There is growing speculation that Bombardier is close to finalizing a deal to sell more than 100 C Series planes to Delta Airlines. The wings for the plane are made at the Canadian firm’s Belfast factory. The Wall Street Journal, citing “people familiar with the negotiations”, reports that Delta is due to make a final […]
Canadian aircraft maker Bombardier is focusing intently on production of narrow-body medium-range jets. Is it jinxed? The project has hit air pockets from the beginning. Bombardier announced the CSeries line in 2004, but almost retired it in 2006 owing to a lack of prospective customers. German airline Deutsche Lufthansa turned things around two years later […]
Air Canada has dealt a blow to Bombardier’s hopes of landing the country’s largest carrier as one of its first CSeries customers after deciding not to immediately replace its remaining fleet of Embraer E190s.
Bombardier Aerospace announced yesterday that CDB Leasing Co., Ltd. (CLC), one of China’s top leasing companies, is the previously announced undisclosed customer that signed a conditional purchase agreement for five CS100 and 10 CS300 jetliners.
Bombardier’s CSeries commercial aircraft took off to cheers on its maiden flight this morning, shortly before 10 a.m. Eastern Time.