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January 6, 2019 10:52 PM High avalanche risk in Alps amid heavy snow, two dead

In Austria, public broadcaster ORF reported that a 26-year-old man died Sunday after being struck by an avalanche while skiing near the town of Schoppernau. Authorities in Austria closed some roads and train lines because of avalanche risks, while airports in the region have seen delays as workers struggled to clear the large amount of fresh snow and de-ice 7

December 21, 2018 4:03 PM London’s Gatwick Airport resumes flights after drone chaos

Some British officials said shooting down a drone remains a “tactical option” but there were concerns that could inadvertently hurt people on the ground. “Shooting the drone out of the sky is probably one of the least effective options” available, said Assistant Chief Constable Steve Barry of Sussex Police. He said police believe there was more than one drone 18

December 20, 2018 6:49 PM Enerjet aims to take off in crowded budget carrier market next year

CALGARY—The discount airline market is set to become even more crowded, as charter flight company Enerjet aims to relaunch itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier in 2019 after a decade of transporting oilsands workers and tour passengers. An investment group headed by Tim Morgan says it plans to take off in a Canadian market that already includes WestJet 18

December 17, 2018 10:25 AM British PM Theresa May to argue a second Brexit referendum would violate public trust

Some members of May’s Cabinet are urging the government to ramp up planning for a “no-deal” Brexit — a chaotic outcome that could see gridlock at U.K. ports, planes grounded and shortages of essential goods. Others are seeking to work with opposition politicians to find a way out of the morass. May’s supporters distanced themselves from media reports 15

October 22, 2018 1:56 PM Bombardier sues Mitsubishi over alleged theft of aircraft trade secrets

MONTREAL—Bombardier is suing Mitsubishi Aircraft in the United States over alleged trade secret misappropriation. The Quebec aerospace company alleges some of its own former employees passed on documents containing trade secrets to Mitsubishi before going to work for the company. The 92-page legal complaint filed in a Seattle court on Friday also targets 33

October 16, 2018 5:30 PM Bombardier on track to hit business jet delivery targets, meeting expectations

MONTREAL—Bombardier Inc. announced Tuesday it is on track to meet its target for business aircraft deliveries for the year, as a lengthening order backlog points to growing demand for long-range planes. In the third quarter, the Montreal-based company delivered 31 business jets, bringing the total to 96 so far in 2018, in line with analyst expectations 37

October 11, 2018 4:14 PM Asper family donates $2.5 million to Canadian sport’s Next Generation

“For me travelling was a huge problem. If I wanted to travel to France or anywhere those big decathlon meets are, it costs a lot of money. On top of that, there’s such a problem travelling on planes with those poles (for pole vault), it can cost $1,000 one way, then the pole is also $1,000 itself.” LePage stars alongside two-time Olympic freestyle champion 26

September 25, 2018 1:31 PM National safety board expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the close call. Board members are likely to focus on actions of the Air Canada pilots 30

August 5, 2018 6:42 PM Robert Martin, Tuskegee Airman who flew ‘63 and a half’ combat missions, dies at 99

Robert L. Martin, a combat pilot who said he flew “63 and a half” missions during Second World War as part of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, was shot down over German-occupied territory on the 64th and spent five weeks trying to return to Allied lines with the help of Josip Broz Tito’s anti-fascist Yugoslav partisans, died July 26 at a senior 38

July 21, 2018 1:36 PM Wildfire threat prompts evacuations in northeastern Ontario

The fire known as Parry Sound 33 more than quadrupled in size Friday to about 19 square kilometres, prompting the ministry to recommend the mandatory evacuations of the Key Harbour area and the municipality of Killarney south of the French River Provincial Park. The Ministry also said in a release issued late Friday night that dense smoke from the fires 26