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.
February, 08 2011
Héroux-Devtek Inc. announced February 8th that its Aerostructure product line was awarded a seven-year contract by Bombardier Aerospace to manufacture structural detail components that encompass Bombardier's entire portfolio of commercial and business aircraft, including new programs such as the CSeries aircraft and Learjet 85 business jet.
August, 02 2010
Liebherr Group of Switzerland, whose specialties include aeronautics equipment, will be expanding its facilities in Laval to accommodate the assembly and testing of the landing gear for Bombardier's CSeries aircraft. Liebherr-Aerospace Canada plans on hiring about 35 employees.
Alcan Global ATI and Bombardier have entered into a long-term agreement for the exclusive supply of AIRWARE, Alcan's advanced aluminum-lithium alloy technology, to provide primary structure for the all-new CSeries aircraft. AIRWARE will comprise more than 20% of all materials used in the CSeries aircraft.
Earlier this week, Bombardier Aerospace released its annual aircraft market forecasts for the business and commercial aircraft markets, including a 20-year outlook for the industry. The company sees good times ahead.
October, 03 2011
MONTREAL, QUEBEC - Bombardier Aerospace has secured a firm order for two Challenger 605 aircraft from the Hong Kong Government Flying Service (GFS) for use primarily in search and rescue, as well as other special mission applications. The aircraft will be manufactured at Bombardier's facility in Montreal, Quebec, and outfitted with special mission equipment by a sub-contractor to Bombardier.
September, 29 2011
TORONTO, ONTARIO - Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that a firm order for four Q400 NextGen high-speed turboprop airliners, which was announced on August 16, 2011, was placed by Luxair, the national airline of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The transaction also included options on an additional four Q400 NextGen aircraft.