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Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its Q400… Read More ›

Air Canada to Save 160 Tonnes of Carbon on Earth Day through Innovative Biojet Fuel Project at Toronto Pearson Airport

Airline serves as lead partner to introduce biojet into airport shared fuel system Air Canada will save 160 tonnes of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. Under the project, coordinated by Canada‘s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), Air Canada is a leading partner, introducing… Read More ›

Helite Aviation will receive the first Bell 505 with VVip configuration

  Mecaer Aviation Group, Inc. (MAG) signed a VIP interior in the first commercially operated Bell 505 today at Heli-Expo. Montreal, QC based, Helite Aviation has ordered the first Bell 505 MAGnificent to be operated as a commercial, for hire aircraft in the North American region. Helite’s Bell 505 will be customized by Mecaer  and… Read More ›

SpiceJet gets India’s ‘Best Domestic Airline’ Award at Wings India 2018

SpiceJet has been awarded India’s ‘Best Domestic Airline’ award at the prestigious Wings India Awards for Excellence in the Aviation Sector organised by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India and FICCI. The award ceremony was held in Hyderabad on March 8 on the sidelines “Wings India 2018”, India’s flagship event on Civil Aviation… Read More ›

Air Canada inaugurates the only non-stop flights between Yellowknife and Vancouver.

Yellowknife seasonal service from Vancouver complements year-round service from Edmonton and from Calgary Vancouver–Yellowknife seasonal service to begin early Fall in 2018 to meet growing demand from Asia YELLOWKNIFE, Dec. 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada‘s inaugural flight, AC8834 from Yellowknife to Vancouver departed this morning, marking the only non-stop service linking Canada’s spectacular Northwest… Read More ›

Mission STS-42

    Mission Description Patch STS-42 (Credit: Canadian Space Agency) Text description of image Launch Date: January 22, 1992 Time: 9:52:33 a.m. EST Site: Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Landing Date: January 30, 1992 Time: 8:07:17 a.m. PST Site: Edwards Air Force Base Mission Duration: 8 days 1 h 14 min 44 s Flight Number: STS-42… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines to Launch Daily Service to Vancouver, Canada

Commencing on 30 June 2017, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will operate daily direct flight between Hong Kong and Vancouver by Airbus A330 aircraft. Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2017, fly to Canada to join the nation-wide festivals with Hong Kong Airlines at HK$3,700* up. Long accredited one of the world’s… Read More ›

Sikorsky S-76A™ Helicopter Maintenance Trainer Advances Engineering Program at Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

Maintenance trainer also helps fulfill Sikorsky‘s Industrial and Regional Benefits obligations for Canada‘s Maritime Helicopter Project Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) today celebrated the transfer of an S-76A™ helicopter maintenance trainer to the Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre. Valued at CAD 1.3 million (USD 945,000), the non-flying, twin-engine… Read More ›

Dassault Combined Vision System Certified on Falcon 2000S/LXS

Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System –dubbed FalconEye–has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Agency for use on the Falcon 2000S and LXS twinjet aircraft. FalconEye will also be certified soon on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. FalconEye is the first head up display (HUD) system to… Read More ›

Air Canada is Official Airline to Nine Canadian Symphony Orchestras Coast to Coast with Addition of Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

Introduces industry-leading pre-boarding for customers with carry-on instruments and discount policy for additional seat . MONTREAL, Sept. 25, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced it has added Symphony Nova Scotia and the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra to its roster of Canadian symphony orchestras it supports from coast to coast. The airline also announced today… Read More ›

ADAC Luftfahrt Technik and Airbus Helicopters sign parts-by-the-hour contract for EC145 T2 fleet.

Service agreement worth 25 million euros over ten years. oday, Airbus Helicopters and ADAC Luftfahrt Technik (ALT), the maintenance arm of ADAC Luftrettung, signed a parts-by-the-hour service contract for the air rescue organization’s EC145 T2 fleet. The ten-year service agreement with a volume of some 25 million euros covers a comprehensive range of services for… Read More ›

Air Canada rouge to Offer More Caribbean Destinations this Summer from Toronto and Montreal.

22 per cent more seats to the Caribbean than last summer More flights from Montreal to Cancun, Port-au-Prince and Punta Can Air Canada announced that its leisure carrier subsidiary, Air Canada rougeTM, is expanding its choice of more Caribbeandestinations this summer. Routes previously operated by Air Canada from Toronto andMontreal to Cuba, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Barbados, Haiti, Cancun and Tampa, FL, will be converted beginning this spring to Air Canada rouge service. Together with its… Read More ›

TRANSPORT CANADA AND THE NATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION AGENCY OF BRAZIL CERTIFY THE BELL 429WLG.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced the initial certification of the Bell 429WLG by Transport Canada and the National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil. Unveiled in October 2013 at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference, the helicopter combines the advanced capabilities of the Bell 429 with the added operational flexibility of retractable wheeled landing gear…. Read More ›

Air Canada Named One of Canada’s Top Employers for 2014.

Air Canada among top 100 of 75,000 employers examined by Mediacorp competition. Air Canada has been recognized as one of “Canada’s Top 100 Employers” in an annual survey by Mediacorp Canada Inc. The national competition, which begins by examining the recruitment histories of more than 75,000 employers across Canada, chooses top companies after conducting a detailed review of their… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins CAAS cockpit onboard first Boeing Chinook delivery to Canada.

The Rockwell Collins Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) cockpit is featured on the first CH-147 Chinook helicopter that was delivered to Canada’s Department of  National Defence (DND) during a ceremony in Ottawa. “The CAAS cockpit will provide Canada’s military pilots with enhanced situational awareness and safety of flight while significantly reducing their workload,” said Troy Brunk,… Read More ›

Air Canada and Air China Expand Cooperation Agreement, Enhancing Codeshare and Interline Connections Between Canada and China.

Air Canada and Air China are pleased to announce the expansion of their long-standing commercial cooperation agreement. The expanded agreement further enhances the carriers’ interline and codeshare services offered via their respective hubs, making it more convenient for customers to travel between Canada and China while extending the Star Alliance partners’ international networks.  Now available for purchase, these new… Read More ›

Successful Launch of CASSIOPE: Hybrid Satellite Mission Carrying Science and Telecommunications Payloads.

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is proud to announce that Canadian satellite, Cascade Smallsat and Ionospheric Polar Explorer (CASSIOPE) was successfully launched today at noon (12:00 p.m. EDT). Lift off took place from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. CASSIOPE is the first Canadian hybrid satellite to carry a dual mission in the… Read More ›

ICAO and Canada Sign New Supplementary Agreement.

Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird (seated, left) signs the new ICAO Supplementary Agreement on behalf of the Canadian Government while ICAO Secretary General Raymond Benjamin (seated, right) signs on behalf of ICAO. Also present on the occasion are ICAO Council President Roberto Kobeh González (centre) Quebec International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade Minister… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM G150 FLEET LEADERS REACH 10,000 FLIGHT HOURS.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today celebrated a milestone for the fleet leaders of its mid-sized G150 aircraft. The two G150s, which are owned and operated by a U.S.-based multinational energy company, recently combined to surpass 10,000 flight hours. This achievement was accomplished without incident and took only five years. “We are very pleased that the G150… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Canada Inc. To Acquire Engine Maintenance, Repair And Overhaul Assets.

Lockheed Martin Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT], announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase certain assets of the engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business of Aveos Fleet Performance, Inc., located in Montreal, Canada. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not material… Read More ›

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