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Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its Q400… Read More ›

Bombardier to Debut the Challenger 350 Jet at LABACE 2014.

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today that it will showcase four of its class-defining business aircraft at this year’s Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 12-14, 2014. Bombardier’s Learjet 75,Challenger 350, Challenger 605 and Global 6000 aircraft will be on display. The Challenger 350 jet, which recently… 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 Awarded 10-Year Operations and Maintenance Services Contract for AirTrain at Newark Liberty International Airport.

    Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) to provide operations and maintenance (O&M) services for a further 10 years and a capital asset upgrade program to ensure the system continues to perform optimally. The contract is valued at approximately… 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 ›

Flexjet and Qatar Airways Launch Marketing Alliance.

Marking its second strategic marketing alliance with an international airline, Flexjet—a subsidiary of Bombardier—has signed an agreement with Qatar Airways to offer its fractional owners premium benefits when traveling through Qatar Airways’ four North American gateways to and from the Middle East and beyond. “With a growing focus on the international business market, we’ve seen… Read More ›

New Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 Aircraft Set to Revolutionize the Light Jet Segment.

Bombardier Aerospace, leading business aircraft manufacturer, today redefined the light jet landscape by launching the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. The new Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft build on legendaryLearjet strengths and successes while leveraging Learjet 85aircraft technology. The jets will feature a new modern design interior, a next generation cabin management system, theVision… Read More ›

Bombardier’s Vision Flight Deck Enters Service on Niki Lauda’s New Global 5000 Jet.

Vision Flight Deck is industry’s first to feature synthetic vision imagery on head-up display Global aircraft featuring the Vision Flight Deckreceived European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification on February 20, 2012, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification on February 29, 2012 Bombardier Aerospace announced today that its Vision Flight Deck entered service on schedule on a Global 5000 jet. The aircraft was… Read More ›

Exciting and Productive Week for Bombardier Aerospace at the Singapore Airshow.

Confirms two previously unidentified airlines: Garuda Indonesia and Ethiopian Airlines Announces OEM-owned service centre in Singapore for business aircraft; and Singapore-based commercial aircraft sales office Also announces order for two Q400 NextGen by Horizon Air Attracts significant interest with its business aircraft on static  Bombardier Aerospace wrapped up its participation at the Singapore Airshow after… Read More ›

Bombardier Adds Five Challenger 850 Jets to Its Order Book.

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it received a firm order for five Challenger 850 jets from an undisclosed customer. The total value of the order is approximately $156 million US, based on the 2011 list price for typically equipped aircraft. The Challenger 850 jet combines outstanding dependability with an executive cabin and the superior level… Read More ›

Turkey’s Atlasjet Signs for up to 15 Bombardier CS300 Airliners.

First low-fare carrier is tenth customer to order CSeries aircraft. Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Atlasjet Havacilik A.S. of Istanbul, Turkey has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire 10 CS300 jetliners and take options on a further five CS300 aircraft. Based on the list price of the CS300 airliner, a firm-order contract would… Read More ›

GE Aviation and Bombardier Announce Engine Service Agreements for Challenger and Global Aircraft

GE Aviation and Bombardier Aerospace today announced two new engine service agreements that will boost services support and provide additional peace of mind for Bombardier business aircraft customers. GE’s OnPointSM solutions engine maintenance coverage is being offered on Challenger aircraft equipped with GE CF34 engines and Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft. What’s more, Bombardier’s… Read More ›

Chinese Airline Places Conditional Order for Six Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that a Chinese airline, which has requested to remain unidentified at the present time, has signed a conditional purchase agreement for six CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. The transaction, which is the first for CRJ900 aircraft in China, includes options on an additional five CRJ900 NextGen aircraft. Based on the list price for… Read More ›

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