CSALP to become Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) will soon change its name to Airbus Canada Limited Partnership.  The new name reflects the majority interest of Airbus in the limited partnership since July 1, 2018. The organisation will adopt the Airbus logo as its single visual identity. “The new name is the…

AirMap and Honeywell develop tracking solution for drones

AirMap, the global airspace management platform for drones, and Honeywell have agreed to develop a cost-effective drone tracking solution to provide airspace safety authorities with situational awareness of manned and unmanned aircraft operations within an airspace system. Together, the companies will develop a cost-effective hardware device to allow for unmanned…

Gulf Aviation to fuel Delta Air Lines

Aviation fuel supplier, Gulf Aviation, has secured a brand-new 12-month contract to provide fuel for Delta Air Lines. The new partnership will see Gulf Aviation, which is fuel supplier Certas Energy’s aviation brand, providing fuel for its fleet of passenger aircraft at two of the UK’s busiest airports – Edinburgh…

SITAONAIR expands Brazil’s ATS datalink services as air traffic grows

SITAONAIR has expanded the operational capacity of air traffic service (ATS) datalink across Brazil’s airports, in a step towards modernising air traffic control operations in the country as air traffic continues to rise. The development of the service follows SITAONAIR’s instrumental work with Brazil’s Department of Airspace Control (DECEA), as…

AAR earns JCAB approval to expand services to Japanese airlines

AAR, an independent provider of aviation aftermarket services, has received approval from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) to serve Japanese airlines that require repair stations to provide JCAB-authorised release certificates. This new certification will expand AAR’s Japanese customer base and further strengthen the company’s position in Asia. AAR Aircraft…

Boeing acquires ForeFlight

Boeing has completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a provider of mobile and web-based aviation applications. ForeFlight has partnered with Boeing for the past two years to bring aviators Jeppesen’s aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight’s popular mobile platforms. Now, the teams will integrate talent and offerings to bring innovative, expanded…

Triumph Group sells NAAS line maintenance service provider

Triumph Group has sold Triumph Aviation Services – NAAS Division, Inc. (NAAS) to STS Aviation Group. The transaction is effective as of March 6, 2019. The division generated revenues of approximately $30 million in Triumph Group’s 2018 fiscal year, ending on March 31, 2018. NAAS is headquartered in San Antonio,…

ICAO alleged cyber hack revealed

Radio-Canada, Canada’s public broadcaster, has revealed that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been the victim of a cyberattack, which it alleges it concealed for months and allowed the malware to spread throughout the airline industry. The broadcaster refers to Internal documents that detail ICAO’s alleged “flawed” response to…

GE Aviation adds new network operations contracts

GE Aviation has announced digital Network Operations agreements with customers including AirAsia and additional undisclosed airlines. Implementation of Network Operations will take place this year for the airlines. “Network Operations delivers powerful software applications that collect and analyse data streams in real time across multiple systems,” said John Mansfield, chief…