Tag: Bombardier

Bombardier Exits A220 Program Leaving Airbus with 75%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier has announced that it exits the A220 program, former CSeries, and leaves Airbus with 75% ownership, with the remaining 25% held by the Canadian government’s Investissement Quebec. According to the agreement for the Airbus Canada Limited Partnership (Airbus Canada), the Canada’s stake will be redeemable to Airbus starting 2026, this is three years later […]

Bombardier’s Global 5500 & 6500 Jets Awarded EASA Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier announced that its two latest additions to the Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in the European Union. This certification comes on the heels of Transport Canada certification and entry-into-service on September 30. “This milestone […]

Bombardier Celebrates Entry-Into-Service of the Global 6500 Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier celebrates the entry-into-service of the latest addition to its Global family, the Global 6500 jet. This achievement comes on the heels of Transport Canada certification of both the Global 5500 and Global 6500 awarded on September 24. The aircraft will make its public debut at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in […]

Bombardier to Sell Its CRJ Program for $550 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canadian aerospace company Bombardier and Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) have finally broken the silence on the CRJ program. Now it is confirmed: Bombardier sells its last commercial aircraft program to Japanese company for $550 million. According to the agreement, after the purchase is completed, MHI will “acquire the maintenance, support, refurbishment, marketing, and […]

Bombardier in Talks with Mitsubishi over CRJ Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries admitted being in talks over the Bombardier’s Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) program. No agreement has been reached yet. “Before any agreement can be reached further review and analysis by Bombardier management and approval by Bombardier’s Board of Directors are required, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. must complete its due diligence […]

Bombardier Announces Sale of Five Learjet 75 Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier announced that an undisclosed customer has purchased five industry-defining Learjet 75 aircraft. The transaction is valued at approximately US$69 million dollars based on 2019 list prices. The first Learjet business aircraft entered service in 1964, creating the experience and defining the industry of private flight. Bombardier continues to invest in this industry-leading light business […]

Bombardier Celebrates Delivery of First CRJ900 Aircraft to Uganda Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated the delivery of the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for its upcoming debut, making it the first operator in Africa with this enhanced cabin experience. […]

Bombardier Signs Firm Purchase Agreement for Six Q400 Turboprops

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that a customer, who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed an order to acquire six new Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$ 202 million. “The Q400 aircraft offers the perfect balance of passenger comfort […]

RECORD | Bombardier’s Global 7500 Breaks Speed Record

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier announced that the Global 7500 jet once again proved its unparalleled performance by breaking a significant speed record between Los Angeles and New York, a key city pair. The award-winning, clean-sheet-design Global 7500 business jet left Van Nuys Airport at 7:01 AM local time on March 24, 2019, and arrived at Teterboro Airport at […]

Bombardier: Challenger 350 World’s Most Delivered Business Jet in 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier’s best-selling Challenger 350 business jet continued to outperform the competition in 2018 as the world’s most delivered business aircraft, leading in the super mid-size segment deliveries. As detailed in the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s (GAMA) annual shipment and billings report published in the first quarter of 2019, Bombardier also led deliveries in the super […]