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Ontario International Airport continues to gain passengers in 2019

Nearly 400,000 air travelers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in January, 5.7% more than the same month a year ago. Cargo tonnage grew by the same percentage. The number of domestic travelers exceeded 369,000 in January, almost 2% more than January last year, while the number of international passengers more than doubled to nearly 27,000 from...

$22 Million Investment into Two Major Aerospace Research Projects in Québec

An investment of a total of approximately $22 million CAD over a three-year period announced by Bormardier. The company will invest into two major aerospace research projects: Aéro21 and the third phase of the SA²GE project. Both projects will bring together large aerospace companies, SMEs, as well as local universities and research centres. “Through this strong allia...

Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge launched in Mirabel to interest local young people in aeronautics

Flagship program comes to Quebec through partnership with Mirabel Youth Centres Association The first Canadian edition of the Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge has been launched in Québec, in partnership with the Mirabel Youth Centres Association – bringing the total number of sites conducting this flagship program of the Airbus Foundation to 17 worldwide. The Airbus...

North American facility of Euramec to support strong commercial outlook

Euramec, the European flight simulation manufacturer, chooses Canada as a future sales and maintenance site.   Euramec NV will continue to develop advanced Flight Training Devices for the global markets from the head office in Belgium. The company structure however is being adjusted to reflect the needs of customers.   Bert Buyle, CEO: “Our efforts in international markets resu...

Global 7500 Business Jet Certified by European Aviation Safety Agency

Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe. “We’ve transformed business aviation with the Global 7500 jet,” said Michel Ouellette, Senior Vice President, Program Management and Engineering, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “Wit...

New Innovative 50-Seater Aircraft from Bombardier

Welcome The new CRJ550, a new aircraft type based on the CRJ700 platform, the first triple-class 50-seat aircraft in the world Bombardier Commercial Aircraft officially launched the new CRJ550 aircraft, designed to meet the expectations of today’s passengers. The CRJ550 is a new CRJ Series aircraft model, with a new type certificate based on the CRJ700. United Airlines is th...

Escape Lounge Open at Ontario International Airport

In a festive celebration, local officials and guests welcomed the grand opening of the Escape Lounge at Ontario International Airport (ONT), offering a new level of comfort and convenience for airline passengers at the nation's fastest growing airport. The new premium lounges will be accessible to all travelers. Under a 10-year agreement approved by the Ontario Internati...

Learjet Aircraft Engine Maintenance Intervals extended, 25 Million Flight-hour Milestone celebration

Bombardier announced that Learjet 70 and Learjet 75aircraft operators now benefit from lengthened intervals between recurring major powerplant inspections, which have been extended from 3,000 to 3,500 engine hours. This interval extension directly benefits the bottom lines of operators by reducing the number of repeat inspections over the lifecycle of the engine, thereby decrea...

Global 7500 aircraft wing program to. be acquired by Bombardier from Triumph Group Inc.

A definitive agreement to acquire the Global 7500 wing program from Triumph Group Inc. was announced by Bombardier . This acquisition will allow to strengthen Bombardier’s position as a leading aerostructures manufacturer and secure the production ramp-up and long-term success of Bombardier’s flagship business jet. The acquired operations will be incorporate...

New Website for Operators, Heliops, MROs, and CAMOs launched by WinAir

A new tailored online experience launched by WinAir aims to appeal to a variety of common user roles at each of these aviation industry subsets including Director of Maintenance, Inventory/Parts Manager, Chief Financial Officer, IT Admin/Manager, and Owner/CEO, focused on the unique business requirements of Operators, Heliops, MROs, and CAMOs. WinAir is delighted to showcase the latest edi...

Sale of Four Global 6000 Business Jets to Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier announced the sale of four Global 6000 business jets to an undisclosed customer. This transaction is valued at $310 million U.S., according to current list prices and including a contract for services. With its advanced wing design, the Global 6000 aircraft delivers a smooth ride for exceptional comfort, and boasts the widest cabin in its class. The sophist...

Bombardier Global 7500 Business Jet Entry-into-Service

Bombardier celebrated the entry-into-service of its award-winning Global 7500 business jet, during a special event held at its recently renamed Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, in presence of selected customers, suppliers and representatives from the industry. “Pride and excitement are profound understatements when it comes to the entry-into-service of our flagship Globa...