Tag: Northern Ireland

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, […]

USA Government Recommends 220% Import Tariff On CSeries

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]