next month


2013-07-25 09:35:03

Royal Canadian Air Force operational test and evaluation personnel are to begin early training next month on Sikorsky CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopt...

Spitfire shapes up in Waterloo


2013-07-24 22:34:11

A kit-built Spitfire replica is almost ready to take to the skies over Waterloo, Ont....

A Common Thread


2013-07-20 20:57:33

For Capt Patrick “Flocho” Pollen, it all started at an airshow when he was just seven years old. Today, Pollen is flying the CF-18 Demo Hornet at ...

Stepping It Up


2013-07-18 13:09:36

Serving B.C.’s southwest coast, Harbour Air Group has expanded its scheduled passenger service, along with both year-round and unique seasonal fligh...

Western Aerospace: Industry explores ways to stay ahead of international competitors


2013-07-16 09:21:32

Western Canada accounts for 20 per cent (by GDP) of Canadian aerospace. ...

Report on Ornge links operational issues to eight deaths


2013-07-15 22:57:16

A report released on July 15 by the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario identifies eight cases in which operational issues at Ornge may have contri...

Harper shuffles Cabinet


2013-07-15 12:09:19

The federal departments of the most relevance to aviation – civil as well as military – now have new ministers, thanks to the July 15 cabinet shu...

West Coast Aerospace


2013-07-15 09:05:42

British Columbia’s thriving aerospace sector includes companies from across the province and generates about 11,300 jobs. ...

Spooling up the Cyclones


2013-07-11 13:50:14

Sikorsky tells Canadian Skies that the helicopters are ready for pilot training....

AeroVelo team wins elusive Sikorsky Prize for human-powered helicopter


2013-07-11 10:59:45

On June 13, a team led by Canadians Todd Reichert and Cameron Robertson made history when their human-powered helicopter, piloted by Reichert, sustain...

Rock-It Man


2013-07-08 13:12:39

During his five months aboard the International Space Station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield – now a global celebrity and the first person to ma...

Systems Pilots


2013-07-03 19:30:24

CQFA is launching a training program for light drone operators....

Next gen air tankers high in Canadian content


2013-07-01 22:22:28

Canadian industry is well represented in the US Forest Service’s next generation air tanker program....

First Canadian Chinook arrives in Petawawa


2013-06-27 14:01:44

The first of 15 Boeing CH-147F tandem-rotor helicopters arrived at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont., on June 27, after a formal handover to the Roy...

Exercise Trident Fury 2013


2013-06-26 18:48:18

Part of this biennial naval exercise was rolled into the larger JointEx in May....

Paris, eh?


2013-06-24 11:09:01

Canadian Skies presents a selection of news announced by Canadian companies at the 2013 Paris Air Show....

Encore ready for takeoff


2013-06-21 15:02:29

WestJet says all systems go for regional airline's launch on Monday....

Air Canada rouge A319 lands at Pearson


2013-06-20 10:34:50

Rouge's first Airbus A319 arrived in Toronto on June 18....

From the eyes in the Hurricane


2013-06-17 16:28:13

Pilot Rob Erdos shares his impressions of flying in a historic six-warbird formation flight at the Hamilton Airshow yesterday....

CANSEC 2013 chalked up as another success


2013-06-17 10:54:15

By any measure, the latest annual CANSEC trade show coordinated by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) was a rousing s...

Under cover mover


2013-06-17 09:12:59

Calgary Gooseneck’s innovative sliding tarp system conceals the aircraft carried on its trucks – while also protecting them from the elements and ...

Mosquito flies back to Canada


2013-06-13 10:39:05

A de Havilland FB.26 Mosquito, ex-fighter bomber, now warbird, has flown home to Canada for the Canadian Warplane Heritage (CWH) Airshow....

Riding shotgun with the Snowbirds


2013-06-09 23:14:32

Canadian Skies editor Lisa Gordon flies with the Snowbirds in Waterloo....

New look for Canada One


2013-06-07 15:14:30

Paint scheme for VIP Polaris incorporates Canadian symbols...

Shining Stars of Aviation


2013-06-06 01:09:00

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame celebrated its 40th anniversary with a gala induction ceremony to welcome its latest members....

Boeing promotes Super Hornet at CANSEC


2013-06-03 12:02:01

The F/A-18 Super Hornet may have a similar name and look to the legacy Hornet that Canada is flying now, but that’s pretty much where the commonalit...

Airbus Military and Discovery Air Defence Services join forces in FWSAR bid


2013-05-29 11:59:09

Airbus Military announced it is partnering with Canadian firm Discovery Air Defence Services (DADS) to promote its C295 aircraft as Canada's next fixe...

First WestJet Q400 rolls out of paint shop


2013-05-27 10:01:42

WestJet Encore's first Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft are being flight tested at Toronto Downsview Airport. ...

Regional Rebound


2013-05-23 11:18:20

Bombardier, Embraer and Mitsubishi are in a three-way race for regional jet orders....

People Movers


2013-05-20 16:53:56

Executive Flight Centre responds to market demand for more than just fuel....

Ethiopian resumes 787 Dreamliner service to Toronto


2013-05-16 13:48:54

On May 11, Ethiopian Airlines resumed Boeing 787 Dreamliner service to Toronto Pearson....

Flying Colours develops turboprop alliances


2013-05-16 07:59:21

The Ontario-based global aviation services company Flying Colours has now cemented agreements with Blackhawk, Beechcraft, and Raisbeck....

Fighter Focus: Eurofighter and Gripen


2013-05-12 22:13:40

Analyzing the pros and cons of two contenders vying for the title of Canada's next generation fighter....

Powerhouse Industry


2013-05-09 10:08:41

Quebec aerospace includes big-name OEMs as well as a host of secondary suppliers....

Connecting Canada


2013-05-06 11:22:01

From small to large, regional airlines keep Canadians moving....

Improvements in store for Canadian SAR system


2013-05-02 14:15:35

Minister of National Defence Peter MacKay and Associate Minister of National Defence Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay have announced six major initiatives desig...

Island Bound?


2013-05-02 11:55:15

Porter's plan to jump into the jet world is big news. However, there are two big hurdles to cross before that happens....

Blue Skies Ahead?


2013-04-29 12:08:11

CBAA is optimistic about new biz av regulations....

An Issue of Substance


2013-04-25 09:51:33

Pilot drug and alcohol testing is a flight into uncharted territory....

Great Slave expands Springbank Operation


2013-04-22 12:23:45

Great Slave Helicopters is completing construction of a new building at Springbank airport that will double not only the company's hangar space but th...

Cessna parent company Textron fails to see recovery in biz jet market


2013-04-18 12:03:56

Soft demand for business jets in the first quarter of 2013 is causing Cessna parent company Textron to revise its forecast for the year....

U.S. funding cuts affect Canadian airshows


2013-04-18 10:50:17

Canadian airshow producers who were counting on U.S. military participation in 2013 are scrambling to fill gaping holes in their show programs, and on...

Seneca Shuffle


2013-04-15 11:49:02

Aviation program prepares for move to Peterborough...

Post-exercise Evaluation


2013-04-11 12:54:13

MGen Mike Hood reflects on the lessons learned at RIMPAC 2012, the world's largest international maritime exercise....

Bell unveils new tilt-rotor concept


2013-04-11 10:02:10

Bell Helicopter has revealed a clean-sheet tilt-rotor aircraft called the V-280 Valor....

Runway Overruns: Making safer landings a priority


2013-04-08 12:45:13

Roughly once a month, at Canadian airports both large and small, an aircraft overruns the runway. Sometimes, the results are tragic. ...

Six Q400 options delivered to Jazz


2013-04-05 17:31:03

Six brand-new Bombardier dash-8 Q400s for Jazz Aviation LP have been delivered in recent weeks....

Eurocopter provides update on EC225 investigation


2013-04-04 10:34:31

Eurocopter is closer to finalizing the probable cause of a a bevel shaft crack that led to the ditchings of two EC225 LP helicopters in the North Sea ...

Regional Gem


2013-04-01 02:08:24

Gatineau-Ottawa Executive Airport is open for business....

Smooth-As-Glass Trainer


2013-03-27 20:05:52

Canadian Skies test pilot Rob Erdos goes back to basics in the Diamond DA40....

Panda Express lands in Toronto


2013-03-25 20:15:40

There was an unusual amount of "panda-monium" on March 25 at Toronto's Pearson Airport. ...

Canadian Flair


2013-03-25 11:47:35

With a diverse range of innovative products and services, there's a lot more going on at Eurocopter Canada Limited than you might suppose....

Maritime Protector


2013-03-21 12:58:02

Transport Canada's National Aerial Surveillance Program safeguards our national waters....

Super Hornet


2013-03-18 11:18:48

Analyzing the pros and cons of the Boeing Super Hornet as Canada's next generation fighter....

Ice Pilots: For Real?


2013-03-14 12:29:39

The television series Ice Pilots NWT has been a hit worldwide. But is it a realistic portrayal of flying operations in Canada's far north? Graham Chan...

Air Canada Express launches Embraer regional jets


2013-03-13 16:27:08

Sky Regional Airlines Inc. is preparing to launch passenger service with a fleet of former Air Canada Embraer ERJ-175s....

Northern lifeline


2013-03-11 12:32:54

First Air is an aerial lifeline that delivers the necessities of life to isolated northern residents. ...

Canadian Warplane Heritage unveils exhibit dedicated to Canadian women pilots


2013-03-08 11:12:50

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Joint exercise


2013-03-06 13:27:05

8 Wing joins Canadian Army, U.S. Military in joint exercise ...

Conflict avoidance


2013-02-28 11:55:55

TSB proposes direct-to-pilot warning systems to prevent runway incursions...

Two companies, one culture


2013-02-25 11:51:16

Canadian Skies chats with WestJet CEO Gregg Saretsky...

Canada extends its support for the French mission in Mali


2013-02-18 10:32:33

The Government of Canada will continue to provide Globemaster support for Operation Serval, the French mission in Mali, until March 15....

Finmeccanica, AgustaWestland chiefs arrested in international corruption probe


2013-02-12 14:40:22

The chief executive officers of AgustaWestland and parent company Finmeccanica have been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged internation...

F-35 costs coming down


2013-02-11 14:03:47

Lockheed Martin announced it has managed to reduce the cost of an F-35 in combat configuration by 50 per cent, through supply chain and production lin...

Advances in Flight Data Monitoring


2013-02-07 11:45:33

In this edition of "Digital Discussions," an overview of the past, present and future of flight data monitoring technology....

Ice Pilots: For Real?


2013-02-04 08:58:48

The television series Ice Pilots NWT has been a hit worldwide. But is it a realistic portrayal of flying operations in Canada's far north? Graham Chan...

Super Midsize Winner


2013-02-01 12:18:04

Canadian Skies test pilot Rob Erdos puts the Challenger 300 through its paces, and finds that the jet delivers impressive utility and performance....

New name for Top Aces


2013-02-01 10:15:31

Diverse aviation services company Discovery Air is merging two of its operating companies, Top Aces and Discovery Air Innovations, in order to better ...

Fighter Fiasco


2013-01-25 11:53:15

As Canada 'resets' its fighter procurement, the F-35 remains an option, but other jets will be considered....

Discovery Air Technical Services obtains new STCs


2013-01-25 11:23:40

Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) has recently obtained a number of Transport Canada and FAA supplemental type certificates (STCs), expanding an...

There by Air


2013-01-18 15:16:04

Canada's air cargo industry keeps supply chains moving, from coast to coast to coast. It's an economic enabler and a lifeline to remote northern commu...

Tip-top props


2013-01-11 11:20:42

10 ways to get maximum performance from your propeller....

Preparing for the Chinooks


2013-01-11 11:04:29

Canada's new CH-147F helicopters will maintain a "high-readiness posture" at CFB Petawawa....

Field to Flight


2013-01-04 14:41:47

From parts manufacturing to on-aircraft modifications, the range of Field Aviation expertise may surprise you....

Old Autopilots


2012-12-28 11:39:14

A look at some of the problems aircraft owners can face when operating dated autopilot systems. ...

Sunwing grapples with "training bottleneck"


2012-12-21 12:11:46

Fast-growing Sunwing Airlines Inc. has laid claim to a large segment of charter flights to sun destinations, relying on Boeing 737-800s to meet surgin...

Growing Places


2012-12-21 12:01:12

Major expansion is underway at busy Fort McMurray Airport ...

SAIT welcomes new Aviation Programs Academic Chair


2012-12-18 14:15:07

Lisa Weatherby was recently named as Aviation Programs Academic Chair at Canada oldest aircraft maintenance training institute, Southern Alberta Insti...

FWSAR: Frustrating, Worrisome, Slow and Rebooted?


2012-12-18 11:05:42

It appears Canada fighter jet procurement might not be the only aircraft purchase that is being reset....

Making the Grade


2012-12-14 10:49:38

AeroCourse sets the standard in advanced pilot ground school...

Ottawa to evaluate fighter options


2012-12-13 08:10:02

The F-35 is no longer a shoo-in, but it still in the running depending on the results from an options analysis. ...

Paperless cockpits gaining in popularity


2012-12-11 11:03:26

Bulky flight bags being replaced by sleek tablets...

Cross-border conundrums


2012-12-10 15:34:43

Small details cause big problems for corporate and charter operators when crossing borders....

Simulated Reality


2012-12-07 10:48:18

From cockpits to cabins, Canadian success in simulation is about as real as it gets....

Professional transition


2012-11-30 14:06:32

Pilot group aims for self-governing status...

Canadian Content


2012-11-30 13:56:03

Many suppliers are contributing to the making of the F-35 Lightning II, otherwise known as the Joint Strike Fighter. Some of those companies are found...

Enerjet taking eBay bids for holiday flights


2012-11-29 13:24:54

Calgary-based charter airline Enerjet has come up with a special way to spread holiday cheer. ...

Oshawa Airport set to accommodate more resident aircraft


2012-11-26 14:43:52

On a recent trip to Oshawa Airport (CYOO), it became apparent how much the airport is growing. While the expansion of runway 12/30 has been declined b...

RCAF Hornets buzz Grey Cup


2012-11-26 09:36:55

The RCAF carried out a special flypast over the Grey Cup festivities in Toronto on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. ...

Insured, Or Not?


2012-11-23 09:44:11

Understanding your aviation insurance policy is critical....

From Rio to Inuvik


2012-11-21 12:19:36

The 2012 CF-18 Demo Season in Review....

Ethiopian becomes first airline with 787 scheduled service to Canada


2012-11-12 13:36:57

Ethiopian Airlines has begun the first revenue Dreamliner service into Canada....

Full Bore


2012-11-12 10:04:48

Chip and Dale forge a link to Billy Bishop airport...

One Size Doesn't Fit All


2012-11-08 14:06:17

Aviation associations protest "broad brush" approach to fatigue management ...

Phoenix Rising


2012-11-08 13:54:19

Fort McMurray is full of surprises, including the fact that it home to one of the world most innovative helicopter companies....

Heli ops at Canada House: Canadian Olympic pavilion hosts HEMS personnel in Italian mountains


2012-11-05 14:33:57

Last May, a health services provider in northwest Italy, 118 Piemonte, held training exercises for 173 of its helicopter emergency medical services (H...

Torque Talk


2012-10-29 15:14:10

Aviation industry introduced to affordable in-house torque testing...

Is your GPS/FMS legal for IFR?


2012-10-26 12:39:47

The main requirements that must be met before you can use your global positioning system during instrument flight rules operations....

Island Innovation


2012-10-19 14:38:32

Summerside Airport is the birthplace of PEI aerospace...

Crafting Success


2012-10-10 08:47:30

Launched from the back of a truck in 1970, Kelowna Flightcraft now employs more than 1,000 aviation professionals who focus on providing world class a...

The King of Versatility


2012-10-03 12:11:00

Flying the King Air 350i...

Small, Yet Passionate


2012-09-26 12:32:55

The Canadian corporate helicopter sector is tiny, but its proponents speak with a mighty voice about the helicopter as a business tool....

At the rim of the Pacific


2012-09-19 15:21:37

U.S. Navy exercise promotes partnership among Pacific Rim nations ...

The Perfect Fit


2012-09-11 12:22:23

Business takes off for Canadian shim manufacturer...

Smooth Operator


2012-09-05 09:07:23

From pre-purchase to eventual sale, Execaire aims to provide a trouble-free aircraft ownership experience....

Deschamps to retire; Blondin promoted, in RCAF reshuffle


2012-08-31 15:53:22

Upcoming appointment of LGen Tom Lawson as Chief of the Defence Staff triggers series of senior airforce-related promotions....

Canadian Avionics Capabilities


2012-08-29 09:01:33

Looking for an avionics service provider to repair, retrofit or replace your aircraft avionics? Do your homework and investigate all possible options....

RCAF's LGen Tom Lawson to be next Chief of Defence Staff


2012-08-27 13:11:21

Lawson to succeed Gen Walt Natynczyk; will become seventh air force officer to occupy top military job....

Canadian flies the Red Tail Project P-51C Mustang


2012-08-24 10:19:27

Canadian Bill Shepard is now flying the P-51C Mustang in the Commemorative Air Force's Red Tail Squadron, which honours the historic Tuskegee Airmen....

Abbotsford Airshow: 50 years and going strong


2012-08-24 09:47:43

Airshow celebrates milestone with three days of sun, clear skies, and an exceptional display of aircraft....

Flying to the rescue


2012-08-23 10:41:23

Volunteer pilots sought to ferry animals to good homes....

Built for Bigger


2012-08-22 09:29:03

Waterloo airport is poised on the threshold of major growth....

IMP Aerospace & Defence


2012-08-15 08:58:33

Global maintenance services with a down home attention to detail....

Government extends F-35 external audit deadline


2012-08-09 16:03:34

New Request for Proposal allows prime contractors to sub-contract parts of audit...

Continued unrest unavoidable at Air Canada?


2012-08-08 10:34:29

Executives claim arbitration "brings closure" to dispute; pilots' union calls it "banana republic stuff."...

Soaring With the Snowbirds - Part 2


2012-08-08 08:55:36

Twenty-five years after he first flew the Tutor, Canadian Skies' test pilot, Rob Erdos, tries out for the Snowbirds....

Air Canada pilots continue to fight mandatory retirement


2012-08-07 13:16:39

Pilots may take battle to Supreme Court following Federal Court of Appeal ruling....

Awards recognize night vision excellence


2012-07-27 09:55:19

The evening winners included the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Broward County Aviation Unit and the Atlanta Police Department, Butte County Sheriff D...

Webster Competition incorporates simulator testing


2012-07-27 08:50:27

The 2012 Webster Memorial Trophy Competition is fast approaching, with only a few weeks to go until finalists from across Canada arrive in Ottawa at t...

Aurora Rising


2012-07-25 08:31:04

Morningstar group rebrands for new way forward ...

The Future is in The Stars


2012-07-20 11:15:01

When Canadian medical transport provider STARS begins operations from a new base in Saskatoon, Sask., it will be the third such recent expansion for t...

DND releases FWSAR Letter of Interest


2012-07-18 10:06:05

Canada's $3-billion plan for a new generation of fixed-wing search and rescue aircraft is evidently back on track with the July 18 posting of a terse ...

Controlled Descent


2012-07-18 08:17:42

Initial attack firefighting crews in B.C. Rapattack program rappel down 300-foot ropes to access inhospitable terrain....

The True North Strong and Free


2012-07-11 12:02:17

CF-18 Demo Team busy on airshow circuit...

RCAF tests J-Herc's tactical ground refuelling capability


2012-07-09 08:53:57

The Royal Canadian Air Force successfully evaluated the CC-130J Hercules aircraft's capability to refuel vehicles and other aircraft using the Forward...

External Auditors to Examine JSF Acquisition


2012-07-06 10:26:58

The federal government plan to acquire new fighter jets is about to be put under a microscope by external auditors. ...

In the Hot Seat


2012-07-04 09:45:50

Canadian aircraft and crews hit the front lines as wildfire season heats up...

West Coast Wonder


2012-06-27 08:43:42

YVR is much more than an airport: it is also a social, cultural and political force in its own right...

Robinson R66 maintenance course a first for Canada


2012-06-22 10:17:53

The latest helicopter product from Robinson Helicopter Company (RHC) is the R66 Turbine, a model that is generating a lot of interest in the helicopte...

ADS-B:


2012-06-20 08:55:34

The FAA Rule Affects Canadians, Too...

Diamond in the Rough


2012-06-13 08:22:02

Tundra Airborne Surveys uses its DA42 Twin Star to comb the Canadian North for precious raw materials....

Quest For Excellence


2012-06-06 08:46:58

Montreal Starlink Aviation finds success through its relentless commitment to customer service....

Hanging Tough in Tough Times


2012-05-30 09:07:00

Quebec helicopter operators are doing surprisingly well, thanks to key contracts that have offset the general downturn in the natural resources sect...

Oil Patch Wings


2012-05-23 12:53:16

Fixed-wing and rotary aircraft play an important role in the development of Canada oil and gas industry....

Air Transat shows off new $4 million A330 cabin interior


2012-05-18 09:36:07

The complete redesign touches every aspect of the cabin, providing wider, leather-covered seats, individual entertainment systems, and new LED mood li...

Coming to a Runway Near You


2012-05-16 09:24:22

OEMs work on the latest crop of biz jets...

Top amateur aviators invited to join national competition


2012-05-10 13:22:50

Ottawa to host Webster Competition for title of Canada Top Amateur Pilot....

High Professionalism


2012-05-09 09:03:41

Bombardier Business Aircraft Flight Operations department conducts thousands of flights annually in support of the manufacturer current and potential ...

Air Canada reports $210 million loss in first quarter


2012-05-04 10:19:17

Air Canada has revealed a loss of $210 million in the first quarter, blaming rising fuel costs, labour disputes, and the closure of the Aveos manufact...

Workers' union calls on government to "step up" on Aveos closure


2012-05-03 14:22:03

An international workers' union has waded into the ongoing debate surrounding the Aveos closure, calling on the federal government to step up on the...

Canadian Skies 'Let's Get Social' contest winner receives his prize


2012-05-03 12:48:27

Congratulations to Dale Floyd, who won our "Let's Get Social" promotion....

Soaring with the Snowbirds


2012-05-02 09:28:50

Twenty-five years after he first flew the Tutor, Canadian Skies' test pilot, Rob Erdos, tries out for the Snowbirds....

WestJet selects Q400 NextGen for new regional airline


2012-05-01 09:55:05

Regional airline to fly up to 45 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprops....

Notes from the Manitoba Aviation Council AGM and Conference


2012-04-30 15:17:45

Canadian Skies columnist Fred Petrie gives his take on events in Winnipeg...

Email, Wi-Fi & Broadband Connectivity


2012-04-25 09:03:23

An increasing number of pilots and aircraft owners are intrigued by the possibility of in-flight access to email and the Internet....

What the Auditor General really said about Transport Canada


2012-04-24 09:59:03

The AG's 2012 Spring Report caused a media storm earlier this month. Here's our summary of what he found out about TC's oversight of civil aviation....

CHC Summit Honoured for Excellence


2012-04-20 14:13:44

Many leaders in the aviation industry already recognize the annual CHC Safety & Quality Summit as being one of the best conferences of its type...

Visiting the "Place With No Dawn"


2012-04-18 08:56:26

Resolute Bay Airport plays a critical role in military and Arctic exploratory operations, as well as linking Canada second-most-northerly civilian com...

Korean Air Flight 72


2012-04-11 13:25:56

RCMP to interview passengers before releasing threatened aircraft...

Flying a Legend


2012-04-11 10:23:18

The Hawker Hurricane fighter served in all major theatres of the Second World War, and chalked up the lion share of RAF victories in the Battle of Bri...

Made to Order


2012-04-04 08:58:41

Flying Colours' custom aircraft completions showcase Canadian craftsmanship to the world....

Aviation Heritage Centre Appeals for Donations


2012-03-29 15:40:34

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Reality Check, North


2012-03-28 10:57:24

Arctic 705 operators look to the federal government for overdue investment and a bit of consideration....

Aurora's Appeal


2012-03-21 08:55:03

Canada long-range CP-140 patrol aircraft are undergoing structural modifications that will extend each aircraft service life by at least 15,000 hours....

Fantino Discusses F-35 Procurement


2012-03-16 14:06:09

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Flying in Paradise


2012-03-14 09:10:17

For pilots, working in the Maldives is a job like no other....

Diverse Discovery


2012-03-07 13:24:13

Founded just eight years ago, Canadian specialty aviation services firm Discovery Air Inc. has enjoyed rapid domestic and international expansion....

Boeing 787 Dreamliner visits Toronto


2012-03-02 11:37:57

The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to visit a major Canadian city touched down at Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport (CYYZ) on March 1, 20...

Pursuing Profit


2012-02-29 09:10:09

An innovative and flexible approach is the key to success for Canada charter airlines....

Medical Attention


2012-02-22 14:04:01

A recent TSB report on the crash of a New Brunswick water bomber has raised concerns about Canada medical assessment system for pilots....

Canada to host JSF buyer meeting


2012-02-16 15:41:26

Canada has invited other countries on Lockheed Martin list of customers for the Joint Strike Fighter to a meeting at the Canadian embassy in Washingto...

Little Airport, Big Infrastructure


2012-02-15 15:00:19

Once dubbed the crossroads of the world, Gander International Airport has worked hard to reinvent itself in the modern aviation age. ...

Composite Craft


2012-02-08 14:56:49

Bombardier continues its tradition of innovation with the Learjet 85, the first business jet to feature a carbon composite fuselage and wings....

Aviation fuel sales decline in 2011


2012-02-03 08:18:43

Avgas hit hardest by 18.6 per cent drop...

Canucks Unlimited


2012-02-01 11:23:03

Canada CC-130J Super Hercules flying with 436 (T) Squadron have scored high marks on their tactical airlift capabilities....

Sunwing/Tui/Oasis triple hybrid


2012-01-30 09:56:37

During the winter travel season, Canadian charter operator Sunwing Airlines leases a good number of Boeing 737-800s from European operators, to bolste...

New Horizons


2012-01-25 15:00:17

Pilatus Centre Canada is diversifying its product offerings, but the PC-12 remains at the forefront of its operations....

Fortune Favours the Bold


2012-01-18 10:44:45

Bombardier has always been willing to take calculated risks. The company CSeries jetliner program, a highly-ambitious, multi-billion-dollar endeavour,...

Bell Announces Weight Increase for 429


2012-01-12 16:02:17

A 500-pound weight increase for the Bell 429 is big news for Bell and the helicopter industry....

Blue & White Turns Silver


2012-01-12 14:53:34

As in marriage, a 25th anniversary in business is a milestone worth celebrating. That said, surviving for 25 years and succeeding are two different th...

Australia to Host JSF Board Meeting


2012-01-12 14:16:23

Senior Canadian officials should be heading Down Under in a few weeks for international talks they hope will clarify some of the outstanding issues .....

Fuelling Tomorrow


2012-01-11 15:38:52

In its 2010 World Energy Outlook report, the International Energy Agency said peak oil  the point in time when the maximum rate of global petroleum ...

Maintaining Time & Space


2012-01-04 14:42:52

Conair Group is a private Canadian company that was formed back in 1969 by Barry Marsden and his partners under the name Conair Aviation Ltd. The comp...

Living Up to Its Name?


2011-12-28 11:20:18

The Embraer Phenom 300 has a solid ramp presence and a proud moniker, but does this South American beauty fly as well as it looks and does it live up ...

Conference Board releases Domestic Aerospace Review


2011-12-22 15:28:23

Despite the fact that carriers have continued to order new aircraft, the Conference Board of Canada said in a Dec. 19 review of the domestic aerospace...

Total output in Canada's aerospace product manufacturing industry is expected to decline for the third consecutive year in 2011.


2011-12-20 12:33:24

Despite the fact that carriers have continued to order new aircraft, the Conference Board of Canada said in a Dec. 19 review of the domestic aerospace...

The Little Airport That Grew


2011-12-14 14:53:13

The planned closure of Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport  one of Canada busiest airports, and a general aviation gem  has left many hopi...

Where the Buffalo Roam


2011-12-14 14:47:29

The Canadian Department of National Defence is currently reviewing the contenders vying to replace the Canadian Forces' venerable de Havilland CC-115 ...

More Challenges, Less Profit


2011-12-08 12:21:43

Although total airline profits this year are much higher than expected, profit margins have dropped precipitously, and 2012 may see further declin...

Regional Redefined


2011-12-08 11:52:59

Air Canada is using its regional aircraft to fly passengers in comfort and style on routes that were formerly only the domain of larger narrow-body ...

Congratulations to our "Subscribe and Win" contest winner!


2011-12-08 10:04:24

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Small is Big


2011-11-03 15:13:58

In 1969, Transport Canada purchased 1,040 acres of land, some 20 kilometres west of Calgary, Alta., and southeast of Cochrane, Alta., to build Springb...

CCAA - Planning for the Future


2011-11-01 10:24:56

Canadian Skies sent correspondent Fred Petrie to the 20th annual Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace (CCAA) AGM and Forum, October 20-21 in Winn...

Lokomotiv Pilot Confused Brakes With Footrest


2011-11-01 10:08:29

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Flying Into Danger


2011-10-27 14:24:10

Jan. 12, 2010: A catastrophic earthquake shattered Haiti. Although exact figures are still uncertain even today, official estimates have stated that m...

Manitoba Government Receives Second CL-415


2011-10-26 15:35:23

On October 23, 2011 the second Bombardier CL-415 Super Scooper' (CL-215-6B11) water bomber was delivered to the Government of Manitoba. ...

CBAA Campaign Highlights the Benefits of Biz Av


2011-10-24 15:31:48

The Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) has launched a public awareness and political lobbying campaign Business Aviation Works to add...

Bankrolling A Bird


2011-10-20 10:06:32

Difficult, but improving: that how the experts describe the state of Canadian aircraft financing....

Geared for Survival


2011-10-14 15:31:04

Survival in the air depends upon the skills of a proficient pilot; one who is adept at handling the aircraft and navigating from one place to another....

Leading By Example


2011-10-12 13:10:26

The success of the unique public-private partnership that is Nav Canada has not only helped improve the safety, quality and efficiency of Canada air n...

Beyond Expectations


2011-10-06 14:41:13

While it was originally created to manufacture the little-known and now-defunct Bell 400 model, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd. has become an ...

Kids Shut Out of CASM


2011-09-30 13:59:58

This morning, a group of daycare workers and their kids showed up at the Canadian Air & Space Museum at Downsview Park to give the kids a tour of the ...

Canada Ending its NATO AWACS Role


2011-09-30 12:41:38

Canada long-standing commitment to the NATO Airborne Early Warning & Control (NAEW&C) program will begin winding down late next year, a victim of the ...

Refined Mobility: Cessna CJ4 flight test


2011-09-29 14:13:19

The CJ4 is the latest development in the long evolution of the Cessna CitationJet/CJ series. While other manufacturers boast clean sheet of paper de...

Where the Customer is King


2011-09-22 13:19:58

Although its creation was driven by internal needs, London Air Services has become an external success due to a proven, client-driven approach. ...

Did the Canadian Air and Space Museum Have to Be Locked Out?


2011-09-22 13:05:13

David Soknacki, the chair of the Crown corporation that abruptly changed the locks on the Downsview, Ont.-based Canadian Air and Space Museum (CASM) o...

Lightning Strikes


2011-09-14 15:22:07

The Canadian government's decision to purchase the F-35A Lightning II to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force's aging CF-18 Hornets has raised ser...

Hicks & Lawrence Limited announces the opening of its aviation school Discovery Aviation Academy


2011-09-02 10:27:54

Hicks & Lawrence Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce the opening of its aviation school, Discovery Aviati...

Hawks Flying Again


2011-09-02 08:42:53

The Royal Canadian Air Force resumed training with BAe CT-155 Hawks on August 22 after a 10-week 'operational pause' forced by the failure of a lo...

Discovery Air launches Hybrid Air Vehicles' Commercial Heavy Lift Program


2011-08-29 09:53:45

Canadian specialty aviation services firm Discovery Air, through its newest subsidiary Discovery Air Innovations, has signed on as the launch customer...

Conference Board releases Canadian aerospace sector review


2011-08-25 14:28:13

There is good news, tempered with some cautionary notes, in a review of the Canadian aerospace sector released on August 25 by the Conference Board of...

First Air Flight 6560


2011-08-23 13:35:08

TSB crash site review delayed pending completion of RCMP and coroner investigations....

Communication Breakdown: Bridging the gap between pilots and AMEs


2011-08-12 15:42:00

Communication is the dynamic process of transmitting, receiving and interpreting messages. In the context of aviation technical dispatch these message...

Aircraft Await POCs from Transport Canada


2011-08-12 10:50:14

Effective April 1, 2011, Transport Canada resumed full responsibility for issuing private operator certificates (POCs) to new applicants as well as fo...

RCAF aircrews deploy to Peru for disaster relief exercise


2014-04-23 12:18:25

Aircrews from the Royal Canadian Air Force have deployed to Peru to take part in Exercise Cooperación III, a key Latin American multinational exercis...

Super Legend launched In Lakeland


2014-04-23 12:10:35

American Legend Aircraft Company launched its Lycoming powered Super Legend on the grounds of Sun ‘n Fun 2014, with the arrival of three new aircraf...

Boeing reports strong first-quarter results


2014-04-23 12:04:10

The Boeing Company reported first-quarter revenue increased eight percent to $20.5 billion on higher commercial volume....

Porter introduces new summer route between Stephenville and Halifax


2014-04-23 11:36:27

Porter Airlines is introducing seasonal service between Stephenville, N.L., and Halifax. ...

The Calgary Airport Authority announces plans for celebrations on Canada's longest runway


2014-04-23 11:14:55

The Calgary Airport Authority has revealed plans for Run and Roam the Runway - a weekend event that will allow Calgarians to experience Canada's newes...

FLYHT's technology achieves major milestone with one million flights


2014-04-23 10:49:51

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported that its flagship Automated Flight Information Reporting System has reached a major milestone having surpassed...

Bombardier sells two Q400 NextGen airliners to operator in the Middle East and Africa region


2014-04-23 09:47:20

Bombardier Aerospace announced that a customer in the Middle East and Africa region placed a firm order for two Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners....

Shandong Airlines to purchase 50 Boeing 737s


2014-04-22 16:32:09

Boeing is delighted with Shandong Airlines’ commitment to order 50 Boeing 737s, including 16 Next-Generation 737s and 34 737 MAXs....

Vector signs three-year MRO support contract with Optima Aero for PT6T-series engines


2014-04-22 16:15:38

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America has signed a three-year MRO support contract with Optima Aero headquartered in Quebec, to provide m...

Bombardier's U.S.-based service centres and technicians earn 2013 FAA AMT Diamond Award Certificate of Excellence


2014-04-22 15:00:40

Bombardier Aerospace announced that each of its eight wholly owned service centres in the U.S. has been awarded a 2013 Aviation Maintenance Technician...

Lessor Falko Regional Aircraft Limited adds Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to its portfolio


2014-04-22 11:28:03

Adria Airways, Falko Regional Aircraft Limited, and Bombardier Aerospace have announced that Falko has added a Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to i...

Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) launches


2014-04-21 12:58:50

A joint initiative of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and CRIAQ, CARIC is a national research and technology network that unites...

Royal Canadian Air Force Association presents memento to 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron


2014-04-21 12:57:27

The Royal Canadian Air Force Association recently presented a memento — in remembrance of last year’s urban search and rescue mission in Kingston,...

FlightSafety International promotes Jennifer Bensky to director, courseware support


2014-04-21 12:56:31

FlightSafety International has announced that Jennifer Bensky has been promoted to director, Courseware Support....

FlightSafety International names Jon Pollack director, Business Development, Rotorcraft


2014-04-21 12:56:19

FlightSafety International has announced that Jon Pollack has been named director, Business Development, Rotorcraft....

Boeing honours suppliers for exceptional performance


2014-04-21 09:17:57

Winning companies partner with Boeing to focus on quality, delivery, support, affordability....

RCAF takes part in disaster relief exercise in Peru


2014-04-21 09:01:25

Approximately 60 members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are deploying to Peru to take part in Exercise COOPERACIÓN III. ...

Doors now open to Complexe Capitale Helicoptere in Quebec City


2014-04-16 14:44:35

Today marks the launch of a world-class aviation facility in Quebec City; The Complexe Capitale Hélicoptère, located near Quebec City Jean Lesage In...

The Comox Valley Airport celebrates historic milestone


2014-04-16 14:08:28

Ten years ago today, the Comox Valley Airport opened the doors to a brand new terminal building and made the transition to the full service, modern fa...

Viking appoints new vice-president, international sales & marketing


2014-04-16 12:46:30

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, B.C., has appointed Evan McCorry to the new role of vice-president, international sales & marketing....

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737


2014-04-16 12:41:51

Boeing has delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines, marking another important milestone for the world's best-sell...

FLYHT reports 2013 year end results


2014-04-16 12:02:36

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has reported financial results for the fourth quarter and its year end Dec. 31, 2013....

MDA awarded support contract for unmanned aerial surveillance solution to DND


2014-04-16 11:13:30

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a five year contract valued at $5 million with Canada's Department of Nat...

FLIR Systems Canada partners with ING Robotic Aviation to introduce an advanced method of infrared inspections


2014-04-16 10:59:22

FLIR Systems is pleased to announce that ING Robotic Aviation has selected its products to develop robotic aircraft for aerial industrial infrared ins...

Sherbrooke Fire Department selects ING Robotic Aviation to provide support for Quebec flooding


2014-04-16 10:35:53

The Fire Department of Sherbrooke, Que. has called upon the services of ING Robotic Aviation, to help assess the level of the river and precisely dete...

First Air leads the industry with the adoption of automatically triggered data streaming


2014-04-15 16:57:11

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce that First Air is adding FLYHTStream’s automatically triggered, real-time data and live black ...

Piper takes trainer orders from University of North Dakota Aerospace


2014-04-15 16:52:39

Piper Aircraft, Inc. has taken orders for three twin-engine piston-powered Training Class Piper Seminole aircraft from the UND Aerospace Foundation wh...

Skeye Aviation Systems introduces four new aviation operating software solutions


2014-04-15 11:42:35

Skeye Aviation Systems has developed and released four new aviation operation software solutions....

Comtek Advanced Structures celebrates 20 years


2014-04-15 10:40:36

Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. is pleased to announce its 20th anniversary of service to the regional airline industry. ...

Pilatus Centre Canada to sell and service PC-24 jet


2014-04-14 15:12:59

Pilatus Centre Canada has been named the exclusive Canadian Authorized PC-24 Sales and Service Centre....

Canada's Northern airlines enter merger discussions


2014-04-14 14:31:58

Makivik Corporation and NorTerra Inc., respectively the shareholders of First Air and Canadian North, have agreed to hold discussions leading to the m...

Innotech Aviation receives composites repair, modification certification


2014-04-14 14:14:06

Transport Canada has granted Innotech Aviation a rating in the category of advanced composites, allowing the facility to perform advanced repair, modi...

Canadian R66 operators can now fly safely with DART's R66 Emergency Float System


2014-04-14 13:54:28

DART Aerospace is pleased to announce that Transport Canada has confirmed that DART’s R66 Emergency Float System can now be installed in Canada....

Northern NORAD training exercise concludes


2014-04-14 12:00:00

Canada’s active commitment to ensuring a visible presence in the North was demonstrated with a coordinated two-week training exercise conducted by t...

Nolinor Airlines changes morning departure time from Region of Waterloo International Airport


2014-04-14 10:05:08

The Region of Waterloo International Airport is pleased to advise that the Nolinor Airlines morning flight will now depart at 7:00 a.m....

Reignwood Group orders 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft for tourism services in China


2014-04-14 09:57:59

Cessna Aircraft Company has announced a landmark order for Caravan turboprop aircraft to be operated for tourism services in China....

WestJet introduces service to Penticton


2014-04-11 12:03:21

WestJet has announced Penticton, B.C., as its newest destination....

WestJet Encore heads to Kamloops


2014-04-11 11:38:57

WestJet has announced the launch of daily, non-stop WestJet Encore service between Edmonton and Kamloops, starting Feb. 15, 2015. ...

Shimco nominated for Business Excellence Awards


2014-04-11 11:27:42

Shimco announced the receipt of two separate nominations for the Markham Board of Trade's 2014 Business Excellence Awards. ...

NASA signs agreement with German, Canadian partners to test alternative fuels


2014-04-11 11:22:01

NASA has signed separate agreements with the German Aerospace Center and the National Research Council of Canada to conduct a series of joint flight t...

Innotech-Execaire teams with Aviation Supplies (HK) Ltd. for enhanced Asian aircraft sales presence


2014-04-11 11:16:06

Innotech-Execaire Aviation Group is continuing its service expansion in Asia with the opening of a pre-owned business aircraft sales office in Shangha...

Bombardier's Learjet 85 takes flight with Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion avionics


2014-04-11 11:04:07

Rockwell Collins’ award-winning Pro Line Fusion avionics installed on the Learjet 85 aircraft, played a key role in the first flight of Bombardier...

New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing will participate in Canadian Forces Arctic exercise


2014-04-10 12:07:51

Nearly 40 Airmen and two LC-130 ski-equipped aircraft from the 109th Airlift Wing will join the Canadian Forces on Friday, April 11 to participate in ...

GTAA releases report detailing actions to improve airport operations, communications and customer services


2014-04-10 11:46:08

The board of directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority has released a report on the unusual weather conditions experienced at the airport b...

Héroux-Devtek applauds the first flight of the Learjet 85 aircraft


2014-04-10 11:25:19

Héroux-Devtek Inc. congratulates Bombardier Aerospace for the first flight of the Learjet 85 aircraft....

Bombardier's Learjet 85 aircraft takes flight


2014-04-10 10:12:08

Bombardier Aerospace announced that the Learjet 85 aircraft successfully completed its first flight, achieving a major milestone in a business aircraf...

Quickstep signs long-term F-35 component agreement with Marand


2014-04-10 09:53:23

Quickstep Holdings Limited announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Marand Precision Engineering Pty Ltd....

Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox selected by Air Canada


2014-04-09 16:54:56

Boeing announced that Air Canada has signed an agreement to implement the Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox to support maintenance operations for...

Government of British Columbia announces $1 million in partnership with AIAC Pacific


2014-04-09 15:19:34

Michael de Jong, Minister of Finance and Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade announced a $1 million partnership project with AIAC's Pacific di...

Pilatus achieves record results in 2013: sales exceed one billion mark


2014-04-09 15:13:19

For the first time in its 75 year history, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has surpassed the one billion mark in terms of sales....

Bruce's Custom Covers marks 35 years of service to aircraft owners around the world


2014-04-09 14:54:25

Bruce's Custom Covers is celebrating more than 35 years of protecting aircraft, closing in on nearly half a million aircraft covered....

Boeing updates timing of C-17 production line closure


2014-04-09 14:52:20

Boeing has adjusted slightly the timing for ending C-17 Globemaster III production and closing its Long Beach, Calif., C-17 final assembly facility....

Denis Faubert appointed CRIAQ president and CEO


2014-04-09 14:45:33

The Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec has announced the appointment of Denis Faubert as president and CEO....

Air Canada is the first Canadian airline to offer customers Wi-Fi connectivity across North America


2014-04-09 14:29:42

Air Canada, the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, plans to begin rolling out connectivity across its North Ameri...

Flying Colours Corp. delivers first complete carbon fibre interior to Hong Kong client


2014-04-09 14:14:55

Flying Colours Corp. has announced the delivery of its first ever complete carbon fibre interior reconfiguration of a Bombardier Challenger 850 aircra...

EMTEQ showcases new products and announces contracts at the Aircraft Interiors Expo


2014-04-09 14:11:55

EMTEQ has announced new contracts at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg where it is showcasing new product offerings....

Flying Colours Corp. ramps up preparations for opening of Singapore facility launch


2014-04-09 12:56:25

Flying Colours Corp. is is ramping up preparations for setting up its new facility in Singapore....

Spirit AeroSystems Aftermarket Customer Support opens sales office in Midwest City, Okla.


2014-04-09 12:24:32

Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Aftermarket Customer Support recently opened a sales office at the Tinker Business and Industrial Park in Midwest City, Okla....

Cessna celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery


2014-04-09 11:53:23

Cessna Aircraft Company is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX....

The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! 2014 event sets worldwide precedent, wins world trophy


2014-04-09 11:35:23

B.C.’s Langley Regional Airport hosts the largest female aviation outreach event of its kind in world history and wins ‘Most Female Pilot Friendly...

SkyTrac Systems introduces Duty Hours feature to SkyWeb


2014-04-09 09:21:20

SkyTrac Systems has introduced Duty Hours to their product offerings to enhance the risk management capabilities of their clients and streamline busin...

Sunwing Airlines renews its trust in AFI KLM E&M


2014-04-08 11:34:02

AFI KLM E&M has announced an agreement that includes the repair and overhaul of components on Sunwing's four new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircra...

More than 26,000 attend Fly It Forward activities; 5,703 girls and women discover flight


2014-04-08 09:38:51

During Women of Aviation Worldwide Week 2014, entrants in the Fly It Forward Challenge organized activities that drew more than 26,000 attendees in 96...

Quest unveils new Summit Executive interior


2014-04-07 14:57:52

Quest Aircraft Company unveiled its new Summit Executive interior last week at the annual Sun n’ Fun Expo....

NORAD training planned across Canada's North


2014-04-07 12:54:20

The North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Canadian NORAD Region, will conduct Operation Spring Forward, a major training operation, at vari...

R1 Airlines offers boundless services to businesses anywhere in the world


2014-04-07 12:30:44

R1 Airlines, previously known as Regional 1 Airlines, formally launched the new “boundless” brand identity in its quest for global growth, and exp...

Boeing opens 737 Interior Configuration Studio


2014-04-07 12:20:52

Boeing has debuted its new 737 Configuration Studio, a new facility where airline customers can choose their jetliner interiors. ...

Artist reveals greeting card to help wounded, injured and mentally ill Canadian soldiers returning from Afganistan


2014-04-07 11:44:33

Surrey, B.C.-based artist Graham Force unveiled his latest artwork in the form of a greeting card called ‘Canadian Heroes'....

Magellan Aerospace awarded engine maintenance contract for CF-188 F404


2014-04-07 11:34:47

Magellan Aerospace Corporation announced the award of a contract for engine repair and overhaul for the F404 engine that powers Canada's fleet of CF-1...

COM DEV wins commercial contract


2014-04-07 10:23:29

COM DEV International Ltd. announced that it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $6 million, to supply Ku and C-band Input and Output Mult...

CAE concludes fiscal year with industry record sale of 48 simulators


2014-04-07 09:23:56

CAE announced that it has established an industry record of 48 Level D full-flight simulators sold during its fiscal year 2014 which ended on March 31...

GAL Aerospace Corp. completes acquisition of AeroQuest Inc.


2014-04-04 16:47:31

GAL Aerospace Corp. has completed the acquisition of AeroQuest Inc. of Lawrenceville, Ga....

Expanding your Skies


2014-04-04 13:21:34

Magazine broadens its focus to deliver North America’s biggest aviation industry news....

Airbus Helicopters Canada delivers AS350 B3e to Innukoptères Inc


2014-04-04 12:23:19

An Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e will join Innukoptères’ current fleet of three AS350 B2s and will be flown for different utilities projects, includ...

New paint celebrates 30 years of pilot training


2014-04-04 12:22:39

Jim Belliveau, 410 Tactical Fighter (Operational Training) Squadron graphic artist from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta, has painted a few airplanes in his 31 ...

Bombardier highlights ongoing commitment to enhancing services and support at Maintenance & Operations Conference in Dallas


2014-04-04 12:15:00

Bombardier Aerospace hosted 152 business aircraft owners and operators and 25 suppliers and collaborators at the Intercontinental Dallas Hotel for the...

Fort McMurray airport launches new WestJet services


2014-04-04 11:52:26

WestJet and the Fort McMurray International Airport have celebrated the launch of new nonstop air service to Las Vegas, seven times per week services ...

Rockwell Collins expands FANS 1/A capability in business jet aftermarket


2014-04-04 11:38:49

Dassault Falcon 50EX, Falcon 2000 and Falcon 2000EX aircraft currently equipped with Rockwell Collins avionics and flight management system now have a...

Porter Airlines and SATA Airlines announce partnership


2014-04-04 11:31:06

Porter Airlines and SATA Airlines have signed an interline agreement facilitating a new travel experience between Canada and Portugal. ...

Air Canada reports March traffic results


2014-04-04 11:12:32

For the month of March, Air Canada reported a system wide traffic growth of 1.4 per cent on a capacity increase of 3.6 per cent. ...

ASAP Avionics introduces new glass cockpit for R44


2014-04-03 12:17:51

ASAP Avionics is pleased to introduce its latest glass cockpit for the Robinson R44 helicopter....

Bombardier announces key leadership changes in its Parts Services team


2014-04-03 11:55:28

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Diane De Souza, vice president of its Parts Services team, will retire after 28 years with Bombardier Aerospac...

M1 Composites Technology achieves multiple accreditations further increasing value added to its customers


2014-04-03 11:31:34

M1 Composites Technology Inc. has achieved ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality accreditations for its advanced composites repair facility and manufacturing pl...

Air Canada finalizes $1.6 billion LEAP-1B engine order


2014-04-03 11:21:52

Air Canada has finalized its order for 122 LEAP-1B engines to power 61 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. ...

Boeing, Air Canada finalize order for 61 737 MAXs


2014-04-03 11:07:15

Boeing and Air Canada have finalized an order for 61 737 MAX airplanes to lead the airline's single-aisle fleet renewal plan....

Textron Simulation & Training Systems reveals new name and brand


2014-04-03 10:16:15

Textron Simulation & Training Systems has launched its new name and brand -- TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a new force in the aviation simulation an...

Héroux-Devtek announces new chairman of its board of directors


2014-04-03 10:02:49

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has announced changes to its board of directors. ...

WestJet reports March load factor of 84.0 per cent


2014-04-03 09:58:27

WestJet has announced March 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 84.0 per cent...

April 1 Bulletin - WestJet moves to metric time


2014-04-02 15:09:09

Concerned about guest confusion, airline changes schedule display system. ...

Bell finalizes agreement for eight 412EPs to Canadian Commercial Corporation to be used by Philippine Department of National Defense


2014-04-02 14:48:19

Bell Helicopter announced it has signed a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation for eight Bell 412EP helicopters. ...

HNZ Group appoints Larry Murphy as director


2014-04-02 12:49:59

HNZ Group Inc. is pleased to announce that Laurence Murphy has agreed to join the board of directors of the corporation. ...

Cessna and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sign long-term agreement including purchase of 57 Cessna Skyhawks


2014-04-02 12:41:52

Cessna Aircraft Company announced that it signed a long-term purchase agreement with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which includes the purchase...

Air Transat selects Esterline CMC Electronics for its A310 fleet upgrade program


2014-04-02 11:28:13

Esterline CMC Electronics has been awarded a contract by Air Transat to upgrade the legacy Flight Management Systems on the fleet of nine Air Transat ...

SkyTrac Systems releases short video production


2014-04-02 09:45:50

SkyTrac Systems has released a corporate video that demonstrates how Flair Airlines and Canadian Helicopters utilize their systems....

Minister Nicholson's statement on the 90th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force


2014-04-01 13:50:40

In honour of the 90th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force, the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence issued a statement....

Gogo's business aviation group expands air-to-ground connectivity service to Canada


2014-04-01 13:16:56

Gogo Inc. announced that its business aviation group, Aircell, has launched Gogo Biz in-flight Internet and voice service to business aircraft in Cana...

McCauley showcases clean sheet composite propeller at 2014 Sun 'n Fun


2014-04-01 12:27:48

McCauley Propeller Systems, a division of Cessna Aircraft Company, is showcasing the Blackmac Carbon Series constant speed composite propeller at this...

Beechcraft to celebrate King Air 50th anniversary at 2014 Sun 'n Fun Fly-In


2014-04-01 12:08:50

Beechcraft Corporation announced that it will commemorate the 50th anniversary of its line of King Air turboprops with attendees at this year’s Sun ...

Bombardier welcomes North Cariboo Air to the Smart Parts program for Q400 aircraft


2014-04-01 11:13:51

Bombardier Aerospace announced that North Cariboo Air, which recently took delivery of its first Q400 turboprop, has enrolled the aircraft in the Smar...

Avcorp announces 2013 annual financial results


2014-04-01 11:02:37

Avcorp Industries Inc. has announced its financial results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013. ...

Lycoming Engines celebrates 85 years of aviation innovation


2014-04-01 10:24:26

Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, is pleased to announce that 2014 marks its 85th year of innovation in aviation technology...

Bombardier and Island Air of Hawaii sign purchase agreement for up to six Q400 NextGen airliners


2014-04-01 09:55:42

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Hawaii Island Air, Inc. has placed a firm order for two Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners and has also taken option...

FLYHT receives certification from Brazilian authorities


2014-04-01 09:47:11

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported that it has received a Supplemental Type Certificate for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228...

Thai Carrier Nok Air converts options to firm orders for two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2014-03-31 15:08:06

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that low-cost carrier Nok Air of Thailand has converted two previously booked Q400 NextGen aircraft options to firm...

Northern flyers to benefit from new travel rewards program: Canadian North's Aurora Rewards


2014-03-31 13:56:56

Passengers who fly in the north will now be rewarded for their travel as Canadian North introduces its much-anticipated Aurora Rewards loyalty program...

All Nippon Airways' first flight to Canada lands at YVR


2014-03-31 13:46:46

Vancouver Airport Authority has welcomed All Nippon Airways to Vancouver International Airport. ...

HeliQwest selects Latitude's IONode and SkyNode complete HFDM system


2014-03-31 12:28:54

Latitude Technologies is pleased to announce that HeliQwest Aviation Inc. and HeliQwest International Inc. have taken delivery of Latitude’s full HF...

China Express Airlines places firm order for three more Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen airliners


2014-03-31 12:03:28

Bombardier Aerospace announced that China Express Airlines has converted previously announced conditional purchase agreements for three CRJ900 NextGen...

Skills development program for aviation and aerospace occupations in Northern Canada


2014-03-28 13:30:01

The Northern Air Transport Association and the Canadian Council for Aviation & Aerospace are pleased to announce the signing of a partnership agreemen...

RCAF 2014 Demo Jet revealed


2014-03-28 13:20:09

The 2014 CF-18 Demonstration Team jet was unveiled on March 27, 2014, at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta, to much deserved fanfare....

Export win for Canadian aerospace company


2014-03-28 13:13:09

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, announced that Canada has signed a US$105-million contract with the Philippines to supply eig...

Bombardier signs firm purchase agreement with undisclosed customer for one CRJ700 NextGen aircraft


2014-03-28 13:06:20

Bombardier Aerospace announced that a customer from Latin America, who has requested to remain unidentified, has signed a firm purchase agreement for ...

Magellan Aerospace Corporation announces financial results


2014-03-28 12:25:29

Magellan Aerospace Corporation released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2013....

Canada invests in health technologies for astronauts


2014-03-28 12:08:49

The Honourable James Moore, Minister responsible for the Canadian Space Agency, has announced five new studies that will help assess innovative Canadi...

Star Navigation is granted an Airbus A320 STC by Transport Canada


2014-03-28 12:03:52

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd., is pleased to announce that Transport Canada has granted it a Supplemental Type Certificate with respect to the in...

Long-time Bombardier customer Adria Airways orders two CRJ900 NextGen aircraft


2014-03-28 11:56:38

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Adria Airways of Ljubljana, Slovenia has signed a firm purchase agreement for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets....

Unstabilized approach and improper braking technique factors in 2011 runway excursion at the Ottawa airport


2014-03-27 12:06:42

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the Sept. 4 2011 runway excursion of United Express Flight 3363, ...

Cascade Aerospace selects Becker Digital Audio for Mexican Air Force C-130K upgrade program


2014-03-27 11:52:53

Becker Avionics is pleased to announce Cascade Aerospace has chosen the Becker DVCS Digital Audio System for integration into two Mexican Air Force C-...

SkyTrac uses satellite technology to track aircraft position


2014-03-27 11:34:24

SkyTrac Systems Ltd has been in the business of flight-following, monitoring flight data, and supporting aviation business’ for over twenty years. T...

CUPE urges House of Commons to study a proposed regulation reducing the number of flight attendants on aircraft


2014-03-27 10:59:54

CUPE is asking MPs on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities to immediately study a regulatory change th...

Canadian airfare prices are competitive, excessive taxes and surcharges are the main issue


2014-03-27 10:02:04

With 75 per cent of Canada's population living only 90 minutes from the U.S. border, many Canadian airports are competing for passengers with their no...

WestJet Encore purchases five new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2014-03-27 09:39:23

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Calgary-based WestJet Encore Ltd. has signed a firm purchase agreement for five Q400 NextGen airliners....

YVR named number one airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year


2014-03-26 16:21:50

Vancouver International Airport was named #1 Airport in North America for the fifth consecutive year by Skytrax World Airport Awards....

MC2 gives back with Centennial College in shaping future avionics techs


2014-03-26 15:34:19

Mid-Canada Mod Center is pleased to announce that it is working co-operatively with Centennial College in Toronto, Ont. to provide first-hand experien...

Around the world in 80 days for autism


2014-03-26 13:26:36

Canadian pilots Chris Elgar and Dave McElroy are doing their part to raise awareness and funds for autism research by flying around the world in 80 da...

TSB releases its investigation report regarding a 2011 crash in Resolute Bay, Nunavut


2014-03-26 12:21:41

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the August 2011 fatal accident involving First Air flight 6560 in...

Air Canada rouge expands to Western Canada


2014-03-26 11:47:59

Air Canada has announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge, is expanding to Western Canada to serve a number of predominant leisur...

Bombardier announces order for amphibious aircraft


2014-03-26 10:41:44

Bombardier Aerospace announced that it has signed a firm purchase agreement with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for two Bombardier 415 am...

ALPA: TSB First Air 6560 investigation report identifies several deficiencies


2014-03-26 10:12:11

The release of the TSB's final report into the First Air 6560 accident underscores many longstanding safety concerns of the Air Line Pilots Associatio...

Bombardier delivers first Global 6000 aircraft to Mexico-based operator


2014-03-26 09:40:50

Bombardier's Global aircraft family celebrated a significant milestone with the entry-into-service of its first Global 6000 business jet to be operate...

Fort McMurray to open new international airport terminal


2014-03-25 12:49:07

Canada’s fastest growing community will open the doors of a new Air Terminal Building on June 9, 2014....

Comfortable majority of Torontonians behind Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport plan


2014-03-25 11:26:39

A recent survey completed last weekend by Nanos Research on behalf of Porter Airlines suggests that a very comfortable majority of Torontonians were i...

MDA to provide additional airborne radar surveillance systems


2014-03-24 14:04:55

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed a contract valued at $64 million with Canada's Department of National Defence t...

Air Canada rouge launches Montreal-Cancun non-stop service


2014-03-24 14:03:04

Air Canada rouge continues its expansion of service between Canada and sunny Mexico with the March 22 launch of up to daily non-stop service between M...

Flying Colours Corp. strengthens footprint in Africa with multiple deliveries


2014-03-24 10:26:15

Ahead of this year’s Nigerian Business Aviation Conference, Flying Colours Corp. has announced delivery of a reconfigured Bombardier Challenger 604 ...

Bombardier Q400 NextGen airliner kicks off Latin American tour at the FIDAE Air Show in Chile


2014-03-24 09:28:44

Bombardier Aerospace announced that its technologically advanced Q400 NextGen regional airliner has departed on a three-week, multi-country demonstrat...

DynCorp International expands international aerial firefighting capabilities through strategic alliance with The Coulson Group


2014-03-21 13:32:58

DynCorp International has announced the expansion of its international aerial firefighting offering through a new strategic alliance with The Coulson ...

SkyTrac Systems implements worldwide weather in SkyWeb


2014-03-21 12:53:23

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce the introduction of worldwide weather overlays to their web-based tracking and mapping tool, SkyWeb....

Review team finds Boeing 787 design safe


2014-03-21 12:45:43

The Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration has released the findings of a review team formed in January 2013 to review the Boe...

New CJ3+ from Cessna offers latest avionics, cabin and cockpit


2014-03-21 12:08:47

Cessna Aircraft Company has announced a new aircraft to add to the company’s popular line of Cessna CJ-series jets. ...

Porter Airlines sees City of Toronto staff report as positive step


2014-03-21 11:54:53

Porter Airlines' president and CEO, Robert Deluce, provided a statement in response to the City of Toronto's staff report regarding the request to int...

CAE wins defence contracts valued at more than $140 million


2014-03-21 09:47:32

CAE has announced that it has won a series of contracts valued at more than $140 million to provide a range of training systems and services for globa...

Aeroport de Quebec Inc. conducts Annual Public Meeting


2014-03-20 14:27:40

The chair of the board of Aéroport de Québec Inc., André Fortin, along with the president and CEO of AQi, Gaëtan Gagné, presented the 2013 Annual...

Hope Air announces two national Spirit of Hope Awards


2014-03-20 13:38:28

At its recent annual volunteer celebration in Toronto, Ont., Hope Air announced the winners of the 2013 Spirit of Hope Volunteer Awards....

RCAF CP-140 Aurora aircraft to gain enhanced capabilities and extended service lives


2014-03-20 11:38:29

Canada is expanding its fleet of upgraded Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora long-range patrol aircraft....

Airports Council International continues its growth in Montreal


2014-03-20 10:47:06

Angela Gittens, director general of Airports Council International, and Dominique Anglade, president and CEO of Montréal International, announced tha...

HNZ Group reports 2013 year-end results


2014-03-20 10:08:56

HNZ Group Inc. has announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2013. ...

Business organizations show support for Porter proposal


2014-03-19 15:05:47

According to four key business organizations, the Porter Airlines proposal to serve longer-range destinations from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport w...

Summit launches Avro RJ85 program; forms partnerships with Det'on Cho and First Air


2014-03-19 12:21:24

The Summit Aviation Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Avro RJ85 program that will initially help service Diavik Diamond Mine's transporta...

GTAA reports 2013 results


2014-03-19 11:40:35

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority has reported its financial and operating results for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2013....

Star Navigation announces AS9100 Rev C quality re-certification


2014-03-19 11:05:25

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. announced that it has been successfully re-certified to the ISO 9001- 2010 / AS9100 Revision C Standard....

Kelowna Flightcraft joins Team Spartan's Canadian fixed wing search and rescue team


2014-03-19 10:33:19

Team Spartan is pleased to announce that it has added Kelowna Flightcraft to its team that is pursuing the RCAF Fixed Wing Search and Rescue program....

André Pelletier takes charge of business development at Capitale Hélicoptère


2014-03-18 16:46:55

Capitale Hélicoptère is pleased to announce the arrival of André Pelletier as he assumes his new role as vice president of sales and business devel...

Vancouver voted number one proposed new Porter destination


2014-03-17 14:36:35

Porter Airlines supporters have voted Vancouver the top new destination they want to connect with Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. ...

IMP Aerospace awarded Technical Publications contracts


2014-03-17 12:50:27

IMP Aerospace Technical Publications was recently selected for two significant S1000D Interactive Electronic Technical Publications projects. ...

Garmin expands radar altimeter product line with complete low-cost solution


2014-03-17 11:57:46

Garmin International Inc. has announced a comprehensive radar altimeter solution that expands upon Garmin’s GRA 5500 radar altimeter to include the ...

Paul Benoit appointed to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority


2014-03-17 11:56:06

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has announced the appointment of Paul Benoit to the board of directors of the Canadian Air Transport...

CHC Group reports fiscal-2014 Q3 operating results, provides guidance for full-year performance


2014-03-17 11:28:21

CHC Group Ltd., the parent company of CHC Helicopter, has reported its financial performance for the fiscal-2014 third quarter, which ended Jan. 31. ...

Four major Toronto unions support Porter Airlines growth plan


2014-03-14 14:42:52

Four major Toronto unions are supporting Porter Airlines' proposal to operate the Bombardier CS100 jet from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to longe...

Canadian Armed Forces completes military mission in Afghanistan


2014-03-14 13:05:09

After more than 12 years, Canada’s military mission in Afghanistan has ended....

Transat A.T. Inc. releases financial results for the first quarter of 2014


2014-03-14 12:48:28

Transat A.T. Inc. posted revenues of $847.2 million for the quarter ended Jan. 31, 2014, compared with $805.7 million for the same period in 2013, an ...

Transat A.T. Inc. appoints three new directors to its board


2014-03-14 12:39:29

Jean-Marc Eustache, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of Transat A.T. Inc., is pleased to announce the appointments of Raym...

Textron completes acquisition of Beechcraft


2014-03-14 12:29:00

Textron Inc. announced it has closed its acquisition of Beech Holdings, LLC and that it will bring together its Cessna business and Beechcraft to form...

EMTEQ introduces new products and enhances current offerings


2014-03-14 12:05:21

EMTEQ has launched the new 3X series LED lighting, and shares accomplishments surrounding it's QUASAR II mood lighting system, eConnect system, and wa...

Air Canada rouge launches daily Montreal to Las Vegas service


2014-03-14 11:24:26

Air Canada rouge has launched daily non-stop service between Montreal and Las Vegas, the only year round daily non-stop service between Montreal and L...

Aeroports de Montreal announces its results for fiscal 2013


2014-03-14 09:52:37

Aéroports de Montréal announced its audited consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2013. ...

AGFT Ltd. selected as new Continental ContiTech distributor


2014-03-13 14:29:08

AGFT Ltd. has announced a new distribution partnership with Continental ContiTech AEROPAL brand, which will provide AGFT customers with a specialized ...

Avjet appoints new sales representative


2014-03-13 13:01:14

Avjet would like to announce the arrival of Jocelin Bureau to the sales team....

Viking celebrates completion of 50th production Twin Otter Series 400


2014-03-13 10:29:20

Earlier this month, Viking recognized the completion of its 50th production Series 400 Twin Otter at two separate events for employees held at the com...

Discovery Air appoints Paul Bernards as chief financial officer


2014-03-12 16:52:14

Discovery Air Inc. announced that Paul Bernards has been appointed as the chief financial officer of Discovery Air. ...

Cargojet and Hamilton International Airport partner in new Air Cargo Logistics Facility


2014-03-12 13:00:21

Cargojet and the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport announced a partnership in the Airport's $12 million Air Cargo Logistics Facility, for w...

First F-35 Lightning II arrives at Luke Air Force Base


2014-03-12 12:49:35

Escorted by two F-16s, Luke Air Force Base’s in Arizona received its first F-35 Lightning II from the Lockheed Martin factory....

Aeromexico strengthens its WestJet alliance


2014-03-12 12:23:24

Aeromexico announced that it has increased its cooperation with Canadian airline WestJet, providing passengers with added connectivity to more destina...

The big chill


2014-03-12 12:10:13

Business aviation faces sky high de-icing costs at some Canadian airports....

Montreal to be the only North American city connected to Tunis by direct flight


2014-03-12 11:33:23

Aéroports de Montréal is pleased to confirm that Tunisian airline Syphax will launch regular direct service between Montréal-Trudeau and Tunis-Cart...

SkyTrac Systems wins contract to provide Hydro One with aviation support services


2014-03-12 10:00:37

SkyTrac is pleased to announce the award of the Hydro One Networks Inc. helicopter operations support contract. ...

Vancouver Airport Authority to install Automated Passport Control kiosks at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport


2014-03-12 09:35:44

Vancouver Airport Authority has announced the sale of 74 Automated Passport Control BorderXpress kiosks to the world's busiest airport - Hartsfield-Ja...

FLYHT signs new AFIRS 220 contract with Asian airline


2014-03-11 14:19:30

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has signed a contract with an Asian charter airline for the Automated Flight Information Reporting System 220....

Vector signs exclusive five year MRO support contract with Sunshine Helicopters


2014-03-11 12:48:48

Vector Aerospace is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America has signed a five year, exclusive MRO ...

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide to offer open online course on human factors in aviation accidents


2014-03-10 14:21:46

The mental and physical factors that contribute to aviation accidents will be examined during a free, massive open online course offered by Embry-Ridd...

Manitoba STARS air ambulance to resume service


2014-03-10 14:16:43

On the advice of medical professionals, Manitoba's Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) air ambulance will resume responding to calls for emergency...

High-performance Blackshape CF300 Prime sport two-seater plane now in Canada


2014-03-10 12:00:51

The Blackshape CF300 Prime two-seater will be distributed in North America by the Aircité Aviation - Aviasport partnership....

COM DEV announces first quarter fiscal 2014 results


2014-03-10 11:38:35

COM DEV International Ltd. announced first quarter results for the three-month period ended Jan. 31, 2014....

WestJet salutes women in aviation


2014-03-10 11:04:08

On the eve of International Women's Day, WestJet celebrated the contribution of women to the aviation industry in Canada and around the world. ...

Lycoming eliminates frequent use requirement on 2,200 TBO for Robinson helicopters


2014-03-10 10:17:24

Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1009AW (Feb. 24, 2014) eliminates the previous 2,200 time-between-overhaul requirement that specified engines be used...

Discovery Air Technical Services to undertake aircraft modification and integration for Beechcraft G58 ISR Demonstrator


2014-03-10 09:29:10

Discovery Air Technical Services is pleased to announce that it is supporting Beechcraft Corp. to develop a G58 ISR Demonstrator Platform. ...

Bombardier reinforces its customer services network in Latin America


2014-03-07 12:39:33

Bombardier Aerospace continues to enhance its aftermarket support worldwide by opening a new Regional Support Office in Toluca, Mexico. ...

Cargojet announces strong fourth quarter and twelve-month results


2014-03-07 12:15:52

Cargojet Inc. has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and twelve-month period ended Dec. 31, 2013....

WestJet ranked in top 100 Canadian brands


2014-03-07 12:13:12

WestJet has announced that Brand Finance has ranked WestJet 74th among the top 100 Canadian brands....

WestJet reports February load factor of 84.6 per cent


2014-03-07 12:10:54

WestJet has announced February 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 84.6 per cent. ...

Embraer celebrates ten years of E-Jet deliveries


2014-03-07 12:05:59

Embraer Commercial Aviation is celebrating a historic milestone in its E-Jets program – the ten year anniversary of the first aircraft deliveries....

Air Canada reports February traffic results


2014-03-07 11:59:59

For the month of February, Air Canada reported system wide traffic growth of 3.8 per cent on a capacity increase of 4.9 per cent....

Avjet receives Air Transat


2014-03-07 11:46:51

Avjet is extremely proud to have received the prestigious Air Transat award for "Best Aviation Fuel Supply" for 2013....

Sunwing Airlines honoured with 2014 Consumer Choice Award


2014-03-07 11:31:26

The 2014 Consumer Choice Award has been presented to Sunwing Airlines winning in the category of Aircraft Charter Services for the Greater Toronto Are...

MHM Publishing announces CHC Safety and Quality Summit give-away


2014-03-07 11:05:14

MHM Publishing — publishers of Vertical, Vertical 911 and Canadian Skies magazines — is pleased to announce its annual give-away for the CHC Safet...

Major tourism groups support Porter proposal


2014-03-07 09:37:32

Tourism industry leaders support Porter's proposal to add service to more destinations from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, saying it will benefit ...

Nav Canada signs teaming agreement with Airbus Defence and Space


2014-03-06 11:21:25

NavCanatm, a division of Nav Canada, will team with Airbus Defence and Space to offer a solution for the SysAT Program of the Direction des Services d...

Historic Learjet 28 visits Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport


2014-03-06 09:29:47

An historic business aircraft – the very first Learjet 28 – recently visited the ramp at the Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport....

RCAF and Civil Air Search and Rescue Association conduct coordinated exercise in B.C.


2014-03-05 12:11:55

442 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 19 Wing Comox, B.C., and local Civil Air Search and Rescue Association members conducted a search and rescue ex...

Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft demonstrator completes first flight


2014-03-05 12:00:32

Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft demonstrator recently completed its first flight....

FLYHT signs new AFIRS 220 contract with Asian charter airline


2014-03-05 10:48:01

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported that it has signed a contract with an Asian charter airline for the Automated Flight Information Reporting Sys...

Canadian North wins Alberta Chamber's top business awards


2014-03-04 16:10:38

Canadian North is thrilled to announce that it has won both the Premier's Award of Distinction and the Eagle Feather Business Award of Distinction at ...

Waterfront companies Redpath Sugar, Pinewood Studios support Porter proposal


2014-03-04 12:19:27

Over 500 local residents and major waterfront businesses have shown their support for an enhanced Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport as part of a revit...

AgustaWestland signs agreement to open Canadian Supply Centre


2014-03-04 11:26:23

AgustaWestland has signed an agreement for its first Canadian Supply Centre, to be strategically located in Toronto and operated by Chartright Executi...

"Women Fly in K-W!" event to support Women of Aviation Worldwide Week


2014-03-04 11:17:56

The “Women Fly in K-W!” team, along with the Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre and the Breslau Flyers/COPA Flight 26 will host several events to c...

MDA provides RADARSAT-2 information to support maritime surveillance


2014-03-04 11:04:31

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has received an order to provide RADARSAT-2 information to the European Maritime Safety Ag...

Sunwing Airlines fuel efficiency aircraft with Split Scimitar Winglets is now in service


2014-03-04 09:55:38

Sunwing's first aircraft with the fuel efficiency Split Scimitar Winglets designed by Aviation Partners Boeing is officially in service as of last Fri...

FLYHT signs new AFIRS 228B contract with Middle Eastern-based operations group of an international cargo airline


2014-03-04 08:37:25

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. reported today that it has signed a contract with the Middle Eastern-based operations group of an international cargo a...

Bombardier introduces its new Customer Response Team aircraft to support U.S.-based business aircraft operators


2014-03-03 15:47:19

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that the new dedicated Customer Response Team aircraft, a Learjet 45, has been launched to provide resolution of Ai...

Quebec Aviators and Bush Pilots receives 2014 Aviation Safety Award


2014-03-03 15:43:04

Transport Canada proudly celebrated air transportation safety in Canada by announcing the winner of the 2014 Aviation Safety Award....

Magellan Aerospace - first F-35A horizontal tail assembly takes flight


2014-03-03 15:34:54

Magellan Aerospace Corporation announced that the first Magellan-manufactured horizontal tail assembly installed on an F-35A Lightning II aircraft was...

AV&R officially takes off


2014-03-03 11:17:29

AV&R Vision & Robotics and IMAC Automation announced that they have successfully completed their merger....

SkyTrac Systems introduces expanded Flight Data Monitoring section to SkyWeb


2014-02-28 13:14:43

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that they have introduced a new Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) section to SkyWeb to streamline monitoring activit...

RCAF air demo teams ready to thrill in 2014


2014-02-28 10:34:33

The RCAF is pleased to release the 2014 event schedules for both of its air demonstration teams: the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and the CF-18 National ...

Elan Head collects HAI Excellence in Communications Award


2014-02-28 10:11:02

MHM Publishing’s own Elan Head took home this year’s HAI Excellence in Communications Award. ...

Bombardier delivers dual-class Q400 NextGen airliner to RwandAir


2014-02-28 09:15:30

The number of airlines and other operators of Q400 and Q400 NextGen aircraft in Africa has grown to 15....

Bombardier to premiere its new Learjet 75 aircraft on Latin American tour


2014-02-28 08:52:39

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that its new Learjet 75 aircraft will be showcased for the first time in Latin America during a special demonstra...

WestJet rated investment grade by Standard & Poor's


2014-02-28 08:41:07

WestJet is very pleased to announce that it has been assigned a BBB- corporate credit rating ("investment grade") with a stable outlook by Standard & ...

Milestone Aviation Group signs deal with Pratt & Whitney Canada for new helicopter engine fleet management program


2014-02-27 17:07:22

The US$75 million, 15-year agreement will see P&WC; offer its Flexible Turboshaft Engine Fleet Management program to Milestone customers....

P&WC commemorates the 7,000th PT6T engine power section delivered to Bell Helicopter Textron


2014-02-27 12:13:29

The Bell 212/412 helicopters and the PT6T engine represent a pairing of two legendary products, and P&WC; wishes the team at Bell Helicopter Textron m...

Exchange Income Corporation reports financial results for Q4 and FY 2013


2014-02-27 09:28:53

Exchange Income Corporation, a diversified, acquisition-oriented company focused on niche aviation and specialty manufacturing sectors, reported its f...

Canadian North adds new flights and service offerings


2014-02-27 09:22:31

Canadian North announces its multi-tiered growth plan that reaffirms its commitment as the leading airline in the North....

Vector signs agreement with Helicopter Transport Services Canada Inc. at Heli-Expo 2014 for repair of CT7-2A engines


2014-02-26 15:35:17

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America has signed a two-year agreement with Helicopter Transport Services (Canada) Inc., to provide re...

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs FMP agreement with Bristow Helicopters


2014-02-26 15:05:22

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC;) and Bristow Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, have signed a long-term Fleet Management Program (FMP) agreement fo...

FlightPath International classrooms now feature 60" flat screens


2014-02-26 09:33:32

After only a few months of success with the integration of iPad technology into the classroom, FlightPath International introduces the use of two 60...

Western aerospace industry concludes successful partnership day on Parliament Hill


2014-02-26 09:06:32

Twenty-six representatives from Western Canadian aerospace visited Ottawa to take part in the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada’s inaugural...

Cessna Citation Latitude prototype reaches maximum performance envelope


2014-02-26 09:03:41

In only the aircraft’s third flight, the Latitude prototype has successfully achieved full envelope performance for maximum speed (440 KTAS, 506 mph...

Middle Eastern operator Falcon Aviation Services signs a letter of iIntent for up to two Bombardier CSeries Aircraft


2014-02-26 08:52:36

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire one CS300 aircraft and an ...

StandardAero receives 2014 Rolls-Royce FIRST Network Customer Satisfaction Award


2014-02-25 16:31:43

The 2014 award represented the fifth consecutive year that the company has been recognized by Rolls-Royce for outstanding customer satisfaction. ...

Pratt & Whitney Canada congratulates Airbus Helicopters on the certification of the EC175


2014-02-25 15:12:51

On Jan. 30 of this year, Airbus Helicopters successfully obtained EASA Type Certification on the EC175 powered by the PT6C-67E. ...

StandardAero RR300 program advances with 5 recent engine inductions


2014-02-25 14:48:09

StandardAero has rapidly built up its capabilities and MRO services for Rolls-Royce RR300 helicopter engines, inducting five engines into the company...

SkyTrac Systems partners with DAC International


2014-02-25 11:55:36

SkyTrac Systems announced today that DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, specializing in avionics sales and distribution, has joined the...

FlightPath International Limited is expanding again


2014-02-25 11:15:19

An additional 4,000 square feet is being added to the corporate administration offices in Alliston, Ont. ...

Summit Helicopters acquires CC Helicopters


2014-02-25 11:06:49

The Ledcor Group of Companies, its subsidiary Summit Helicopters, and CC Helicopters announced that they have concluded a definitive agreement for Led...

Erickson announces corporate rebranding


2014-02-25 10:23:34

Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has announced that the company will now do business under the brand name of “Erickson.” ...

Send Word Now to provide emergency communication services to Canadian North Airlines


2014-02-25 09:38:05

Send Word Now, the worldwide leader in critical communications, announced today its selection by Canadian North Airlines to provide emergency notifica...

Universal Avionics sees increased interest from Super Puma operators to support offshore operations


2014-02-24 16:02:08

Authorized dealer, Heli-One Canada Inc., showcasing Super Puma Multi-Mission Management System retrofit program at Heli-Expo 2014....

Display cursor control unveiled for Next Generation MD Explorer


2014-02-24 16:01:51

First light-twin helicopter in market to offer “point and click" display control from the collective...

Discovery Air announces intention to complete rights offering


2014-02-24 16:01:27

Discovery Air Inc. today announced that, subject to the receipt of applicable regulatory approvals, it intends to complete a rights offering to raise ...

Skies set to turn pink during Women of Aviation Worldwide Week


2014-02-24 15:16:20

Week of awareness encourages girls and women to explore the aviation industry...

Government of Canada celebrates 6th annual National Aviation Day


2014-02-24 15:09:28

February 23 marked the sixth annual National Aviation Day in Canada. ...

Nav Canada releases 2013 Annual Report


2014-02-24 13:20:19

The theme for the 2013 annual report is ”Eyes on the Skies.”...

Pratt & Whitney Canada signs four major contracts with HEMS operators


2014-02-24 09:43:49

Pratt & Whitney Canada has signed engine maintenance contracts with four U.S. helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) operators that will keep the...

CWHM Lancaster to tour UK


2014-02-24 09:36:21

The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is pleased to announce that it will be flying its prized Avro Lancaster to England this August....

Latitude Technologies and AKV announce development partnership


2014-02-24 08:56:23

Latitude Technologies and AKV Inc. have jointly announced a technical and business development partnership between the companies. ...

PW200 engine family celebrates a quarter century of success


2014-02-21 12:37:11

October 1988 marked a new path in the helicopter industry for Pratt & Whitney Canada: the first flight of a PW200 series engine....

Pratt & Whitney Canada continues to gain momentum in the global helicopter market


2014-02-21 11:28:54

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s growing helicopter-engine business marked several major milestones in 2013 including reaching 50 million turboshaft flying ...

Joseph Randell resigns from the Discovery Air Board


2014-02-21 10:00:06

Discovery Air Inc. announced that Joseph Randell has resigned from Discovery Air's Board of Directors....

Canadian, U.S. Airports welcome promise of a North American approach to trusted travellers


2014-02-20 15:43:23

Airports Council International-North America and the Canadian Airports Council have welcomed the joint commitment of Canada, the United States, and Me...

Government invests in safety at Region of Waterloo International Airport


2014-02-20 15:16:26

The Government of Canada is investing $27,215 from the Airports Capital Assistance Program for the purchase of a runway condition reporting system whi...

Chorus Aviation Inc. announces fourth quarter and year end earnings


2014-02-20 15:03:08

Chorus Aviation Inc. has announced its fourth quarter and year end 2013 earnings. ...

Boeing, L-3 complete final phase of CF-18 Modernization for RCAF


2014-02-20 12:43:36

Boeing and L-3 MAS have completed the last scheduled phase of the CF-18 Incremental Modernization Program, ensuring that the avionics systems on the R...

Discovery Air announces resignation of chief financial officer


2014-02-20 09:47:54

Discovery Air Inc. announces the resignation of Mr. William (Bill) Martin as the chief financial officer of the Company effective March 31, 2014 due t...

Astronaut Chris Hadfield will be guest speaker at Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame induction ceremony


2014-02-19 16:10:33

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be the guest speaker at the 41st annual induction ceremony of Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame. ...

Daily, First Class Dreamliner service lands at YVR


2014-02-19 16:09:33

China Southern Airlines announced the arrival of its Boeing 787 - the first Dreamliner to operate daily service and offer passengers an exclusive Firs...

Cessna Citation Latitude takes to the skies


2014-02-19 13:40:38

Cessna Aircraft Company is celebrating the successful first prototype flight of its highly-anticipated Citation Latitude midsize business jet....

Cargojet awarded Purolator and Canada Post domestic air cargo network services contract


2014-02-19 13:10:41

Cargojet announced they have been awarded the Domestic Air Cargo Network Services contract and have signed a Master Services Agreement with the Canada...

Cadorath adds automated shot peen to capabilities


2014-02-19 12:58:46

Cadorath Aerospace is pleased to announce the addition of automated shot peen to its in-house capabilities....

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services - North America displays modified integrated cockpit at Heli-Expo


2014-02-19 12:49:47

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America, a subsidiary of Vector Aerospace, will have a custom-modified integrated cockpit on display at...

The RCAF to capitalize on innovation


2014-02-19 12:47:15

Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, the commander of the Royal Canadian Air Force, spoke to more than 100 members and friends of the Montreal Council on ...

Canadian War Museum displays hockey jersey from RCAF’s legendary gold medal-winning team


2014-02-19 12:42:16

A jersey belonging to a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force Flyers hockey team will be on display in the lobby of the Canadian War Museum until Mar...

417 Squadron answers medevac call


2014-02-19 12:36:37

A CH-146 Griffon helicopter from 417 Combat Support Squadron from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alta., took to the skies in record-breaking winds on for a medevac...

424 Squadron SAR crew presented with keys to City of Kingston


2014-02-19 12:28:58

The 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron crew involved in the dramatic rescue of a crane operator above a huge, raging fire in downtown Kingston, Ont. wa...

NACC welcomes the expansion of air services with Mexico


2014-02-19 12:22:52

The National Airlines Council of Canada welcomes the expansion of the Canada-Mexico Air Transport Agreement. ...

Air Canada selects Morpho's Itemiser DX for enhanced air cargo screening


2014-02-19 12:19:33

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, announced that Air Canada has deployed Morpho's Itemiser DX desktop explosives trace detecto...

Aircraft charters to remote sites boost ACS Canada's results


2014-02-19 12:08:55

Air Charter Service has reported that it has seen a 36 per cent increase in the number of charter contracts it completed in the country over the past ...

IMP Electronic Systems receives Boeing Gold Performance Excellence Award


2014-02-19 11:47:07

IMP Electronic Systems, an operating unit of IMP Aerospace & Defence, is pleased to announce that it has received the 2013 Gold Boeing Performance Exc...

Ascent Aerospace certifies new generation helitank firefighting system


2014-02-19 10:06:18

Ascent Aerospace announces the STC certification and production launch of the Ascent 50001C helitank system for Bell 212 helicopters. ...

B.C. Aerospace competitiveness receives $5 million boost from provincial budget


2014-02-19 09:53:26

In its annual budget, the B.C. government announced it would work with AIAC Pacific to deliver on its $5 million campaign promise in last year's provi...

Air Canada welcomes agreement to expand air services between Canada and Mexico


2014-02-19 09:45:39

Air Canada has welcomed the signing of an expanded Canada-Mexico Air Transport Agreement....

MDA to provide critical information to monitor surface deformation in mines


2014-02-19 09:21:55

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has signed contracts in excess of $1 million with two international mining customers to mon...

Safety investment at Kenora Airport to enhance safety in Northern Ontario


2014-02-18 16:46:07

The Government of Canada is investing $36,750 from the Airports Capital Assistance Program for the purchase of a runway condition reporting system....

PHP Louisiana doubles size of facility to 10,000 square feet


2014-02-18 12:00:22

Lafayette, La. based Precision Heliparts - Louisiana has announced that it has doubled the size of its facility to 10,000 square feet....

Quest increases landing weight for the KODIAK


2014-02-18 11:38:05

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has received FAA approval for an increase of 565 lbs to the maximum landing weight of the KODIAK...

Montreal-Trudeau ranks fourth in North America for number of direct flights to Europe


2014-02-18 11:03:43

Aéroports de Montréal is pleased to announce the new air services that will be available this summer at Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau Internation...

Safety investment at Quesnel Regional Airport will enhance safety in British Columbia


2014-02-18 09:16:07

The Government of Canada is investing $39,115 from the Airports Capital Assistance Program for the purchase of a runway condition reporting system....

Cadorath welcomes new repair development engineer


2014-02-14 14:27:01

Cadorath Aerospace is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Berkis to their Helicopter Extended Repair Development Team. ...

Nav Canada reports January traffic figures


2014-02-14 13:53:06

Nav Canada announced its traffic figures for the month of January 2014, as measured in weighted charging units for en-route, terminal and oceanic air ...

Kitchener Aero Avionics adds FAA STC for Garmin G-500H in Eurocopter EC120


2014-02-14 13:10:06

Kitchener Aero Avionics is pleased to announce the addition of an FAA STC for their “Glass-Cockpit” upgrade to the Eurocopter EC120 helicopter. ...

WestJet selects Panasonic for inflight entertainment and connectivity


2014-02-14 11:52:16

WestJet announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide the airline with a new inflight entertainment sy...

Air Canada rouge offers 30 per cent more capacity with launch of Montreal-Orlando service


2014-02-14 11:48:52

Air Canada rouge begins flying non-stop between Montreal and Orlando starting Feb. 15 with two convenient daily departures from Montreal....

GuestLogix and Inflight Service Europe AB enter three year agreement with Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA


2014-02-14 11:22:51

GuestLogix Inc. announced an agreement to deploy its onboard retail technology platform including POS handheld devices onboard Norwegian Air Shuttle A...

Bombardier concludes successful week at the Singapore Airshow; solidifies presence in Asia-Pacific region


2014-02-14 10:15:26

Bombardier concluded its participation in Asia's biggest airshow - the Singapore Airshow - with firm orders and commitments for up to 17 aircraft valu...

Malawian Airlines joins Q400 aircraft family as the 15th operator in Africa


2014-02-14 09:45:15

Bombardier Aerospace welcomed Malawian Airlines to its family of operators, following the airline's introduction to service of a Q400 NextGen turbopro...

Viking adds two Series 400 Twin Otters to Singapore Airshow sales total


2014-02-13 15:38:49

With the 2014 Singapore Airshow show well underway, Viking Air Limited was able to capture another multiple aircraft sale of the Twin Otter Series 400...

FLYHT recognized as a 2014 TSX Venture 50 company


2014-02-13 14:23:09

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a top ten performer in the Technology & Life Sciences Category of...

Jazz Aviation LP is named one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for the third consecutive year


2014-02-13 12:43:05

Jazz Aviation LP has been selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third year in a row. ...

US-Bangla Airlines of Bangladesh to launch its first operations with two Bombardier Q400 Aircraft


2014-02-13 12:36:55

Bombardier Aerospace has welcomed Dhaka-based US-Bangla Airlines Ltd. to the family of Q400 aircraft operators. ...

FIFA World Cup visits Canada aboard Danish Air Transport plane


2014-02-13 12:11:52

The FIFA World Cup Trophy has made its sole visit to Canada with a stop in Toronto during its world tour. ...

GE Canada and EDC co-host Canadian high-tech companies to boost competitiveness in the global aerospace market


2014-02-13 10:45:20

GE Canada and Export Development Canada are working together to identify and introduce innovative and globally minded Canadian companies into the supp...

Vector Aerospace successfully delivers fully refurbished AS332L-1 to Rainier Heli-Lift Inc.


2014-02-13 09:19:05

Vector Aerospace is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America has completed the successful deliv...

Minister Aglukkaq congratulates Air North on their inaugural Whitehorse to Ottawa flight


2014-02-12 15:15:15

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq congratulates Air North on their first Whitehorse to Ottawa flight, which will increase economic opportunity and growth ...

Porter Airlines and EL AL Israel Airlines sign interline agreement


2014-02-12 14:54:02

Porter Airlines and EL AL Israel Airlines have signed an interline agreement facilitating more options for travel between Canada and Israel. ...

Air Canada reports record full year 2013 results


2014-02-12 14:12:08

Air Canada has reported record full year earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and impairment, and aircraft rent of $1.433 billi...

Beechcraft Corporation reports strong finish to 2013


2014-02-12 13:54:31

Beechcraft Corporation has announced its fourth-quarter and year-end 2013 delivery data. ...

Bombardier, Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation and FlightSafety International sign letter of intent to establish Q400 NextGen aircraft pilot training


2014-02-12 12:46:51

Bombardier Aerospace announced that it has co-signed a letter of intent with Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation and FlightSafety International to establish...

AJW Technique expands capabilities by investing in custom engineered equipment


2014-02-12 12:33:25

AJW Technique has just completed final certification of a custom engineered heating system designed to complement the hot and cold pneumatic component...

Skye Avionics completes first installation of the Garmin GTX330 ES integrated with Freeflight 1201 WAAS/GPS sensor


2014-02-12 12:29:53

Skye Avionics has completed the first installation in the world of the Freeflight 1201 GPS WAAS receiver integrated with the Garmin GTX330 ES Transpon...

Bombardier increases capabilities at its newly inaugurated Singapore Service Centre through on-site support agreement


2014-02-12 12:25:20

Bombardier Aerospace announced that it will be adding full service interior refurbishment capabilities to its comprehensive line and heavy maintenance...

First KODIAK delivered to Brazil


2014-02-12 12:20:13

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has appointed Quest Aircraft Do Brasil as the KODIAK dealer for Brazil....

Viking Twin Otter Series 400 demonstrates strong SE Asia presence


2014-02-12 12:10:28

With the announcement of a new dual aircraft order to First Flying Co., Ltd. of Japan, the Viking Twin Otter Series 400 continues to demonstrate a str...

Viking sells first series 400 Twin Otters to Japanese market


2014-02-12 12:04:12

Viking Air Limited and First Flying Co., Ltd. of Osaka, Japan, have entered into an agreement for the purchase of two Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft, ...

Lessor Falko Regional Aircraft Limited joins Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft family


2014-02-12 11:47:19

Bombardier Aerospace and Falko Regional Aircraft Limited have announced that Falko has added a CRJ900 aircraft to its portfolio. ...

Government of Canada introduces changes to pilot licensing


2014-02-12 10:53:15

The Honourable Lisa Raitt announced amendments to the Canadian Aviation Regulations which will set the groundwork for the introduction of the Multi-cr...

MDA awarded multiple contracts to monitor offshore exploration and production activity


2014-02-12 10:19:48

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has been awarded three contracts valued at a few million dollars. ...

Customer signs letter of intent to purchase up to 12 Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen aircraft


2014-02-11 17:06:37

Bombardier Aerospace announced that a customer, who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed a letter of intent to purchase up to...

AJW Group to ramp up presence in China


2014-02-11 17:00:27

Following the successful launch of AJW in China some years ago, AJW Group announces its intention to increase its investment in the region with expand...

AJW Technique achieves ANAC Brazil Certification


2014-02-11 16:55:47

AJW Technique, the ascendant component repair and overhaul specialists, have achieved ANAC Brazil Certification. ...

Bombardier inaugurates its first wholly owned service centre in the Asia-Pacific region


2014-02-11 16:48:36

Bombardier Aerospace held an inauguration event, coinciding with the Singapore Airshow, to officially open its new full-scale, company-owned service c...

Esterline CMC Electronics' new PilotView 12.1 inch Class 2 Electronic Flight Bag and Aircraft Information Server Selected by Bombardier for CSeries aircraft


2014-02-11 16:34:53

Esterline CMC Electronics’ new 12.1 inch Class 2 PilotView Electronic Flight Bag system has been selected as a factory option on the Bombardier CSer...

Pratt & Whitney Canada and Hawker Pacific sign MOU for DPHM servicing in Asia Pacific region


2014-02-11 15:31:12

Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Hawker Pacific at Singapore Airshow 2014....

CAE reports third quarter financial results for fiscal year 2014


2014-02-11 15:10:22

CAE has reported financial results for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2013....

Cessna Citation fleet passes 30 million flight hours


2014-02-11 14:36:30

Cessna Aircraft Company is proud to announce that the fleet of Citation Jets is passing the 30 million flight hour mark, an accomplishment unmatched i...

Pilatus enhances PC-12 NG for 2014


2014-02-11 12:52:39

Pilatus is introducing five new features in the 2014 model in an effort to keep demand high for the popular single engine turboprop. ...

Appointment to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority


2014-02-11 12:30:47

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has announced the appointment of Melissa L. Coulson to the board of directors of the Canadian Air Tr...

Joe Frakes initiating plans to restart Mallard program, industry veteran Sam Jantzen to lead reintroduction


2014-02-11 12:06:14

Joe Frakes has announced the creation of Mallard Aircraft, a new venture to reintroduce the Turbine Mallard amphibious utility, commuter, VIP and spec...

CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures wins responsible travel and tourism forum leadership award


2014-02-11 11:02:14

CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures was honored with the prestigious Responsible Travel & Tourism Forum Leadership Award at a special ceremony in To...

Bombardier opens new commercial aircraft Regional Support Office and enhanced sales and marketing team


2014-02-11 10:17:25

Bombardier Aerospace announced the opening of its newest Regional Support Office, geared at providing support to commercial aircraft operators in Sing...

Cascade Aerospace awarded C-130J Heavy Maintenance Centre status


2014-02-10 13:44:52

Cascade Aerospace Inc. announces that Lockheed Martin recently executed an agreement that formalized Cascade as one of only two authorized Lockheed Ma...

Canadian Helicopters hosts Terrace hangar grand opening


2014-02-10 12:51:42

Canadian Helicopters recently hosted a grand opening and open house of its newly built hangar and office facility in Terrace, B.C....

Existing customer orders three Bombardier CSeries aircraft - program's firm-order tally increases to more than 200


2014-02-10 11:34:51

Bombardier Aerospace announced that an existing customer, which has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has placed a firm order for an addi...

Middle Eastern operator Falcon Aviation Services orders two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2014-02-10 11:21:57

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Q400 NextGen turboprop aircr...

Robinson introduces glass avionics


2014-02-10 10:50:19

Robinson Helicopter Company is introducing a new line of instrument panels and avionics for the R22, R44, and R66. ...

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services - North America wins B.C.'s Top Employers for 2014 Award


2014-02-07 15:53:06

Vector Aerospace is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America has been chosen as one of B.C.’s...

The Sky's No Limit - Girls Fly Too! event encourages girls and women to explore the aviation industry


2014-02-07 14:14:58

A celebration of Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! will be held for free at the Langley Regional Airport on Sa...

Canada's Aviation sector welcomes continued focus on tourism by Canadian Chamber


2014-02-07 12:36:38

The Canadian Airports Council and National Airlines Council of Canada have welcomed the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's continued recognition of 'uncom...

Héroux-Devtek reports fiscal 2014 third quarter results


2014-02-07 12:32:04

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has reported its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2014 ended Dec. 31, 2013....

CRIAQ is proud to launch its 100th research project in a revolutionary potential field of the aerospace sector


2014-02-07 11:51:37

The Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Quebec launches its 100th project MANU-601 entitled Additive Manufacturing Technologies for...

Air North, Yukon's Airline provides Northerners with a direct link to Ottawa


2014-02-07 11:39:30

Air North, Yukon's Airline is pleased to announce the launch of its new service linking Yukon's capital, Whitehorse, to the Northwest Territories' cap...

Summit Group and Haisla Nation form aviation partnership


2014-02-07 09:40:41

The Summit Aviation Group and the Haisla Nation announced that they have jointly formed a new entity called Summit Kitimaat Aviation Limited Partnersh...

424 Squadron medevacs three patients from Christian Island


2014-02-06 10:24:31

A search and rescue team from 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron from 8 Wing Trenton, Ont., evacuated three patients from an isolated community on Chri...

Air Canada reports record January load factor


2014-02-06 10:04:52

For the month of January, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 80.0 per cent, versus 79.4 per cent in January 2013, an increase of 0.6 p...

Beechcraft inducts three aircraft into Hawker 400XPR upgrade program


2014-02-05 16:58:40

Beechcraft Corporation announced that its Hawker 400XPR upgrade program has taken a significant step toward first deliveries, with the first three air...

Loss of tail rotor effectiveness led to 2013 helicopter crash near Fort McMurray, Alta.


2014-02-05 16:26:55

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into a collision with terrain of a Bell 206B helicopter near Fort McMu...

Value propositions, increased industry engagement to play key role in Government's new Defence Procurement Strategy


2014-02-05 13:25:40

The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and the Honourable Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, have un...

London Air Services first Canadian operator to receive Bombardier's new Learjet 75 aircraft


2014-02-05 13:15:48

London Air Services (LAS), one of Canada's leading corporate jet service providers, takes off this year on a high note with the purchase of five new B...

EC175 cold weather testing in Canada


2014-02-05 12:35:57

In late January, Airbus Helicopters brought the new seven-ton EC175 to Canada for cold weather trials. ...

Matt Bradley named FLYHT president


2014-02-05 11:59:44

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has promoted Matt Bradley to the position of president effective Jan. 31, 2014....

WestJet reports January load factor of 80.9 per cent


2014-02-05 10:11:49

WestJet has announced January 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 80.9 per cent. ...

Grants available for aviation students to attend 2014 CHC Safety & Quality Summit


2014-02-05 09:33:10

Aviation students can now apply for the opportunity to attend the 10th-annual CHC Safety & Quality Summit, through grants which honour a long-time adv...

Boeing to start building first Next-Generation 737 at increased production rate


2014-02-04 17:13:46

Boeing is starting assembly this week of the first Next-Generation 737 to be built at the increased rate of 42 airplanes per month. ...

TrainingPort.net creates RVSM training for maintenance personnel


2014-02-04 17:09:19

TrainingPort.net has just released a unique online training course on RVSM for business aviation maintenance personnel. ...

Lockheed Martin files for FAA type design update


2014-02-04 16:25:59

Lockheed Martin officials submitted a Program Notification Letter to the Federal Aviation Administration on Jan. 21, 2014, for a type design update fo...

WestJet reports record full-year net earnings and earnings per share


2014-02-04 10:22:12

WestJet has announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for 2013, with record net earnings of $268.7 million, or $2.03 per diluted share, up fro...

The Comox Valley Airport Commission welcomes two new board members


2014-02-04 09:43:31

The Comox Valley Airport Commission is pleased to confirm the appointment of Andy Frost and Joe Schommer to its Board of Directors. ...

MDA awarded additional work for multi-mission ground system


2014-02-03 17:12:34

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has received additional contracts totaling over US$6 million for an unspecified customer. ...

Canadian North named official carrier for Inuit Circumpolar Council General Assembly


2014-02-03 17:07:56

Canadian North was selected by Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada, as the official carrier of the ICC General Assemb...

Aviation industry leaders to review airport security screening speed


2014-02-03 14:17:07

The Airport Pre-Board Screening Efficiency Team will conduct an industry-led study focused on identifying possible ways to speed up security screenin...

Bombardier secures order for eight Global business jets


2014-02-03 14:05:02

Bombardier Aerospace announced that it has received a firm order for eight Global business jets, including three Global 6000, two Global 7000 and thre...

Lessor Palma Holding Limited places firm order for up to eight Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2014-02-03 12:38:43

Bombardier Aerospace announced that lessor Palma Holding Limited has signed a firm purchase agreement for four dual-class Q400 NextGen aircraft. ...

FLYHT announces realignment of officer roles


2014-02-03 12:12:47

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Bradley to the position of president effective Jan. 31, 2014. ...

Héroux-Devtek announces acquisition of British landing gear company APPH


2014-02-03 11:54:39

Héroux-Devtek Inc. announces it has acquired the entire share capital of U.K.-based APPH Limited and U.S.-based APPH Wichita, Inc., subsidiaries of B...

IGOPP states the reporting and accountability of the boards of major Canadian airports must be strengthened


2014-02-03 11:32:41

According to a study made public by the Institute for Governance of Public and Private Organizations, Canadian airports should be subjected to an inde...

Frank van Gisbergen appointed chair of Comox Valley Airport Commission


2014-01-31 11:48:30

The Comox Valley Airport Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of director Frank van Gisbergen to the position of chair on CVAC's board of...

MDA announces Canada's DND Sapphire satellite completes commissioning and has transitioned into operations


2014-01-31 09:34:10

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that the Sapphire satellite developed by MDA for Canada's Department of National Defence has comple...

Discovery Air announces new airborne training services contract with the German Armed Forces


2014-01-30 11:13:05

Discovery Air Inc. announced that Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. has entered into a contract to provide airborne training services to the German ...

Curtiss-Wright and GasTOPS Ltd. welcome Canadian aerospace companies to Ottawa for F-35 industry partner conference


2014-01-30 10:42:06

Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions and GasTOPS Ltd. welcome their colleagues to Ottawa for an F-35 industry partner conference....

Air Transat becomes 14th airline to reserve WheelTug delivery slots


2014-01-30 10:16:45

WheelTug plc announced the execution of a Slot Option Purchase Agreement with A.T. Inc., Air Transat, for four slot options for 737NG Aircraft....

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics' SAM adds Part 23 AML STC to growing list of certifications


2014-01-29 14:48:49

Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics announced that the FAA has granted a Part 23 Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate for the MD302 St...

Fatigue crack leads to engine failure and forced landing of Sikorsky S-76 helicopter


2014-01-29 14:28:45

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the August 13, 2012 engine power loss and ditching of a Sikorsky ...

Shadin Avionics AIM enables first FAA certification of a Class 2 iPad EFB


2014-01-29 14:21:02

Shadin Avionics recently announced the flyTab Aircraft Interface Module, which received an FAA TSO certification in June of 2013, has now been certif...

Jazz donates $12,722 to Chisholm Services for Children


2014-01-29 12:25:51

Jazz Aviation LP is pleased to announce a gift of $12,722 to Nova Scotia-based Chisholm Services for Children. ...

CAE named exclusive Dassault-Approved Training Provider for new Falcon 5X aircraft


2014-01-29 10:14:39

CAE and Dassault announced an agreement naming CAE as the exclusive Dassault-Approved Training Provider for the newly-launched Dassault Falcon 5X. ...

A350 XWB completes cold weather testing in Iqaluit


2014-01-29 08:53:34

Airbus’ A350 XWB MSN3 development aircraft with a team of 48 Airbus specialists has completed cold weather trials at Iqaluit. ...

C.D. Howe Institute releases "Full Throttle: Reforming Canada's Aviation Policy" report


2014-01-28 12:28:53

The C.D. Howe Institute has released its report, "Full Throttle: Reforming Canada's Aviation Policy" examining government policy regarding Canadian av...

MDA provides additional support to US Air Force in the design of high-precision flight path safety system


2014-01-28 11:51:18

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced it has signed a contract under its Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity agreement with the U.S ...

SmartPilot.ca announces the addition of new videos on upset training


2014-01-28 11:22:42

SmartPilot.ca has just added new, purpose developed material dealing with the subject of Upset Training. ...

Flying Colours Corp. becomes the first Canadian MRO to achieve full CAAC approval


2014-01-27 15:09:36

Flying Colours Corp. announced that it has become the first Canadian MRO to receive complete airframe and specialized service CCAR 145 MOC approval fr...

Controlled ejection at 15 Wing Moose Jaw


2014-01-27 12:37:33

Two Canadian Armed Forces personnel made a controlled ejection from a CT-156 Harvard aircraft near 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Sask., on Jan. 24 at approximate...

Nominations open for 2014 Northern Lights Awards


2014-01-27 11:49:53

The Northern Lights Award Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 6th annual awards program. ...

Air Canada rouge to offer more Caribbean destinations this summer


2014-01-27 11:38:51

Air Canada today announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rouge, is expanding its choice of more Caribbean destinations this summer. ...

Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil certify the Bell 429WLG


2014-01-27 10:43:50

Bell Helicopter announced the initial certification of the Bell 429WLG by Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil. ...

MHM ramps up visual content with custom video


2014-01-24 14:12:29

MHM Publishing is excited to announce the launch of its newest division, MHM Media. ...

Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield to bring wisdom, wit to 2014 CHC Safety & Quality Summit


2014-01-24 12:57:58

Chris Hadfield, a Canadian astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for the gala d...

Destination: International Space Station. First stop: Antarctica.


2014-01-24 12:54:13

XPAntarctik, a crew of six experienced explorers, leaves Canada tomorrow on the first leg of an unprecedented 45-day expedition to Antarctica. ...

Helitowcart introduces new heli-carrier for wheeled helicopters


2014-01-24 11:35:19

Helitowcart has released its new V1060 Heli-Carrier, created to tow helicopters equipped with wheeled undercarriage....

CASARA establishes new search and rescue units in the Arctic


2014-01-24 11:13:11

Search and rescue capabilities in Canada’s vast North expanded last year with the establishment of two new civilian search and rescue units in Canad...

Toronto Port Authority submits funding proposal for city infrastructure related to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport


2014-01-24 09:40:29

The Toronto Port Authority advised that it has presented an infrastructure-funding proposal to the federal government for groundside infrastructure im...

Jazz raises funds for children by transforming aircraft parts into furniture


2014-01-23 17:05:06

Jazz Aviation LP is pleased to announce a collaboration with Toronto-based design firm Creative Group Interiors to raise funds for charity. ...

Transat A.T. receives conditional exemption from applicable take-over bid and related early warning reporting requirements


2014-01-23 14:38:28

Transat A.T. Inc. announces that the company received, on Dec.18, 2013, a conditional exemption from applicable take-over bid and related early warnin...

Comox Valley Airport reports 2013 passenger numbers


2014-01-23 14:30:41

The Comox Valley Airport announced Jan. 23, that it served 313,186 passengers in 2013. ...

Bombardier Aerospace's latest delivery to Horizon Air brings fleet to more than 50 Q400 aircraft


2014-01-23 11:53:16

Bombardier Aerospace and Horizon Air celebrated the delivery of the airline's 51st Q400 turboprop airliner in Portland, Ore....

Magellan Aerospace to manufacture Airbus A320 complex structural wing ribs


2014-01-23 10:07:14

Magellan Aerospace announced an agreement with Airbus S.A.S. to manufacture and supply complex, 5-axis machined wing ribs for Airbus' single aisle A32...

Get ready for more Skies News!


2014-01-22 14:42:16

MHM Publishing is pleased to announce that in response to reader feedback, its Skies News e-newsletter will be now be released three times per week....

British Airways to provide more reasonable terms and conditions


2014-01-22 13:14:26

In a decision released Jan. 17, the Canadian Transportation Agency deemed certain British Airways' tariff provisions unreasonable and ordered the carr...

Canadian Joint Strike Fighter Industrial Group to conduct F-35 open forum


2014-01-22 12:55:04

On Jan. 30, Canadian industry giants will host an open forum webinar discussion about the F-35 program and its benefits to the Canadian public. ...

AFIRS 228S delivered to L-3 Aviation Recorders on schedule


2014-01-22 12:38:09

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has announced that all deliverables agreed to in the arrangement announced by FLYHT on May 22, 2012 have been delivered...

Air Canada provides pension plan solvency update


2014-01-22 11:44:23

Air Canada has provided an update regarding its Canadian pension plans solvency status. The airline projects its Canadian registered pension plans at ...

MDA awarded key technology development work for space exploration and communications


2014-01-22 09:44:40

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has been awarded multiple strategic technology development contracts by the Canadian Space...

Bombardier Aerospace delivers 238 aircraft and receives orders for 388 aircraft in 2013


2014-01-21 10:47:09

Bombardier Aerospace announced that it delivered 238 aircraft during 2013, compared to 233 aircraft deliveries in the previous calendar year ended Dec...

CAE sets new record for full-flight simulator sales with 43 sold year to date


2014-01-21 10:40:45

CAE announced that it has set a new record for the sale of full-flight simulators with 43 FFS already sold year to date in fiscal 2014. ...

Avcorp receives Boeing Performance Excellence award


2014-01-21 09:36:45

Avcorp Industries Inc. announced that it has received a 2013 Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award. ...

Beechcraft celebrates 50th anniversary of King Air first flight


2014-01-20 17:59:21

Celebration launches year-long commemoration of the King Air....

WestJet spreads wings across Canada and beyond


2014-01-20 12:13:15

WestJet has announced its most comprehensive schedule release since the airline took to the skies in 1996....

Avianor and Gulf Air sign contract for cabin interior upgrade of four Airbus A330 aircraft


2014-01-17 10:07:45

Avianor Inc. announces that it has signed a “turn key” agreement with Gulf Air to assist in the upgrade of four of its A330-200 aircraft. ...

Air Transat and Aerocycle lay the foundations for a program for green dismantling of commercial aircraft


2014-01-16 15:03:20

Air Transat, in collaboration with Aerocycle has once again confirmed its steadfast commitment to sustainability principles by laying the foundations ...

Al Qahtani Aviation Company orders up to 26 Bombardier CSeries aircraft


2014-01-16 13:11:09

Bombardier Aerospace announces that Dammam-based Al Qahtani Aviation Company has signed a firm purchase agreement for 16 CS300 aircraft with options f...

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre offers free seminar


2014-01-16 12:46:03

The Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre is offering a free Learn to Fly seminar Wed., Jan. 15th, open to anyone interested in aviation. ...

Bombardier Aerospace confirms change to CSeries entry-into-service


2014-01-16 12:23:44

The CS100 aircraft's entry-into-service is now scheduled for the second half of 2015 and will be followed by the CS300 aircraft's entry-into-service a...

Air Canada rouge begins recruiting in Western Canada for Spring 2014 flights


2014-01-16 12:13:59

Air Canada rouge is expanding west and is starting to build a team of rouge crew (flight attendants) needed for flights starting this spring out of Ca...

Airbus set new order records in 2013


2014-01-16 12:09:17

Airbus exceeded commercial targets in 2013, achieving a new record of 626 aircraft deliveries to 93 customers and a new industry record of 1619 gross ...

Hawkair launches Women in Leadership program


2014-01-16 12:03:00

Hawkair is proud to announce the formation of its Women in Leadership Executive Development Program that supports the development of women in leadersh...

Héroux-Devtek announces initiatives to optimize and consolidate manufacturing capacity


2014-01-16 11:44:51

Héroux-Devtek Inc. announces initiatives to optimize and consolidate manufacturing capacity, while further enhancing productivity throughout the orga...

GTAA chairman of the board releases statement


2014-01-16 11:27:34

Vijay Kanwar, chairman of the board of directors of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority, announced that steps will be taken to ensure the disruptio...

WestJet welcomes GTAA review of Toronto Pearson


2014-01-16 09:51:07

WestJet announced support for a review of the disruptions that occurred at Pearson International Airport. ...

Air Canada named Best Long Haul Airline in the Americas


2014-01-15 16:48:48

Air Canada has been named the Best Long Haul Airline (Americas) for 2014 by the airline safety and product reviewing website, AirlineRatings.com....

Embraer meets aircraft delivery guidance for 2013 with 90 commercial and 119 executive jets


2014-01-15 16:35:57

Embraer S.A. delivered 32 commercial and 53 business jets during the fourth quarter of 2013, thus closing out the year with 90 airplanes delivered to ...

WestJet Encore connects across the Prairies


2014-01-15 16:11:35

Wednesday, Jan. 15, WestJet Encore launched daily non-stop service between Winnipeg, Man. and Regina, Sask....

Aeryon Labs introduces Map Edition bundles for Aeryon sUAS


2014-01-15 15:50:17

Aeryon Labs introduces Map Edition bundles for Aeryon small Unmanned Aerial Systems, available for both the Aeryon Scout and Aeryon SkyRanger....

Mid-Canada Mod Center and Esterline CMC Electronics announce STC for upgraded FMS installations on Airbus A310


2014-01-15 15:48:08

Mid-Canada Mod Center and Esterline CMC Electronics are pleased to announce a new and significant Flight Management System upgrade for the Airbus A310...

Wheels Up selects Skyservice as exclusive sales agent in Canada


2014-01-14 12:20:55

Wheels Up has appointed Skyservice as its exclusive sales agent for Canada. ...

Nav Canada announces first quarter financial results


2014-01-14 12:08:50

Nav Canada has released its financial results for the three months ended Nov. 30, 2013....

Boeing finds significant potential in green diesel as a sustainable jet fuel


2014-01-14 11:31:02

Boeing has identified "green diesel," a renewable fuel used in ground transportation, as a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel....

WestJet named Value Airline of the Year


2014-01-13 13:41:12

WestJet announced that Air Transport World has named it the 2014 Value Airline of the Year as part of the magazine's 40th annual global airlines indus...

TSB releases investigation report for fatal air accident near Renfrew, Ont.


2014-01-13 12:47:34

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the loss of control and collision with terrain of a SOCATA TBM700...

Toronto Port Authority accepts Payment-In-Lieu of Taxes proposal for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport


2014-01-13 12:26:45

The Toronto Port Authority announced that it has accepted the revised offer from Toronto City Council regarding the amount of Payment-In-Lieu of Taxes...

COM DEV announces fourth quarter and year-end fiscal 2013 results


2014-01-10 13:14:53

COM DEV International Ltd. has announced fourth quarter and year-end financial results for the three- and twelve-month periods ended Oct. 31, 2013. ...

Westjet charters Atlas Air 747 to alleviate YYZ weather backlog


2014-01-10 11:54:16

WestJet chartered an Atlas Air Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet on Jan. 9, 2014 to alleviate a huge backlog of passengers stranded at Toronto Lester B. Pearso...

Fred Bates to serve on Comox Valley Airport Commission Board


2014-01-10 11:35:30

The Comox Valley Airport Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Bates as a director of the board. ...

Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Ltd. is for sale


2014-01-09 12:10:29

Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Ltd. announced Jan. 9, that the company is now being offered for sale, to someone who can take the company to the next s...

Boeing 787 on final approach to Vancouver International Airport


2014-01-09 11:52:23

Vancouver International Airport ushered in the Year of the Dreamliner with Japan Airlines' announcement that it will begin Boeing 787 operations on it...

NORAD commander recognizes 22 Wing North Bay


2014-01-09 11:29:39

22 Wing/Canadian Forces Base North Bay was recognized for its unique place in the RCAF when U.S. Army General Charles Jacoby Jr., commander of NORAD a...

Jazz Aviation LP recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top 25 Employers for the third year in a row


2014-01-09 10:47:32

Jazz Aviation LP has been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top 25 Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for the third consecutive year. ...

Cargojet announces aircraft fleet renewal


2014-01-08 12:10:36

Cargojet Inc. has announced its aircraft fleet renewal plans. ...

CAE wins defence contracts valued at more than CAD$110 million


2014-01-08 12:00:44

CAE announced that it has won contracts valued at more than CAD$110 million, not including options, to provide a range of training systems and service...

International Water-Guard Industries Inc. appoints new president


2014-01-07 12:01:56

IWG Technologies Inc. announces that effective Jan. 6, 2014 Darryl E. Jacobs was appointed as president, International Water-Guard Industries Inc. ...

Chorus Aviation Inc. announces partial redemption of convertible debentures due Dec. 31, 2014


2014-01-07 11:53:17

Chorus Aviation Inc. announced that is has exercised its right to partially redeem its 9.50 per cent Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures mat...

Comtek awarded Bombardier Global 7000 and Global 8000 floor supply contract


2014-01-07 11:04:14

Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture the floor panels on Bombardier Aerospa...

Air Canada reports record load factors for December and full year 2013


2014-01-07 10:22:33

For the month of December 2013, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 82.7 per cent....

ALPA urges Transport Canada to update pilot fatigue rules to enhance safety


2014-01-06 13:38:36

The ALPA has issued a statement regarding the implementation of new flight- and duty-time regulations for airline pilots in the United States, emphasi...

WestJet makes early return to Myrtle Beach


2014-01-06 11:39:59

WestJet today announced it will resume its non-stop seasonal service between Toronto and Myrtle Beach, S.C....

Bombardier announces business jet orders


2014-01-06 11:22:21

Bombardier Aerospace has announced significant business jet orders....

Emirates Airline firms up order for 50 additional A380s


2014-01-06 10:59:18

Emirates Airline and Airbus have completed discussions and signed the firm contract for 50 additional A380s....

WestJet reports December load factor of 81.7 per cent


2014-01-06 09:54:54

WestJet announced December 2013 traffic results with a load factor of 81.7 per cent. ...

Gogo network goes live over Canada


2014-01-06 09:47:36

Gogo announced that the first phase of its Canadian air-to-ground Wi-Fi network is live in Canada....

CHC Group Ltd. commences initial public offering of its ordinary shares


2014-01-06 09:34:10

CHC Group Ltd. announced that it has commenced an initial public offering of 29,412,000 of its ordinary shares, all of which will be offered by the co...

Government of Canada to continue with Maritime Helicopter Project and begin retiring Sea Kings in 2015


2014-01-03 17:17:38

The Government of Canada and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation have announced the decision to continue with the Maritime Helicopter Project and begin reti...

Montreal-Trudeau Airport welcomes its 14 millionth passenger of 2013


2014-01-02 14:53:35

On Dec. 30, Aéroports de Montréal proudly welcomed Montréal-Trudeau airport's 14 millionth passenger of 2013. ...

1 Canadian Air Division releases an operational year in review


2014-01-02 12:45:14

The Royal Canadian Air Force proudly stood on guard for all Canadians in 2013, serving in operations at home and abroad, maintaining readiness and enh...

Airbus Group takes off into 2014 with joint brand


2014-01-02 09:25:10

Taking off into the New Year, the EADS group has been rebranded as “Airbus Group”. ...

Embraer Executive Jets conducts successful first flight for the Legacy 450


2013-12-30 13:05:58

Embraer Executive Jets’ newest aircraft, the Legacy 450, has made a successful first flight. ...

Textron to acquire Beech Holdings


2013-12-26 20:00:42

Beechcraft Corporation announced on Dec. 26 that Textron Inc. has agreed to acquire Beech Holdings, LLC, the parent of Beechcraft Corporation, for app...

Rockwell Collins completes acquisition of ARINC Incorporated


2013-12-25 21:47:08

ARINC's Industry Standards Organization and Aerospace Systems Engineering and Support business for military is being divested as part of the sale....

FLYHT updates warrant and stock option exercises


2013-12-25 21:43:45

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has reported warrant and stock option exercises since Sept. 30....

Bombardier secures orders for 10 Challenger business jets


2013-12-25 21:39:31

Bombardier Aerospace announced on Dec. 24 that it has received a firm order for 10 Challenger business jets from an undisclosed customer....

Statement by the Minister of National Defence on the holiday season


2013-12-25 21:33:28

This has been an active year for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson reported...

SkyTrac Systems extends seminar registration dates


2013-12-23 14:35:37

Due to an overwhelmingly favorable response to the upcoming Seminar "Harnessing the Power of Your Satellite Data to Enhance Safety, Efficiency & Compl...

Record year for Canadian international air transport relations


2013-12-23 14:33:50

The Government of Canada concludes an already remarkable year by signing four new international air transport agreements....

Edmonton International Airport welcomes new non-stop flights from Dallas/Fort Worth airport


2013-12-23 12:41:14

Edmonton International Airport is excited to welcome American Airlines’ new non-stop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport beginning A...

SkyTrac Systems announces installation service


2013-12-23 12:20:40

SkyTrac Systems has announced that it has added installation services to its capabilities....

FlightPath integrates iPad technology into their Technical Maintenance training


2013-12-20 11:34:58

FlightPath International has recently integrated the use of iPad technology into their technical courses to great success. ...

Vector signs exclusive MRO support contract with Blackcomb Aviation


2013-12-20 09:10:24

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services-North America has signed a 5 year, exclusive MRO support contract with Blackcomb Aviation....

Air Canada confirms approval of extending pension funding arrangements


2013-12-19 16:15:57

Air Canada said Dec. 19, that the Government of Canada has advised the airline that, further to the agreement announced on March 12, 2013, new regulat...

Electronic travel authorization should not deter tourism and trade opportunities, says Canada's airports


2013-12-19 14:39:41

The Canadian Airports Council has submitted comments urging the federal government to take a "light touch" approach to its new electronic travel autho...

IAAE announces three new Accredited Members


2013-12-19 12:36:10

The International Association of Airport Executives (Canada) is pleased to announce three new Accredited Memebers; Garry Price A.A.E., Maxx Kochar A.A...

Northrop Grumman and NASA fly Global Hawk in Canadian airspace for first time to study Canadian Arctic


2013-12-19 12:24:05

Northrop Grumman Corporation, the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and a team of international science organizations successfully flew a Global Hawk...

CAE signs contracts valued at more than CAD $90 million


2013-12-19 12:06:18

CAE has announced that it has signed contracts for five full-flight simulators, a series of flight training devices and update services. ...

Héroux-Devtek Laval landing gear products employees ratify four-year agreement


2013-12-19 11:55:29

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has announced that its 110 unionized Landing Gear products employees at the Laval, Qué. facility have agreed to an advanced four-...

Airbus signs MoU with Honeywell and Safran to develop electric taxiing solution for the A320 Family


2013-12-19 11:50:40

As part of on-going research and development into future technology options, Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with EGTS International, ...

Bombardier and Air Cote d'Ivoire reach firm purchase agreement for up to four Q400 NextGen aircraft


2013-12-18 15:22:50

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that its purchase agreement with Abidjan-based airline, Air Cote d'Ivoire, is now firm. ...

Héroux-Devtek announces disagreement between Devtek Aerospace and UTC Aerospace Systems


2013-12-18 15:01:41

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has been notified by UTC Aerospace Systems of its intent to initiate arbitration relating to the interpretation of a non-compete c...

HDI Landing Gear USA Inc. signs long-term contract with Boeing to supply 777 landing gear


2013-12-18 14:56:52

Héroux-Devtek Inc. announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary HDI Landing Gear USA Inc. has signed a long-term contract with The Boeing Company to su...

Discovery Air completes the acquisition of Advanced Training Systems International


2013-12-18 14:32:59

Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air) has completed the acquisition of Advanced Training Systems Internatio...

Fly Jamaica expands to Toronto


2013-12-17 14:21:46

Fly Jamaica Airways has commenced service to Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport....

Air Transat becomes the first airline to attain minimization level certification from the World Green Aviation Council


2013-12-17 11:45:30

Air Transat, world’s first certified green airline in 2011, has reached another milestone, becoming the first airline in the world to have achieved ...

IWG announces renewal of water treatment units supply contract with Gulfstream


2013-12-17 10:55:28

International Water-Guard Industries Inc. announced it has renewed its agreement with Gulfstream to provide water treatment units for the G450 and G55...

DART completes its mission in the Philippines


2013-12-17 10:42:34

The Government of Canada announced on Dec. 16, 2013, that the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) has completed its humanitarian assistance missi...

WestJet and iTravel2000 sign letter of intent


2013-12-16 16:57:54

WestJet has announced that iTravel2000 has signed a letter of intent to use the WestJet Direct API connection provided by Farelogix to book and ticket...

Charles Hamelin Voted Air Canada Athlete of the Year


2013-12-16 14:48:49

Air Canada announced Canadian short track speed skater Charles Hamelin has been voted the winner of the Air Canada Athlete of the Year Award in a nati...

Lockheed Martin celebrates 100th F-35 Lightning II


2013-12-16 14:02:48

At a ceremony attended by more than 2,000 employees and guests, Lockheed Martin celebrated the production of its 100th F-35 Lightning II. ...

SkyTrac Systems demonstrates real-time flight exceedances


2013-12-16 11:47:08

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce the successful flight test of their Flight Data Monitoring system in a Bell 212 with Skyline Helicopters Ltd....

Discovery Air Inc. announces results for the quarter ended Oct. 31, 2013


2013-12-16 11:38:52

Discovery Air Inc. announced its financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended Oct. 31, 2013. ...

WestJet issues third corporate sustainability report


2013-12-13 11:29:18

WestJet has released its 2012 corporate social responsibility report using the Global Reporting Initiative framework to outline economic, environmenta...

Chorus Aviation and GA Telesis sign letter of intent to form innovative joint venture


2013-12-13 10:56:10

Chorus Aviation Inc. and GA Telesis, LLC have announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture to provide supply chain solu...

Canadian Skies wants to hear from you!


2013-12-12 16:08:28

How often do you want to get your Canadian Skies e-newsletter?...

New program to provide free air transportation to cancer patients in Labrador


2013-12-12 15:27:24

Canadian Cancer Society, Newfoundland and Labrador Division, and Hope Air announced a collaboration to provide free air transportation to cancer patie...

Air Canada selects Boeing 737 MAX to renew mainline narrowbody fleet


2013-12-12 15:25:40

Air Canada on Dec. 11 announced its mainline narrowbody fleet renewal plan that includes commitments, options and rights to purchase up to 109 Boeing ...

American Airlines orders up to 220 aircraft from Bombardier and Embraer


2013-12-12 15:15:30

American Airlines has split a massive order for up to 220 new aircraft between Bombardier and Embraer. ...

Airbus Military reveals more details of C295 firefighter program


2013-12-12 12:40:01

Airbus Military has completed a second round of tests of its prototype C295 firefighting aircraft which will provide detailed data on the performance ...

GBU-32 weapon delivery accuracy test completes F-35 Lightning II flight test milestone


2013-12-12 12:30:23

An F-35B fighter aircraft successfully employed a Guided Bomb Unit-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition weapon from the F-35B's internal weapons bay agains...

Waypoint Leasing announces helicopter leasing transaction with CHC Helicopters


2013-12-12 12:03:30

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited announced that it has reached an agreement with CHC Helicopters to lease to CHC 13 new technology medium and heavy ...

U.S. Army Reserve soldiers get northern exposure


2013-12-12 12:00:56

U.S. soldiers traveled to a remote area in northeast Canada called Goose Bay, Nov. 18, 2013, to meet with Canadian service-members and other Canadian ...

CHC Helicopter reports operating results for fiscal-2014 second quarter


2013-12-12 11:53:23

CHC Helicopter's revenue and earnings were both down year-over-year, partly as a result of limited availability of EC225 aircraft, along with costs to...

Transat A.T. Inc. reports results for fiscal 2013


2013-12-12 11:51:54

Transat A.T. Inc. posted revenues of $808.6 million for the quarter ended Oct. 31, 2013, compared with $763.4 million in 2012, an increase of $45.2 mi...

Gulfstream names Kevin Brink North American sales director, west division


2013-12-12 11:38:21

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently appointed Kevin Brink sales director, North American sales, Northwest. ...

Gulfstream names Scott Clarey North American sales director, west division


2013-12-12 11:26:01

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently appointed Scott Clarey sales director, North American Sales, Southwest. ...

MDA continues surveillance service for Australian Defence Force


2013-12-12 11:16:16

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. announced that it has been contracted by the Commonwealth of Australia to continue MDA's Unmanned Aerial Vehi...

Elected officials call for security screening designation of the Sherbrooke airport


2013-12-11 14:52:21

Officials in the Sherbrooke region took part in a mobilization effort to get Transport Canada to add the Sherbrooke airport to the list of airports de...

Bombardier celebrates Endeavor Air's CRJ900 NextGen regional jet deliveries


2013-12-11 12:16:34

Bombardier Aerospace has officially welcomed Delta Air Lines' subsidiary Endeavor Air to the family of CRJ900 NextGen aircraft operators....

WestJet names new executive vice-president, operations


2013-12-11 11:57:01

WestJet has announced the appointment of Fred Cleveland to the position of executive vice-president, operations, effective Jan. 6, 2014. ...

A hundred sick kids bring Santa Claus to Montreal thanks to Air Transat and the Children's Wish Foundation


2013-12-11 11:33:04

On a very special flight bound for the North Pole, at a cruising altitude of 8,000 metres, about a hundred sick children joined forces with Air Transa...

Defective blade caused November 2011 crash of a Bell 206L helicopter in Kapuskasing, Ont.


2013-12-11 09:59:49

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the November 2011 collision with terrain of a Bell 206L helicopte...

Bombardier enrolls three new Eurolot aircraft in its Q400 Smart Parts program


2013-12-10 12:15:40

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Eurolot S.A. has reaffirmed its confidence in Bombardier's market-leading Smart Parts program by enrolling its thr...

Air Canada selects Air Georgian to operate additional regional routes under RFP process


2013-12-10 12:05:23

Following a previously announced Request for Proposals , Air Canada announced that it has signed an MOU to expand its relationship and amend its capac...

General Dynamics delivers first deployable fast-time acoustic replay system for Department of National Defence


2013-12-10 11:52:53

General Dynamics Canada has delivered the first of three deployable fast-time analysis systems for the CP-140 Aurora Maritime Patrol Aircraft....

FLYHT signs and ships Dragon to launch customer


2013-12-10 11:32:47

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce the sale and shipment of five of its recently released Dragon products to DAC Aviation Internati...

Quickstep signs Lockheed Martin C-130J memorandum of agreement


2013-12-10 11:19:52

Quickstep Holdings Limited announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with Lockheed Martin for the manufacture and delivery of 120 sets of...

Element Financial Corporation acquires helicopter portfolio


2013-12-10 10:16:47

Element Financial Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of GE Capital in the US to acquire a portfolio for...

GE Capital finances new acquisition of Universal Helicopters


2013-12-10 10:06:35

GE Capital announced that it is providing a $10 million senior credit facility to a group of investors to purchase and operate Universal Helicopters N...

EADS outlines plan for defence and space restructuring


2013-12-10 09:31:05

EADS has presented a restructuring plan for its future Airbus Defence and Space Division (Airbus DS) to the European Works Council....

Bombardier to celebrate first deliveries of CRJ900 NextGen aircraft to Endeavor Air


2013-12-09 15:26:14

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Endeavor Air invite representatives of the media to attend a ceremony to celebrate the start of deliveries of CRJ90...

Air Canada gets top honours in travel magazine awards


2013-12-09 15:13:29

Air Canada has once again been named best airline in North America by frequent travelers. ...

YVR to welcome All Nippon Airways to Canada


2013-12-09 14:27:30

Vancouver Airport Authority announced the upcoming arrival of All Nippon Airways (ANA) to Vancouver International Airport (YVR)....

RCAF Chief of the Air Staff participates in an exercise in Corsica, France


2013-12-09 14:22:31

Lieutenant-General Yvan Blondin, RCAF Air Force Commander, prepares for a flight in a RAFALE fighter jet during a joint Canadian-French exercise....

Skyservice hires Geoff Carlyle as director of business development


2013-12-09 14:20:57

Skyservice announces the appointment of Geoff Carlyle to the role of director, business development - Western Region....

Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation Industry Co. signs letter of intent with Bombardier for 30 Q400 NextGen turboprops


2013-12-09 14:18:55

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. has signed a letter of intent to acquire 30 firm Q400 NextGe...

WestJet and Santa surprise travellers with a holiday miracle


2013-12-09 12:46:11

WestJet has released the airline's second annual holiday video showing how WestJet and Santa teamed up to delight unsuspecting travellers with a real-...

Air Canada to launch Tokyo-Haneda Dreamliner service from Toronto


2013-12-06 15:06:20

Air Canada has announced that it will operate daily flights between Toronto-Pearson and Tokyo-Haneda beginning July 1, 2014 using the Boeing 787 Dream...

Porter Airlines supports vote deferral and closer examination of airport studies


2013-12-06 12:01:42

Porter Airlines supports the decision to defer its proposal for introducing quiet jet service at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport until early next ye...

Discovery Air announces pending acquisition of Advanced Training Systems International


2013-12-05 20:02:47

Discovery Air Inc. announced on Dec. 5 the pending acquisition of Advanced Training Systems International, Inc....

Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame to induct four new members


2013-12-05 18:02:48

Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame will induct four new members at its 41st annual gala dinner and ceremony to be held in Calgary, Thursday, May 29, 201...

Canadian NORAD Region to conduct training off Atlantic Coast


2013-12-05 13:42:11

The Canadian NORAD Region will participate in Exercise Amalgam Dart, Dec. 3 to 5, 2013, off the Canadian Atlantic Coast to practice intercept and iden...

Manitoba Minister of Health temporarily suspends STARS


2013-12-05 12:46:57

Following a recent patient transportation incident with STARS air ambulance service, Manitoba Health Minister Erin Selby took advice from medical prof...

Latest batch of Murphy Rebels completed


2013-12-05 12:44:48

Patterson AeroSales is now accepting orders for delivery positions in a new run of 10 Murphy Aircraft Manufacturing Ltd kitsplanes....

AFIRS selected by Datang Mobile Aviation Group for ARJ21 OEM install


2013-12-05 12:44:30

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce that they have agreed to provide through Datang Mobile Aviation division, the AFIRS 228 real-tim...

Air Canada premiers new Boeing 787 Dreamliner cabin interiors


2013-12-05 12:43:07

Air Canada is premiering its brand new international cabin design and seating that the airline will feature on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet. ...

Air Canada selects Rockwell Collins Dispatch 100 avionics support program for new Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet


2013-12-05 12:21:00

Air Canada has selected Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100 avionics service and asset management program for its new fleet of 37 Boeing 787 Dreamliners....

Iraqi Airways signs purchase agreement for up to 16 Bombardier CS300 aircraft


2013-12-05 11:40:21

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Iraqi Airways has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire five CS300 mainline jetliners. The agreement inc...

Air Canada reports November load factor


2013-12-05 11:36:16

For the month of November, Air Canada reported a system load factor of 76.5 per cent, versus 78.1 per cent in November 2012, a decrease of 1.6 percent...

Aero Montreal supports the establishment of a fund to promote innovation among Quebec aerospace SMEs


2013-12-04 15:39:17

Aéro Montréal has announced its support for the creation of a fund established by Finalta Capital that is dedicated to providing strategic support f...

WestJet reports November load factor of 79.7 per cent


2013-12-04 15:11:57

WestJet announced it has achieved its second-highest November load factor. ...

Canada and Panama expand air transport relationship


2013-12-04 13:56:09

The Honourable Lisa Raitt and the Honourable Ed Fast, have announced Canada's successful conclusion of negotiations with Panama resulting in an expand...

Inadvertent entry into instrument meteorological conditions led to fatal June 2012 helicopter crash in Terrace, B.C.


2013-12-04 10:00:19

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into a fatal collision with terrain involving a Eurocopter AS350 opera...

Charity opportunity reaches new heights


2013-12-03 16:47:52

Philanthropic adventurers now have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take to the global skies for charity. It's an intriguing, exotic escapade with ...

Bombardier Aerospace appoints new senior vice president of sales, marketing and asset management, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft


2013-12-03 14:58:29

Bombardier Aerospace has announced the appointment of Raymond Jones as senior vice president, sales, marketing and asset management, Bombardier Commer...

Zenith Jet signs exclusive agreement with AMETEK Aerospace and Defense


2013-12-03 12:24:54

Zenith Jet Inc. announces an exclusive agreement with AMETEK Power and Data Systems and AMETEK Advanced Industries as the Canadian representative for ...

Shell removes lead from light aircraft fuel


2013-12-03 10:20:36

Shell has become the first major oil company to develop a lead-free replacement for Aviation Gasoline (Avgas 100 and 100LL), which will now begin a st...

Jazz Aviation LP selected as one of Nova Scotia's Top 15 Employers for third consecutive year


2013-12-02 15:38:45

Jazz Aviation LP has been recognized as one of Nova Scotia's Top 15 Employers for 2014 by Mediacorp Canada Inc, making this the third consecutive year...

Air Canada rouge crew reaches 200 with many more needed as the airline grows


2013-12-02 15:37:20

After starting up service in July with just 4 aircraft and 23 routes, Air Canada rouge has recently grown to over 200 Disney-trained rouge crew member...

Aero Montreal signs two strategic collaboration agreements


2013-12-02 14:34:34

Aéro Montréal signed two framework agreements for cooperation with the Vermont Aerospace & Aviation Association and with the New Hampshire Aerospace...

Bombardier and China Express Airlines announce purchase agreements for up to 16 CRJ900 NextGen aircraft


2013-12-02 14:22:23

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that China's sole specialized regional airline, China Express Airlines, has placed a firm order for three CRJ900 Ne...

Industry Minister James Moore announces new measures in response to Emerson report on space


2013-12-02 12:32:53

In a speech at the Aerospace Innovation Forum in Montreal, Industry Minister James Moore delivered the government's response to the 2012 report by the...

Quebec aerospace industry reaffirms the need to reduce the environmental impacts of future aircraft


2013-12-02 10:09:00

Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, in collaboration with CRIAQ, the Consortium for Research and Innovation in Aerospace in Québec, opened ...

Air Canada rouge adds the only non-stop flights from Toronto to Sarasota


2013-11-29 15:04:40

Air Canada rouge continues its expansion into Florida Nov. 30th, launching Saturday and Sunday flights from Toronto to Sarasota, on Florida's white sa...

Tentative pilot agreement not ratified


2013-11-29 14:57:37

WestJet announced that its pilots have voted against a tentative agreement by a margin of 58.7 per cent. ...

Porter looks forward to full council debate on plans


2013-11-29 12:11:12

Porter Airlines President and CEO Robert Deluce looks forward to a full discussion of the city staff report on Porter's growth proposal at next week's...

Eurocopter Canada demonstrates EC225 capabilities for the offshore oil and gas industry


2013-11-28 11:36:32

Eurocopter Canada Ltd. is showcasing the EC225 helicopter in St. John’s this week to demonstrate the rotorcraft’s features and capabilities for th...

Royal Canadian Air Force announces pilot and theme for 2014 CF-18 Demo Team


2013-11-28 11:15:19

The Royal Canadian Air Force is pleased to announce the appointment of Captain Adam “Manik” Runge as the pilot for the 2014 CF-18 Demonstration Te...

ACE Aviation reports third quarter results


2013-11-28 11:08:55

ACE Aviation Holdings Inc. (ACE) has announced its results for the third quarter of 2013. ...

Engine failure caused August 2012 crash of a Bell 407 helicopter in Wabush, N.F.


2013-11-28 10:40:52

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the August 2012 engine failure and hard landing of a Bell 407 hel...

Reduced rate of climb and excess weight among causal factors in fatal 2012 air accident


2013-11-27 15:14:10

The TSB has released its investigation report into the crash of a Piper PA-30 near Brenda Mines west of Kelowna, B.C. ...

Porter Airlines brings seasonal greetings to Mont Tremblant, Vermont and Myrtle Beach


2013-11-27 14:56:21

Porter Airlines is back with service to three popular seasonal destinations this coming winter and spring - Mont Tremblant, Que., Burlington, Vt., and...

RCAF exercises expeditionary capability in multinational training


2013-11-27 11:35:50

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) will participate in Exercise Serpentex 2013 from Nov. 25 to Dec. 6, 2013, at Solenzara Air Force Base in Corsica, ...

DCAM Flight Instructor Safety Award presented to Chris Walsh of Moncton Flight College


2013-11-27 09:45:27

The prestigious 2013 DCAM Flight Instructor Safety Award was presented by award co-founder Jane Abramson to Chris Walsh, of Moncton Flight College....

Textron to acquire Mechtronix of Montreal


2013-11-27 09:04:45

Textron Inc. announced it has signed agreements to acquire two flight simulation and aircraft training product companies – Mechtronix Inc., located ...

Air Canada comments on Jazz benchmark arbitration


2013-11-26 14:11:13

Air Canada provided the following statement on the Nov. 25 decision in the arbitration relating to the benchmarking provisions of its Capacity Purchas...

Turkish Airlines to operate out of Montreal-Trudeau airport


2013-11-26 12:36:25

Aéroports de Montréal is pleased to announce that Turkish Airlines, named Best Airline in Europe for 2013 by Skytrax, will begin operating out of Mo...

Chorus Aviation Inc. confirms successful outcome of benchmarking arbitration with Air Canada


2013-11-26 12:17:51

Chorus Aviation Inc. received confirmation that the decision in the arbitration relating to the benchmarking provisions in the Capacity Purchase Agree...

Eurocopter Canada delivers EC130 to Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources


2013-11-26 10:12:58

Eurocopter Canada has delivered an EC130 single-engine helicopter to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources....

Star announces sale of STAR-A.D.S. to Almasria Universal Airlines


2013-11-25 16:12:06

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. is pleased to announce that Almasria Universal Airlines has now placed a firm purchase order for the installation a...

Bombardier and the Tianjin Airport Economic Area to establish maintenance facility for Bombardier business and commercial aircraft in China


2013-11-25 15:51:22

Bombardier Aerospace and the Tianjin Airport Economic Area announced that they have signed a letter of agreement to increase aircraft maintenance serv...

Air Canada rouge launches up to six flights daily linking Toronto-Orlando


2013-11-25 12:53:27

Air Canada rouge has begun year round flying between Toronto and Orlando, Fla. with three daily departures and two more starting on Dec. 14. ...

Caravan BATT offered by Wilson Aircraft


2013-11-25 12:51:28

Ken Wilson, president of Wilson Aircraft in Aurora, Ont., has become the first Canadian to sell SEI Industries Ltd.’s new bulk aviation transport ta...

FLYHT welcomes the Dragon to family of products


2013-11-25 12:39:39

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. is pleased to introduce the Dragon as an exciting new member of the FLYHT family of products. ...

WestJet Encore arrives in Terrace-Kitimat


2013-11-25 12:00:49

WestJet Encore's new service between Vancouver and Terrace, B.C. began with a kick-off at the Vancouver International Airport and ceremony in Terrace-...

Kaman announces agreement with Boeing for the manufacture and assembly of 747-8 wing-to-body fairing


2013-11-22 14:04:23

Kaman Corporation announced that its Aerospace segment has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with Boeing Canada Winnipeg....

One year since PASCAN inaugurated operations in Bathurst


2013-11-21 13:45:42

One year ago, PASCAN launched its first flight from Bathurst, N.B. as part of the company's development program. ...

Bombardier wraps up a successful week at the 2013 Dubai Airshow


2013-11-21 12:19:39

Bombardier Aerospace has concluded a successful week at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, having announced firm orders and commitments for up to 38 aircraft val...

GE Capital shows support to the growth of Koss Aerospace


2013-11-21 12:13:32

GE Capital, Canada has announced it has provided $1.9 million in equipment financing to Koss Aerospace....

Airbus Americas welcomes director of procurement for Canada


2013-11-20 16:47:35

As part of its business strategy to continue to grow its supplier network in North America, Airbus Americas has created a new position to nurture its ...

Air Canada Cargo and Cargojet begin discussions towards commercial cooperation


2013-11-20 12:14:42

Air Canada and Cargojet have signed a Letter of Intent to explore strategic opportunities in cargo and airline operations within Canada and in interna...

TSB deploys an investigator to the site of a fatal aircraft accident in Abbotsford, B.C.


2013-11-19 14:03:43

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is deploying an investigator to Abbotsford, B.C., where an ultralight aircraft was involved in a fatal accid...

KODIAK receives Venezuelan certification


2013-11-19 13:57:44

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has received full certification for the KODIAK from Venezuela’s Civil Aviation Authority....

Abu Dhabi Aviation signs LOI for two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2013-11-19 12:28:58

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Abu Dhabi Aviation has signed a Letter of Intent for two Q400 NextGen aircraft....

Windsor and Essex County aviators help kids with cancer take flight


2013-11-19 12:25:48

On Sept. 29, 2013, kids with cancer and their families took flight at the Canadian Historical Aircraft Association at CYQG - Windsor Airport....

Bombardier and Nok Air of Thailand sign purchase agreement for up to eight Q400 NextGen Aircraft


2013-11-19 12:20:57

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Nok Air has placed a firm order for two Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners, taken options for two additional Q400 Ne...

Iraqi Airways signs letter of intent for up to 16 Bombardier CS300 aircraft


2013-11-19 12:06:20

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Iraqi Airways has signed a letter of intent to acquire five CS300 mainline jetliners....

Field Aviation selected as aircraft modifier and integrator on Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft program


2013-11-19 11:47:19

Field Aviation has been awarded a significant contract by Boeing Defense, Space and Security....

GAL Aviation Inc. gains approved supplier status from Bombardier Aerospace


2013-11-19 11:40:57

GAL Aviation Inc., a Quebec-based manufacturer of aircraft interior components, has achieved the status of Approved Supplier for Bombardier Aerospace....

Pilatus and Falcon Aviation services sign letter of intent for PC-24 aircraft


2013-11-18 14:56:22

Pilatus has announced that Falcon Aviation Services of Abu Dhabi has decided to enter into a Letter of Intent thus confirming their strong interest in...

Nav Canada reports October traffic figures


2013-11-18 14:49:44

Nav Canada announced its traffic figures for the month of October 2013 in comparison to the prior fiscal year. ...

Vector Aerospace establishes new engine turbine overhaul facility at Seletar Aerospace Park, Singapore


2013-11-18 14:45:49

Vector Aerospace Corporation is pleased to announce the establishment of a new engine facility at Singapore's Seletar Aerospace Park specially built f...

Aircraft Maintenance Systems introduces the AMS Smart Inventory Barcode Checkout Tool


2013-11-18 14:01:08

Aircraft Maintenance Systems has introduced its newest feature, the AMS Smart Inventory Barcode Checkout Tool (Smart Checkout Tool)....

A new aerospace player has landed in Laval


2013-11-18 13:54:37

Representatives of the media are invited to attend the official opening of the new AéroCompétence Training Center of Institut de formation aérospat...

Lessor Palma Holding Limited signs for up to eight new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft


2013-11-18 12:57:19

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Palma Holding Limited has signed a letter of intent to acquire up to eight dual-class Q400 NextGen aircraft....

Bombardier welcomes Ethiopian Airlines as an ASF for Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprops in Africa


2013-11-18 12:42:19

Bombardier Aerospace has welcomed Ethiopian Airlines of Addis Ababa, as an Authorized Service Facility for Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft....

Bombardier and Air Côte d'Ivoire sign agreement for up to four Q400 NextGen aircraft


2013-11-18 12:28:17

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Air Cote d'Ivoire, has signed a conditional purchase agreement for two Q400 NextGen aircraft with options for an a...

Boeing selects Bombardier Business Jet for Maritime Surveillance Aircraft program


2013-11-18 12:21:15

Boeing has selected Bombardier's Challenger 605 business jet as the platform for its Maritime Surveillance Aircraft program....

Passengers willing to invest time and money in search of comfort


2013-11-18 11:54:57

International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior to...

Member of Parliament Laurie Hawn attends unveiling of rare Canadian-made aircraft


2013-11-18 11:46:32

The Honourable Laurie Hawn attended the unveiling of a de Havilland DH.80A Puss Moth at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum. ...

Bombardier Learjet receives FAA certification for the Learjet 75 aircraft


2013-11-15 16:04:25

Bombardier Aerospace announced that Learjet has been awarded Federal Aviation Administration Certification for its Learjet 75 aircraft. ...

WestJet welcomes Dublin to our network


2013-11-15 12:04:55

WestJet has announced Dublin, Ireland, as the airline's first transatlantic destination with seasonal daily service from June 15, 2014, to Oct. 5, 201...

FLYHT signs new AFIRS contract with first South American customer


2013-11-14 12:11:15

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has signed a contract with a South American cargo airline for the Automated Flight Information Reporting System. ...

Chorus Aviation issues third quarter earnings


2013-11-14 12:02:22

Chorus Aviation Inc. has issued its third quarter 2013 earnings. ...

FLYHT Reports Third Quarter Results


2013-11-14 11:55:30

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has reported financial results for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013....

CAE reports second quarter financial results for fiscal year 2014 and announces dividend increase


2013-11-14 11:43:38

CAE has reported financial results for the second quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013. ...

Cargojet announces third quarter results


2013-11-14 11:29:33

Cargojet Inc. has announced financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013....

Government of Canada invests in safety at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport


2013-11-13 17:19:36

Ryan Leef, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has announced funding for an important safet...

Air Georgian and Regional 1 complete joint venture


2013-11-13 17:17:18

Air Georgian Limited and Regional 1 Airlines have completed a joint venture through the creation of a parent company, Regional Express Aviation Ltd....

Transat Holidays unpacks the facts on Canadian travel


2013-11-13 17:10:33

Transat Holidays has released the results of a new national Travel Index, which uncovers the facts, challenges and interests of more than 2,000 Canadi...

Flying Colours delivers first special mission CRJ ExecLiner Sharjah, UAE


2013-11-13 12:44:10

Flying Colours Corp. has delivered its first special mission CRJ ExecLiner conversion to Sharjah, UAE-based operator Eagle Aviation FZC....

Avcorp announces 2013 third quarter financial results


2013-11-13 12:34:33

Avcorp Industries Inc. has announced its consolidated financial results for the quarter ended Sept.30, 2013. ...

Canadian North improves website


2013-11-13 12:23:16

Canadian North website now offers a fare calendar, flight status and interactive route map....

Royal Canadian Air Force participates in a multinational exercise in Brazil


2013-11-13 12:03:28

Two CC-130J Hercules aircraft and over 40 members of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be participating in CRUZEX FLIGHT 13, a key Latin American mult...

WestJet RBC MasterCard does it again


2013-11-13 09:12:06

The WestJet RBC World Elite MasterCard and the WestJet RBC MasterCard have received top marks in Canada's Top Travel Rewards Credit Card category by R...

Porter Airlines passes 10 million passengers


2013-11-12 11:27:55

Porter Airlines confirmed that it carried passenger number 10 million in its history on Friday, Nov. 8. ...

FLYHT signs new AFIRS contract with first South American customer


2013-11-12 11:17:10

FLYHT is pleased to report that it has signed a contract with a South American cargo airline for the Automated Flight Information Reporting System....

Magellan Aerospace Corporation Announces Financial Results


2013-11-12 10:11:16

Magellan Aerospace Corporation released its financial results for the third quarter of 2013....

HNZ Group reports 2013 third quarter results


2013-11-12 08:50:30

HNZ Group Inc. has announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2013....

Indonesian Lion Group signs contract with CAE for four A320 full-flight simulators and four training devices


2013-11-11 14:09:54

CAE has announced that it has sold four full-flight simulators and four training devices to Lion Group....

Eurocopter Canada announces order for AS350 B3e to Yellowhead Helicopters Limited


2013-11-11 14:09:19

Yellowhead Helicopters will introduce the AS350 B3e for heli-skiing in British Columbia....

Wood Buffalo Helicopters and Summit Helicopters announce merger


2013-11-11 13:05:28

The Ledcor Group of Companies and Wood Buffalo Helicopters have announced an agreement to merge their helicopter businesses and assets into a single o...

Magellan Aerospace to machine and assemble components for Airbus A350 XWB program


2013-11-11 13:04:08

Magellan Aerospace Corporation has announced that an agreement has been reached between Airbus S.A.S. and Magellan Aerospace securing a major work pac...

Paul Spring awarded Eurocopter Canada Innovation in Safety award


2013-11-11 10:09:46

Eurocopter Canada presents the “Innovation in Safety” award to Paul Spring, president, Phoenix Heli-Flight Inc. ...

Eurocopter Canada announces sale of two EC135 helicopters to Blackcomb Aviation


2013-11-11 09:48:42

Twin-engine aircraft to be utilized for Blackcomb Aviation’s specialized power utility work in Western Canada....

FLYHT secures 218-Unit AFIRS order from seven Chinese airlines through partner


2013-11-08 15:24:24

FLYHT through its Chinese partner Skyblue, has secured orders for 218 of its Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228 model, to be installed ...

CAE signs contracts for six full-flight simulators, training devices and update services


2013-11-08 15:05:54

CAE has announced that it has signed contracts for six full-flight simulators, flight training devices and simulator update services....

Héroux-Devtek reports fiscal 2014 second quarter results


2013-11-08 14:40:02

Héroux-Devtek Inc. has reported its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended Sept. 30, 2013....

From the air to the air waves


2013-11-08 13:43:16

WestJet gives TV viewers chance to travel without leaving the couch....

Air Canada reports record third quarter 2013 Results


2013-11-08 13:33:20

Air Canada has reported adjusted net income of $365 million or $1.29 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2013....

F-35 drag chute developed by Canadian company


2013-11-07 17:08:16

Steve O’Bryan of Lockheed Martin recently visited Airborne Systems Canada and presented Charles Matthewson, general manager, and employees an image ...

Canadian Business honours WestJet CEO


2013-11-07 14:27:44

National magazine names Gregg Saretsky one of Canada's top new leaders....

TSB releases report for 2010 runway excursion of American Airlines Boeing 747


2013-11-07 13:27:25

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the Nov. 30, 2010 runway excursion of an American Airlines Boeing...

Complex mountain flying conditions caused an unrecoverable aerodynamic stall in July 2011 crash


2013-11-07 12:56:54

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the July 2011 collision with terrain of a Cessna 152 near Harriso...

FLYHT receives Boeing 737 activation STC from Transport Canada for AFIRS 228


2013-11-07 09:32:10

FLYHT has reported it has received an activation Supplemental Type Certificate for its AFIRS 228 on the Boeing 737 - 700/800 series aircraft from Tra...

Airbus Military and Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic bring investment to Prince Edward Island


2013-11-07 09:20:27

$150 million contract would provide long-term maintenance for Airbus C295 Engines....

Aero-Flite acquires brand new Bombardier 415 Super Scooper


2013-11-06 17:16:01

Bombardier has celebrated the sale and delivery of its 50th iconic Bombardier 415 superscooper aircraft assembled at its North Bay, Ont. facility....

Five Chipmunks and counting


2013-11-06 16:15:50

Based near Toronto, John Sims has refurbished five Chipmunks and a Slingsby T-67C Firefly since 2002. ...

GTAA reports 2013 third quarter results


2013-11-05 15:50:02

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority has reported its financial and operating results for the three- and nine-month periods ended Sept. 30, 2013. ...

WestJet reports third quarter net earnings


2013-11-05 11:43:16

Airline achieves 34th consecutive profitable quarter and flies over 300,000 additional guests year over year ....

Bombardier Aerospace appoints new president for Bombardier Business Aircraft


2013-11-05 11:05:15

Bombardier Aerospace has announced the appointment of Eric Martel as president, Bombardier Business Aircraft and Michel Ouellette as president, Bombar...

Hiring at the cultural crossroads - two new appointments at Aerolia


2013-11-05 10:54:39

Aerolia has announced the recent appointment of two new managers. ...

Million Air CSR of the Year Award presented to Anuja Shah


2013-11-05 10:37:53

The annual Million Air CSR of the Year Award was given to Anuja Shah – a CSR with the Million Air Toronto team. ...

Cascade Aerospace wins significant C-130K contract with the Mexican Air Force


2013-11-05 10:29:51

Cascade Aerospace has signed a contract with the Canadian Commercial Corporation to undertake modernization and sustainment activities on two Mexican ...

Paul DeHerrera named CEO of Universal Avionics


2013-11-04 14:39:14

Universal Avionics has announced that Paul DeHerrera has been appointed chief executive officer for the company. ...

Heroux-Devtek announces temporary layoffs and reduction in activities for the U.S. Air Force


2013-11-04 14:02:37

Héroux-Devtek Inc. announces the temporary layoff of approximately 40 employees at its Longueuil facility due to a significant slowdown in landing ge...

FLYHT signs new AFIR contract with Eastern European airline


2013-11-04 13:27:58

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has reported that it has signed a contract with an eastern European airline for the Automated Flight Information Report...

Heli-One Helicopter MRO announces additions to sales team


2013-11-04 10:56:12

Heli-One has announced the appointment of two long-time aviation industry leaders to its helicopter MRO sales team....

TrainingPort.net now offering initial training courses


2013-11-01 16:11:25

TrainingPort.net has announced that in addition to a full spectrum of recurrent training solutions, it has just released an assortment of initial stan...

Air Canada rouge starts service from Toronto to Montego Bay with 50 per cent more seats


2013-11-01 15:34:10

Air Canada rouge has launched its new service from Toronto to Montego Bay. ...

F-35A Lightning II conducts first live fire weapons test with AIM-120 AMRAAM


2013-11-01 14:57:17

The F-35 Lightning II executed its first live-fire launch of a guided air-to-air missile over a military test range off the California coast on Oct. 3...

FAA verifies Citation X speed


2013-10-31 13:22:09

Cessna Aircraft Company has concluded certification flights with the FAA on the new Citation X, validating the aircraft’s maximum operating speed of...

Canadian Skies giving away a Hamilton Khaki Pilot watch


2013-10-31 13:13:26

Canadian Skies is giving away a Hamilton Khaki Pilot watch to one lucky reader....

FAA to allow airlines to expand use of personal electronics


2013-10-31 11:56:14

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta has announced that the FAA has determined airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices dur...

CF-18 Demo Team flies Canadian colours across Americas


2013-10-31 09:36:52

Flying from coast to coast and across international borders, the CF-18 Demonstration Team was honoured to represent the Canadian Armed Forces again th...

Air Seychelles adds Viking Series 400 Twin Otters to expanding fleet


2013-10-30 15:42:19

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, BC, and Air Seychelles have signed an agreement for three additional Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft....

Conde Nast Traveler names Porter best small airline in world


2013-10-30 12:14:42

Porter Airlines is the best small airline in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler's 2013 Readers' Choice Awards. ...

The Calgary Airport Authority launches 30 Days 300 Ideas campaign


2013-10-30 11:55:13

The Airport is asking Calgarians for ideas on how to celebrate the new runway opening....

CHC Safety and Quality Summit 2014 call for papers issued


2013-10-30 11:42:35

The call for papers for the 2014 CHC Safety & Quality Summit has been released....

MDA awarded contract to provide unmanned aerial surveillance solution to DND


2013-10-30 11:32:43

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. has announced that it has been awarded a contract valued at CA$11.3 million with Canada's Department of Nati...

JetBlue deal marks 10 000th Airbus A320 family order


2013-10-30 11:28:38

Order includes 35 new aircraft; 18 upsized models; launches Sharklets retrofit program....

Centennial College to receive Ontario government funding for aerospace training


2013-10-30 10:57:58

Centennial College to receive up to $26 million from Ontario government for aerospace training....

Minister Raitt reiterates government commitment to strengthening land border and aviation security


2013-10-30 10:24:08

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has addressed the SecureTech 2013 Conference on the Government of Canada's ongoing work to strengthe...

Tentative agreement reached between CFPA and Nav Canada


2013-10-29 15:18:24

Nav Canada has announced that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Canadian Federal Pilots Association....

CAE renews long-term commercial training and services contracts with Jazz Aviation LP


2013-10-29 15:10:23

CAE and Jazz Aviation LP have announced that they have renewed their exclusive long-term training services agreements. ...

Pratt and Whitney Canada invests in technologies and upgrades to its facilities


2013-10-29 15:00:58

Pratt & Whitney Canada has announced investments totalling $275 million over five years, including the creation of a World-Class Centre of Excellence ...

FlightSafety adds ForeFlight and Aeronautical Data Systems to its Extended Advantage Program


2013-10-28 16:35:47

FlightSafety has announced the addition of ForeFlight and Aeronautical Data Systems to its Extended Advantage program....

SSL-built satellite for Sirius XM Radio successfully performs post-launch maneuvers


2013-10-28 16:12:49

Space Systems/Loral has announced that the Sirius FM-6 satellite, designed and built for Sirius XM Radio, is performing post-launch maneuvers accordin...

Saudia commences Canadian scheduled service at Pearson


2013-10-28 16:06:07

Saudi Arabian Airlines commenced it's inaugural scheduled service to Canada on Oct. 28, 2013. ...

New Calgary-Miami flights take to the skies


2013-10-28 13:57:52

WestJet launches non-stop service to the cruise capital of the world. ...

AvTec Aero named first foreign Approved Service Center for Italian aerospace manufacturer ASE S.p.A


2013-10-28 13:44:23

The CanRep Group Inc., has announced that its MRO company AvTec Aero Maintenance Inc. has concluded an agreement with ASE S.p.A. in which AvTec Aero h...

Direct flights to Mexico from YQQ start this weekend


2013-10-28 13:38:12

The Comox Valley Airport will send off the first Mexico bound passengers with a Fiesta celebration at the airport on Saturday, Nov. 2. ...

Aeroports de Montreal announces its results for the third quarter of 2013


2013-10-28 13:05:47

Aéroports de Montréal has announced its consolidated financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended Sept. 30, 2013. ...

Airbus calls on aviation industry to set a new standard for long haul comfort


2013-10-28 12:59:03

Airbus proposes 18 inch (45.72cm) seat width as the standard for future long haul economy air travel....

Benjamin Boehm appointed EVP and COO for Cascade Aerospace


2013-10-24 15:21:28

Benjamin Boehm has been appointed executive vice president & chief operating officer for Cascade Aerospace effective 24 Oct., 2013....

Toronto condo king says Porter expansion will boost property values


2013-10-24 12:35:44

Brad J. Lamb, best known as Toronto's condo king, says Porter Airlines' plans to fly whisper jets from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will boost lo...

Signature Flight Support and Imperial Oil strike agreement for signature select and licensing options for Esso dealers in Canada


2013-10-24 09:32:24

Signature Flight Support Canada Ltd. has announced that it has signed an agreement with Imperial Oil of Canada to offer all Canadian Esso aviation dea...

Quest begins deliveries of Kodiak to China


2013-10-23 16:22:23

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has delivered the first two KODIAKs to China. ...

Development of Summit interior nearing completion


2013-10-23 16:18:16

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that development work on its Summit Executive interior is nearly complete, with the first installation s...

TrueNorth introduces cordless stylus handset


2013-10-23 15:40:29

TrueNorth Avionics has introduced its cordless TrueNorth Stylus Wi-Fi handset at the 2013 NBAA Convention and Exhibition....

Bombardier to launch Challenger 605 MAX Program


2013-10-23 14:35:54

Bombardier Aerospace has reinforced its leadership in providing industry-leading in-service solutions for its operators with the announcement of its n...

Bombardier evolves maintenance intervals for a wide range of business aircraft operators


2013-10-23 14:17:01

Bombardier Aerospace has introduced evolved maintenance intervals for the Learjet 40, Learjet 45, Challenger 300, Challenger 604, Challenger 605, and ...

Flying Colours Corp. appointed as authorized Honeywell dealer


2013-10-23 12:57:37

Flying Colours Corp. has been appointed as an authorized dealer and installation centre for a range of Honeywell Aerospace business aviation products ...

Aviation Specialties Unlimited obtains unrestricted STC for Cessna 206


2013-10-23 12:32:46

Aviation Specialties Unlimited added a new fixed wing STC to its growing list of fixed wing aircraft STCs after successfully completing NVIS STC Light...

SkyTrac to introduce latest product advancements at NBAA in Las Vegas


2013-10-23 11:39:38

SkyTrac is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition in Las Vegas Oct. 22 to 24. ...

Latitude launches new website within comprehensive web strategy


2013-10-23 10:15:52

Latitude Technologies has launched a new public website at www.latitudetech.com. ...

Citation Latitude delivering advanced capabilities to mid-size category


2013-10-23 09:40:12

Cessna Aircraft Company has announced the cockpit of the seven- to nine-passenger Citation Latitude jet will come equipped with auto-throttles as part...

Latitude announces development of FANS Data Link Transceiver


2013-10-22 16:52:06

Latitude Technologies announced that the company has begun the certification process of Latitude's FANS data link transceiver for real-time Satcom tra...

Air Canada named a Top Employer for 2014


2013-10-22 16:43:55

Air Canada among top 100 of 75,000 employers examined by Mediacorp competition....

Conklin and de Decker release the Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2013 Volume II


2013-10-22 14:37:42

Conklin & de Decker has released the Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2013 Volume II, delivering the most up-to-date benchmarking, operating, and ownership cos...

Pilatus announces worldwide sales and service network for the PC-24


2013-10-22 14:25:45

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has announced that it has formally established a sales and service network for its upcoming flagship business aircraft – the Pi...

Latitude supplying Viking Series 400 Twin Otters with FDM and Satcom Systems


2013-10-22 14:14:57

Latitude Technologies and Satcom solutions for regional fleet operators, has announced that Latitude's IONode ION4 lightweight flight data recorder an...

Aviation Search Group creates business aviation department


2013-10-22 14:09:41

Aviation Search Group announced the formation of a new recruiting department focused on business aviation clientele at the 2013 NBAA Business Aviation...

Beechcraft adds Garmin G5000 as pption for Hawker 400XPR upgrade program


2013-10-22 13:54:19

Beechcraft Corporation has announced at NBAA that Hawker/Beechjet 400 operators may now choose the Garmin G5000 flight deck as an option in the Hawker...

Viking and Wipaire deliver first VIP interior for Twin Otter Series 400


2013-10-22 13:47:16

Viking Air Limited and Wipaire, Inc. have now delivered the first Viking Twin Otter Series 400 equipped with a custom Wipaire executive interior. ...

Beechcraft expands Wi-Fi in-flight connectivity equipment offerings


2013-10-22 12:50:50

New Aircell ATG 2000 provides affordable Wi-Fi aboard aircraft with fewer users; ATG 4000 and 5000 systems provide advanced features and higher capaci...

Dassault Aviation unveils Falcon 5X long-range business jet at NBAA


2013-10-22 11:14:20

Dassault Aviation has unveiled its biggest and most advanced Falcon jet. ...

Lee Obst elected to Aerospace Industries Association of Canada’s Board of Directors


2013-10-22 10:52:02

Rockwell Collins Canada Managing Director Johnathon “Lee” Obst has been elected to serve on the Aerospace Industries Association Canada Board of D...

Innotech Aviation develops unique crystal lighting design for Global interiors


2013-10-22 10:41:05

Innotech Aviation’s engineering and design departments have developed a new, proprietary concept in cabin lighting systems, initially being incorpor...

Flexjet LLC doubles firm Learjet 85 aircraft order adds more options


2013-10-22 10:34:57

Flexjet, LLC, announced it is doubling its recent Learjet 85 aircraft order of 30 aircraft by converting 30 options into firm orders for a total of 60...

Citation Latitude prototype first flight in first quarter


2013-10-22 10:26:21

Cessna Aircraft Company has announced the eagerly anticipated Citation Latitude mid-size business jet is on schedule for its first prototype flight in...

Innovation alive and well at largest aircraft service network


2013-10-22 10:10:11

Cessna Aircraft Company is adding industry-leading products and support services to the company’s already extensive portfolio of customer maintenanc...

Pratt and Whitney Canada signs engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services


2013-10-22 09:44:13

Pratt & Whitney Canada has signed an engine service agreement with Hawker Beechcraft Services for the support of Beechcraft King Air series turboprops...

EcoServices and Vector-Hawk Aerospace launch a new version of the EcoPower engine cleansing system for the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6 engine market


2013-10-22 09:37:17

EcoServices and Vector-Hawk Aerospace are pleased to sign a teaming agreement for the launch of a new version of the EcoPower engine cleansing system....

Skyplan showcases new website at NBAA Booth C10021


2013-10-22 00:24:13

Skyplan Services Limited announced at the NBAA annual convention in Las Vegas the soft launch of their new corporate website....

Skyplan hires Shane Harney as Vice President of Operations


2013-10-22 00:19:21

Skyplan Services Limited announced that they have hired 21-year aviation industry veteran Shane Harney as the company’s new Vice President of Operat...

Canadian Armed Forces provides airlift support to the UN and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons


2013-10-21 18:23:34

At the request of the United Nations (UN), Canada provided military airlift this week to support the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weap...

BLR Aerospace FAA certification pending for King Air 90 Ultimate Performance Package


2013-10-21 16:32:31

The BLR Aerospace Ultimate Performance Package will soon be available as an FAA-certified enhancement for King Air 90s....

Delivery of 50th Cowling for XP42A engine upgrade highlights Blackhawk Composites’ manufacturing capabilities


2013-10-21 15:59:19

Blackhawk Composites, Inc. has completed production and delivery of the 50th carbon-fiber composite cowling for Blackhawk Modifications, Inc.’s XP42...

Hope Aero moving kilometres from Lester B. Pearson International Airport


2013-10-21 13:59:24

Hope Aero announced that it is moving to a new facility, located a few kilometres from Lester B. Pearson International Airport....

DHC Turbo Beaver Avionics upgrade


2013-10-21 13:12:55

Mid-Canada Mod Center (MC2) is pleased to announce a complete avionics upgrade to a DHC Turbo Beaver....

FlightSafety International demonstrates newly enhanced training materials iPad app at NBAA


2013-10-21 12:56:14

FlightSafety International announces that it will demonstrate its newly enhanced training materials iPad App at the 2013 National Business Aviation As...

FlightSafety continues to expand its eLearning program with a new web-based ADS-B Course


2013-10-21 12:53:04

FlightSafety International announces that it will offer a new web-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Course as part of the o...

FlightSafety International enhances and adds new functionality to its myFlightSafety Customer portal


2013-10-21 12:48:49

FlightSafety International announces significant new functionality to its myFlightSafety Customer portal. ...

Flightsafety International to provide training for the Bombardier Challenger 350 and Challenger 605


2013-10-21 12:42:27

FlightSafety International announces that it will provide training for the Bombardier Challenger 350 and Challenger 605 at its Learning Center in Colu...

Conklin and de Decker offers NBAA 2013 attendees special show discounts & drawing for tablets


2013-10-21 12:07:30

Conklin & de Decker has announced they will offer NBAA attendees a special 10% discount on their most popular data products during the three-day conve...

Vector Aerospace to showcase full range of service options at NBAA Convention


2013-10-21 11:42:56

Vector Aerospace Corporation is pleased to announce that Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic and SECA will highlight their business aviation e...

Spanish Ministry of Agriculture Food and Environment Orders a Bombardier 415 aircraft


2013-10-21 11:34:44

Bombardier Aerospace has confirmed that, after months of negotiations, the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment signed a firm purchas...

Latitude Technologies launches Latitude Flight Data Analytics


2013-10-21 11:12:57

Latitude Technologies has launched Latitude Flight Data Analytics, the company's web-based flight data analytics platform....

PT6A-135A to propel a new era in business aviation


2013-10-21 10:55:25

Pratt & Whitney Canada to display PT6A-135A turboprop, the power behind the Excalibur 421, at NBAA....

Pratt and Whitney Canada enhances customer service offering


2013-10-21 10:48:02

Pratt & Whitney Canada’s Customer Service organization has implemented a series of innovative initiatives to raise its service offering....

BearPaws for R66 now available


2013-10-21 10:10:21

Helitowcart is happy to announce that it has obtained STC approval from Transport Canada for its R66 BearPaws....

Nav Canada announces year end financial results


2013-10-21 10:03:21

Nav Canada has released its financial results for the year ended August 31, 2013. The results show continued success in controlling costs while mainta...

Beechcraft featuring entire commercial and military product line at NBAA


2013-10-21 09:56:59

Beechcraft Corporation has announced it will bring an impressive aircraft lineup to NBAA’s 2013 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, Oct. 22-2...

IKHANA Aircraft Services issued FAA STC for RWMI DHC-6 Twin Otter Re-Life Nacelles


2013-10-20 12:51:57

IKHANA Aircraft Services has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate and Parts Manufacturing Approval for their RWMI DHC-6 Re-Life Nacelles. ...

Aviation Specialties Unlimited showcases NVG technology and expertise at NBAA


2013-10-20 12:29:59

Aviation Specialties Unlimited will be demonstrating Night Vision Goggle technology at the Nation Business Aviation Association (NBAA) annual conferen...

StandardAero to provide hot section inspections on PW615 engines


2013-10-18 16:07:15

StandardAero announced that it has launched dedicated Mobile Repair Teams conducting on-wing hot section inspections and repairs for the Pratt & Whitn...

Airbus ACJ319 highlights wide-cabin comfort at NBAA show


2013-10-18 15:58:04

Airbus is exhibiting an Airbus ACJ319 at the NBAA show, demonstrating unmatched comfort and space to potential customers and operators....

Pratt and Whitney Canada invites customers to attend maintenance and operation sessions at NBAA 2013


2013-10-18 15:32:56

Pratt & Whitney Canada is inviting owners, operators and maintenance personnel of its turbofan (PW300, PW500 and PW600) and PT6A engines to attend mai...

Reconfiguring aircraft for a sustainable 21st century


2013-10-18 12:46:04

NRC program to develop technologies to meet demands for a future fleets....

Bombardier discloses CDB Leasing Co Ltd of China as a customer for up to 30 CSeries aircraft


2013-10-18 12:25:26

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC), one of China's top leasing companies, is the previously announced undisclosed cus...

Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Air Canada announce a new commercial agreement to build global hub


2013-10-18 10:17:26

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Air Canada have announced an enhanced commercial relationship to further develop Toronto Pearson as ...

Honda Aircraft Company opens new customer service facility


2013-10-18 09:43:07

Facility expands company’s corporate operations; complements HondaJet dealer network....

Latitude Technologies double-teaming NBAA and AMTC in 2013


2013-10-18 09:20:01

Latitude Technologies will be showcasing its complete product family at this year's National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Convention in Las Ve...

AMSTAT releases latest market update report showing the Business Aircraft Resale Market recovery continuing to struggle


2013-10-17 17:01:00

According to AMSTAT the business aircraft resale market, having already experienced poor Q2 2013 transaction performance, saw a mixed bag of activity ...

Nav Canada reports September traffic figures


2013-10-17 15:33:20

Nav Canada has announced its traffic figures for the month of September 2013....

Air Canada enRoute Film Festival presents a film industry panel in Montreal


2013-10-17 13:11:27

The Air Canada enRoute Film Festival is pleased to announce their first-ever film industry panel, to be held November 4, 2013, at the Centre Phi in Mo...

Air Canada enRoute Film Festival reveals 2013 award nominees, announces free public screening events


2013-10-17 13:06:45

Air Canada is pleased to announce the finalists of the seventh annual Air Canada enRoute Film Festival. Award categories include Best Short Film, Achi...

Sunwing announces additional flights from Edmonton to Jamaica this holiday season


2013-10-17 11:17:35

In response to popular demand, Sunwing has added additional flights from Edmonton to Jamaica over the busy holiday period....

Skyservice Toronto names The Hazelton Hotel and SoHo Metropolitan Hotel as accommodation providers of choice


2013-10-17 10:46:10

New strategic partnership offers guests seamless service from touchdown to check-in....

First ship set of Magellan Aerospace F-35A horizontal tail assemblies installed


2013-10-16 14:17:59

Magellan Aerospace has announced that the first complete ship set of F-35A Lightning II horizontal tail assemblies produced at its Winnipeg manufactur...

Ten years for Sonaca Montreal


2013-10-16 12:21:51

Mirabel company celebrates its anniversary by marking the completion of its plant expansion and adding state-of-the-art surface treatment equipment ...

SkyTrac to debut new innovations at Air Medical Transport Conference in Virginia Beach


2013-10-16 11:06:02

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Virginia October 21st - 23rd....

Air Canada launches new rewards program for business


2013-10-15 15:08:25

Air Canada has launched a new program called Air Canada Corporate Rewards that offers useful online tools to help businesses of all sizes better manag...

Beechcraft to highlight King Air C90GTx at China International General Aviation Convention


2013-10-15 15:03:59

Beechcraft Corporation has announced it will participate in the 2013 China International General Aviation Convention (CIGAC) this week in Xi’an, Sha...

SPP Canada Aircraft Inc signs MOU with Lufthansa Technik AG and Hawker Pacific Aerospace


2013-10-15 14:56:53

SPP Canada Aircraft, Inc. (“SPPCA”), an aircraft landing gear system supplier, concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a business allian...

Jazz Aviation LP successfully completes fifth consecutive IOSA Safety Audit


2013-10-15 14:49:59

As a leader in aviation safety in Canada, Jazz Aviation LP (Jazz) is pleased to announce that it has once again successfully completed the IATA Operat...

North American debut of Pilatus PC-24 mockup


2013-10-15 14:46:19

Attendees to NBAA 2013, the annual Business Aviation Conference and Exposition, will have the opportunity to be the first in North America to experien...

FLIR Systems realigns global operation


2013-10-15 12:41:14

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced that it is realigning multiple production and engineering organizations and streamlining its global operations in ord...

Embraer delivers 19 commercial and 25 executive jets in 3Q13


2013-10-15 12:30:02

During the third quarter of 2013, Embraer S.A. delivered 19 jets to the commercial aviation market and 25 to the executive aviation market, for a tota...

Second A350 XWB test aircraft successfully completes first flight


2013-10-15 11:40:35

The second A350 XWB to fly, MSN3, has landed back at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport France, after successfully completing its first flight that lasted appro...

Flying Colours Corp. experiences record increases in maintenance activity


2013-10-15 10:21:31

Flying Colours Corp., the US and Canadian based MRO, completions and refurbishment business, has experienced record increases year on year in terms of...

StandardAero Signs exclusive APU Maintenance agreement with Air Nostrum Líneas Aéreas del Mediterráneo, S.A.


2013-10-15 10:03:29

StandardAero announced that it has signed an exclusive, two-year maintenance agreement with Air Nostrum for 31 auxiliary power units (APUs)....

Rockwell Collins unveils new EVS-3000 Enhanced Vision System


2013-10-11 14:50:27

Rockwell Collins has unveiled its EVS-3000, the most advanced and highest fidelity enhanced vision system (EVS) in the commercial aviation market segm...

Moose Jaw celebrates 200,000 flying hours on the Harvard trainer


2013-10-11 13:41:29

On October 10, 2013, the NATO Flying Training in Canada program celebrated 200,000 flying hours on the CT-156 Harvard II aircraft at 15 Wing Moose Jaw...

Prime Minister formally opens Bombardier's new wing facility in Belfast


2013-10-11 10:23:46

The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has officially opened Bombardier's new wing manufacturing and assembly facility in Belfast....

Air Canada opens new Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt hub showcasing Canadian design and artwork


2013-10-11 09:26:32

Air Canada opened its newest International Maple Leaf Lounge at Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1, Departures Area B. ...

World freighter fleet to reach almost 3,000 aircraft in next 20 years


2013-10-11 09:12:54

According Airbus’ new Cargo Global Market Forecast, world-wide air freight traffic will grow by an average of 4.8 per cent annually over the next 20...

New skiesmag.com ready to launch!


2013-10-10 15:21:49

Mark Wednesday, Oct. 16 on your calendar, and join us at skiesmag.com for the unveiling of our brand new, much improved Canadian Skies website!...

Pascan offers passengers introductory fares on new direct flight


2013-10-10 13:52:40

PASCAN is launching a fall campaign "Fall In Love With PASCAN's Direct Flight" to promote their new Moncton, N.B., to St. John's, N.L., direct route. ...

Rockwell Collins takes customer service to the next level with new support center


2013-10-10 13:45:45

Center features expanded hours, more staff and enhanced technology ...

YYC to welcome Air Canada's capacity increase on European markets in summer 2014


2013-10-10 12:11:47

The Calgary Airport Authority is really pleased by Air Canada's decision to invest in the Alberta market by significantly increasing seat capacity for...

First F-35 for Australia takes shape in Fort Worth


2013-10-10 11:22:59

Lockheed Martin and the Royal Australian Air Force celebrated the beginnings of the first F-35 Lightning II for Australia yesterday....

F-35 Lightning II program surpasses 10,000 flight hours


2013-10-10 11:05:37

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II program continues its operational maturation, surpassing 10,000 flight hours in September. ...

Nav Canada trains Saudi Arabian ATC students


2013-10-10 10:38:09

Thirty students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are in Canada training to become Air Traffic Controllers as part of an agreement between Nav Canada a...

Building trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation commits more than $549,000 to STARS


2013-10-10 10:20:15

STARS air ambulance will unveil the Building Trades of Alberta Charitable Foundation’s logo on the helicopter on Friday, Oct.11 at the Edmonton base...

Jazz Aviation LP ranks first for on-time performance among Canadian carriers


2013-10-10 09:42:56

Jazz Aviation LP has announced it ranked first among Canadian carriers for arrival on-time performance for the month of September 2013, as reported by...

COM DEV wins $65 million commercial contract


2013-10-10 09:32:34

COM DEV International Ltd., a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, announced that it has received its largest commercial award ever....

Bombardier celebrates 50 years of Learjet at NBAA 2013


2013-10-09 16:14:13

Bombardier will showcase its leading business jet product portfolio and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Learjet aircraft at this year's 6...

Air Canada rouge offers Toronto-Cancun 6 days per week this October


2013-10-09 12:01:08

Air Canada rouge says 'Buenos Dias' to Mexico starting October 10, with flights between Toronto and Cancun 6 days per week....

Garmin announces first GPS watch designed for aviators


2013-10-09 11:35:21

Garmin International Inc. has announced another aviation first, a premium GPS watch designed specifically for aviators....

Red Bull Air Race World Championship returns in 2014


2013-10-09 10:44:38

Canadian pilot Pete McLeod to enter The Red Bull Air Race World Championship beginning in February 2014....

Sunwing Airlines enhances its Elite Plus Service with priority baggage handling


2013-10-09 10:38:33

Sunwing Airlines enhances its Elite Plus Service with the introduction of priority baggage handling to its already impressive list of inclusions....

Minister Raitt reiterates the importance of partnerships to keep travellers secure and safe


2013-10-09 10:28:45

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, has addressed the 2nd Annual International Airport Investigators' Training Symposium on the importan...

CAE awarded approximately $140 million in military contracts


2013-10-09 10:10:09

CAE announced that it was awarded approximately $140 million in military contracts, including approximately $85 million to CAE USA alone. ...

New appointments at CADSI


2013-10-09 09:20:27

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is pleased to announce the appointments of Eugene Lang as Special Advisor (Policy)...

Canada announces new and expanded air transport agreements with Algeria, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Macedonia, South Africa and Turkey


2013-10-08 16:59:32

More choice for travellers and exporters part of Harper government’s Consumers First agenda and its focus on jobs, growth and long-term prosperity....

FedEx Express blasts off with delivery of 767-300F freighter


2013-10-08 16:50:19

Federal Express’ first Boeing 767-3S2F freighter visited Toronto on Oct. 7, as part of a tour designed to familiarize employees with the new aircraf...

RAA welcomes new airline member Porter Airlines


2013-10-08 15:07:28

Porter Airlines of Toronto, Canada has joined the Regional Airline Association (RAA), becoming the association’s 29th airline member....

Toronto Pearson welcomes renowned local chefs with opening of four new restaurants


2013-10-08 15:00:55

Restaurateur OTG brings concepts by mark mcewan, rocco agostino, devin connell, michael coury and sommelier john szabo to terminals 1 and 3. ...

Skyservice chosen as new dealer for Aircell and its in-flight technology business


2013-10-08 14:37:41

Skyservice, a leader in the Canadian business aviation industry, is pleased to announce their Canadian dealership authorization with Aircell....

Air Canada launches major European expansion


2013-10-08 11:38:44

Air Canada is undertaking a major expansion of international services to Europe from Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary....

Boeing Delivers 5th Canadian CH-147F Chinook Helicopter


2013-10-08 10:57:18

Delivery ahead of schedule; program on track to complete all scheduled deliveries by 2014....

Rockwell Collins CAAS cockpit onboard first Boeing Chinook delivery to Canada


2013-10-08 10:44:25

The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the first CH-147 Chinook helicopter that was delivered to Canad...

CAE awarded contracts in Africa and in China for four full flight simulators valued at approximately $50 million


2013-10-08 09:58:41

CAE announced that it has sold four full-flight simulators (FFSs) and some flight training devices to customers in Africa and China....

Jazz Aviation LP appoints Kal Rebin to VP, maintenance and engineering


2013-10-08 09:37:03

Jazz Aviation LP has announced the appointment of Kal Rebin to Vice President, Maintenance and Engineering effective immediately....

General Dynamics to develop integrated computer-network defence system for Canadian Department of National Defence


2013-10-07 14:25:31

Technology demonstration program seeks to enhance security of the Department of National Defence networks, minimizing the risk to operations brought t...

Flying Colours Corp breaks ground on Phase 1 of a $3.5 million expansion plan


2013-10-07 11:28:55

Flying Colours Corp. has broken ground on the first phase of a three phase expansion plan at its Peterborough, Ontario headquarters....

Save Voodoo 006 campaign approaching fundraising goal


2013-10-07 09:36:07

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Airbus reports 170 orders booked in September


2013-10-05 20:12:00

Airbus surpassed its 2013 sales target with the 170 orders booked in September, while the 445 year-to-date deliveries were 10 per cent higher than the...

Third annual CEO Rescue in the Rockies fundraiser a success


2013-10-05 20:05:34

The annual CEO Rescue in the Rockies for STARS fundraiser has once again been declared a success, with four prominent CEOs working together to raise m...

EMTEQ attending 2013 Canadian Aerospace Summit


2013-10-04 11:18:03

EMTEQ is attending the 2013 Canadian Aerospace Summit taking place in Ottawa, ON October 16-17 to showcase the capabilities of their two Canadian offi...

STARS Helicopter airlifts prominent CEOs into wilderness for annual fundraiser


2013-10-04 10:25:03

Battle of Alberta ensues with contestants from both Edmonton and Calgary....

Air Canada reports September load factor and updates guidance


2013-10-04 10:03:14

For the month of September, Air Canada reported a system load factor of 83.2 per cent, versus 84.9 per cent in September 2012, and a system load facto...

P&WC seals long-term FMP program agreement with Denmark's Nordic Aviation Capital


2013-10-03 16:51:16

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is pleased to announce the signing of a new long-term Fleet Management(TM) Program (FMP(R)) contract with Denmark's Nord...

Bombardier signs Luxair for additional Q400 NextGen airliners


2013-10-03 10:26:09

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Luxair has placed a firm order for a Q400 NextGen turboprop airliner and has also taken an option for an addit...

Canada and Japan expand air transport relationship


2013-10-03 09:36:22

Negotiations have successfully concluded with Japan to allow daytime access to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport for Canadian air carriers starting April 2014....

WestJet reports September load factor of 76.6 per cent


2013-10-03 09:22:10

Airline achieves its third highest load factor for a third quarter, and a new record for guests carried....

5th Boeing-Built Wideband satellite increases coverage for warfighters


2013-10-02 14:44:48

US Air Force begins operating WGS-5 after spacecraft completes on-orbit tests....

Navy stands up F-35C squadron at Eglin


2013-10-02 14:33:23

The U.S. Navy and the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB, Fla., have officially reconstituted the highly decorated VFA-101 Grim Reapers Squadron during ce...

Transat introduces new European destination: Prague


2013-10-02 10:50:04

Transat is proud to announce Prague, Czech Republic, as the newest addition to its 2014 summer program in Europe....

FlightSafety introduces new VITAL 1100 visual system


2013-10-01 11:14:01

FlightSafety International is pleased to announce the introduction of its new generation VITAL 1100 visual system. ...

FLIR Systems introduces new E-Series thermography cameras featuring MSX Imaging technology and new line of test and measurement tools


2013-10-01 09:33:08

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the release of seven new FLIR E-Series thermal imaging cameras and a set of new premium FLIR-branded Test and Measure...

Air Canada signs maintenance agreement with Premier Aviation


2013-09-30 13:52:15

Premier Aviation and Air Canada have announced the signing of a five-year agreement for the provision of airframe maintenance in support of Air Canada...

Bombardier Aerospace breaks ground on new Moroccan manufacturing facility


2013-09-30 13:40:55

Bombardier Aerospace celebrated the opening of the Midparc Casablanca Free Zone, in Nouaceur, with a symbolic groundbreaking on the site of the future...

New agreement in place between Canadian North airline and Unifor, Local 2002


2013-09-30 12:57:51

The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Canadian North and Unifor, Local 2002 (formerly...

Visa process improvements key to new air transportation policy


2013-09-30 12:50:38

Streamlined visa processes to make Canada friendlier to foreign visitors could lead to major benefits for the Canadian air transportation industry and...

Successful launch of CASSIOPE: hybrid satellite mission carrying science and telecommunications payloads


2013-09-30 12:01:06

The Canadian Space Agency is proud to announce that Canadian satellite, Cascade Smallsat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer (CASSIOPE) was successfully la...

Aerolia moving to new $9.5 million facility at Montreal-Mirabel


2013-09-30 11:02:24

During a cornerstone-laying ceremony held at Montréal-Mirabel International Airport, Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) announced that it will invest $9.5...

EMTEQ to provide wire strike protection kit


2013-09-30 10:48:31

EMTEQ’s Canadian office has been contracted by FBHeliservices in the U.K. for design, certification, and manufacturing of a wire strike protection k...

Alpine Aerotech opens expanded facility


2013-09-29 23:10:10

Alpine Aerotech opened a new, 16,000 sq. ft. expansion on Sept. 27 in West Kelowna, B.C....

Spatial disorientation likely caused fatal 2011 helicopter crash


2013-09-27 10:20:41

A helicopter pilot who took off more than an hour after sunset from Saint-Ferdinand, Quebec likely crashed after becoming spatially disoriented....

Government of Canada invests in safety at St. Andrews Airport


2013-09-26 16:32:42

The St. Andrews Airport is receiving $203,784, through the Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP), for the replacement of a plow truck for the rem...

Montreal's mayor reasserts commitment to ICAO


2013-09-26 10:57:31

At the 38th Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly, Montreal Mayor Laurent Blanchard is reasserting his city's commi...

Maxcraft Avionics receives STC for Hawker Beechcraft 200 and B200 aircraft


2013-09-26 10:40:13

Maxcraft Avionics has received Transport Canada Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) SA13-32 for installation of GWX70 Weather Radar and GTS 850 TCAS w...

Canada celebrates long history of contributing to international civil aviation


2013-09-26 10:09:36

A new photo exhibit entitled “Montreal and ICAO: A Panoramic View of our History" was unveiled at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s ...

Quest Aircraft delivers 100th Kodiak


2013-09-26 08:53:12

Quest Aircraft Company is pleased to announce that it has delivered the 100th Kodiak aircraft....

Boeing subsidiary Jeppesen establishes ab initio flight school network


2013-09-25 15:05:20

Program is first step toward comprehensive Boeing pilot training program...

Boeing recognized for leadership in climate change disclosure


2013-09-25 14:28:06

Boeing achieves high marks for environmental transparency, earns designation for fourth year...

SkyTrac Systems transceiver operating for Air Tindi in Canadian Arctic for nine years


2013-09-25 14:13:38

SkyTrac Systems is proud to announce that, after nine strong years of operating in the Canadian Arctic, one of their ISAT transceivers continues to se...

Offshore helicopter operators announce joint review to enhance flight safety


2013-09-25 11:32:27

Offshore helicopter operators Avincis Group, Bristow Group and CHC Helicopter announced they have launched a review of safety practices that will deep...

Bombardier strengthens its aftermarket service network for business aircraft customers in China


2013-09-25 11:04:55

Bombardier Aerospace has stepped up its commitment to build an aftermarket service network for its business aircraft operators in China with the annou...

Heli-One helps Lufttransport AS Engineer, extend all-weather search-and-rescue capability to Arctic Ocean


2013-09-25 09:39:45

Heli-One has won a contract to upgrade and modify two Eurocopter AS332L1s that will enable Lufttransport AS to perform all-weather search-and-rescue (...

Airbus announces lower weight A330 for regional and domestic operations


2013-09-25 09:34:08

The new variant is optimized for shorter haul missions, offering higher capacity, long-range comfort....

Airbus predicts over 29,000 new aircraft required in the next 20 years


2013-09-25 08:49:26

Future journeys will increasingly rely on aviation, according to Airbus’ latest Global Market Forecast....

AeroVelo Atlas sets new records


2013-09-25 08:44:29

AHS Sikorsky Prize winners AeroVelo have achieved two new unofficial world records with their human-powered helicopter, Atlas....

FLYHT signs contract with Nigerian airline for Automated Flight Information Reporting Systems (AFIRS)


2013-09-24 16:48:31

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has signed a contract with a Nigerian airline for the multiple installations of its Automated Flight Information Report...

Aero Design and Aeromarsters Powervamp announce distribution agreement


2013-09-24 15:55:18

Aero Design Ltd. has entered into a distribution agreement with Aeromarsters Powervamp Ltd. located in Auckland New Zealand....

Boeing Launches New Maintenance Apps for iPad


2013-09-24 15:26:22

Boeing has made performing routine maintenance and diagnosing aircraft issues faster and easier for airline technicians with a suite of new mobile app...

Team locates sunken Canadian Coast Guard helicopter in Arctic


2013-09-24 15:20:31

The Canadian Coast Guard helicopter that crashed in the M'Clure Strait on Sept. 9 has been located by ArcticNet's Remote Operated Vehicle....

Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency sign agreement that enhances aviation safety


2013-09-24 14:37:24

Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) have reached an arrangement to strengthen the safety net around international air trav...

RCAF Rescue 912 crew wins 2013 Cormorant Trophy


2013-09-24 10:14:58

AgustaWestland congratulates the Royal Canadian Air Force crew of search and rescue helicopter “Rescue 912” for winning both this year’s Cormora...

Vector Aerospace attends Helitech International


2013-09-24 00:23:21

Vector Aerospace is attending the Helitech International Helicopter Expo and Conference in London....

Trump Vancouver announces partnership with London Air Services


2013-09-23 17:44:36

A partnership with London Air Services Vancouver will offer residents of the Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver access to an allotment of pri...

Avro Arrow returns to Malton


2013-09-23 13:08:14

An Avro Arrow replica was successfully transported from Downsview Airport to The International Centre during the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. ...

Gulfstream names Brent Monroe vice president of sales, Western Division


2013-09-23 12:09:17

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently appointed Brent Monroe vice president, North American Sales, Western Division....

Air Canada to undertake request for proposals for certain U.S. regional transborder routes


2013-09-23 10:49:11

Air Canada will undertake a Request for Proposal process to select a new regional airline to operate certain existing U.S. regional transborder routes...

Breeze-Eastern overhauls customer support organization, turn times


2013-09-23 09:18:51

Significant improvements in overhaul and repair turnaround times at Breeze-Eastern Corp. represent an important element of a broader customer support ...

L-3 WESCAM launches advanced operator training course for MX-Series turrets


2013-09-23 08:46:49

L-3 WESCAM has announced the launch of its Advanced Operator Training course for the MX-Series of EO/IR imaging and targeting turrets....

FLYHT signs new AFIRS 220 contract with Nigerian airline


2013-09-23 08:34:26

The company's new contract with a Nigerian airline requires FLYHT to install the AFIRS 220 on four Boeing 737....

Latitude continues worldwide tour at Helitech


2013-09-22 19:55:02

Latitude Technologies will be visiting with customers and channel partners at Helitech in London....

A350 XWB joins the A330 and A380 for Xtra-widebody family flight


2013-09-22 12:49:40

The Airbus widebody family of flight test aircraft, the A380, A330 and the all-new A350 XWB, took off from Toulouse Sept. 19 flying together for the f...

Bombardier confirms its commitment to its European customers


2013-09-22 10:18:58

For the fourth consecutive year, Bombardier Customer Services has been present in Europe to offer a fully charged, three-day program attended by more ...

Bombardier Aerospace to attend Aviation Expo China 2013


2013-09-22 10:01:50

Bombardier Aerospace will attend Aviation Expo/China 2013 to meet current and potential customers and further strengthen its long-term relationships w...

ING Robotic Aviation demonstrating Responder robotic aircraft at TFI World Conference


2013-09-22 09:55:34

ING Robotic Aviation will be showcasing their small vertical take off and landing robotic aircraft, Responder, at the 2013 TFI World Fertilizer Confer...

STARS wins NightCon Mark of Excellence Award


2013-09-20 10:12:27

On Sept. 19, the Night Vision Awards presented the Mark of Excellence Award to Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS) of Canada....

Cytec congratulates Bombardier Aerospace on CSeries first flight


2013-09-20 09:17:41

Cytec Industries congratulates Bombardier Aerospace on the first flight of the CSeries earlier this week....

Air Canada announces pricing of $1.4 billion refinancing transaction


2013-09-20 09:15:24

Air Canada announced that it has priced its previously announced private offerings of senior secured first lien notes to be denominated in Canadian do...

CHC Group files registration statement for initial public offering


2013-09-20 09:09:18

CHC Group has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary s...

Ornge requests proposals for permanent helicopter medical interiors


2013-09-20 09:04:23

Ornge has announced plans to procure and install a permanent medical interior for its AW139 helicopter fleet....

Canadian Coast Guard working to recover crashed helicopter


2013-09-20 08:57:46

The Canadian Coast Guard is working to recover its Messerschmitt-Bolkow-Blohm Bo-105 helicopter which crashed in the Arctic Ocean last week....

Russell Ford appointed CEO of StandardAero


2013-09-19 00:31:10

StandardAero announced that Russell Ford has been appointed as chief executive officer of the company. ...

Boeing and ALC finalize Dreamliners order


2013-09-19 00:13:59

Boeing and Air Lease Corporation have completed an order for 30 787-10 and three 787-9 Dreamliners. ...

New distribution agreement and team member for Aero Design


2013-09-19 00:08:43

Aero Design Ltd. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Madonna Helicopters, as well as added a new member to its team....

Boeing to complete production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015


2013-09-18 16:30:11

Boeing will complete production of the C-17 Globemaster III and close the C-17 final assembly facility in Long Beach, Calif. in 2015....

Air Canada announces executive realignment


2013-09-18 12:14:28

Kevin Howlett has been appointed Senior Vice President, Regional Markets, while Arielle Meloul-Wechsler has been appointed Vice President, Human Resou...

DAVWIRE to supply Eastern Health with aircrew helmets


2013-09-18 00:13:28

DAVWIRE was awarded a contract to supply the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Eastern Health with 25 ALPHA Eagle aircrew helmets....

Boeing flies first 787-9 Dreamliner


2013-09-18 00:04:29

The newest member of the efficient 787 family touched down after a 5-hour-plus inaugural flight....

Flight Training Adelaide extends its repertoire of Mechtronix simulators


2013-09-17 23:59:52

Flight Training Adelaide will be providing training on three Mechtronix flight simulation training devices in its new Simulation Center by the end of ...

Shimco to exhibit at MRO Europe 2013


2013-09-17 15:43:09

The conference and exhibition will be held Sept. 24-26, 2013 in London, UK....

Esterline showcases real-time terrain awareness application


2013-09-17 15:36:55

Esterline CMC Electronics is showcasing FlightView, its real-time, terrain situational awareness application, for the first time at the Air and Space ...

Esterline CMC Electronics promotes Cockpit 9000 upgrade solution for legacy C-130 aircraft


2013-09-17 15:14:43

Esterline CMC Electronics is showcasing its proven Cockpit 9000 CNS/ATM avionics systems upgrade solution for legacy C-130 and other transport aircraf...

Esterline CMC Electronics showcases Cockpit 4000 NexGen avionics suite


2013-09-17 15:03:28

Esterline CMC Electronics is showcasing its new Cockpit 4000 NexGen technology demonstrator at the Air and Space Conference and Technology Expo....

SkyTrac Systems to exhibit at Helitech International


2013-09-17 14:02:05

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its solutions at Helitech’s International Helicopter Expo and Conference in London...

Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre offers free seminar


2013-09-17 13:57:02

Have you ever wondered about learning to fly as a hobby or a career? Here is a chance to find out what is involved in getting a pilot’s licence. ...

Presagis releases new modeling, simulation and visualization software suite


2013-09-17 13:53:45

The most complete simulation software suite on the market enables customers to concentrate on core business rather than technology upkeep....

Boeing announces Montana site expansion and 787-10 work


2013-09-17 12:28:28

Boeing will expand its manufacturing site in Helena, Mont. by nearly 50 percent to support demand for Boeing commercial airplanes and new work for the...

Rockwell Collins signs long-term agreement with AAR to service a host of commercial aircraft


2013-09-17 10:29:10

Rockwell Collins has signed a long-term service agreement with AAR for maintenance, repair and overhaul of Rockwell Collins avionics on more than 300 ...

First FANS retrofit certification achieved


2013-09-17 00:59:26

Chicago Jet Group has received approval for the installation of Universal Avionics’ UniLink on a Dassault Mystere Falcon 50 with FANS....

Mechtronix successfully commissions Airbus A320 FFT X for MPL training


2013-09-17 00:56:33

Mechtronix has delivered its fixed-base Airbus A320 FFT X - MPL for ST Aerospace Academy in support of the academy’s multi-crew pilot license traini...

CSeries takes flight with Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion avionics


2013-09-17 00:43:34

Rockwell Collins’ Pro Line Fusion avionics and Primary Flight Control Computer played a key role in the successful first flight of Bombardier’s CS...

Porter welcomes Bombardier CSeries aircraft maiden flight


2013-09-16 13:38:44

Porter Airlines representatives were on hand Sept. 16 for the successful maiden flight of Bombardier's CSeries aircraft at the manufacturer's Mirabel,...

NAV CANADA reports August and year-end traffic figures


2013-09-16 13:03:39

NAV CANADA announced today its traffic figures for the month of August 2013, and for the fiscal year 2012-2013....

Aero Montreal applauds the inaugural flight of the Bombardier Aerospace CSeries - An historic milestone


2013-09-16 13:01:01

Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, congratulates Bombardier Aerospace on the occasion of the maiden flight of its CSeries aircraft in Mirab...

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre signs its first CAMO contract with an Asian customer


2013-09-16 12:44:03

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre has signed its first Continuous Airworthiness Management Organization contract with an Asian customer....

UHNL signs agreement to sell its helicopter operations


2013-09-16 09:34:14

Universal Helicopters Newfoundland Limited has entered into an agreement to sell its helicopter operations to a limited partnership formed by Nunatsia...

Heroux-Devtek subsidiary signs MOU with Boeing for 777 landing gear


2013-09-16 09:14:40

The long-term agreement will be the largest contract ever awarded to Landing Gear operations....

Air Canada named Canada's preferred airline by frequent business travellers in Ipsos Reid survey


2013-09-16 09:10:01

Air Canada has been named Canada's favourite airline for business travel in the Ipsos Reid Business Traveller Survey. ...

Boeing forecasts growing need for new pilots in Asia Pacific region


2013-09-15 23:52:00

Boeing projects the Asia Pacific region will continue to lead the globe in demand for hundreds of thousands of new commercial airline pilots and maint...

Coulson C-130Q Hercules approved and dispatched for wildfire duty


2013-09-13 14:50:14

Coulson Aviation USA's C-130Q Hercules has now been approved by the United States Forest Service and has been dispatched for wildfire duty....

Cessna announces major order for 172 Skyhawk aircraft


2013-09-13 12:20:09

Cessna Aircraft Company announced an order for 79 Cessna 172 Skyhawk aircraft, one of the largest orders on record for the aircraft....

Bombardier recognized as a sustainability leader once again


2013-09-13 10:39:03

For the seventh consecutive year, Bombardier has been chosen as an index component in the Dow Jones Sustainability World index and the Dow Jones Susta...

Transat A.T. Inc. signs an agreement with Transavia France for the seasonal leasing of Boeing B737-800s


2013-09-13 10:35:19

Air Transat continues introducing a fleet of narrow-body jets, some permanent, some seasonal. ...

PT6A engines to power agricultural aircraft converted by Cascade


2013-09-13 07:09:21

Pratt & Whitney Canada has signed a five-year agreement with Cascade Aircraft Conversions, LLC. to provide PT6A engines for agricultural operators....

Lockheed Martin's Kelly Aviation Center is open for business in Montreal


2013-09-12 15:03:37

Kelly Aviation Center Montreal, a Lockheed Martin Canada division, announced it has signed its first six contracts to perform aircraft engine maintena...

Air Georgian and Regional 1 Airlines sign MOU to merge


2013-09-12 13:54:40

Air Georgian Limited, headquartered in Mississauga, Ont., and Regional 1 Airlines, headquartered in Calgary, Alta., sign an MOU to merge under one man...

CHC Helicopter announces fiscal first-quarter operating results


2013-09-12 09:49:31

CHC Helicopter reported a 10 per cent increase in EBITDAR in its fiscal first-quarter 2014, on revenue that was virtually flat with the same quarter a...

Top awards to six women in aviation and aerospace


2013-09-12 09:47:44

Recently retired Commander of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, Lt.-Col Maryse Carmichael, will be one of six women honoured at the fifth annual Northern...

Transat on its way to return to profitability in 2013


2013-09-12 08:50:22

Transat A.T. Inc. posted revenues of $927.0 million for the quarter ended July 31, 2013, an increase of $17.9 million over the same period last year. ...

Bombardier highlights efficiency of its business aircraft at Jet Expo 2013


2013-09-12 08:47:01

Bombardier will present three business jets at this year's Jet Expo in Moscow, Russia from September 12-14, 2013....

Jazz crew schedulers ratify labour agreement


2013-09-11 16:43:40

Jazz Aviation LP announced that its crew scheduling employees, represented by Unifor, have ratified a tentative agreement. ...

Team Eagle makes it a SNAP to report Canadian runway surface conditions on an iPad


2013-09-11 15:08:30

SNAP, short for "SNOWTAM Application" is now available on the App Store, free of charge, and is designed to assist Canadian Airport Operators to repo...

Sunwing announces new flights from Halifax to St. Petersburg this winter


2013-09-11 08:58:57

Sunwing is pleased to offer a hot new vacation destination from Halifax this winter with the addition of weekly non-stop direct flights to St. Petersb...

Minister Rempel officially opens DSEi Canada Pavilion


2013-09-11 08:53:33

CADSI joined the Government of Canada in welcoming delegates to the opening of the Canada Pavilion at the Defence and Security Equipment International...

MDA to provide subsystems for multiple communication satellites


2013-09-11 08:50:34

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, announced it has started work under three Authorizations to...

StandardAero signs support center agreement with RainAir


2013-09-10 16:38:13

StandardAero announced that it has signed a three year Support Center Agreement with RainAir Aircraft Services for engine maintenance, repair and over...

Cessna celebrates first international TTx delivery


2013-09-10 11:19:06

Cessna Aircraft Company is celebrating the first international delivery of the new Cessna TTx, the world’s fastest commercially produced and certifi...

Harper government announces support for Western Canada's defence and security industries


2013-09-10 11:15:23

Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), is providing $618,000 to the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) to undertak...

Eurocopter Canada delivers EC135 to Finnair Helicopters Limited


2013-09-10 02:50:54

Eurocopter Canada has delivered a new EC135 to Finnair Helicopters Limited....

Ontario Centres of Excellence hosts forum on future of aerospace in Ontario


2013-09-06 23:51:12

Ontario Centres of Excellence, in conjunction with the Ontario Aerospace Council and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, ...

FLYHT announces issuance of stock options


2013-09-06 23:37:02

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has granted incentive stock options to a recently hired senior aviation professional....

Beechcraft appoints Air Service Basel as King Air service centre


2013-09-06 23:35:08

Beechcraft Corporation has announced the appointment of Air Service Basel in Switzerland as an authorized service centre for the King Air series....

Airborne Engines Limited now Rolls-Royce M250 Authorized Maintenance Centre


2013-09-06 23:32:06

Airborne Engines Ltd. has signed a new AMC license agreement with Rolls-Royce and expanded OEM capabilities to perform M250 engine MRO....

Discovery Air Defence Services surpasses 40,000 combat support hours


2013-09-06 09:51:07

Discovery Air Defence Services has surpassed 40,000 flying hours in support of the Canadian Forces....

NAV CANADA enhances ATM technology platform with RTI Connext


2013-09-05 11:25:49

NAV CANADA has selected Real-Time Innovations Connext Data Distribution Service middleware to replace the first generation distribution architecture o...

WestJet reports August load factor of 87.9 per cent


2013-09-05 11:14:23

The airline reports 11.5 per cent traffic growth and new record for monthly guests carried....

YVR first airport to open automated passport control to Canadians


2013-09-05 11:02:07

A YVR-developed technological solution quadruples efficiency for processing passengers through U.S. Customs and Border Protection....

Flexjet announces new owners and major aircraft purchase


2013-09-05 10:34:57

A group led by Directional Aviation Capital has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Flexjet from Bombardier....

Air Canada completes transfer of Embraer 175 regional jets to Sky Regional


2013-09-05 09:16:19

Air Canada has successfully completed the transfer of all 15 of its Embraer 175 aircraft to Sky Regional to operate the aircraft on behalf of Air Cana...

Boeing forecasts fleet in China to triple in next 20 years


2013-09-05 08:55:12

Boeing’s 20-year Current Market Outlook projects demand for 5,580 new airplanes in China....

Majority of Billy Bishop airport users rate experience as positive


2013-09-05 08:38:25

According to a new survey, 85 per cent of Toronto residents agree that Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is an important part of Toronto's future econ...

US Air Force and Boeing finalize KC-46A Tanker design


2013-09-05 08:36:24

Boeing is on track to deliver 18 combat-ready tankers by 2017....

Airbus and China to collaborate on Air Traffic Management


2013-09-05 08:34:16

The breakthrough agreement to modernize China’s ATM will help ensure growth....

Carlyle Group acquires Unison Engine Components facilities


2013-09-05 08:29:58

The Carlyle Group's portfolio company Dynamic Precision Group will acquire eight facilities on three sites in the U.S., Canada and the UK....

Blackhawk names Kevin Hawley as principal engineer


2013-09-05 08:28:04

Blackhawk Modifications announced that Kevin Hawley has joined the company in the role of Principal Engineer. ...

Boeing Delivers first 767 Freighter to FedEx Express


2013-09-05 08:26:07

The delivery supports the FedEx Express fleet modernization program....

Delta Air Lines returns to Airbus with order for 40 aircraft


2013-09-05 08:23:04

The deal includes A330s and the first-ever A321s for the airline....

Rockwell Collins flight simulator image projection system selected by Turkish Airlines


2013-09-04 12:10:45

Turkish Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins' EP-8000 image generation and newest liquid crystal on silicon projection systems for its entire flight...

Aero Montreal commends Canadian Technology Demonstration Program


2013-09-04 11:58:16

Aéro Montréal, Québec's aerospace cluster, applauds the announcement made Sept. 4 regarding the launch of the new Technology Demonstration Program....

Industry Minister announces launch of Technology Demonstrator Program


2013-09-04 11:55:08

Industry Minister James Moore announced the launch of a new Technology Demonstrator Program that will fund large-scale technology demonstration projec...

Porter validates runway concept for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport


2013-09-04 11:00:04

Porter Airlines has validated its extended runway proposal as part of the ongoing review of the airline's application to operate Bombardier CS100 airc...

Simlat selected for UAS training program at Canadore College


2013-09-04 10:24:50

Simlat UAS & ISR Training & Simulation systems will be part of the first UAV operator’s training program in Ontario....

JETNET releases July 2013 pre-owned market information


2013-09-04 10:08:52

JETNET LLC has released July 2013 and the first seven months of 2013 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter and commer...

Australia commissions third ATC tower platform from Saab and NAV CANADA


2013-09-04 09:16:32

Airservices Australia has commissioned into service the Integrated Tower Automation Suite at Adelaide Airport. ...

Air Canada issues corporate sustainability report


2013-09-04 09:11:42

Air Canada on Sept. 3 released Citizens of the World, the airline's second corporate sustainability report. ...

Boeing to build 56 additional A-10 wings for US Air Force


2013-09-04 09:05:25

Boeing received a follow-on order for 56 replacement wings for the U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II....

Magellan Aerospace awarded contract for RADARSAT Constellation manufacture


2013-09-04 08:58:32

Magellan Aerospace Corporation announced the award of a $110 million Cdn. contract for the RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellite bus manufacture. ...

Paul Adams named president of Pratt & Whitney


2013-09-04 01:31:03

Paul R. Adams, currently chief operating officer of Pratt & Whitney, will succeed David P. Hess as president of Pratt & Whitney on Jan. 1, 2014....

Boeing Tanker remains on schedule


2013-09-04 00:44:10

Boeing workers began assembling the second refueling boom for the KC-46A Tanker program on Sept. 3....

Coulson and SkyTrac partner on Next Generation Air Tanker program


2013-09-04 00:41:47

Coulson Aircrane (USA) Inc. and SkyTrac Systems Ltd. have joined forces to enhance the effectiveness of Coulson’s next generation air tanker, the C-...

Vector awarded recertification for S-61 and S-76 services


2013-09-03 14:54:24

Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services Inc. has been re-certified as a Sikorsky authorized S-76 and S-61 Overhaul and Repair Center, and as an authorize...

Apex Industries is newest F-35 Canadian industrial partner


2013-09-03 14:47:57

Apex Industries Inc. is the newest Canadian industrial partner with Lockheed Martin on the F-35 Lightning II program....

Red Deer now on Air Canada global network map


2013-09-03 12:32:47

With the Sept. 3 departure of an Air Canada Express flight from Red Deer to Calgary, Central Alberta officially became part of Air Canada’s global n...

Government to help increase Western Canadian exports


2013-09-03 12:14:05

Western Canadian exporters will expand their reach to international markets thanks to a federal investment announced Sept. 3....

British Airways Dreamliner makes inaugural flight to Canada


2013-09-02 22:51:19

British Airways debuted its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with an inaugural round-trip flight between London and Toronto on Sept. 1....

Airbus wins prestigious Greentec Award for innovative fuel cell project


2013-09-02 22:45:56

Airbus’ research activities to integrate fuel cell technology as alternative energy source in commercial aircraft have been awarded with the GreenTe...

Airbus CEO gets first-hand experience of A350 XWB


2013-09-02 22:37:07

Airbus president and CEO, Fabrice Brégier has enjoyed his first experience on-board the A350 XWB MSN1....

Aerolite receives Canadian approval for AW109SP medical interior


2013-09-02 11:32:51

Aerolite has received Transport Canada approval for medical interiors for AgustaWestland AW109S and SP models. ...

Marshall ADG acquires Hawker Beechcraft Ltd


2013-09-02 11:16:26

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has purchased Beechcraft’s flagship European MRO business, Hawker Beechcraft Limited....

L-3 WESCAM to provide MX-15 to Royal Danish Air Force


2013-09-02 11:13:35

L-3 WESCAM has received a contract for a minimum of eight MX-15 imaging systems for the Royal Danish Air Force’s EH101 aircraft. ...

Harper government to limit wet-leasing


2013-08-30 17:21:14

On Aug. 30, the government unveiled a new policy to promote Canadian employment and limit wet-leasing in the air industry....

Bombardier CSeries aircraft awarded Transport Canada Flight Test Permit


2013-08-30 09:46:42

The first CSeries aircraft has successfully obtained Transport Canada's Flight Test Permit, thereby clearing the way for its maiden flight, expected i...

First A400M wings for Royal Air Force leave for final assembly line


2013-08-30 00:07:28

The wings for the first Airbus Military A400M Atlas new generation airlifter for the Royal Air Force have left the Airbus plant in Filton, UK....

FlightSafety expands training for Cessna aircraft


2013-08-29 23:59:21

FlightSafety International has announced a significant expansion of the training it offers for Cessna aircraft....

Airbus and S7 Engineering to develop strategic A320 maintenance training partnership in Russia


2013-08-29 23:57:16

Local operators will get easier access to Airbus’ standards and latest technologies in maintenance training....

Boeing launches 787 training in Miami


2013-08-29 23:54:19

Boeing on Aug. 29 marked the launch of 787 customer training in Miami, site of the company's largest commercial aviation training campus. ...

Jazz Aviation LP concludes sale of London Ontario facility


2013-08-29 16:58:53

Jazz Aviation LP has completed the sale of its London, Ontario hangar and office facility to Fanshawe College for $3.85 million in cash....

Failure to check winds caused fatal 2012 helicopter crash in Yukon


2013-08-29 12:21:15

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has released its investigation report into the loss of control and crash of a Robinson Helicopter R44 II in ...

Major domestic carriers report improved passenger figures


2013-08-29 11:58:27

First-half 2013 figures from Statistics Canada suggested that the major domestic carriers are continuing to climb out of the economic turbulence of th...

Airbus and Aerolia celebrate 500th ship-set from Irkut Corporation


2013-08-29 11:51:33

At MAKS 2013, Airbus and Aerolia celebrated the delivery of the 500th ship-set of the nose landing gear bay for the A320 Family....

Boeing forecasts increased global demand for airline pilots


2013-08-29 10:46:12

Boeing projects the commercial aviation industry will need more than one million new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new ai...

Becker Avionics provides digital solutions for business and commuter aircraft


2013-08-29 10:42:35

Becker's Digital Voice Communication System (DVCS6100) is now specifically tailored for pressurized fixed-wing aircraft....

WestJet announces intent to purchase 65 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft


2013-08-29 08:36:48

Westjet has entered into a letter of intent to purchase 65 737 MAX aircraft from Boeing, consisting of 40 737 MAX 8 and 25 737 MAX 7 aircraft....

Vector Aerospace has four AS332L helicopters picked up by Antonov


2013-08-28 18:58:13

Vector Aerospace is using an An-124 aircraft to expedite delivery of four upgraded Eurocopter AS332L helicopters to global customers....

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show will feature Avro Arrow display


2013-08-28 17:49:21

Visitors to the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show will have a chance to see the only full-size replica in existence of the remarkable Avro Arrow....

Canada announces a first air transport agreement with Bangladesh


2013-08-28 11:31:57

Canada has successfully concluded a first-ever air transport agreement with Bangladesh, allowing direct scheduled air services between the two countri...

JSfirm.com integrates LinkedIn profiles


2013-08-28 10:00:26

JSfirm.com has integrated LinkedIn with the job application process, allowing job seekers to easily import their profiles....

Bombardier and IRKUT entering exploratory discussions on customer support for the MS-21 aircraft


2013-08-28 09:42:13

Bombardier Aerospace will enter into exploratory discussions with leading Russian aircraft manufacturer IRKUT Corporation on potential collaboration f...

Ilyushin Finance Co. executes letter of intent for 50 Bombardier Q400 NextGen airliners


2013-08-28 09:20:31

Moscow-based leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. has signed a letter of intent to acquire 50 Q400 NextGen airliners that would be assembled in Russia...

Rostec and Airbus launch Russian sustainable aviation fuels


2013-08-28 09:05:39

Airbus and RT-Biotekhprom (Rostec Group) signed a cooperation agreement to evaluate how to speed up the development and commercialization of sustainab...

Bombardier and Russia's Rostekhnologii execute series of agreements for Q400 NextGen aircraft


2013-08-28 08:49:32

Bombardier and Rostekhnologii have signed a series of preliminary agreements that include a letter of intent for the sale of 50 Q400 NextGen aircraft....

SkyTrac Systems to exhibit at AFAC emergency management conference in Australia


2013-08-27 23:44:20

SkyTrac Systems is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting at the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council and Bushfire CRC ...

Aero Design announces change in ownership


2013-08-27 08:35:34

Aero Design Ltd. Helicopter Cargo Baskets and Accessories has announced a change of ownership, as well as a move to a new location....

Airbus shows its latest products at MAKS airshow in Russia


2013-08-27 08:30:14

The A380 will perform flying demos at MAKS 2013, and the C295 will be present at static display....

Bombardier to showcase Q400 NextGen Turboprop and CSeries demonstrators at Moscow Air Show


2013-08-27 08:26:27

Bombardier Aerospace will showcase its Q400 NextGen aircraft, as well as the cockpit and full-scale cabin demonstrators for its all-new CSeries jetlin...

Avcorp receives Gold Level Boeing Canada Supplier Performance Award


2013-08-27 08:23:46

Avcorp Industries Inc. announced that it has received an Outstanding Supplier Performance Award from Boeing Canada Operations Ltd....

Xiamen Airlines finalizes order for six 787 Dreamliners


2013-08-26 12:07:35

Boeing and Xiamen Airlines have finalized an order for six 787-8s, originally announced by Xiamen Airlines in May 2011....

Alpine Aerotech announces acquisition of Canadian Heli Structures


2013-08-26 10:41:02

Alpine Aerotech LP has completed the purchase of the assets and operations of Canadian Heli Structures Ltd. in Abbotsford, B.C....

Pilatus Customer Service rated No. 1 for 12 consecutive years


2013-08-26 10:34:38

The readers of Professional Pilot magazine ranked Pilatus as the best customer service provider for business turboprop aircraft for 12 years in a row....

FLYHT receives certification for use of AFIRS 228S on Iridium network


2013-08-26 09:02:23

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has received certification for commercial use of the AFIRS 228S on the Iridium system....

Walter Surface Technologies inaugurates $30 million international campus


2013-08-25 23:50:08

The entire 92,000 sq. ft Walter Surface Technologies International campus is now complete, on its original Montreal site....

Boeing rolls out first 787-9 Dreamliner


2013-08-25 23:43:57

Boeing says the second member of the 787 family is on track....

First production Citation M2 takes flight


2013-08-23 16:55:07

On Aug. 23, Cessna Aircraft Company celebrated as the first production unit of its newest business jet, the Citation M2, took its maiden flight....

Integrated Informatics Inc. takes to the sky with senseFly eBee unmanned aerial system


2013-08-23 16:45:06

A UAV system allows GIS professionals a cost-effective solution for aerial data....

Airbus Corporate Foundation and Red Cross Red Crescent send medical aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan


2013-08-23 09:33:22

Medical equipment and personnel were shipped to Amman on an Airbus test A340-600....

Boeing begins assembling second KC-46A Tanker


2013-08-23 09:30:24

Boeing officially began assembling the second KC-46A Tanker this week as workers loaded the aircraft’s wing spar into an Automated Spar Assembly Too...

Government of Canada invests in safety at West Kootenay Regional Airport


2013-08-22 13:42:16

West Kootenay Regional Airport is receiving more than $630,000 in funding for three safety improvement projects....

General Dynamics Canada awards support contract to Omniglobe Solutions for NATO AGS program


2013-08-22 12:13:54

General Dynamics Canada has awarded Omniglobe Solutions a contract to provide their unique software-based Internal Communication and Recording system ...

Industry collaboration drives development of new EMTEQ interior panels


2013-08-22 11:53:56

On July 15, Winnipeg-based EMTEQ Canada delivered its first set of composite interior panels to a major customer following four months of collaboratio...

Bombardier Aerospace names 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility supplier award winners


2013-08-22 11:09:52

For the third consecutive year, Bombardier Aerospace has unveiled the winners of its Corporate Social Responsibility supplier recognition program....

Third edition of the Bombardier Aerospace BASE Awards: four suppliers honored


2013-08-22 11:07:18

Bombardier Aerospace is proud to announce the 2012 winners of its Bombardier Achieving Supplier Excellence (BASE) recognition program....

Sea King helicopter marks 50 years of flight


2013-08-22 09:59:22

This year marks a significant accomplishment for the Royal Canadian Air Force: the 50th anniversary of the CH-124 Sea King helicopter....

Air cadets slip the surly bonds of earth


2013-08-22 09:39:38

A majority of the cadets who graduated from the Central Region Gliding School on Aug. 9 can’t drive a car, but they can now fly a glider....

USAF 440th Airlift Wing trains with Canadians


2013-08-22 09:32:52

Members of the 36th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron of the United States Air Force recently had the uniqu...

Boeing communications relay satellites complete testing


2013-08-20 23:50:06

Two Boeing Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS) have completed testing milestones – one in space and the other on Earth....

Beechcraft celebrates first production flight of AT-6 light attack aircraft


2013-08-20 15:49:20

Beechcraft Corporation on Aug. 20 announced the completion of the inaugural flight of its first production Beechcraft AT-6 light attack aircraft....

Air Canada opens state-of-the-art global operations centre in Brampton, Ont.


2013-08-20 15:07:13

The new facility is the result of a two-year, $60-million project and will serve as the central control for the airline's operations. ...

Pacific Avionics and Instruments wins Black Hawk support program from Brazilian Air Force


2013-08-20 09:54:48

Pacific Avionics & Instruments has won a contract to support avionics, instruments and components from the Brazilian Air Force fleet of UH-60 Black Ha...

Nav Canada employees raise $300,000 to support cancer research at the Ottawa Hospital


2013-08-20 09:34:11

Nav Canada employees have concluded another successful fundraiser for the Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre....

Boeing reaches 250,000-kit milestone for JDAM weapon program


2013-08-20 09:18:02

Boeing marked its recent production of the 250,000th Joint Direct Attack Munition guidance kit, a major milestone for a program that reliably and affo...

WestJet introduces Plus


2013-08-20 09:01:23

Airline now offers full list of amenities for Plus fare guests. ...

Nav Canada reports July traffic figures


2013-08-20 08:58:54

Air traffic in July 2013 increased by an average of 2.3 per cent compared to the same month in 2012....

Search and rescue crews take unusual passenger on board


2013-08-19 10:32:18

Search and rescue crews of the Royal Canadian Air Force’s CC-115 Buffalo are used to dropping things out the back of their aircraft, but it isn’t ...

New Arctic Training Centre will host RCAF courses


2013-08-19 10:10:41

On Aug. 15, 2013, the new Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Training Centre in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, opened....

Triumph Group announces agreement to acquire General Donlee Canada Inc.


2013-08-19 09:57:47

Triumph Group, Inc. on Aug. 15 announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire General Donlee Canada Inc., a leading manufacturer of flight...

Aviation Technical Services and AJW Group form strategic alliance


2013-08-19 09:50:00

Aviation Technical Services and AJW Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a range of flexible integrated solutions for the aviatio...

Cargojet successfully recertifies ISO 9001 Quality Accreditation


2013-08-19 09:04:58

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IAG places order for 62 Airbus A320 Family for Vueling


2013-08-18 00:07:17

International Airlines Group and Vueling have signed a purchase agreement to buy 62 Airbus A320s....

Boeing and ILFC deliver first 787 Dreamliner to Aeromexico


2013-08-18 00:03:59

Boeing, International Lease Finance Corporation and Aeromexico celebrated the first delivery of a 787 Dreamliner for use by the Mexico City-based carr...

Harper Government invests in business boot camp for transitioning military personnel


2013-08-16 16:02:01

The Canadian government has invested $150,000 in the Prince's Operation Entrepreneur program, which provides military personnel with new skills to pu...

FLYHT receives Boeing 767 activation STC from Transport Canada for AFIRS 228


2013-08-16 08:12:02

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has received an activation Supplemental Type Certificate for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System 228 on t...

Boeing EMARSS aircraft begin US Army flight tests


2013-08-16 08:00:55

Two Boeing Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) aircraft have arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for a...

AviIT Inc. awarded contract to manage RCMP Air Services technical library


2013-08-16 07:59:08

AviIT, Inc. has been awarded the contract to provide eMan to centrally manage the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Air Services’ technical manuals....

L-3 MAS again selected to provide in-service support for DND Polaris fleet


2013-08-15 13:55:17

Renewed ISS contract has a total potential value of $683 million and secures L-3 MAS as the government's CC-150 support contractor until 2018. ...

Harper Government supports expansion of advanced composites industry


2013-08-15 13:47:49

Western manufacturers will have more opportunities to increase technology adoption and commercialization opportunities thanks to support from the Harp...

Vector Aerospace/SECA sign service agreement with TAM EXECUTIVA


2013-08-15 13:44:58

Vector Aerospace and SECA, a Vector Aerospace Company have signed a service agreement with TAM EXECUTIVA, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ...

WestJet supports Alberta Flood Aid concert


2013-08-15 13:38:28

Airline's ongoing flood aid includes flight voucher for Twitter contest. ...

JSSI expands airframe coverage to include Phenom 100 and 300


2013-08-14 23:33:09

Jet Support Services, Inc., a leading provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has launched its Embraer Phenom...

Cessna at LABACE


2013-08-14 15:39:05

Cessna is proudly showcasing its latest aircraft at the Latin America Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) this week. ...

Honeywell donates personal protective equipment to aid in Alberta rebuilding efforts


2013-08-14 14:23:37

Honeywell has donated more than $50,000 in respiratory and protective safety gear to the city of High River, Alta., to aid with flood cleanup. ...

Bombardier Aerospace wins 2013 Masters North American Award for Safety Management System


2013-08-14 14:11:54

The Master of the Guild of Air Pilots and Air Navigators (GAPAN) has awarded Bombardier Aerospace the Master's North American Award for its industry c...

Government of Canada invests in safety at Lethbridge Airport


2013-08-14 13:37:52

The Lethbridge Airport is receiving $187,944, through the Airports Capital Assistance Program (ACAP), for the replacement of a snowplow truck....

Vector Aerospace and SECA co-exhibiting at LABACE 2013


2013-08-13 21:59:55

Vector Aerospace and SECA, a Vector Aerospace Company, will exhibit at the 10th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition....

Flexjet hiring more pilots as positive growth trend continues


2013-08-13 21:43:16

Due to sustained growth, Flexjet is intensifying its recruitment of pilots throughout the aviation community to satisfy increasing demand. ...

HNZ Group declares monthly dividends


2013-08-13 21:33:31

HNZ Group Inc. announced on Aug. 13 that its Board of Directors has declared monthly dividends of $0.091875 per Common Share and Variable Voting Share...

Becker introduces Digital Voice Communication System for the Beechcraft King Air 200 and 350 family


2013-08-13 21:29:03

Becker Avionics introduces its new fixed wing DVCS Digital Audio system for the Beechcraft King Air series aircraft line....

Latitude sales team meets fleet operators and channel partners in Brazil


2013-08-13 21:22:53

Latitude Technologies’ Senior Account Manager, David Thomas, will be visiting with customers and dealers this week at both the AEA Latin America Reg...

Bombardier celebrates the evolution of its maintenance network in South America at LABACE 2013


2013-08-13 21:18:57

Bombardier Aerospace continued to expand its aftermarket service network in South America in 2013 with the addition of MAGA Aviation as an Authorized ...

DART launches Bearpaw Kit and Heli-Utility-Basket for BK117 and EC145


2013-08-13 21:15:19

DART Aerospace is launching its Bearpaw Kit with Wearplates as well as its Heli-Utility-Basket for Eurocopter BK117 and EC145 models....

Aviation management hiring strong in 2013


2013-08-13 21:06:01

Aviation Search Group announced management hiring is strong in 2013 and industry leadership search assignments remain on the rise. ...