Narrowed Runway Draws Community Protest

Residents of Fort Smith in the Northwest Territories are demanding the territorial government restore the operational width of the local airport runway to 200 feet. According to the CBC, the government reduced the 200-foot runway […]

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Charter Fills Atlantic Air Service Gaps

Adversity becomes opportunity sometimes and a Cape Breton air charter company is hoping to find the silver lining in the pandemic. Airlines have drastically cut service to Atlantic Canada and Celtic Air Services is poised […]

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De Havilland, PAL Team Up On Dash 8 P-4

De Havilland Canada and PAL Aerospace are teaming up to build a long-range patrol version of the Q400 regional airliner. The Dash 8 P-4 will be equipped to provide maritime patrol services as well as […]

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Runway Condition Reporting Standards Set

Canada will be the first to adopt a standardized set of pilot reporting terms to describe the braking action on contaminated runways. According to Macleans, Transport Canada will be sending guidance to operators that will […]

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De Havilland Pause Sparks Relief Demand

The union representing production workers at De Havilland Canada is demanding federal government involvement to support those losing their jobs at the company’s Q400 assembly plant in Toronto. As we reported in January, De Havilland […]

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