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Allison Lampert

Global aviation leaders gather amid climate protests, MAX safety talks

9:38am IST

MONTREAL Global aviation leaders will be under pressure to deepen efforts to tackle airline emissions as they gather this week under the shadow of protests led by Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

U.N. aviation agency head says open to meeting climate activist Greta Thunberg

21 Sep 2019

MONTREAL The secretary general of the U.N. aviation agency said on Friday she is open to meeting with Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who will lead a Montreal climate protest next week in part targeting emissions from flights.

Aviation industry expects double-digit insurance premium hikes after 737 MAX grounding

20 Sep 2019

MONTREAL/NEW YORK The aviation industry is bracing for double-digit insurance premium hikes for the first time in about 15 years, as insurers wrestle with higher costs from aircraft groundings, including the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets following two fatal crashes, insurance executives said this week.

Lone 737 MAX criss-crossed Canada for pilot checks during grounding

18 Sep 2019

MONTREAL/PARIS While the world's Boeing 737 MAX fleet remains grounded after two fatal crashes, a solitary Air Canada plane has been spotted in the skies, shuttling between Quebec and Ontario.

U.S., Europe split over U.N. efforts to expand airport employee screening: sources

06 Sep 2019

MONTREAL The United States and Europe are divided over United Nations efforts to expand employee screening at airports, following broader calls to harden airports against threats from their own workers, four sources familiar with the matter said.

U.S., Europe split over UN efforts to expand airport employee screening -sources

06 Sep 2019

MONTREAL, Sept 6 The United States and Europe are divided over United Nations efforts to expand employee screening at airports, following broader calls to harden airports against threats from their own workers, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Aviation industry labor shortage hits Canadian companies trying to replace grounded Boeing jets

28 Aug 2019

MONTREAL A global shortage of pilots and mechanics is preventing some Canadian aviation service companies from meeting the needs of airlines and other customers scrambling to secure replacements for grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets.

Aviation industry labor shortage hits Canadian companies trying to replace grounded Boeing jets

28 Aug 2019

MONTREAL, Aug 28 A global shortage of pilots and mechanics is preventing some Canadian aviation service companies from meeting the needs of airlines and other customers scrambling to secure replacements for grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets.

Transat shareholders approve Air Canada's C$720 million bid for leisure group

24 Aug 2019

MONTREAL Transat AT Inc shareholders on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of Air Canada's bid for the leisure group, in a deal that still requires domestic and European regulatory approval.

Canada's CAE sees strong pilot training demand when Boeing MAX jets fly

15 Aug 2019

CAE Inc expects strong demand from airlines for pilot training when Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets are cleared to fly, Chief Executive Marc Parent told analysts on Wednesday, after the Canadian training specialist reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings.

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