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The WestJet Group announces Harry Taylor as interim President and CEO

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:20pm

CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.

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  • CALGARY, AB, Sept. 15, 2021 /CNW/ -The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor will assume the interim role of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a transition period taking place between late November and mid-December 2021.
  • "I am extremely pleased Harry has agreed to take on this interim role," said the WestJet Group Board Chair Chris Burley.
  • "It is a tremendous honour to be asked to serve as interim CEO for the WestJet Group, and I look forward to leading our organization through this crucial phase of our recovery," said Harry Taylor.
  • While Harry serves as interim CEO, Jennifer Bue, WestJet's current Vice-President, Finance Planning & Analysis will serve as interim CFO.

FAA Selects Palantir for Aircraft Certification Safety Monitoring Solution

Friday, June 18, 2021 - 11:59am

Palantir Foundry will support the FAAs aircraft certification and continued operational safety activities, including the ongoing monitoring of the 737 MAX fleets return to service.

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  • Palantir Foundry will support the FAAs aircraft certification and continued operational safety activities, including the ongoing monitoring of the 737 MAX fleets return to service.
  • Using Palantir Foundry will enable FAA aerospace engineers and analysts to more rapidly and efficiently monitor, analyze, visualize, and share aviation safety data used in their determination of whether an incident presents a past or future safety risk.
  • Palantirs software expertise will help the FAA to sustain their global leadership in the advancement of aviation safety and foster greater agility in adapting to the dynamic environment.
  • We are proud to be partnering with the Federal Aviation Administration to support their critical safety mission," said Akash Jain, President of Palantir USG.

Air Lease Corporation Announces Delivery of New Boeing 737-9 Aircraft to Aeromexico

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - 10:14pm

Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Aeromexico.

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  • Today Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737-9 aircraft on long-term lease to Aeromexico.
  • This is the first of four new Boeing 737-9s Aeromexico has committed to lease long-term from ALC.
  • ALC is pleased to deliver this new 737-9 aircraft to our long-term customer, Aeromexico, today, said Steven Udvar-Hzy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation.
  • About Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL)
    ALC is a leading aircraft leasing company based in Los Angeles, California that has airline customers throughout the world.

Flair Airlines Launches New Mobile App

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 11:00am

b'\xe2\x80\x9cAs non-essential travel begins to return this summer, Flair has been preparing to meet the needs of our customers who demand travel that is affordable, easy, and green,\xe2\x80\x9d says Sarah Riches, Vice President, Marketing and Customer Experience.

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  • b'\xe2\x80\x9cAs non-essential travel begins to return this summer, Flair has been preparing to meet the needs of our customers who demand travel that is affordable, easy, and green,\xe2\x80\x9d says Sarah Riches, Vice President, Marketing and Customer Experience.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe mobile app is an important step for our passengers which simplifies many of the travel processes while removing physical touch points and reducing printed materials.
  • As Flair grows to 50 aircraft in the coming years, the app provides the features our customers expect in making travel easy and affordable.\xe2\x80\x9d\nThe new app is designed with simplicity and ease of use at its heart and features beautiful graphics inspired by some of Canada\xe2\x80\x99s best-loved landmarks.\nCustomers will be able to manage their own accounts within the app to allow for faster booking and boarding.
  • With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve 19 cities across Canada.

Air Canada and Government of Canada Conclude Agreements on Liquidity Program

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 11:50pm

Air Canada has also agreed to complete its existing firm order of 40 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

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  • Air Canada has also agreed to complete its existing firm order of 40 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
  • In 2020, Air Canada was named Global Traveler\'s Best Airline in North America received for second straight year.
  • In January 2021, Air Canada received APEX\'s Diamond Status Certification for its CleanCare+ biosafety program for managing COVID-19, the only airline in Canada to attain the highest APEX ranking.
  • For more information, please visit: aircanada.com/media , follow Air Canada on Twitter and LinkedIn , and join Air Canada on Facebook .\nSign up for Air Canada news: aircanada.com\n'

Flair Airlines expands with eight new destinations across Canada

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 12:18pm

Service to four of the new destinations will begin in May with more added in the coming months as non-essential travel within Canada safely restarts.

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  • Service to four of the new destinations will begin in May with more added in the coming months as non-essential travel within Canada safely restarts.
  • Providing affordable air travel within Canada is the first step in restarting travel and tourism, and Flair is uniquely positioned with the efficiencies of our low-cost model.
  • Flair was one of the first airlines to reduce our network and focus exclusively on essential domestic travel, says Jones.
  • With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve 18 cities across Canada.

Flair Airlines expands with eight new destinations across Canada

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:00am

Service to four of the new destinations will begin in May with more added in the coming months as non-essential travel within Canada safely restarts.

Key Points: 
  • Service to four of the new destinations will begin in May with more added in the coming months as non-essential travel within Canada safely restarts.
  • Providing affordable air travel within Canada is the first step in restarting travel and tourism, and Flair is uniquely positioned with the efficiencies of our low-cost model.
  • Flair was one of the first airlines to reduce our network and focus exclusively on essential domestic travel, says Jones.
  • With an expanding fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, Flair is growing to serve 18 cities across Canada.

Amplifire To Launch New MAX 737 Return to Service Course

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 4:05pm

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Amplifire is proud to announce it has worked with Canadian airline WestJet to develop a B737 MAX Return to Service course.

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  • BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Amplifire is proud to announce it has worked with Canadian airline WestJet to develop a B737 MAX Return to Service course.
  • The course will be used as a part of the training to help pilots prepare for the MAX return to Canadian skies.
  • The Amplifire course is layered in between Boeing's CBT modules and learning literature to act as a knowledge check and provide evidence of learning.
  • "The platform is another tool that ensures the safety of WestJet's guests and crews as they return their MAX aircraft to service."

2020 Insights on Geopolitical Chaos Disrupting the Global Aircraft Market to 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 3:08pm

The "Geopolitical Chaos Disrupts the Global Aircraft Market, 2019-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Geopolitical Chaos Disrupts the Global Aircraft Market, 2019-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global aircraft market saw a year of turmoil in 2019 as the Boeing 737 MAX saga disrupted production from the commercial aircraft perspective.
  • The geopolitical chaos that followed the COVID-19 pandemic has become a major disruptive factor in the aircraft market.
  • General aviation aircraft is a broad market, and there will be a demand for training and sports aircraft.

IFALPA Global Pilots on Sriwijaya Air Flight 182

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 2:00am

The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to yesterday's accident of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, a Boeing 737-500 that crashed into the Java Sea about 20km north of Jakarta, Indonesia shortly after take-off from SoekarnoHatta International Airport, Jakarta.

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  • The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations (IFALPA) is closely monitoring the developments related to yesterday's accident of Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, a Boeing 737-500 that crashed into the Java Sea about 20km north of Jakarta, Indonesia shortly after take-off from SoekarnoHatta International Airport, Jakarta.
  • Our thoughts are with the families of the pilots, crew members, and passengers who lost their lives aboard the aircraft.
  • Note to Editors: The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations represents more than 100,000 pilots in nearly 100 countries around the globe.
  • 2021 The International Federation of Air Line Pilots Associations.