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Five Canadian gateways in 2020 by Lufthansa Group with Ottawa as new addition

Great news!  Lufthansa Group begins flights to and from Ottawa, Canada – Frankfurt, Germany!  Ottawa joins the four other Lufthansa Group Canadian gateways: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.  The new Ottawa route, beginning on May 16, 2020 and lasting until October 24, 2020, will be a summer se...

CAE to enter 15-year exclusive business aviation training services agreement

CAE announced a strategic partnership with Directional Aviation Capital (DAC), one of the largest, fastest growing, and most innovative corporate aviation service companies globally.  As part of this transaction, CAE will form a joint venture with DAC's affiliate, Volo Sicuro, LLC and acquire for approximately US$85 million a fifty-percent stake in SIMCOM Holdi...

Two Bombardier Challenger 350 joined L.J. Aviation Grows Fleet

L.J. Aviation has expanded its fleet with its latest addition of two industry-leading Challenger 350 aircraft. The high-performing Challenger 350 business jets join the company’s existing fleet of 40 aircraft and are available for charter in the Mid-Atlantic States. “We are thrilled to receive our Challenger 350 aircraft,” said Ed Kilkeary Jr...

First Two New Air Canada Routes To Be Operated With Game Changing Airbus A220-300

Air Canada announced the first two new routes to be operated with the Airbus A220-300, the only non-stop service between Montreal and Seattle and between Toronto and San Jose, California, both beginning in spring 2020. As well, the carrier also provided a first look at the interior features of its newest aircraft, which will offer customers a choice of Business a...

New Heights in the Heart of the Swiss Alps

A landing of the largest business jet in Gstaad’s Saanen airport, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, is it possible? With Global 7500 aircraft the answer is quite clear - yes. This is one of most notable airfields requiring short-field performance.  So eralier this mnth Bombardier Global 7500 landed there, for an event to showcase  its true four-zone cabin and...

300 deliveries milestone for Challenger 350 Aircraft

Faster than Any Other Medium or Large Jet in History  Challenger 350 have reached an amazing milestone - 300 deliveries! This landmark comes as the Challenger 350 jet was recently recognized by Robb Report Magazine as the Best of the Best super mid-size aircraft for the second consecutive year. Since 1988, Robb Report’s Best of the Best awards spotlight products,...

First order for Bombardier Global 5500 is secured

Bombardier announced the first order for a Global 5500 aircraft is secured.It will be operated from the West Coast of the United States. This transaction is valued at $46 million U.S., according to current list prices. “The Global 5500 aircraft offers the ultimate in performance, comfort, reliability and signature smooth ride,” said Peter Likoray,...

Maiden flight of First Royal Canadian Air Force C295

The key milestone towards delivery by the end of 2019 to begin operational testing by the RCAF is made for the Airbus C295! The aircraft, designated CC-295 for the Canadian customer, took off from Seville, Spain, on 4 July at 20:20 local time (GMT+1) and landed back on site one hour and 27 minutes later. FWSAR program facts and figures The contract, awarded in December 2016, incl...

New Liberty for the Iconic Learjet

Please welcome - Learjet 75 Liberty, the iconic platform that launched business aviation in America now is offering more than ever before!  Passengers who step into the six-seat Learjet 75 Liberty will have the freedom to stretch out in the only Executive Suite in the light jet category, aboard a stunning cabin that delivers the quietest and smoothest ride....

Canadian Innovation with Bombardier #WECREATE Campaign

Bombardier is highlighting Canadian innovation by broadcasting its original #WECREATE video. The video, broadcasted between June 27 and July 4 on Bombardier’s social media channels, showcases various Canadian inventions that have changed the world and still have an impact on our daily lives, such as insulin, the light bulb, the zipper, or the telephone. Bombardier's newes...

New name, new identity - Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

Since June 1 2019 there is a new name of Airbus and Bombardier partnership, reflecting Airbus' majority stake in the A220 - Airbus Canada Limited Partnership. The partnership is adopting the Airbus logo as its single visual identity. Over the course of the coming weeks, the new name will be applied to the limited partnership's documentation, materials and branded items. T...

Top Design Award goes to Nuage Seating Collection on Bombardier Global Aircraft

Congratulations Bombardier! The annual International Yacht & Aviation Awards goes to ergonomic perfection - Nuage seating collection! The International Yacht & Aviation Awards recognize innovative and inspirational aviation and yachting designs from across the globe. The innovative Nuage seating collection, found aboard the newest members of its la...