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Nacelle Work for Northern Ireland

Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier has been selected by Airbus as the supplier of a new engine nacelle programme for the Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo Family. The company’s Aerostructures and Engineering Services division, based at the former Short Brothers Belfast

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Dubai: EgyptAir Selects CS300

EgyptAir has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for up to 24 Bombardier CS300s. The deal, which was announced on day three of the Dubai Airshow, consists of 12 airframes and 12 purchase rights.  If EgyptAir exercises all 12 purchase

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Bombardier Lines Up Significant C Series Order

Bombardier has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with an undisclosed European airline for up to 61 C Series aircraft.  The deal, which consists of 31 firm orders and 30 options, was disclosed by the Montreal-based manufacturer during its 3Q17

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Island Air files for US Chapter 11

Hawaiian regional carrier Island Air has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after lessor Elix Aviation Capital tried to repossess three of its Bombardier Dash 8-Q400s. Island Air said it had taken the action in an effort to maintain normal

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Airbus Takes Control of C Series

Airbus and Bombardier are set to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme.  The surprise move, announced on October 16 is, the Canadian plane maker says, a “strategic” decision and follows its unsuccessful attempt to form a partnership with

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Good News for Bombardier

Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has secured a deal for up to 50 Q400 turboprops from Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet.  The purchase agreement covers 25 Q400s and purchase rights for an additional 25 aircraft, which could be worth $1.7bn at list

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US Proposes Mega Tariffs for C Series

The US Department of Commerce has recommended placing a 220% tariff on imports of the Bombardier C Series.  The ruling, announced on September 26, effectively triples the price of the C Series in the US.  The decision came after Boeing

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airBaltic Announces Network Expansion

Latvian carrier airBaltic has added five destinations to its network for the 2018 summer season. Flights to Lisbon (2x weekly) and Gdansk (3x weekly) start on March 27 with a twice weekly rotation to Malaga begining the following day. Twice

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ExpressJet Ending its Delta Connection

Atlanta-based ExpressJet Airlines has outlined plans to terminate its capacity purchase agreement (CPA) with Delta Air Lines. The carrier, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest Airlines, said it had come to a “mutual” agreement to start winding down its remaining dual-class

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Bumper Deal for Bombardier

Canadian manufacturer Bombardier has received a major boost for its Dash 8-Q400 turboprop after securing a significant commitment from India’s SpiceJet.  The letter of intent, signed at the Paris Air Show, covers up to 50 examples including 25 firm and

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