Aviation

Cirrus grounds its own SR22 and SR22T aircraft due to engine ‘issue’ | News

Cirrus Aircraft, maker of high-performance single-engine aircraft, has grounded its SR22 and SR22T models after “an issue” was discovered with its Continental Aerospace engines. The grounding is for Cirrus-owned and operated aircraft only, but was revealed in an email to all of the types’ owners on 8 February. “Cirrus Aircraft has been informed by Continental…of […]

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Canada Jetlines appoints Rossen Dimitrov to board of directors | News

Start-up leisure carrier Canada Jetlines has appointed longtime airline executive Rossen Dimitrov to its board of directors.  Dimitrov has more than 20 years of experience in the airline industry, most recently as chief officer of customer experience at Qatar Airways. He also worked as chief operating officer and chief customer experience officer at Air Italy, […]

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Spirit names CFO Scott Haralson as executive vice-president following lackluster Q4 | News

Shortly after reporting a hefty fourth-quarter loss, Spirit Airlines moved Scott Haralson into the role of executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Haralson joined the company in 2012, holding various corporate finance management positions. He assumed the CFO role in 2018 and will continue providing “financial management, planning and guidance”, the airline said on 7 […]

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Leonardo to upgrade avionics on USA’s remaining C-27Js | News

Italian airframer Leonardo secured a deal with the US military to upgrade the Pentagon’s dwindling fleet of C-27J Spartan tactical transport aircraft. The Department of Defense (DoD) said on 7 February Leonardo has been awarded a contract from US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) worth $91.8 million “to design, modify, integrate and install the 1.2+ avionics […]

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CHC Helicopter picks new chief executive | News

CHC Helicopter has appointed Jorn Madsen as chief executive following the resignation of incumbent David Balevic. Balevic, who is leaving to pursue new challenges, has led the global rotorcraft operator since 2019. He says: “It has been my privilege over the last three years to lead and serve an incredible organisation. “During this time, we […]