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April 14, 2021  

How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout

(CP) The federal government’s blockbuster financial aid plan for

News Aerospace Business Operations
December 15, 2020  

Transat shareholders approve sale to Air Canada

Deal made after different offer disclosed

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 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
January 23, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace General
April 2, 2019  

Air Canada revises schedule for May as Boeing 737 Max remains grounded

The airline has been substituting different aircraft on 737 Max routes.

News Aerospace General
August 29, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation Business Operations General Sustainability
July 25, 2017  

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.

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April 7, 2016  

Ex-Aveos workers launch lawsuit against Air Canada, governments

Alleges governments harmed former workers by deliberately violating federal law governing Air Canada.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
March 14, 2016  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Operations Production
February 18, 2016  

Que. drops Air Canada lawsuit after Bombardier announcement

Province argued the airline failed to keep heavy maintenance operations in Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
February 17, 2016  

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.

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January 6, 2016  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Operations Production
October 16, 2015  

CAE wins $300M in contracts

Deals include Boeing 737Max simulators to Air Canada.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
February 18, 2015  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 2, 2015  

Chorus buys 13 Bombardier Q400 turbos for $424M

Aircraft to be operated by Jazz under the Air Canada Express brand.

News Aerospace Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
April 5, 2013  

AJW Technique takes over former Aveos maintenance plant in Montreal

AJW has a stock of 400,000 spare parts valued at nearly $500 million.

News Aerospace Transportation Business Operations Operations Production Technology
January 21, 2013  

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.

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March 19, 2012  

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.

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January 6, 2012  

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.

News Business Operations Operations
January 5, 2012  

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.

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August 7, 2011  

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.