How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout
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Transat shareholders approve sale to Air Canada
Deal made after different offer disclosed
Air Canada cancels order for 11 Boeing 737 Max jets [UPDATED]
Airline says the move reflects “evolving, long-term fleet planning requirements.”
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
Air Canada, WestJet scrub Boeing 737 Max from schedules until June
Ottawa banned the 737 Max from the skies last March following two fatal crashes.
Air Canada revises schedule for May as Boeing 737 Max remains grounded
The airline has been substituting different aircraft on 737 Max routes.
Air Canada says mobile app breach may affect up to 20,000 customers
Aeroplan numbers, passport numbers, birth dates, nationalities and countries of residence could have been accessed.
Canadian airlines aiming to become a biofuel superpower
Companies including Air Canada seek to procure biofuels from local sources instead of transporting it far to meet demand.
Ex-Aveos workers launch lawsuit against Air Canada, governments
Alleges governments harmed former workers by deliberately violating federal law governing Air Canada.
Que. union seeks injunction over Air Canada maintenance requirements
Quebec Federation of Labour said a “secret deal” with the government doesn’t absolve the airline from adhering to federal law.
Que. drops Air Canada lawsuit after Bombardier announcement
Province argued the airline failed to keep heavy maintenance operations in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba.
Air Canada to purchase up to 75 Bombardier CS300s
But the Montreal aerospace company has also announced workforce cuts affecting 7,000 positions over two years.
Air Canada asks court to reject maintenance ruling in Quebec lawsuit fight
Province launched lawsuit against Aveos Fleet Performance after it closed in 2012, costing 2,600 employees their jobs.
CAE wins $300M in contracts
Deals include Boeing 737Max simulators to Air Canada.
Air Canada still wants CSeries despite Bombardier turbulence
Airline CEO says passenger jet will be in the running to replace its 90-seat Embraer 190s after 2020.
Chorus buys 13 Bombardier Q400 turbos for $424M
Aircraft to be operated by Jazz under the Air Canada Express brand.
AJW Technique takes over former Aveos maintenance plant in Montreal
AJW has a stock of 400,000 spare parts valued at nearly $500 million.
Boeing halts 787 deliveries until battery problems are fixed
Dreamliner production will continue despite the FAA’s grounding of all 787’s currently in use.
Aveos Fleet Performance shuts down plants
Aveos Fleet Performance Inc., a company that provides aircraft maintenance to Air Canada, has shut down its plants in three cities, telling more than 2,400 workers they’re being laid off and should not return to work.
UPDATE: McGuinty ‘concerned’ about Electro-Motive lockout
Premier Dalton McGuinty is offering his help to resolve a nasty labour dispute at a locomotive plant in London, Ont.
UPDATE: Harper silent on Electro-Motive lockout
The Harper government is washing its hands of a nasty labour lockout at an Electro-Motive locomotive plant in London, Ont. once used by the Prime Minister as a backdrop to tout business tax breaks.
Canada’s collective bargaining is broken
If any further evidence is needed to prove Canada’s federal industrial relations are in desperate need of repair, look no further than the recent labour dispute at Air Canada.