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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....

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier&rsq...

Bombardier Delivers the First Dual-Class, 86-seat Q400 Aircraft to Philippine Airlines

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivered the world’s first dual-class, 86 seat turboprop aircraft to Philippine Airlines at its facility in Toronto, Canada, where the aircraft is manufactured. “We congratulate Philippine Airlines for taking delivery of the world’s first dual-class, 86-seat Q400 aircraft, and are confident that the airline will continue to benefit from the outs...

Global 7000 Aircraft Program Surpasses 500 Flight Test Hours

FTV1, FTV2 and FTV3 are progressing as planned through the rigorous testing program All FTVs have demonstrated high performance, reliability and an exceptionally smooth ride The Architect (FTV4) and the Masterpiece (FTV5) are currently in pre-flight bay First four customer aircraft in production as final assembly line activities ramp up Development and certification schedule is on track...

Bombardier Announces Dividend Rate Applicable to its Series 3 Preferred Shares

Bombardier Inc. announced that as of August 1, 2017, its Series 3 Preferred Shares will pay, on a quarterly basis, as and when declared by the Board of Directors of Bombardier Inc., cash dividends for the following five years that will be based on a fixed rate equal to the product of (a) the average of the yield to maturity, designated on July 11, 2017 by National Bank Financial Inc. and Scotia Ca...