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Fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle successfully completes its maiden flight

The fourth Global 7000 flight test vehicle took off from Bombardier’s facility in Toronto earlier today, under clear conditions. Equipped with a cabin interior, FTV4, also known as the “Architect,” will be used for interior validation testing and to confirm the unparalleled comfort, connectivity and productivity that Bombardier customers will experience.

Bombardier Continues to Expand Worldwide Parts Availability for Business Aircraft Customers

Bombardier Business Aircraft confirmed its continued expansion of worldwide parts availability for its growing fleet of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. As part of the company’s commitment to operators in the United States, Latin America, and Asia, Bombardier Business Aircraft recently opened parts depots in Miami, Florida and Tianjin, China. Combined with its two-year warranty...

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s New 20-Year 2017-2036 Market Forecast

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft released its 20-year Market Forecast for the 60- to 150-seat segment. According to this new 2017-2036 Market Forecast, the 60- to 150-seat seat segment will be a catalyst to further growth, market penetration and airline profitability. “The outlook for our markets is strong,” said Fred Cromer, President, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are th...

Statement on the Global 7000 Aircraft Flight Test Program

Safety is our top priority. Our test pilots, following an occurrence last week, followed standard procedures and returned to base uneventfully. Bombardier and GE have determined that the root cause of last week’s reported occurrence was an isolated event. The Global 7000 aircraft program’s flight and ground test campaigns continue on track for entry-into-service in the second...

Shree Airlines Joins Bombardier’s Family of CRJ Series Aircraft Operators

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft congratulates Shree Airlines on the launch of a new regional jet service with CRJ Series aircraft. “We are pleased to welcome Shree Airlines to the worldwide family of CRJ Series aircraft operators,” said David Speirs, Vice President, Asset Management, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “The CRJ Series aircraft have been instrumental in revolutioniz...

CC-130J Super Hercules delivers IRB Commitments for Canada

Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the Aircraft Capability - Tactical (ACP-T) Acquisition Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) commitments valued at $1.4 billion associated with Canada's purchase of 17 CC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in 2007.  Lockheed Martin completed its IRB commitments one year ahead of schedule and met all of its requirements within small...

Bombardier Delivers its First Challenger 350 Aircraft in Argentina

The Challenger 350 aircraft is the best-selling business jet platform of the last decade Designed with a no-compromise approach, the Challenger 350 aircraft effortlessly blends powerful performance and sleek styling to deliver a smooth ride at the lowest direct operating costs in its category Bombardier Business Aircraft is the market leader in deliveries and has the largest fleet, excludin...

Bombardier Business Aircraft and MAGA Aviation Expand their Authorized Service Centre Agreement

MAGA Aviation is now ANAC-certified for all Learjet and Global jets as well as most Challenger models MAGA Aviation was first named a Bombardier Authorized Service Facility in 2013 Bombardier operators express a high level of satisfaction with MAGA services Bombardier today announced that MAGA Aviation of Campinas, Bombardier Business Aircraft’s...

Skyservice Toronto to Become Falcon Authorized Service Center

Dassault Falcon Jet recently selected Skyservice Toronto as a new Authorized Service Center (ASC), allowing the facility to perform line maintenance, AOG support and other services on Falcon 900EX EASy and 2000EX EASy model families.  The agreement will come into effect before the end of 2017. Located at Toronto’s Pearson Airport (CYYZ), Skyservice’s 160,000 sq ft facility is e...

Bombardier C Series Aircraft Completes First Commercial Flight into London City Airport

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud to see the C Series aircraft in SWISS livery landing at London City Airport for the first time. This new milestone continues the momentum propelling t...

Heli-One and Lobo Leasing sign three year S-76 C+ power by the hour agreement

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has signed a three-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) agreement with Lobo Leasing Limited to provide support for a Sikorsky S-76C+ aircraft. Lobo will benefit both from Heli-One's extensive S-76 experience and resources, and their ability to leverage a robust planning and global distribution network....

AJW Technique celebrates five years of growth

AJW Technique, the maintenance hub for the AJW Group's component repair and overhaul service, marks five years of success this month. The Montreal-based business was established in 2012 and has developed into a world class, 160,000 sq. ft. facility with a wide range of latest generation test equipment, including one of the most comprehensive avionics test and repair suites in the world....