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December 16, 2014
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CAE wins defence contracts worth $115 million

CAE has announced that it has won a series of contracts during its fiscal year third quarter valued at more than $115 million to provide a range of simulation products and upgrades as well as professional and long-term support services. >> Read full article

Workers rely on employers for insurance

One-quarter of Canadians rely on insurance provided through their employers to ensure dependents will be supported in the event of death, disability or critical illness. >> Read full article

Bombardier using a European tax haven?: Revenue Quebec

Quebec's finance minister says he understands Bombardier Inc. pays its taxes according to Quebec and Canadian laws and that "we receive what we should receive." But nevertheless, Carlos Leitao said he has asked Revenue Quebec to look into whether Bombardier is using a European tax haven to avoid paying provincial taxes. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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Aging CF-18s should not be flown much past 2025: report

A long-awaited market analysis into which fighter jet could replace the CF-18s tells the Harper government it can postpone a decision and keep flying the current fleet until 2025, but it will cost roughly $400 million. >> Learn More…

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Air Canada Boeing's launch customer for landing gear overhaul

Boeing has announced that Air Canada is the launch customer for Boeing's new landing gear exchange programs for the 777-300ER (Extended Range) and 777-200LR (Longer Range) airframes. >> Read full article

Airline profitability rises with falling oil prices: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Air Transport Industry report. >> Read full article

FAA issues four more permits for UAV use in the U.S.

Under pressure from Congress to speed access to U.S. skies for commercial drones, the government granted four companies last week to use drones for air surveillance, construction site monitoring and oil rig flare stack inspections. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

4th Annual SMS/QA Symposium

Jan. 4-6, 2015
Location: Coronado Resort Walt Disney World - Orlando, Fla. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

February 7, 2015
Location:Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum - Hamilton, Ont. >> More Info

Safety & Quality Summit

March 23-25, 2015
Location:Westin Bayshore Resort & Marina - Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

AEA Annual Convention & Trade Show

April 8-11, 2015
Location:Dallas, Tex. >> More Info