Tag: Quebec

WestJet To Launch 100+ Weekly Flights From Montreal

Reading Time: 1 minute WestJet announced today that it will be taking its service in Quebec to new heights, with the addition of 105 weekly flights from Montreal and Quebec City. According to the Calgary-based, the expansion would represent a 74 per cent increase. “The people in Quebec have traditionally been served by a legacy carrier and WestJet believes […]

Bombardier Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bombardier today reported its third quarter 2016 results and highlighted solid performance executing its turnaround plan. “We continue to gain momentum as we execute our turnaround plan and transform our company,” said Alain Bellemare, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “In the third quarter, we again delivered on our financial commitments, we achieved our […]

Québec Completes $1 Billion Investment in the C Series Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier has received the second and last $500 million installment of a $1 billion investment by the Québec government to own a 49.5% share of the CSeries Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) joint venture with the Montreal-based manufacturer. The cash injection helps Bombardier finance the CSeries programme through a production ramp-up with as many as 315 […]

Bombardier Creates $1bn C-Series Partnership with Québec

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bombardier has entered into a definitive agreement for a $1 billion US investment by the Government of Québec in a newly created limited partnership. It will be called the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (the “CSALP”), to which the assets, liabilities and obligations of the C Series aircraft program will be transferred. “We are delighted to […]

Bell Helicopter Moves Production to Quebec, Creating 100 jobs

Reading Time: 1 minute Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. will build its new five-passenger commercial helicopter in Quebec instead of Louisiana, creating 100 jobs. The company announced Thursday that it will relocate several programs, including final assembly of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X, which will be done in Mirabel, Que., instead of Lafayette, La. “The relocation of these programs […]

Canada: Ex-Minister Among 7 Killed in Plane Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Former Canadian cabinet minister Jean Lapierre has died in a plane crash that also killed his wife and three of his siblings on the way to his father’s funeral in eastern Quebec. The TVA network, for which Lapierre worked as a political commentator, said all seven people on board Lapierre’s twin-engined chartered aircraft were killed […]