Viking Air

Type: Company
Name: Viking Air
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

OUR VIEW: Up, up and away in B.C.

One of the Saanich Peninsula’s biggest success stories over the past half-decade has been Viking Air and they stand to benefit from the province’s recent commitment of $5 million to thier industry association.Five years ago, Viking Air had plans to revamp ... [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Air Seychelles earns $3m profit in 2013

Copyright : APAAir Seychelles has earned a net profit of $3 million in 2013, said Seychelles Minister for Home Affairs and Transport Joël Morgan, who is also the company’s chairman.The minister told reporters on Friday that last year’s profit by the airline ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Air seychelles posts second consecutive year of net profitability

AIR SEYCHELLES POSTS SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF NET PROFITABILITYKey results for 2013*· Second year of net profit, up 171per cent from US$1.1million to US$3 million· Total revenue up 107 per cent to US$88.7 million· Passenger numbers total 352,474· Cargo ... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Air Seychelles to receive aircrafts ahead of plan

Copyright : APAAir Seychelles has announced that two of the three aircrafts it had ordered from Canada’s Viking Air will arrive in mid-2014, one year ahead of schedule, reports said on Wednesday.Manoj Papa, chief executive of Air Seychelles said the company ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

BC's aerospace sector given a million dollar boost

09:43from Jillian VandergeestThe province announced today a $1 million funding installment into BC's aerospace sector.It's the first of a 5 million dollar total spread over the next five years.The goal is to help BC attract global business in the aerospace ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

B.C. aerospace industry gets $1M in help

SIDNEY, B.C. – British Columbia’s aerospace industry is getting a $1-million lift from the provincial government, in a bid to expand the sector in the face of “unprecedented global growth.”The money is being given to the Pacific division of the Aerospace ... [Published Global News Canada - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

B.C.'s aviation industry gets a lift from the province

B.C. Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the first million of a $5 million investment in the province's aerospace industry Tuesday afternoon at Viking Air in Sidney.— image credit: Steven Heywood B.C.'s aviation industry wants to tap into a booming ... [Published Victoria News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

With eye on high-value jobs, B.C. earmarks $5-million for aerospace

At Cascade Aerospace in Abbotsford, a pair of aging Mexican military aircraft are undergoing a multimillion-dollar refit. Built in 1967, the Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules will be returned to the Mexican government with specs, from the cockpit controls ... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Air Seychelles jumps the gun

Air Seychelles is to improve inter-island services early after it takes delivery of two of the three aircraft it ordered from Canada’s Viking Air - DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 400 aircraft -in July 2014.The aircraft will fly between Mahé and Praslin, as well ... [Published MICEBTN - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

HOMEFINDER: Lifestyle keeps people on Saanich Peninsula

A kayaker enjoys a morning paddle in Brentwood Bay, as the Mill Bay ferry glides into its berth in the background. The abundance of outdoor activities available help keep longtime residents on the Peninsula, but can also attract new ones.— image credit: ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

GA IN GOVT OPS

Operating 1st generation turbojet and turboprop aircraft dating back to the 1950s is unheard of in the commercial sector. Even the world's worst airlines in emerging frontier markets would have long retired these aircraft in favor of more efficient ... [Published Professional Pilot - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

A timeless love

Seventy-six years after they tied the knot, Phil and Sylvia Borkat – both 101 – are still holding hands like teenage lovebirds.“When we walk, we do that, and people say, ‘Why are you holding hands?’” Sylvia says. “And he tells them, ‘Well, to keep from ... [Published Mission Valley News - Mar 24 2014]

Quotes

"At the end of the day, we have to compete globally. You can bet that every country wants to have a piece of that $1.9 trillion business and we've got to get a line and get our act together."
"It's about jobs, economic prosperity and building a pan-Canadian aerospace industry" he said
Bombardier's Dash 8 MSA aircraft fulfills several midrange missions. According to Field's Love, "Most of the modified aircraft are operated by government agencies that operate civil registered aircraft or by commercial companies that carry out tasks for governments." Depending on the contract, Field will often serve as a subcontractor to a larger prime contractor based outside of Canada
"Viking Air manufactures the Twin Otter and the Vietnam Navy has taken delivery of two Twin Otters. One of those Twin Otters has been deployed into the search and rescue for this missing aircraft."

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Viking Appoints New Vice-President, Internation... [Published Aviator Aero - Apr 16 2014]
Listings of Best Turboprop Aircraft Providers D... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Apr 13 2014]
OUR VIEW: Up, up and away in B.C. [Published Parksville Qualicum News - Apr 12 2014]
Air Seychelles earns $3m profit in 2013 [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 11 2014]
Air seychelles posts second consecutive year of... [Published FreePressIndex.com - Apr 11 2014]
Air Seychelles nearly triples net profit for 2013 [Published Air Transport World - Apr 10 2014]
Air Seychelles to receive aircrafts ahead of plan [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 10 2014]
Air Seychelles exceeded previous year profit by... [Published ETurboNews - Apr 10 2014]
BC's aerospace sector given a million dollar boost [Published C-FAX 1070 - Apr 09 2014]
B.C. aerospace industry gets $1M in help [Published Global News Canada - Apr 09 2014]
B.C.'s aviation industry gets a lift from the p... [Published Victoria News - Apr 09 2014]
Air Seychelles jumps the gun [Published MICEBTN - Apr 09 2014]
Air Seychelles Domestic Fleet order to arrive a... [Published Aviator Aero - Apr 08 2014]
With eye on high-value jobs, B.C. earmarks $5-m... [Published Globe and Mail - Apr 08 2014]
HOMEFINDER: Lifestyle keeps people on Saanich P... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Apr 04 2014]
GA IN GOVT OPS [Published Professional Pilot - Apr 01 2014]
A timeless love [Published Mission Valley News - Mar 24 2014]
Viking Celebrates Completion of 50th Production... [Published ASD News - Mar 13 2014]
Vancouver Island connection in search for Malay... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Mar 12 2014]
Victoria connected to search for missing Malays... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Mar 11 2014]
As search expands, MH370’s disappearance remain... [Published Malaysian Insider - Mar 10 2014]
Viking Adds Two Series 400 Twin Otters to Singa... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 14 2014]
Ten Top Private Turboprop Aircraft Companies Is... [Published PRWeb - Oct 05 2013]
Ten Best Private Turboprop Plane Providers Rank... [Published PRWeb - Aug 14 2013]
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Viking Adds Two Series 400 Twin Otters to Singa... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Feb 14 2014]
Singapore - With the bustling 2014 Singapore Airshow show well underway, Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, was able to capture another multiple aircraft sale of the Twin Otter Series 400, adding to an order book nearing 100 aircraft ...
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