F-35 program slammed by auditor general The Department of National Defence did not run a fair competition to choose the F-35 fighter jet, is likely underestimating the total procurement cost, and made key decisions without required approvals or proper documentation, the auditor general concludes in his spring report released today.
CAE snags simulator deals in excess of $90 million CAE has announced a $90 million deal for full-flight simulators with a number of clients including: an ATR72-500 to Air Algerie in Algeria; a Boeing 737NG to Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) in Dubai, UAE; two Airbus A320 FFSs for the new Interglobe-CAE joint venture airline training centre in Delhi, India; an Embraer ERJ-190 to Zhuhai Flight Training Centre (ZFTC) in Zhuhai, China; plus two FFSs to undisclosed customers.
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GuestLogix and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines renew pact GuestLogix Inc. has announced that KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has renewed its agreement with GuestLogix for the continued use of the company's onboard retail technology platform across its entire fleet, serving 135 destinations from its hub at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
AVWest orders five Bombardier Global 6000 jets Bombardier Aerospace announced yesterday that AVWest of Australia has placed firm orders for five Global 6000 ultra long-range jets, featuring the new Vision Flight Deck.
Air Canada CEO wants Aveos workers rehired The head of Air Canada told a parliamentary committee last week that he hopes heavy maintenance companies will hire the terminated workers from defunct Aveos Fleet Performance Inc. to meet the airline's aircraft overhaul needs in Canada.