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Troubled AC jet dumped up to 80 tonnes of fuel
May 30, 2012, Toronto - An Air Canada passenger jet that was forced to make an emergency landing in Toronto earlier this week may have dumped as much as 80 tonnes of fuel over Lake Ontario before the aircraft touched down safely. CBC News reports.
RCAF jumps on green bandwagon with biofuel test flight
May 30, 2012, Trenton, Ont. - The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) successfully flew a CC-130H Hercules aircraft using a semi-synthetic jet fuel, blended with plant-sourced oil, for the first time on May 23, 2012 at 8 Wing Trenton, Ontario.
Aviation partners sign letter of intent for SAR solution
May 30, 2012, Ottawa - Alenia Aermacchi, Alenia Aermacchi North America and Canada, General Dynamics Canada, Provincial Aerospace, and DRS Canada today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to partner on a proposal for a Canadian Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) solution.
Rimowa's JU52 takes flight on cross-country tour
May 30, 2012, Toronto - Proving without a doubt that their uncompromised quality and craftsmanship extends to all aspects of the company, RIMOWA prepares their historic JU52 aircraft to grace major North American airports for the first time ever this July.
Northrop Grumman, L-3 MAS to create UAS for Arctic security
May 30, 2012, Ottawa - Northrop Grumman Corporation and L-3 MAS announced plans today to join forces on a variant of the Northrop Grumman-produced Global Hawk high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) for Canada to maintain continuous surveillance of its Arctic territories.
GuestLogix enhances footprint into India
May 30, 2012, Toronto - GuestLogix announced today that it will deploy its onboard retailing technology and point-of-sale (POS) handheld devices to power Jet Airways' in-flight duty free program, JetBoutique, in conjunction with Inflight Sales Group ("ISG"), a global pioneer of airline concession operations.
Manitoba's Calm Air buys ex-Olympic ATR 42-320
May 30, 2012, Manitoba - Skyworld Aviation has announced the sale of an ex-Olympic ATR 42-320 aircraft and spare PW124 engine to Manitoba's Calm Air.
WestJet's NextGen 737s reach special milestone
May 30, 2012, Calgary - WestJet announced it flew the one millionth flight of its Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft yesterday afternoon. The milestone flight was WS 612 from Calgary to Toronto.
Embraer names Filippo new CFO
May 30, 2012, Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - José Antonio Filippo was named Chief Financial Officer of Embraer, today, effective June 4, 2012.
U.S. Military big player in biofuel consumption
May 29, 2012, Washington, D.C. - The U.S. military is becoming a major player in biofuels and renewable energy markets, U.S. Senator Mark Udall, Democrat-Colorado, said Sunday on the all-energy news and talk program Platts Energy Week.