MONTREAL - Bombardier's CSeries testing program remains on track even though the next-generation airliner has had only three more test flights since the jet flew for the first time in mid-September, the company says.
September, 06 2013
MONTREAL - U.S. private equity firm Directional Aviation Capital is expanding its aviation activities by leading a group that has agreed to buy Bombardier's Flexjet fractional business aircraft ownership service for US$185 million.
MONTREAL - Bombardier Aerospace said Friday it has received a flight test permit from Transport Canada for the first CSeries aircraft, clearing the way for the jet's first test flight. The company did not say when the flight would take place other than that it would be in "the coming weeks."
MONTREAL - Bombardier's new CSeries commercial jet appears to be approaching its long-awaited maiden flight, but industry analysts believe the plane won't begin commercial service until early 2015.
MONTREAL - Bombardier says it can still maintain its position by year-end as the world's largest business aircraft manufacturer despite falling behind U.S. rival Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in terms of the value of planes shipped in the second quarter.
MONTREAL (CP) - Bombardier's business jets dominated the aircraft orders announced Tuesday by the Montreal-based company on the second day of the Paris Air Show, accounting for most of the nearly US$2 billion worth of activity if all options are exercised.
Bombardier Aerospace announced this week that the development of the CSeries aircraft is making excellent progress as the program readies to transition to the flight test phase in order to achieve first flight by the end of June 2013.
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SINGAPORE (CP) - Export Development Canada announced a deal with a major China-based leasing company Wednesday aimed at promoting the use of Bombardier Inc. aircraft in that country and elsewhere.
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January, 20 2012
Toronto - Bombardier Aerospace announced yesterday that Geneva-based PrivatAir has placed a firm order for five CS100 airliners and has taken options on an additional five CS100 aircraft.
Metrolinx has received approval of its 5 in 10 Plan, which will see all of the Big 5 transit projects completed over the next 10 years. The Province of Ontario's approval enables Metrolinx to sign a contract with Bombardier for the purchase of Light Rail Vehicles (LRVs) for use on the new lines.