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Bombardier completes acquisition of Global 7500 aircraft wing program

Bombardier confirmed the completion of the previously announced acquisition of the Global 7500 wing program from Triumph Group Inc on February 6th, 2019. Pursuant to a lease agreement for Triumph’s Red Oak, Texas facility, Bombardier will continue to operate the production line with the employees currently supporting the program. About Bombardier With over 69,500 employees […]

Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

SpiceJet becomes the first airline to take advantage of the Q400 aircraft’s increased profit potential Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced on September 21st, the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-seat […]

Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its Q400 […]

Airbus Introduces the A220-100 and A220-300

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse, France. Witnessed by Airbus employees and members of the global news media, the A220-300 landed directly from the painting at 12:25 am CEST wearing its new Airbus name and colours.  The A220 family comprises two models, the A220-100 and […]

Airbus and Bombardier in family ties with C Series deal

Airbus and Bombardier closed their C Series agreement after receiving the necessary approvals. The integration of the plane family in Airbus’ catalogue will become effective from July 1, 2018. Airbus is to acquire a majority stake in the Société en commandite Avions C Series (SCAS), a joint venture which was originally created by Bombardier and […]

Airbus-Bombardier C Series deal to close in July

Having received all required regulatory approvals, Airbus, Bombardier and Investissement Québec have agreed to close the C Series transaction effective on July 1st. The transaction by which Airbus will acquire a majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Partnership was initially announced in October 2017. The Mirabel-based partnership, which was originally established between Bombardier and […]

Ethiopian Airlines to purchase 10 Bombardier Q400s

Ethiopian Airlines, Ethiopia’s flag carrier and one of the largest airlines in Africa, signed a firm $332 million-worth order to purchase ten Bombardier Q400 turboprop planes, the Canadian manufacturer announced on April 27, 2018. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft. “The Bombardier turboprops continue to deliver unmatched performance to our operators, […]

Airbus, Bombardier to close C series deal in May 2018

Airbus could decide to change the C Series into the A200 family, reports Bloomberg. According to anonymous sources, the CS100 and CS300 would respectively become A210 and A230. This would come as a way for the European manufacturer to harmonize its catalogue. The change of name could be announced during the officialization of the partnership […]

Bombardier to receive British funds for CSeries exports to Korean

Britain will, for the first time, provide financial support for exports of Bombardier’s CSeries passenger jets to a major Asian airline, weeks after the Canadian plane maker won a trade dispute against its U.S. rival Boeing. The decision, experts say, signifies a power shift in the aerospace industry and is a fresh blow to Boeing […]

Bombardier wins trade dispute against Boeing

On January 26, 2018, the International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in favor of the Canadian plane maker Bombardier in a trade dispute initiated by U.S. rival Boeing. Both Bombardier and Delta Airlines immediately applaud the decision not to impose a 300% trade tax on Bombardier’s C Series jets imported to the United States. Boeing, however, […]