Since 1969, Conair Group Inc. has specialized in designing, building and operating aerial firefighting aircraft. Today, with the frequency and severity of wildfires on the rise, the company is looking to the future with state-of-the-art equipment and a renewed sense of purpose.
Not so long ago, the idea of electric commercial aviation was a decidedly futuristic notion. But last December, B.C.-based Harbour Air and magniX made a giant leap forward with the first flight of their DHC-2 Beaver “ePlane.”
The plane’s maiden flight was three hours and 51 minutes in duration, with pilots reporting the 777-9 “flew beautifully” during a detailed test plan that exercised its systems and structures.
At APEX TECH 2020, delegates learned how Air Canada is tweaking its content strategy using insights about its in-flight entertainment selection, provided by Spafax IQ.
At APEX TECH 2020, Charu Jain, senior vice-president of Merchandising and Innovation, Alaska Airlines, gave delegates insight into what was required when the carrier acquired Virgin America.
At APEX TECH 2020, in-flight connectivity providers Gogo and SmartSky Networks shared their excitement about the benefits of 5G technology.