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  1. Spirit says it's America's greenest major airline Sun-Sentinel In May, Greenopia, an online directory of green businesses and organizations ranked Virgin America, Alaska Airlines, United, JetBlue and Delta as the greenest U.S. airlines. Others making the list were US Airways, Southwest, Air Canada and American. and more » View the full article
  2. Zee News Rossell India ties up with Canadian firm CAE Canada Economic Times Rossell India Limited has restructured itself into three divisions - Tea, Aviation & Defence (Technology and Engineering) and Product Support Services (Aerospace), according to the company. "We have entered into a partnership with CAE Canada for ... Rossell to open three quick service outlets in DelhiZee News all 7 news articles » View the full article
  3. Aviation Week Air Canada Plans Fleet Shake-Up In 2013 Aviation Week An arbitrator's decision late last month on a pilots union contract is giving Air Canada a lot more flexibility in how to manage its fleet, with potential consequences for decisions on shifting and ordering narrowbody aircraft and getting rid of ... View the full article
  4. FAA proposes $1 million penalty against Horizon Air for cockpit door rivets CNN The FAA said the airline has replaced the blind rivets on its aircraft. Horizon Air, which serves cities in the western U.S. and Canada, has 30 days to respond to the FAA's proposed penalty. Bobbie Egan, a spokeswoman for Horizon Air, said the airline ... and more » View the full article
  5. Spirit says it's America's greenest major airline Sun-Sentinel In May, Greenopia, an online directory of green businesses and organizations ranked Virgin America, Alaska Airlines, United, JetBlue and Delta as the greenest U.S. airlines. Others making the list were US Airways, Southwest, Air Canada and American. and more » View the full article
  6. UPI.com Airlines set records for performance UPI.com U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood speaks at the opening of the U.S. International Pavillion during the 49th International Paris Air Show at Le Bourget near Paris on June 20, 2011. UPI/David Silpa. License photo. Published: Aug. 9, 2012 at 3 ... View the full article
  7. Heavy lift aircraft coming to the North Northern Ontario Business Canadian aviation pioneer Frank Kelner of Thunder Bay has formed Cargo North, an investment group, that is poised to be on the front lines of mineral exploration and development in the Far North. The outfit has bought a Basler Turbo 67 (BT-67) and ... View the full article
  8. Canada's top amateur pilot competition comes to Ottawa EMC Ottawa West The competition is in memory of John Webster, who lost his life in an aircraft accident at St. Hubert, Que., while practicing to represent Canada in an aerobatic flying competition. In July, 1931, a month before his death, Webster had represented ... Who'll be Canada's next Top Amateur Pilot?Ottawa Start (press release) all 3 news articles » View the full article
  9. Canadian language watchdog takes on airports The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and Canada's bilingualism watchdog is going undercover at eight major airports to see if travellers are served equally well in English and French. Official Languages Commissioner Graham Fraser says his office will conduct more than 1500 anonymous ... and more » View the full article
  10. Globe and Mail Air Canada Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results The Leading Aviation Industry Resource for News, Equipment and 8, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada recorded earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and impairment, and aircraft rent (EBITDAR) of $314 million in the second quarter of 2012 compared to EBITDAR of $338 million in the second quarter ... Air Canada touts continuing transformation as 2Q2012 losses widenCAPA - Centre for Aviation Air Canada Low-Cost Arm To Launch 2013Airwise Air Canada posts larger Q2 loss, foresees sustained profitsMontreal Gazette
  11. CBC.ca Bombardier annuncia i risultati finanziari del secondo trimestre concluso il ... ITNews The 0.5 percentage-point decrease is mainly due to lower absorption of higher selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses mostly due to higher selling expenses for business aircraft, the negative impact of higher exchange rates for the Canadian ... Bombardier revenue falls due to train order transitionVancouver Sun Market has it wrong on Bombardier: analystCanada.com Bombardier Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June ...MarketWatch (press release) Economic Tim
  12. RTT News CAE profit halves on restructuring costs Reuters Aug 9 (Reuters) - CAE Inc , an aviation trainer and flight simulator maker, said its profit more than halved in the first quarter on restructuring and acquisition costs. ... CAE also increased its quarterly dividend by 25 percent to 5 Canadian cents ... CAE Q1 profit cut in half but dividend going up as restructuring progressesCanadianBusiness.com CAE INC. : CAE reports first quarter financial results for fiscal year 2013 ...4-traders all 18 news articles » View the full article
  13. Air Canada Loss Wider Than Expected Airwise Air Canada's quarterly loss widened much more than expected as union disruptions and the closure of its plane maintenance contractor crimped operations at the country's largest airline. Operating expenses rose 3 percent in the second quarter, mainly on ... View the full article
  14. Porter partners with Qatar Airways Montreal Gazette For an airline such as Qatar Airways, Porter was probably the only way to get into the Canadian market, since both of the bigger Canadian carriers already have existing partnerships, said aviation consultant Rick Erickson. That leaves smaller niche ... View the full article
  15. Truro Daily News Rare vintage aircraft to visit Debert Truro Daily News The Fairchild Cornell MKII will be touching down at Debert Airport for a two-day visit on Sunday and Monday along with three other Yellow Wings aircraft, which are part of the Mike Potter Collection of Vintage Wings of Canada. Photo by PETER ... View the full article
  16. Audit of F-35 numbers up in the air more than two months after report deadline Calgary Herald The Pentagon is managing the multi-national F-35 program, which Canada officially signalled it was part of in 2010. The U.S. military already produces regular cost updates on the still developmental aircraft. "The answer, I think, is very simple ... and more » View the full article
  17. eTurboNews Boeing flies X-48C Blended Wing Body research aircraft eTurboNews CHICAGO, Ill. - A modified Boeing Blended Wing Body research aircraft – designated the X-48C – flew for the first time today at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The remotely piloted X-48C aircraft took off ... and more » View the full article
  18. Going green in aviation UpperMichigansSource.com There were around 60 registrants this year at the Green Aviation Conference at Up Front and Company in Marquette. The Green Aviation Coalition invited several speakers from across the US and Canada to speak on some of the latest advances in green ... View the full article
  19. Globe and Mail Porter Airlines signs interline deal with Qatar Airways Globe and Mail Porter Airlines has a deal with Qatar Airways that will allow customers travelling from the Middle Eastern country to connect seamlessly to Canadian destinations — the first of many such partnerships the airline hopes to announce this year. It's the ... Porter partners with Qatar AirwaysMontreal Gazette Qatar Airways Partners With Canadian CarrierGulf Business News Porter Airlines unveils its first interline deal with Qatar AirwaysAviation.ca (press release) all 35 news articles » View the full ar
  20. Globe and Mail Air Canada Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results Sacramento Bee "As previously reported, Air Canada's operations were adversely impacted by labour disruptions in March and April of 2012 which resulted in a decline in bookings for travel originating in Canada in the immediate aftermath. Our brand is resilient and we ... Air Canada foresees sustained profit, plans 2013 low-cost carrier launchGlobe and Mail Air Canada posts larger Q2 loss, foresees sustained profitsMontreal Gazette Continued unrest unavoidable at Air Canada?Canadian Skies Flightglobal all 97 news articles »
  21. Air Canada posts larger Q2 loss, foresees sustained profits Montreal Gazette MONTREAL — Air Canada says it is on the runway to sustained profits after years of stagnation as it pursues new pension relief, aircraft maintenance savings and next year's launch of a low-cost carrier. Details of the plan to start the new carrier are ... View the full article
  22. CBC.ca Discovery Air lets airship deal lapse CBC.ca Hopes that airships would one day fly Canada's northern skies were deflated Tuesday when Yellowknife's Discovery Air announced it has let its tentative deal to buy a fleet of hybrid airships expire. In August 2011, Discovery Air announced it was ... View the full article
  23. Porter Airlines signs first interline agreement with Qatar Airways CanadianBusiness.com Porter Airlines has a deal with Qatar Airways that will allow customers travelling from the Middle Eastern country to connect seamlessly to Canadian destinations — the first of many such partnerships the airline hopes to announce this year. It's the ... and more » View the full article
  24. Bahamas aviation chief begins chairmanship of International Federal Partnership Bahama Islands Info (blog) Mr. Rolle has become the first non-American to chair the organization of American, Bahamian and Canadian Federal Agents that exhibit as a group annually at AirVenture, which has been dubbed the world's largest aviation show. Above in the IFP's 2012 ... and more » View the full article
  25. Private equity firms put Landmark Aviation up for sale-sources Reuters ... is one of the country's largest fixed-based operator networks offering fueling, maintenance and ground support services to the aviation markets, according to its website. Landmark's current network includes 11 fixed-base operations in Europe and ... and more » View the full article