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November 15, 2017

CAE Signs Commercial Aviation Training Solutions Contract With Kuwait Airways

Sells An A320neo FFS To The Mid-East Carrier

CAE announced today at the 2017 Dubai Airshow aviation that it has sold one Airbus A320neo full-flight simulator and one flight training device to support the training needs of Kuwait Airways.

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Transat Celebrates Its 30Th Anniversary

Its Aircraft Display New Livery For The Milestone

With 375 partners and guests in attendance at its facilities at Montréal–Trudeau airport, Transat A.T. Inc., Canada's largest integrated tourism company celebrated its 30th anniversary on Monday, taking the opportunity to unveil its new fleet livery, which, like the company, blends innovation with continuity.

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Boeing, ALAFCO Finalize Order For 20 737 MAX 8s

Lessor Doubles Down On MAX, To Support ALAFCO's Future Growth

Boeing and ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) have finalized an order for 20 additional 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, doubling the lessor's order book for the MAX airplane.

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VietJet Air Chooses Pratt & Whitney PurePower Geared Turbofans

Will Power 10 Aircraft Ordered By The Carrier

Pratt & Whitney and VietJet Air have announced the selection of the PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine to power an order of 10 new aircraft. This deal, which is valued at $600 million at list prices, includes a 12-year EngineWise Fleet Management Program. This order follows a February 2016 contract signing for GTF engines to power VietJet's 63 newly ordered aircraft.

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Boeing Anticipates Heavy Demand For Mid-East Pilots, Technicians, Cabin Crew

As Many As 225,000 New Commercial Pilots, Technicians And Cabin Crew Required Over Next 20 Years

Boeing reports that over the next 20 years the Middle East will see significant demand for commercial airline pilots, technicians and cabin crew, accounting for 10 percent of the overall global need for pilots and technicians and 12 percent of cabin crew.

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Bombardier Signs Letter Of Intent With Egyptair For Up To 24 CS300 Aircraft

Deal Covers 12 Firm Orders And 12 Purchase Rights

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced at the Dubai Airshow that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for up to 24 CS300 aircraft with EgyptAir Holding Company, of Cairo. This includes 12 CS300 aircraft with purchase rights for an additional 12 aircraft.

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Gulf Air, CFM Sign A $1.9 Billion LEAP-1A Engine And Services Deal

More Than Doubles CFM-Powered Fleet

Gulf Air and CFM International have signed an agreement for the purchase of 58 LEAP-1A engines to power 17 Airbus A321neo and 12 A320neo aircraft, as well as an additional seven spare engines to support fleet operations. The engine order is valued at approximately $1.9 billion at list price, including a long-term service agreement. The aircraft order was announced in January 2016.

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