Tag: Bombardier

Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft Makes History Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier announced that its Global 7500 aircraft, has once again demonstrated its ability to go the distance by completing the longest range business jet flight in history, successfully completing an 8,152-nautical-mile flight non-stop, pushing the boundaries of business travel. The award-winning business jet departed from Singapore Changi Airport at 7:12 a.m. local time and arrived […]

Bombardier to Quadruple Size of Singapore Service Centre

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier announced the next major investment in enhancing its global customer service experience with a significant expansion in the growing Asia-Pacific region.   The award-winning Singapore Service Centre will more than quadruple its current footprint, transforming the facility into a high-capacity, one-stop-shop super centre, offering its customers a full gamut of maintenance, refurbishment and modification services […]

Global 7500 Business Jet Certified by EASA

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier announced that the industry flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe. The Global 7500 business jet earned its type certification from Transport Canada in September 2018, followed by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in November 2018, […]

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) […]