About Western Aviation News

We offer in-depth coverage of Canadian aviation. We're at the intersection of passion and great writing. We're all about clarity and understanding.

Our Values:

  • Accuracy
  • Integrity
  • Honesty

Our policies demand at least two sources of information on each story. We will provide useful links to original sources as often as possible.

Western Aviation News founder Brett Ballah

Brett Ballah is the founder and Publisher of Western Aviation News. He is a graduate of the British Columbia Institute of Technology Airport Operations Program.

He is an experienced writer, journalist, and newsroom leader in Vancouver, Canada whose work has been featured on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Global News, TVOntario, CKNW, CHED, CBS New York, Marketplace, and many more. He has led award-winning newsrooms in Toronto, Vancouver, and Quebec City in both English and French.

He grew up watching 737s from Pacific Western Airlines fly over his house, and has maintained a passion for the airline industry ever since.


Brett Ballah

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Brett Ballah

Journalist based in Vancouver. Email me : publisher@westernaviationnews.com or DM me on Twitter @brettballah

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