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News Aerospace General
March 18, 2020  

Airports poised to lose $1.3B amid travel collapse, says industry group

Many major airlines will be operating at half capacity by next month amid border closures and slashed flight schedules.

News Aerospace General
March 12, 2020  

Eric Martel leaving Hydro Quebec to become president, CEO of Bombardier

Alain Bellemare is out; Martel said he is excited and honoured to rejoin Bombardier as it begins a new chapter

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 11, 2020  

Air Canada cancels order for 11 Boeing 737 Max jets [UPDATED]

Airline says the move reflects “evolving, long-term fleet planning requirements.”

News Aerospace Manufacturing Economy General
March 5, 2020  

Virus outbreak could cost airlines $113B: industry group

IATA says industry urgently needs help from governments in waiving some requirements and fees to alleviate the burden on airlines.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 27, 2020  

Nordic is De Havilland’s first customer for Dash 8-400 bin extension

Danish aircraft lessor gets additional stowage volume in the aircraft’s cabin designed to accommodate roll-aboard bags, reducing the need for gate check service.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 27, 2020  

Air Canada signs two Quebec aircraft maintenance deals, subject to Transat deal

The airline has signed agreements with AAR and Avianor for several Airbus models

News Aerospace General
February 25, 2020  

Mars lander confirms quakes, even aftershocks on red planet

The basic cause of Martian quakes is a long-term cooling of the planet, which makes it contract, fracturing its brittle outer layers

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Lauak Canada establishing aerospace centre in Mirabel, Que.

The federal government is providing $3 million in funding for the advanced technology aeronautics centre.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 19, 2020  

Bombardier investors flinch at sale of train division to Alstom, stocks drop

Concerned about pure business jet play; higher margins but the luxury industry is more volatile than rail.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 13, 2020  

Bombardier sells C Series stake for $591M, now out of commercial aviation

Transferred shares to Airbus SE and the Quebec government in a move to emerge from more than $9 billion in debt.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 13, 2020  

Bombardier to report earnings as future hangs in the balance

Possible sale of the plane-and-train maker’s Quebec-based business jet unit or its Berlin-based rail subsidiary.

News Aerospace Transportation General
February 6, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic

Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?

News Aerospace General
February 6, 2020  

Quebec premier says returns will fly high with $30M airship investment

Would transport heavy cargo to the province’s far north by 2022-23.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Dash 8 joins federal marine surveillance program

The aircraft will be modified to detect oil spills, monitor ships and whale movements.

News Aerospace General
February 4, 2020  

Liberals face prickly decision over fate of Challenger jets

Need to replace the aircraft was flagged to Trudeau in a memo from officials following the election.