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News Aerospace Manufacturing General
June 2, 2020  

Bombardier exits commercial jets with closure of US$550M CRJ deal

Paves the way for the aircraft manufacturer to focus on its sole future income stream – private jets.

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
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 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 Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 28, 2018  

AirBaltic to buy up to 60 C Series while Bombardier unveils new business jets

Bombardier has announced a big-ticket sale to Latvia’s airBaltic and revealed two new business jets to be delivered next year.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
May 4, 2018  

After 55 years, chairman Beaudoin bids adieu to Bombardier

Successfully transformed Bombardier into a significant Canadian global company.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
April 18, 2018  

WTO panel rules against Canada in preliminary ruling in Brazilian C Series dispute

Embraer claims aviation business hurt by Bombardier receiving more than $3.7 billion in subsidies.

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 6, 2018  

Plane and train maker Bombardier raising $638.4M in share offering

Shares have surged in recent months, helped by improved results and a win in its trade fight with Boeing.

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 Government Manufacturing General
February 14, 2018  

Delta obliged to take Canadian-built C Series unless contract renegotiated: USITC

Bombardier declined to comment as it takes the “necessary time to digest its content …”

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 31, 2018  

Boeing waiting on written rationale for Bombardier USITC win to decide next steps

Noted the Department of Commerce’s earlier ruling affirming Bombardier’s dumping behaviour still stands.

News General
January 29, 2018  

Bombardier win could speed up C Series sales and Boeing merger talks: analysts

Boeing’s efforts to acquire Brazil’s Embraer suggests it takes the 100- to 150-seat market seriously.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2018  

USITC rejects Bombardier request to consider Embraer plane in its decision

The agency will determine if the introduction of the C Series into the US harms Boeing.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 24, 2018  

Government shutdown delays USITC vote on Bombardier C Series one day

Agency will determine if the introduction of the C Series into the U.S. harms Boeing.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Canada’s move as US confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties

Options include challenges under both NAFTA and at the World Trade Organization.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 15, 2017  

Airbus deal increasing confidence but no new C Series sales talks: Bombardier

But EgyptAir has announced plans to purchase up to 24 CS300s, the C Series larger version.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 14, 2017  

Bombardier signs letter of intent with EgyptAir for up to 24 CS300 aircraft

Larger version of C Series aircraft, a firm order for 12 is valued at about $1.4 billion.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 6, 2017  

Airbus C Series ownership good for Canadian supply chain: Heroux Devtek

Will tap into Airbus supply chain as the company’s fifth home base and first outside Europe.

News General
November 2, 2017  

Bombardier cuts C Series delivery guidance, announces LOI with European customer

Firm order from unidentified buyer for 31 C Series aircraft and options for an additional 30 jets.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 25, 2017  

Boeing says it won’t adjust strategy because of Airbus C Series deal

It’s increasing the number of 737 Max planes it will produce monthly to supply the record backlog.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 25, 2017  

Bombardier could lower C Series deliveries for year because of engine issues

Pratt & Whitney holding back some engine shipments for spares to keep airlines flying the C Series and A320neo aircraft daily.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General Production
October 23, 2017  

Long-term future of Bombardier’s other commercial aircraft unclear: analysts

Burdened by more than US$9 billion of debt but it wants to regain its leading position in the high-margin business jet market.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
October 7, 2017  

Bombardier fights back after new duty put on CSeries sales to US

Several US senators and House members call the decision “shortsighted”: it threatens thousands of jobs across the country.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
September 27, 2017  

Slapped with 220% US tariff, Bombardier doubling down CSeries sales to China

US Department of Commerce’s preliminary duty decision raises questions about the future of a key order for Delta Air Lines.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
September 27, 2017  

US Commerce Department hits Bombardier with 219% CSeries duty

Decision blows past Boeing’s requested 80% tariff; Bombardier accuses Boeing of seeking to use a skewed process to stifle competition.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
September 25, 2017  

US Commerce Department set to rule on Boeing, Bombardier dogfight

Case could not only endanger Bombardier’s deal with Delta and hinder future sales in the US.