Tag: Bombardier

Bombardier Statement Over the Tragic Event in Kathmandou

Everyone at Bombardier is saddened by the tragic event involving the Q400 aircraft. Bombardier extend  sympathies to the families of those whose lives were lost in this accident, and our thoughts are with those who survived. Bombardier Air Safety Investigation Office is in contact with the authorities, and will provide assistance to all authorities as […]

Airbus Looks to Reduce Supplier Costs to Make C Series Profitable

With Airbus still in discussions with Bombardier and the Canadian Government over its intended acquisition of a 50.01% stake in the ailing C Series project, the French plane maker has announced its intention to squeeze supplier prices for future C Series planes. The intention is to try and make the cost of manufacture of the […]

The Last Bombardier Global 7000 FTV Completes Successful First Flight

Bombardier Business Aircraft proudly announced today that “The Masterpiece”, the fifth and final test vehicle in the Global 7000 flight test program, successfully completed its first flight, setting the stage for the program’s entry-into-service in the second half of this year. FTV5 will validate tests completed to date, ensuring a smooth entry-into-service for the Global […]

United Airlines to Add 40 CRJ-200s in 2018

United Airlines will add a further forty CRJ-200 operated under a Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) by Air Wisconsin in 2018 to boost the United Express feeder service, the carrier announced in the annual investor update on January 23, 2018. The increase is within the scope of a CPA the airlines signed last year, which covers […]

Egypt Air Confirms First Bombardier C-Series Order in 18 Months

Egypt Air has confirmed it will buy 12 CS300 aircraft from Bombardier and reserved the right to buy an additional 12 on the same terms at a later date. The commitment was originally announced as an understanding between the North African carrier and Bombardier at the Dubai Airshow. The agreement was widely viewed as a […]

Bombardier Predicts Latin America’s 60-to-150-seat Aircraft Fleet Will Double

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Market Forecast 2017-2036 for Latin America predicts that overall traffic is expected to grow 5.1% annually and intra-regional traffic to grow slightly more than the world average at 5.6% annually over the next 20 years. Total deliveries in the 60- to 150-seat marked segment to Latin America are expected to number 1,050 […]

Air Tanzania Expecting CS300s in Late 2Q18

Air Tanzania will take delivery of its first Bombardier and Boeing equipment during the second and early third quarters of next year. Government spokesman Hassan Abassi told The Citizen newspaper the state-owned carrier would add its two CS300s in June next year with its single B787-8 due a month later. The aircraft, which will be […]

Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Airbus SE and Bombardier Inc. are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed on 16 October. The agreement brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family, positioning both partners to fully unlock the value of the C Series platform and create significant […]

Second U.S. Import Duty Blow For Bombardier

Following on from last week’s 219.63% duty levied by the U.S. government on Canadian plane manufacturer Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft for “countervailable subsidies”, the U.S Commerce department has added a duty of 79.82%. This latter figure is based on a predetermination of what has been referred to as the investigation into the ‘dumping’ of the CSeries […]

Bombardier Signs Largest Ever Q400 Turboprop Order

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced that it has concluded a firm purchase agreement with SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) of Gurgaon, India for up to 50 Q400 turboprop airliners, making it the largest single order ever for the Q400 turboprop aircraft program and bringing total Q400 firm orders to over 600 Q400 aircraft. Upon delivery, the airline […]