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January 25, 2016
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Bombardier makes C Series pitch to expanding Iran Air

Iran Air is in the market for at least 20 regional jets and is considering the Bombardier C Series according to Bloomberg News. >> Read full article

Boeing forecasts more options for airline financing in 2016

Boeing says airlines and lessors will continue to have access to efficient funding at attractive pricing throughout 2016 as new participants enter the aircraft financing industry. >> Read full article

Desert beetle could hold frost solutions for aerospace researchers

Virginia Tech scientists have found a solution for reducing frost in the aerospace and wind industries taking inspiration from the Nambi Desert beetle, a native of southwest Africa. >> Read full article

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AVIATION TV: NewLeaf Travel Company flights postponed

In the latest episode of Aviation This Week, Niche TV host Tamar Atik reports on NewLeaf Travel Company’s postponed first flights; Bombardier ramping up to full production of the C Series; and the search for nominations for the Northern Lights Award Foundation. >> Learn More…

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Northern Lights Foundation seeking to award women in aviation, aerospace

The Northern Lights Foundation is now accepting nominations for its 8th Annual Awards Program. >> Read full article

New contract reached between Air Canada and IAMAW

Air Canada reports that it has received confirmation by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) that its members have ratified a new contract on collective agreement terms for 10 years. >> Read full article

New MIT model could cut airport congestion

Most frequent fliers are familiar with long lines at airports: at the check-in counter, the departure gate, and in boarding a booked flight. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

CHC Safety & Quality Summit

April 2-6, 2016
Location: Westin Bayshore Resort Vancouver, B.C. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

April 9, 2016
Location: Porter Airlines, Toronto Billy Bishop Airport Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

May 14, 2016
Location: WestJet Campus, Calgary, Alta. >> More Info