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Canadian Air Transat took delivery of first A321LR

Air Transat took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. The A321LR, with its unique Airbus Cabin Flex configuration allowing for installation of additional fuel tanks, will have a range of up to 4,000 nautical miles. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-dist...

Discover Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft

Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft, what it is? It's aviation's irst circadian rhythm-based cabin lighting technology, which is fully integrated with the Flight Management System. The system was designed and developed exclusively for the Global 7500 aircraft. It even can help combat the jet lag, as it introduces Dynamic Daylight Sim...

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Relocates its Q Series Aircraft Regional Support Team

In order to enhance Customer Support in Africa and the Middle East, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will relocate its Q Series aircraft regional support team from Lanseria International Airport to Airways Park, close to O.R. Tambo International Airport. This move will co-locate the regional support team for the Q Series aircraft with Bombardier’s longstanding customer, South African...

Canadian Type Certification received for HondaJet Elite

Let the deliveries of HondaJet Elite in the region begin!  HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada's Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization.   HondaJet Elite got type certifications in United States (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe&n...

Lufthansa Technik is expanding in Montréal

Lufthansa Technik  is expanding its Montréal, aiming to triple local capacity! The company plans to create 50 new jobs in Montréal-Dorval by the end of 2021. The move to the new premises is accompanied by a plan to create a professional training workshop on the site, inspired by the German dual model.  Lufthansa Technik´s Mobile Engine Services comprises a...

Bombardier’s Challenger 350 Aircraft Outperforms Industry

What was the world’s most delivered super mid-size business jet? The answer, for a second consecutive year, is here - Bombardier Challenger 350. As detailed in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) annual shipment and billings report published in the first quarter of 2019, Bombardier also led deliveries in the super mid-size segment for a second...

World’s Longest Range Business Jet Flight in History - Bombardier Global 7500

Do you think a 8,152 nm flight is possible? Do you think it. is even. possible? Is it the longest mission ever flown? The answer is yes, to all these questions.  Highest speed over longest distance in business aviation history ? again, the answer is Bombardier Global 7500.   Amazing flight connecting Singapore to Tucson, AZ, with an aircraft providing industry’s l...

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...