Tag: Bombardier

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 […]

USA Government Recommends 220% Import Tariff On CSeries

The U.S. will begin collecting preliminary duties to offset the public assistance, a move that would potentially upend Bombardier’s planned deliveries of its C Series jets to Delta Air Lines Inc. next year. Bombardier employs about 1,000 people in Belfast linked to the C-series, and about 4,000 people in total in Northern Ireland. “Bombardier has […]

AirBaltic To Replace Bombardier Q400s With Jets

Latvian carrier airBaltic, which is in the process of being reprivatized, plans to phase out its 12 Bombardier Q400s and replace them with either CSeries or Embraer E195-E2s. “We will be announcing an order to replace the Q400s. The decision to replace our Q400s with jets has already been taken, so it just a question […]

C Series Aircraft Completes First Revenue Flight To London City Airport

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud to see the C Series aircraft in SWISS livery landing at London City Airport for the first time. This new milestone […]

Bombardier Posts $296 Million 2Q Net Loss

Bombardier reported a $296 million net loss for the 2017 second quarter, narrowed from the Canadian manufacturer’s $490 million net loss in 2Q 2016. Bombardier’s consolidated revenue for the quarter totaled $4.1 billion, down 5% from $4.3 billion in the year-ago quarter. Bombardier said its revenue performance was mainly a result of production rate adjustments […]

airBaltic Eyeing New Destinations In Russia From 2018

Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic plans to open new destinations in Russia in 2018, the airline’s director in Russia, Andrey Larchenko, has told Russian Aviation Insider. The route network expansion is expected to enable the carrier to take advantage of the additional traffic to be generated by football fans arriving to Russia for the 2018 FIFA […]

Bombardier Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Bombardier reported its first quarter 2017 results, demonstrating continued momentum executing its turnaround plan. Highlighting the company’s progress was strong organic growth at Transportation, EBIT margin(1) expansion at both Transportation and Business Aircraft, and significantly improved year-over-year cash performance. Bombardier reported revenues of $3.6 billion and EBIT before special items was $128 million. EBIT margins […]

Third Global 7000 Flight Test Vehicle Completes Its Maiden Flight

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that a third Global 7000 flight test vehicle (FTV3) has successfully completed its maiden flight. FTV3 joins a test program that has been demonstrating excellent system reliability and breaking new ground since it got underway in November 2016. Just five months into testing, the Global 7000 aircraft set a record as […]