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Pickering airport opponents hope the proposal will be abandoned after 50 years

Opponents against long-standing proposal to build an airport in Pickering are optimistic plans will be abandoned.

Firefighters question Alberta cuts to aerial attack teams as province battles blazes

Former members of an elite wildfire-fighting crew say cuts have left the province battling blazes short-handed.

B.C. firefighting company sets limits after 737 crashes in Australia

Australian Transport Safety Bureau says Coulson 737 was on low-level drop when it clipped ridgeline and crashed.

Canadian airlines brace for a summer of change as U.S. airlines consider reforms

US Accountability Office issues report on the causes of flight disruptions before and after the pandemic.

Air Canada boosts earnings outlook for 2023, citing strong demand and traffic

Expected earnings rise due to stronger-than-anticipated demand and lower-than-expected fuel prices.

Dubai main airport sees over 21.2M passengers in early 2023

Dubai International nears numbers it saw before the pandemic grounded air traffic.

Pilots decry industry push for solo flying

Pilots are speaking out against push toward having a sole crew member in the cockpit.

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Sold out Careers in Aviation Expo inspires next generation

More than 550 people attended the Careers in Aviation Expo, held on May 6 in WestJet's South Bay Hangar at Toronto Pearson, featuring 42 exhibitors and 30 mentoring sessions. » 

Pearson Airport turns to bolstered staffing, tech improvements to reduce travel chaos

Deborah Flint, CEO of GTAA, outlines 22 per cent increase in staffing over the past year and tech improvements aimed at easing summer travel out of Toronto Pearson. » 
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Mark van Berkel named President and CEO of COPA

Mark van Berkel is set to join the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association as its next President and CEO. » 

Leaders express disappointment with changes to Canadian North airline

Northern leaders disappointed with changes that allow for increased prices and reduced flight services. » 

Israeli aircraft strike Islamic Jihad targets in Gaza Strip

Israeli aircraft conducted strikes early Tuesday on Islamic Jihad targets in the Gaza Strip. » 

Ukraine downs Russian hypersonic missile with US Patriot

Ukraine's air force claimed Saturday to have downed a Russian hypersonic missile over Kyiv. » 

Delta flight diverted to Boston due to 'unruly' passenger

Flight between Detroit and Amsterdam was diverted to Boston due to an unruly passenger on board. » 

Statistics Canada says economy added 41,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate 5.0%

Employment in Canada rose by 41,000 jobs last month, with all the gains made in part-time work. » 

US says it will allow more flights by Chinese airlines

Transportation Department will let Chinese airlines increase from eight to 12 U.S.-China round trips per week. » 


Wings Webinar, The Aircraft Luxury Tax, Tips for buyers and sellers

May 16, 2023
Location: Online, free with registration

Vertical Flight Society Forum 79

May 16 – 18, 2023
Location: West Palm Beach, FL

4th Annual Aerial Firefighting Conference

October 26, 2023
Location: KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence, Kelowna, BC

ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 14 – 26, 2023
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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