Tag: Bombardier

Bombardier Boosts CRJ Program with a New Model

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uncertainty which has been recently surrounding the CRJ Series finally put to an end. Bombardier, a Canadian aircraft manufacturer, has boosted its CRJ regional aircraft program by announcing the launch of a new aircraft model – CRJ550. According to Bombardier’s statement, this will be “the first triple-class 50-seat aircraft in the world”. The type certificate […]

Bombardier to Acquire Global 7500 Wing Program

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Global 7500 wing program from Triumph Group Inc. The acquisition will strengthen Bombardier’s position as a leading aerostructures manufacturer and secure the production ramp-up and long-term success of Bombardier’s flagship business jet. The acquired operations will be incorporated into Bombardier’s Aerostructures and Engineering Services segment. To support […]

Bombardier Global 7500 Business Jet Enters Into Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier celebrated the entry-into-service of its award-winning Global 7500 business jet in presence of selected customers, suppliers and representatives from the industry. Throughout the entire flight testing program, the Global 7500 aircraft demonstrated its ability to push the boundaries of business travel by exceeding its initial performance commitments. In addition to its unsurpassed range of […]

Bombardier Looks to Shed 5,000 Positions Worldwide

Reading Time: 1 minute In the wake of the Canadian plane and train maker’s announcement on November 8 and last weeks free cash flow forecast which sent Bombardier shares tumbling, it has been announced that 490 jobs of the 4,000-strong workforce based across four locations in Northern Ireland is to be cut. The Belfast-based operation, previously known as Shorts, […]

Bombardier to Sell Q400 Program and Cut 5,000 Jobs

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier has announced it plans to sell its Q400 turboprop passenger line to a subsidiary of Longview Aviation Capital Corporation and to cut 5,000 jobs as part of an effort to streamline operations and reduce costs. According to Bombardier, the sale includes not only the Q400 program but also all assets and intellectual property for other Dash […]

Bombardier: Global 7500 Business Jet Earns FAA Approval

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier has announced that its flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, achieving another important milestone as it approaches entry-into-service later this year. Earlier this year, the Global 7500 aircraft demonstrated its ability to fly further than any other business jet by expanding its advertised range to 7,700 […]

Latitude 33 Aviation Takes Delivery of Challenger 350 Business Jet

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier announced that Latitude 33 Aviation, a private jet charter, executive jet management, and aircraft sales and acquisitions company based in California, has taken delivery of a new Challenger 350 business jet. The high-performing Challenger 350 aircraft, the best-selling business jet platform of the last decade, will be based in Orange County (John Wayne Airport) […]

Bombardier on Track with New Global 5500 and 6500

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier has announced that the flight test program for the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft is progressing on schedule, with 70 per cent of flight testing complete. “The response to the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft has been overwhelmingly positive since their unveiling at EBACE,” said David Coleal, President, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “The […]

airBaltic Bombardier C-Series CS-300 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An airBaltic Bombardier C-Series CS-300, performing flight from Riga (Latvia) to Milan Malpensa (Italy), experienced a bird strike. An aircraft was in the initial climb out of Riga’s runway when the crew requested to stop climb at 4000 feet advising they had received a bird strike. Soon after the crew decided to return to Riga […]

Bombardier CRJ Series Certified for Higher Maintenance Intervals

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has granted approval for the maintenance intervals escalation of the CRJ700, CRJ900 and CRJ1000 aircraft. The line maintenance interval (A-check) is extended to 800 flight hours, and the heavy maintenance interval (C-check) at 8,000 flight hours. “With the longest maintenance intervals on the regional jet […]