Feds invest $10M to build “smart factory” at Manitoba aerospace training facility
Project is worth more than $15 million, including investments from local partners.
Canadian airlines aiming to become a biofuel superpower
Companies including Air Canada seek to procure biofuels from local sources instead of transporting it far to meet demand.
New projects boost innovation: aerospace, automotive and entrepreneurs targeted
Incubators, accelerators, and developers collaborate with industry and academia to nurture research and development.
US trade commission to continue investigating Boeing case against Bombardier
Boeing alleges that subsidies given to Bombardier have allowed it to dump its CSeries planes at well below cost.
US factory orders slipped in April, investment weak
Demand for heavy machinery, iron and steel, and commercial airplanes declines.
Bombardier and aerospace supplier Triumph settle legal dispute
Triump’s lawsuit alleged Bombardier failed to pay for expenses related to changes in wing designs for its Global 7000 business jet.
Boeing halts testing of new 737 Max plane over engine issue
Issue is related to turbine engine discs produced by a supplier to engine maker CFM International.
Legal battle with Boeing could hurt Bombardier’s CSeries sales
Efforts to sell plane into US market could be hampered by preliminary duties from an anti-dumping petition filed by Boeing
Cleared for lift off
Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X secures Mirabel jobs.
Trudeau, Couillard defend Bombardier after execs get big raises
Compensation for the company’s top five executives and board chairman grew by nearly 50% in 2016 despite its financial troubles.
SpaceX aborts space station approach, delays shipment delivery
Dragon supply ship was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system.
Bombardier revenue falls by US$1.8B, but loss reduced by 82%
Losses related to troubled CSeries jets, public dispute over Toronto rail line and a WTO complaint over federal financial assistance.
Magellan Aerospace to build new facility in India
First phase will be commissioned towards the end of this year, and employ up to 120 engineers, machinists and other workers.
Federal government loans Bombardier $372.5M
Money will be handed out over four years to support the Global 7000 and CSeries aircraft projects.
Spirit AeroSystems files $20M construction permit in Kansas
Facility produces composite forward fuselages for customers including Boeing.
Bombardier says Brazil trade complaint against Canada is without merit
Challenge alleges the aerospace giant received financial help that affected market conditions.
Lufthansa, GE invest in Polish aircraft engine plant
Facility will be operational in 2018.
Latvian carrier accepts first Bombardier CSeries CS300
Delivery comes five months after the smaller CS100 began flying with Swiss International Air Lines.
Ontario, feds invest $44M in new Toronto aerospace campus
Will be home to three aerospace and aviation-related programs.
Raytheon to build Mississippi plant if it gets Air Force jet contract
Competing for deal against three other international partnerships.
Liberals ready to invest in Bombardier, innovation minister says
Navdeep Bains wants company to keep head office, jobs connected to R&D activities in Canada.
Connecticut lawmakers approve deal to keep Sikorsky Aircraft
$220 million agreement still needs approval from union workers.
CSeries environmental performance confirmed by outside agency
Bombardier says the planes will emit 120,000 tonnes less CO2 over their lifetime than other jets of similar size.
Bombardier lowers delivery forecast for CSeries
Company expects to delivery just seven CSeries aircraft this year; blames engine supply issues.
Bombardier hands out pink slips, as part of effort to cut 7,000 workers
Up to 2,000 of the cuts, mainly in Canada and Europe, will be contractors.
Liberals pay $33M to stay in F35 program, despite promise not to buy it
Potential industrial benefits are a big part of the reason why Canada continues to pay into the program, government says.
Avcorp partners with UBC on innovation
Learning Factory will integrate industrial production with learning and research on advanced composites.
AP&C expands Montreal additive manufacturing operations
$31 million automated facility will increase capacity and create 106 new jobs over the next three years.
CSeries doesn’t need immediate federal funding: Quebec premier
Couillard says the program is on track with a pipeline of 370 firm orders.
Bombardier CS300 gets Transport Canada OK
First CS300 will be delivered to Latvia’s airBaltic in Q4.
Swiss International becomes first airline to accept Bombardier CSeries
Passenger jet will begin service July 15.
Aerospace firm successfully tests solar powered aircraft
Luminati Aerospace wants to build a fleet of drones to provide aerial internet service for up to 4 billion people worldwide.