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FAA Certification granted to Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500 Jets

Two latest additions of Bombardier of Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, received FAA certification.“This latest milestone is terrific news and starts a new chapter in our Global family story,” said Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Program Management and Engineering, Bombardier Aviation. “With th...

HK Bellawings took delivery of first Bombardier Global 6500 aircraft

HK Bellawings Jet Limited took delivery of first Bombardier Global 6500 aircraft! This annoncement follows the Global 6500  recent entry-into-service on September 24, 2019, and its public debut at NBAA-BACE.  “The Global 6500 aircraft is the aircraft of choice for thriving business jet management companies such as HK Bellawings,” s...

First Air Canada Airbus A220 delivered

Air Canada has taken delivery of its first A220-300, designed, built and delivered from the Mirabel A220 programme facilities in Canada. The first aircraft out of an order of 45 will enter service in January 2020, making Air Canada the first airline to operate the A220-300 in North America. The A220 will enable the Montreal-based airline to comfortably fly passengers on various routes in Cana...

The first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet is made

  Harbour Air and magniX announced the successful flight of the world’s first all-electric commercial aircraft! The inaugural flight is the first step in becoming the world’s first all-electric commercial fleet.  The successful flight of the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver magnified by a 750-horsepower (560 kW) magni500 propulsion system, t...

ÉTS and Safran inaugurate the Safran Industrial Research Chair on the Development of Sustainable Aero-Propulsion Systems

The Development of Sustainable Aero-Propulsion Systems - an urgent issue which need to be developped by all means. As the global air traffic is growing and will continue to growi for about 5% each year, all aeronautical industry player should come together with scientist in order to find most effective solutions. Thanks to the Safran Industrial Research Chair on the Development of Sustainable...

First Bombardier Customer Aircraft Fueled with SAF delivered to Latitude 33 Aviation

The first Bombardier customer aircraft to fly away on sustainable aviation fuel is delivered! Latitude 33 Aviation will manage and charter the best-selling Challenger 350 business jet in Seattle, WA, on behalf of the aircraft owner. “We are very pleased that the customer and Latitude 33 Aviation joined us in demonstrating that SAF can become a mainstream, drop-in alternat...

Ministère des Transports du Québec Became Launch Customer for Viking CL-415 AUP

Viking Air Limited will take care of the Avionics Upgrade Program for eight of Ministère des Transports du Québec Canadair CL-415 aerial firefighters. The contract signed valued at US$42.6M. With execution of the contract, MTQ becomes the launch customer for the Viking Avionics Upgrade Program for the Canadair CL-415 amphibious aircraft fleet. The first of...

CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

Following the 2019 Dubai Airshow, CAE and Emirates announced the sale of two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators and associated training suites of the CAE XR Series models. The carrier also has options for four additional training suites. With orders of 126 Boeing 777X aircraft, Emirates is the biggest customer of the new upgraded 777 aircraft.   “CAE is honored to support E...

Mississauga Welcomes new Bombardier Global Manufacturing Centre

Mississauga will be home to a new global manufacturing centre for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands. "Mississauga is thrilled to welcome Bombardier to our city – a leading global aerospace hub and home to Canada'slargest aerospace sector," said Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie. &q...

Bombardier Receives First Shipment of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Montreal

Carbon emission, carbon offsetting, sustainable aviation fuel... we guess these are the notions used so much in every information concerning aviation industry... What are next steps leaders are taking? Bombardier announced that it received an inaugural shipment of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at its Montreal facilities, further reinforcing the company’s commitment to sustainable...

First cadet pilot training program in Canada - CAE, Jazz and Seneca

A team came together in order to develop Jazz Approach, an innovative Canadian program. Members of the team - CAE, Jazz Aviation and Seneca. The goal of the program is to provide Jazz with a pipeline of top-quality first officers. Cadets will receive a letter of employment from Jazz upon selection into the program, allowing for a direct path to join the airline as first officers conditio...

De Havilland Canada appoints Falcon Aviation Services as ASF

The day before iofficial Dubai Airshow opening, De Havilland Canada announced an agreement with Falcon Aviation Services that will enhance support to operators of Dash 8-400 aircraft in the Middle East and Africa. Falcon is appointed as a De Havilland Canada Authorized Service Facility and will offer heavy check maintenance services from its facilities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emir...