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Roch L. Dubé launches AvTraining

Dubé & Co, a Montréal-based management consulting and private equity firm, said it has announced the launch of AvTraining, a consulting and service business which provides aviation technical training solutions and training centre … Continue reading “Roch L. Dubé launches AvTraining”


WestJet starts non-stop service between Houston, Calgary

WestJet said it has launched non-stop service between Houston and Calgary, Alberta. The inaugural flight flew from Calgary International Airport (YYC) to George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) landed Sept. 8, 2015. The event … Continue reading “WestJet starts non-stop service between Houston, Calgary”


Waypoint Leasing closes USD200m placement

Waypoint Leasing said it has closed on the private placement of USD200 million of senior secured notes, representing Waypoint´s inaugural capital markets financing. The senior secured notes have a maturity of seven years, … Continue reading “Waypoint Leasing closes USD200m placement”


Norwegian Avinor picks WAM from Saab

Defence and security company Saab (STO: SAABB) said it has been selected by Avinor Air Navigation Services (Avinor ANS), Norway´s air navigation service provider, to deploy multilateration technology for air traffic surveillance coverage … Continue reading “Norwegian Avinor picks WAM from Saab”


SkyWest block hours down 10.9%

SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) said it has reported 180,436 block hours in August 2015, compared to 202,508 block hours in August 2014, a decrease of 22,072, or 10.9 percent. The net decrease was … Continue reading “SkyWest block hours down 10.9%”


Roch L. Dubé launches AvTraining

Dubé & Co said it has announced the launch of AvTraining, a consulting and service business which provides aviation technical training solutions and training centre operation consulting services. Dubé & Co is the … Continue reading “Roch L. Dubé launches AvTraining”


FAA picks Pratt & Whitney for advanced core-engine technologies

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that Pratt & Whitney has been selected to participate in a program to develop and mature advanced core-engine technologies to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, as part … Continue reading “FAA picks Pratt & Whitney for advanced core-engine technologies”


FAA chooses UTC Aerospace Systems for greener advanced nacelle technologies

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said that UTC Aerospace Systems´ Aerostructures business has been selected to participate in a program to develop new enabling nacelle technologies to reduce engine fuel burn and noise … Continue reading “FAA chooses UTC Aerospace Systems for greener advanced nacelle technologies”


Sabre enhances leading flight tracker software with real-time intuitive fleet monitoring

Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) said it has introduced enhanced capabilities to its Sabre AirCentre Flight Explorer solution. Airlines have already begun using the innovative new features in the latest release, which provides real-time … Continue reading “Sabre enhances leading flight tracker software with real-time intuitive fleet monitoring”


Southwest Airlines RPMs up 7.5% in August YoY

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) said it has reported its August and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. The company flew 10.3 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 2015, a 7.5 percent increase from … Continue reading “Southwest Airlines RPMs up 7.5% in August YoY”


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