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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change

Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 4, 2020  

Hundreds of Quebec aerospace workers to be laid off

Airbus is waiting for “clear visibility” while Pratt & Whitney is resounding to pressure on the order book.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 27, 2020  

Air Canada signs two Quebec aircraft maintenance deals, subject to Transat deal

The airline has signed agreements with AAR and Avianor for several Airbus models

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 13, 2020  

Bombardier sells C Series stake for $591M, now out of commercial aviation

Transferred shares to Airbus SE and the Quebec government in a move to emerge from more than $9 billion in debt.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 28, 2020  

Airbus nears settlements with US, UK, France over fraud, bribery cases

Details of how much it could pay to settle the cases were not released, but it could reach billions of euros.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 16, 2020  

Bombardier expects to fall short of guidance, reassessing Airbus deal

Expects consolidated revenue of about $15.8 billion, short of expected $16.5 billion to $17 billion.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 10, 2020  

Airbus to expand production at plant on US Gulf Coast

As part of a plan to build 63 aircraft in its A320 family of planes per month, Airbus will increase to seven airplanes monthly by early next year.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

European Union fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus: WTO

Panel found that the EU had not taken sufficient steps to end harm to Boeing.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2019  

Military facing delay in delivery of new search and rescue plane

Problem revolves around exactly which details Airbus needs to include in the documents.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

Tariffs on US$7.5 billion on a range of European goods were approved by the World Trade Organization as compensation for illegal EU subsidies to Airbus.

News Aerospace Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
October 3, 2019  

US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft

WTO ruled the US could retaliate over illegal aid that the 28-country EU gave to Airbus.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 2, 2019  

US cleared to slap US$7.5B in tariffs on EU over Airbus case

Tariffs can take effect no earlier than mid-October because a key WTO panel needs to formally sign off on them first.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 19, 2019  

France floats tariffs on US goods amid Airbus Boeing dispute

Europe is bracing for possible US sanctions over the plane subsidy issue.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post crash drought

Says it’s in negotiations with several customers interested in buying the jet.

News Manufacturing General
April 9, 2019  

From jets to cheese: US wants to put new tariffs on EU [UPDATED]

Suggests a breakdown in talks with the European Union over trade.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 4, 2019  

NRC and Airbus collaborate on improving air passenger experience

Data will help researchers identify low-cost, high-return changes that can be applied early in the aircraft design process.

News General
February 14, 2019  

Bell Helicopter to pay $1.5M in damages to Airbus in patent fight

Court ruling includes $1 million in punitive damages and $500,000 in compensatory damages tied to patent for Moustache landing gear.

News Aerospace General
January 24, 2019  

Airbus CEO warns it could leave UK in event of no-deal Brexit [UPDATED]

“Please don’t listen to the Brexiteers’ madness which asserts that, because we have huge plants here, we will not move and we will always be here,” Tom Enders said. “They are wrong.”

News Aerospace General
January 16, 2019  

Airbus starts work on A220 assembly line six months after Bombardier sold jetliner

Plant construction complete or not, production of the narrow-body aircraft is to start in the third quarter.

News Aerospace General
January 14, 2019  

Airbus open to a fighter plane assembly plant in Quebec ahead of federal bids

Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Saab are all in the running alongside Airbus for the federal contract.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 29, 2018  

Airbus delivers A220 jet to Delta, hoping to bring venture back to black

European plane-maker aims to cut supply costs in order to restore the program to profitability.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 16, 2018  

NRC and Airbus renew research and technology agreement

The deal enhances the aerospace giant’s relationship with Canadian research.

News Aerospace General
July 10, 2018  

Airbus renames C Series aircraft developed by Bombardier as the A220

The name change comes after Airbus officially took a majority stake in the C Series program July 1.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 6, 2018  

Embraer joint venture with Boeing could be tough on Bombardier: analysts

Boeing will own 80%, Embraer 20%; the $4.75 billion deal, expected to close toward the end of 2019.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 4, 2018  

C Series orders and name change on the horizon: Airbus CEO

Says the main focus will be to sell the planes and drastically reduce production costs.

News Aerospace General
June 8, 2018  

Airbus and Bombardier C Series deal to close on July 1

Companies expect deliveries this year to double from the 17 aircraft in 2017.

News General
May 16, 2018  

EU still providing illegal subsidies to Airbus: WTO

Panel found French aerospace giant hasn’t been in compliance with some of the trade body’s rules since 2011

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

Air Canada supports aerospace mergers if benefits of competition remain alive

Airbus’s has majority control of the Bombardier C Series program; Boeing is in talks to join forces with Brazil’s Embraer.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 16, 2018  

Bombardier union optimistic about C Series contract renewal under Airbus

Reassured because there’s already a fairly strong union culture in both France and Canada.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
March 7, 2018  

Airbus wants to make C Series profitable by lowering supplier prices

Will sell the planes first, then focus on volume to successfully reduce costs.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
March 5, 2018  

Bombardier workers vote in favour of reciprocity agreement with Airbus

Ensures workers who switch to the CSeries partnership, and vice-versa, will not lose their pensions and will keep most of their seniority benefits.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 4, 2017  

Bombardier to supply Airbus’s A320neo engine nacelle program

Will develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser for the Pratt & Whitney powered aircraft.