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News Aerospace Government General
October 19, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace General
October 14, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 6, 2020  

CAE first Canadian aerospace company to become carbon neutral

Made investments in projects that offset its remaining annual carbon emissions.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
October 5, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 2, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
September 30, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
September 23, 2020  

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.

Insight Aerospace Economy General
August 13, 2020  

Bombardier the poster child of pork barrel cronyism

Instead of picking winners and losers, governments should step back and let markets work.

News Aerospace General
August 12, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
August 12, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Transportation General
August 6, 2020  

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

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

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

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
August 5, 2020  

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

News Aerospace General
July 30, 2020  

NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life

The rover is expected to descend to the Martian surface on Feb. 18, 2021