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.
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
Air Canada cancels order for 11 Boeing 737 Max jets [UPDATED]
Airline says the move reflects “evolving, long-term fleet planning requirements.”
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.
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.
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
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
Lauak Canada establishing aerospace centre in Mirabel, Que.
The federal government is providing $3 million in funding for the advanced technology aeronautics centre.
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.
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.
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.
Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac Megantic
Is the erosion of regulations to blame for notorious transportation tragedies?
Quebec premier says returns will fly high with $30M airship investment
Would transport heavy cargo to the province’s far north by 2022-23.
Dash 8 joins federal marine surveillance program
The aircraft will be modified to detect oil spills, monitor ships and whale movements.
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.