Newsletter – June 26, 2019

  • Newsletter – June 26, 2019


    Bombardier Concludes Commercial Aviation Divestment
    Bombardier will complete its move away from commercial aircraft production with the sale of its regional jet business to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI). Read more here.

    Airlines Are Avoiding Iranian Airspace: Everything You Need To Know
    International airlines are actively avoiding Iranian airspace following the recent downing of a US drone in the area.  Read more here.

    Boeing Forced To Commandeer Employee Car Park For MAX Parking
    Boeing has so many finished 737 MAX aircraft that it can’t deliver that they are running out of space to park them. Employees at the Renton factory are being asked to park elsewhere, as the paperweight aircraft slowly take over their parking spots. Read more here.


    British Columbia longshoremen contract ratified
    The new contract replaces an eight-year agreement that had expired on March 31, 2018. The 6,500 ILWU members, including those in the major container ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, had been working without a contract for more than a year. Read more here.

    Group warns that a U.S. pullout from IMO2020 won’t have much impact
    One scenario that has hung over the implementation of IMO 2020 is the possibility that the Trump administration, faced with rising gasoline and diesel costs that could be attributed all or in part to the new regulation, decides to pull the U.S. out of the pact. Read more here.

    Yang Ming carries out network service changes amid rising trade tensions
    TAIWANESE shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp has announced changes to its service network amid the rising global trade tensions. Read more here.


    Montreal’s costly new Champlain Bridge opens to northbound traffic
    Montreal, QC — Six months late and millions of dollars over budget, Montreal’s new Samuel De Champlain Bridge opened to northbound traffic Monday morning, officially beginning the replacement of its crumbling but very busy predecessor. Read more here.

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