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Transport Canada Certifies 90-Seat Cabin Configuration for Bombardier’s Q400 Aircraft

Launch customer SpiceJet of India to become first airline to take advantage of the extra-capacity turboprop’s increased profitability potential. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the… Read More ›

Embraer Signs Pool Program Contract with Widerøe for E-Jets E2.

São José dos Campos, Brazil, January 4, 2018 – Embraer and Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia and launch customer for the E190-E2, have reached an agreement on a Flight Hour Pool Program for the airline’s soon to be inducted E2 fleet. This is the first contract of its kind signed for the E-Jets… Read More ›

Indigo Partners doubles existing A320neo Family order with commitment for additional 430 aircraft

Valued at $49.5 billion, this is Airbus’ largest single announcement ever Dubai, 15 November 2017 – Airbus and Indigo Partners’ four portfolio airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purchase by the four airlines of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft. The aircraft will be allocated among the ultra low-cost airlines Frontier Airlines (United… Read More ›

Gulfstream G650 and G650ER certified for China registration.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and is one of the last steps required for an aircraft to be registered in a particular country. The additional… Read More ›

Embraer delivers first Legacy 450 to Canada’s AirSprint

Embraer Executive Jets delivered today the first Legacy 450 mid-light business jet to AirSprint, Inc., a Canadian privately held fractional aircraft ownership company based in Calgary, Alberta, marking the first Legacy 450 delivery in Canada. The purchase agreement for up to 12 Legacy 450, which consists of two firm orders, was signed in July 2016…. Read More ›

Cessna Citation Latitude to make show debut at MEBAA 2016

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its plans to showcase its versatile product lineup at this week’s Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai, including the show debut of the Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. Also on display will be the Cessna Grand Caravan EX… Read More ›

ACJ320neo Family continues to win orders

New aircraft build on success of Airbus corporate jets. Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo, highlighting the continuing success of its new aircraft family. The latest deal adds to the seven orders already won by the ACJ320neo Family, taking total orders and commitments to eight, comprising six ACJ320neo and two ACJ319… Read More ›

Safran Power Units announces new branding for latest generation business jet APUs

Safran Power Units has announced the designation of its two latest APUs for the business jet market. These name changes are part of the full acquisition in 2014 from Pratt & Whitney of two strategic programs currently under development. These new names indicate the basic power rating in kilowatts of the turbines and the aircraft… Read More ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Air Canada announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to two new enticing destinations, Marseille and Algiers. In addition to… Read More ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Montreal–Casablanca service returns in April 2017 with year-round flights Air Canada today announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to… Read More ›

Latvia’s airBaltic Increases its Firm C Series Order to 20 Bombardier CS300 Aircraft.

CS300 aircraft’s first operator airBaltic and Bombardier enter into a firm agreement to convert seven option aircraft to firm as Riga-based airline transitions to all-Bombardier fleet. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic) has converted its remaining seven option aircraft to firm. This latest order brings airBaltic’s total… Read More ›

Bombardier Celebrates Endeavor Air’s CRJ900 NextGen Regional Jet Deliveries.

Bombardier Aerospace today officially welcomed Delta Air Lines’ subsidiary Endeavor Air to the family of CRJ900 NextGenaircraft operators following the delivery commencement of the aircraft ordered by Delta Air Lines in December 2012. Delta has previously announced that the 40 firm-ordered aircraft will be operated by Endeavor Air under the Delta Connection brand. The order also… Read More ›

Bombardier Aerospace Helps Schoolchildren “See Inside Manufacturing”.

Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast has hosted local schoolchildren during a month of special events for a joint government and industry initiative designed to update perceptions of manufacturing in the U.K. Launched by Business Secretary Vince Cable in 2012, ‘See Inside Manufacturing’ (SIM) aims to build awareness of the sector’s wide range of career opportunities. The schedule… Read More ›

Bombardier Aerospace Breaks Ground on New Moroccan Manufacturing Facility.

Bombardier Aerospace today celebrated the opening of the Midparc Casablanca Free Zone, in Nouaceur, with a symbolic groundbreaking on the site of the future Bombardier manufacturing facility in the presence of King Mohammed VI of Morocco, Canadian Ambassador to Morocco Sandra McCardell, representatives of the Moroccan government, representatives of the Moroccan aerospace industry and members of… Read More ›

Porter Airlines Signs Purchase Agreement for up to 30 Bombardier CS100 Aircraft; Becomes CSeries Aircraft’s Canadian Launch Customer.

Porter Airlines revealed as the “unidentified Americas-based” CSeries aircraft customer CSeries flight deck and cabin demonstrator on display at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Transaction includes purchase rights on six Q400 NextGen aircraf. Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Porter Airlines has signed a conditional purchase agreement for 12 CS100airliners, with options for an additional 18 CS100 aircraft. The… Read More ›

Bombardier Appoints New Leader at its Amsterdam Service Centre.

Ian Ludlow joins Bombardier Aerospace and brings 30 years of industry experience to the post of General Manager. Bombardier Aerospace today strengthened its position as the maintenance and repair service provider of choice for its European customers with the appointment of industry veteran Ian Ludlow as General Manager of its Amsterdam Service Centre. Mr. Ludlow… Read More ›

Bombardier Aerospace Delivers 233 Aircraft and Receives Orders for 481 Aircraft in 2012.

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it delivered 233 aircraft during the 2012 calendar year, compared to 245 aircraft deliveries in the previous fiscal year, the 11-month period ended December 31, 2011. The Company also received orders for 481 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 249 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous fiscal year. Bombardier’s… Read More ›

Bombardier Committed to Continuing Safety Education in Latin America with Bigger and Better Safety Standdown.

    Bombardier Aerospace announced today that an expanded Safety Standdown Latin America will return to Brazil in conjunction with the ninth annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE). The highly acclaimed two-day seminar will take place August 13-14, at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo Hotel.   In its third year in Latin… Read More ›

Bombardier Signs Exclusive Q400 Aircraft Maintenance Agreement with Republic Airlines.

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has signed an exclusive nine-year heavy maintenance agreement with Indianapolis-based Republic Airlines for its 32 Q400 aircraft. Under this agreement, Bombardier will perform all heavy maintenance tasks for the airline’s fleet of Q400 aircraft at its service centres in Macon, Georgia and Tucson, Arizona through June 2021. In addition,… Read More ›

Hydraulic System Now Ready to Power Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Systems Integration Test Rig.

Collaborative approach to global supply chain management delivering positive results in development of the CSeries aircraft Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the hydraulic system for its all-new CSeries aircraft has been commissioned on “Aircraft 0”* – the company’s on-the-ground systems test rig. Along with the electrical system, which was commissioned earlier this year, the hydraulic… Read More ›

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