Tag: Bombardier

Airbus Unveils Rebranded Bombardier CSeries as A220

Airbus has just unveiled its Airbus A220, previously known as CSeries or C Series, the aircraft marketed by Airbus but designed by and built in partnership with Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. The Airbus company shared great news emphasizing that “It’s not every day you welcome a new member in your family”. “Today is a momentous […]

Airbus’ Majority Stake in C Series Partnership Comes Into Effect

The closing of the previously announced C Series transaction between Airbus SAS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus SE (EPA: AIR), Bombardier Inc. (TSX: BBD.B) and Investissement Québec came into effect on July 1, 2018. Airbus now owns a 50.01% majority stake in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership, while Bombardier and Investissement Québec own approximately 34% […]

First CS300 Deliveries to Russia Expected in May 2019

Russian airline Red Wings, which is due to be the launch operator of the new Bombardier CS300 jet in the region, is to start taking delivery of them in May 2019, the airline’s general director Evgeny Klyucharev has revealed to a media gathering. The airline, owned by lessor Ilyushin Finance Co (IFC), first revealed its […]

Delta Air Lines Becomes Launch Operator of ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued […]

Airbus SE Agreed to Close the C Series Transaction

Having received all required regulatory approvals, Airbus SE, Bombardier and Investissement Québec (IQ) have agreed to close the C Series transaction effective on July 1, 2018. The transaction by which Airbus will acquire a majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) was initially announced in October 2017. The Mirabel-based partnership, which was […]

Bombardier Unveils Two New Longer-Range Business Jet Variants

Bombardier, the plane and train manufacturer has chosen the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE2018), in Geneva, Switzerland to unveil two longer-range variants of its successful Global business jets. David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft commented that: “Bombardier’s two newest Global aircraft are the result of our unrelenting commitment to innovation, excellence and most […]

airBaltic Orders up to 60 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) announced that the parties have executed a firm purchase agreement for the sale and purchase of 30 CS300 aircraft with options and purchase rights for an additional 30 aircraft of the same type. Based on the list price of the CS300 aircraft, the firm order is […]

Bombardier Sees Increasing Demand for Pre-Owned Aircraft in Africa

At the African Aviation Finance conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft reflected on the development of the African Regional Aircraft market, stating that it was seeing a surge in demand in Africa for pre-owned aircraft. “As we seek to increase our market share on the continent, we have successfully placed a significant number […]

Bombardier Signs Contract with American Airlines for 15 CRJ900 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has signed a firm order for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets with American Airlines, Inc. (“American”). The purchase agreement also includes options on an additional 15 CRJ900 aircraft. Based on the list price of the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$ 719 million. Upon delivery, […]

Ethiopian Airlines Signs Purchase Agreement for 10 firm Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately $332 million U.S. “The Bombardier turboprops continue to […]