Can’t crush this: Beetle armour gives clues to tougher planes
Bug’s crush-resistant shell could teach scientists about designing stronger planes and buildings.
Regional airlines reject prospect of government stake in carriers
Canada is the only G7 country to hold off on pledging major financial aid for an industry devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
WestJet suspends service to four cities in Atlantic Canada
Suspension eliminates more than 100 flights weekly or almost 80% of seat capacity from the region.
EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO
One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.
CAE first Canadian aerospace company to become carbon neutral
Made investments in projects that offset its remaining annual carbon emissions.
Heroux-Devtek signs multi-year Boeing deal to build actuation components
Contract win by the CESA subsidiary includes production requirements, spare parts for the 787, 777, 777X, 767 and 747.
Head of Bombardier Aviation leaving as company streamlines
Aerospace company focusing on business jets, Coleal eligible for severance pay of about US$3.1 million.
Uncertainty rises around $500M sale of Bombardier plants to Spirit
Deal may not close by the drop-dead date of Oct. 31, which Spirit says could prompt litigation.
Bombardier aerostructures sale comes into question, shares hit new low
The US$500-million sale of facilities in Belfast and Morocco forms a key part of the aircraft maker’s shift to pure-play private jets.
Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism
Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.
CAE to lay off 350 mostly Canadian employees, as Q1 revenue drops
About 200 of the layoffs will be at the flight simulator maker’s headquarters in Montreal.
Unifor, automakers begin negotiations with COVID-19, economy in focus
On the lookout for attempts by manufacturers to use COVID-19 as an “excuse” going forward.
Bombardier Q2 net loss widens while revenues plunge due to COVID-19
Revenues for the three months ended June 30 plunged 37% to $2.7 billion from $4.3 billion a year ago
FAA: Boeing pressured safety workers at SC aircraft plant
The U.S. FFA said that for nearly two years Boeing made employees doing safety checks report to managers who weren’t in position to oversee the work
FAA spells out design changes needed in grounded Boeing jet
It is not clear when the U.S. FAA will lift its March 2019 order grounding all Max jets