Cuts affect employees at Kansas and Mexico manufacturing operations.
Slowdown will cut 100 permanent and 70 contract employees.
Smaller aircraft billings jump to $10.4 billion, up 26.4% over last year.
New contract cuts health insurance deductions for 825 workers at Kansas aerospace plant.
Montreal-based aerospace manufacturer says the planes have more powerful engines and reduce fuel consumption.
Will support COMAC and regional customers
Bombardier has lifted the veil on China Express Airlines, the undisclosed Chinese customer in a previously announced CRJ900 NextGen sale worth up to $491 million.