Tag: Bombardier CS300

Air Canada to Retire Embraer 190s by 3Q19

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Canada will retire its remaining twenty-five EMB-190IGWs prior to the commencement of CS300 deliveries scheduled for late 2019, Chief Financial Officer Mike Rousseau said during an FY2017 earnings call on February 16. “We have made decisions to accelerate the removal of the EMB-190s from our mainline fleet. To do this we will retain the […]

EgyptAir Commits to 24 Bombardier CS300s

Reading Time: 1 minute EgyptAir has signed a letter of intent for up to 24 Bombardier CS300s at the Dubai Air Show. Twelve of the aircraft will be turned into a firm order and the remaining 12 are purchase rights. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft president Fred Cromer expects the order to be made firm by the end of this year. […]

SWISS Takes Delivery Of Its First Bombardier CS300

Reading Time: 1 minute Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has taken delivery of the first of 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft it has on order. SWISS, the launch operator for the smaller CS100, will become the first airline to operate both variants of the CSeries when the CS300 enters service on the Geneva-London Heathrow route June 1. SWISS ultimately plans […]

airBaltic – Growth and Profit in 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved its first year of growth after the successful turnaround period, and demonstrated positive results, both on EBIT and net income. “After an intensive period of turnaround airBaltic is back on a profitable growth path and able to offer lower prices and more destinations with our brand new aircraft”, says […]

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Makes Its China Debut

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its CS300 jetliner, the second CS300 flight test vehicle, has arrived in Zhuhai, China. The visit is the debut of the C Series aircraft in China and the jetliner, which is showcasing the logo of CS300 first operator airBaltic, will be on static display at the China International Aviation & […]

Bombardier CS300 Aircraft Awarded Type Validation by the EASA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded Type Validation to Bombardier’s CS300 aircraft. The validation is a requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe and a precursor to first delivery to CS300 launch operator, airBaltic of Latvia. Bombardier’s first CS300 aircraft delivery to airBaltic is scheduled for the […]

Air Canada Posts $77.5 million Net Profit in 1Q

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air Canada reported a C$100 million ($77.5 million) net profit for the first quarter of 2016, reversing its C$309 million net loss in 1Q 2015. “Despite somewhat unsettled economic times in Canadian resource markets, a very competitive domestic pricing environment and a continued weak Canadian dollar, we were able to increase our revenue base … […]