Air Canada announced its decision to replace Aeroplan with a new frequent flyer program that will launch in June 2020 following the end of their commercial agreement with Aimia.
As you may know, Aimia has owned and operated Aeroplan for almost a decade. They are announcing this decision three years ahead to provide as much notice as possible to our customers, employees, and partners.
BEAUTECH POWER SYSTEMS, TX purchased its fourth ex-Air Canada E190 (019) from Nordic Aviation Capital for part out.
AEROVISION INTERNATIONAL, MI has acquired ex-Air Canada E190 (022) for part out.
AVIATION TECHNICAL SERVICES, WA was selected by Air Canada to install Airbus-supplied TAWS on 49 A320 Family aircraft.
AIR CANADA joined the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research (CAAFCER) project to test environmental effects of biofuels on contrails; NRC will trail Air Canada aircraft with modified T-33 research jet to sample and test contrails.
LUFTHANSA TECHNIK has a 10-year Air Canada contract to provide Total Component Support for its 737 MAXs (61 on firm order, 18 options and purchase rights for another 30); it also extended CFM56 service deal for A320s for another eight years to 2026.
(Source SpeedNews Apr 28/17)