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EgyptAir Converts Letter of Intent to Firm Order for Bombardier C Series aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and EgyptAir Holding Company announced that the parties have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of  12 CS300 aircraft along with purchase rights for an additional 12 CS300 aircraft. EgyptAir’s Letter of Intent (LOI) was previously announced on November 14 during the 2017 Dubai Air Show. “As we look back at the C Series success...

Bombardier Delivers Korean Air Line’s First CS300 Airliner

Korean Air Line is the C Series Asian launch customer Entry-into-service is expected to occur in January 2018 ​​​ Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated the delivery of a first CS300 aircraft to Seoul-based Korean Air Lines Co., Ltd., the Asian launch customer for the C Series aircraft family. “This is a very important milestone for the C Series program because it is our b...

Bombardier to Provide Component Management Support for Philippine Airlines’ Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Air Philippines Corporation, operator of Philippine Airlines affiliate airline PAL Express, has signed an eight-year Smart Parts agreement to provide component management for the airline’s 12 new, dual-class Q400 aircraft. “We selected Bombardier’s Smart Parts program to support the component management requirements for our new Q40...

Bombardier’s Newest Challenger Jet Models Surpass Significant Delivery Milestones

Challenger 350 aircraft surpass 200 deliveries, as the Challenger 650 business jet marks 50th delivery Category-defining Challenger 300 series aircraft now count more than 650 deliveries overall, making it the most delivered aircraft of last decade;  Challenger 600 series jets now approaching 1,100 deliveries  Significant milesto...

Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services selected for new Airbus nacelle programme

Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services announced today that it has been selected by Airbus as a supplier on a new engine nacelle programme for the Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family of aircraft. Bombardier’s Northern Ireland operations (Short Brothers plc) has been chosen to develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser to enable Airbus to offer a new, innovative nacel...

Pratt & Whitney Canada to Power New Twin-Engine Large-Utility Aircraft from Textron Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has been selected by Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, to power a new clean-sheet, twin-engine turboprop aircraft to serve the utility segment. The Cessna SkyCourier aircraft will be powered by the 1,100 shp PT6A-65SC engine enhanced with a fully connected FAST™ data system. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX)....

ATR 72-500 gets certification to operate in Canada

 ATR, the world’s leading turboprop manufacturer, is pleased to announce that the ATR 72-500 aircraft has just received its certification from Transport Canada, the Canadian airworthiness authority. This will enable Canadian airlines to operate ATR 72-500s either in passenger or cargo configuration.   “Obtaining this certification will allow us to expand the operational sc...

Bombardier Predicts Latin America’s 60- to150-seat aircraft Fleet Will Double by 2036

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Market Forecast 2017-2036 for Latin America predicts that overall traffic is expected to grow 5.1 per cent annually and intra-regional traffic to grow slightly more than the world average at 5.6 per cent annually over the next 20 years. Total deliveries in the 60- to 150-seat marked segment to Latin America are expected to number 1,050 aircraft, or eight p...

Bombardier Recognizes Outstanding Commitment to Aviation Safety

Mark Chaffinch, Chief Pilot, Norfolk Southern Corporation receives the Bombardier Safety Standdown Award Approximately 500 aviation professionals attended the 21st edition of Safety Standdown  Bombardier is proud to announce that Mr. Mark Chaffinch, Chief Pilot for Norfolk Southern Corporation, is the winner of the 2017 Safety Standdown Award. The award was presented at th...

Bombardier Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results

  Game-changing, strategic partnership with Airbus to accelerate commercial momentum for C Series program LOI for up to 61 C Series aircraft, including 31 firm from a European customer Execution of transformation plan continues to deliver margin(1) growth; full year EBIT margin guidance for all business units reaffirmed(2) Consolidated full-year EBIT before special items(2)&n...

Bombardier Launches Smart Training Program for More Accessible Learning

For a fixed monthly payment, the Smart Training program provides technicians unlimited attendance to available technical training courses Bombardier offers aircraft operators a package of core and specialty technical training courses led by instructors with real-world experience Through comprehensive and personalized training solutions, Bombardier provides world-class and effective instruct...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Inaugurates Newly Expanded Interior Facility in Tucson

Dedicated to setting new standards in customer care, Bombardier’s service network delivers the highest quality service by the industry’s best-trained technicians New purposefully designed interior atelier features climate-controlled work environment and expanded capacity Tucson facility is largest in Bombardier’s customer service network Provides industry-leading mainten...