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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 9

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 10

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 13

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 23

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 16

June 30, 2018 1:38 PM 18 dead, 14 injured after China bus-truck collision

Speeding, dangerous passing, poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers are most often the cause of serious traffic accidents in China. Friday's accident appeared to be one of the worst in recent months. Despite vast improvements in safety, the World Health Organization says about 260,000 Chinese die each year in traffic accidents, many of them pedestrians 20

June 17, 2018 1:27 PM 'Suspicious' bag blamed for Winnipeg airport evacuation

Passengers were allowed back into the airport shortly after 8 a.m. RCMP say a "suspicious" abandoned bag is what prompted the evacuation of the Winnipeg's international airport around 7 a.m. Sunday. Passengers were allowed back inside shortly after 8 a.m. according to the email from RCMP. About 2,000 people had to leave the building and congregated in the airport 95

May 9, 2018 12:36 PM North Korean’s Kim Jong Un breaks with his flight-phobic father, travels by plane

Kim took a plane to the Chinese city of Dalian this week, becoming the first North Korean ruler to fly abroad in 32 years. Schooled for several years in Switzerland, Kim is believed to have travelled by air many times during his teenage years. After he became North Korea’s leader, state media said he was aboard Chammae-1 when he reviewed air force planes 42

May 8, 2018 7:36 PM Boeing to consult with U.S. on 'next steps' after Trump's Iran move

Boeing Co. said on Tuesday it will consult with the U.S. government on "next steps" following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 international agreement designed to deny Iran the ability to build nuclear weapons. IranAir has ordered 200 passenger aircraft worth $38.3 billion US at list prices, including 100 from Airbus, 80 from Boeing 40

March 23, 2018 12:24 PM Boeing will not appeal tariff ruling in Bombardier's favour

U.S. plane maker had sought tariffs of up to 300 per cent on imported Bombardier jets Aircraft giant Boeing will not appeal a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that allows its Canadian rival Bombardier to sell its newest commercial jets without heavy duties. Boeing launched a trade case with the independent International Trade Commission 75