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September 29, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: AVIATION TV: BBA Aviation set to expand Signature brand
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Bombardier eyes final CSeries certification flight

Bombardier expects to complete the final certification testing of its smaller new CSeries narrow-body jet, the CS100, by the week of Nov. 23. >> Read full article

Chorus Aviation announces expansion of Jazz fleet

Chorus Aviation has announced it will add 10 incremental growth aircraft to the Jazz Aviation LP (Jazz) CPA fleet. >> Read full article

NAV CANADA announces president/CEO transition

NAV CANADA has announced the planned retirement of John W. Crichton as president and CEO, effective December 31, 2015. >> Read full article

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AVIATION TV: BBA Aviation set to expand Signature brand

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik brings you the news on BBA Aviation’s upcoming acquisition of Landmark Aviation; Sherbrooke airport’s introduction of Airpole; and Rockwell Collins forecasting a challenging year for BizJet sales.

PLUS: Wings and Helicopters editor Matt Nicholls talks about the recent Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin merger, and what it means for the country.
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Amadeus, Air Canada sign new travel pact

Air Canada and Amadeus have signed a multi-year distribution deal that will see Amadeus handle all of the airliners online customer booking needs. >> Read full article

Alcoa splitting its aerospace, metal segments to boost performance

Alcoa plans to split into two independent companies to better enhance its opportunities for aerospace. automotive products and aluminum. >> Read full article

Northern Lights Award dinner ready to roll

The annual Northern Lights Award dinner goes this weekend in Toronto, honouring seven top women in aviation and aerospace. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Northern Lights Award Gala Dinner

October 3, 2015
Location: Toscana Banquet and Conference Center, Vaughan, Ont. >> More Info

WIA Lunch and Learn at MDA

October 7, 2015
Location: Brampton, Ont. >> More Info

DTI Basic Quality Assurance Workshop - Toronto

October 27, 2015
Location: GTAA-Pearson >> More Info