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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...

Bombardier Sells Five Q400 Aircraft to an Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has concluded a firm order for five Q400 aircraft with an undisclosed customer. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the order is valued at approximately $162 million U.S. “We are pleased to announce this new Q400 sale as it is further acknowledgement of the aircraft’s unmatched performance, operational flexibility,...

Bombardier Major Milestone with Delivery of 3,000th Learjet Aircraft

Event also marks the 100th Learjet 75 aircraft delivery Learjet 75 aircraft provide class-leading performance, featuring innovative technology, a smooth ride, the quietest and most private cabin Learjet 75 aircraft offer the only flat floor cabin and 8-seat double-club configuration in the light jet category Learjet aircraft are the world’s first purpose-bui...

Bombardier Delivers the First CS300 Aircraft to C Series launch Operator SWISS

SWISS becomes the first airline to integrate both C Series aircraft models to its fleet CS300 aircraft to be operated from Geneva, Switzerland Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) took delivery of its first CS300 aircraft at Bombardier’s facility in Mirabel, Canada, where the C Series aircraft are manufactured. When the aircraft enters...

Pratt & Whitney Canada Leadership in Business Aviation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) highlighted a number of achievements related to its turbofan engine families that demonstrate the company’s leadership in the business jet sector. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). “Our PW300 engine family, with a power capability that ranges from 4,700 to 8,000 pounds thrust, has proven itself time and again...

Flying Colours refurbishes first jet to incorporate INAIRVATION components.

Flying Colours Corp. the North America-headquartered refurbishment, completions and MRO specialist will attend this year’s European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition - Booth P106 – having just completed the world’s first executive jet refurbishment incorporating pre-engineered cabin components manufactured by Austria-based INAIRVATION.  The 2003 Bombardier Classic...

Bombardier Global 7000 Flight Test Program Ramps Up with Maiden Flight of Third Flight Test Vehicle

Third flight test vehicle will join two Global 7000 test aircraft already flying Global 7000 aircraft’s exceptionally smooth ride redefines the business aircraft experience Offering unparalleled comfort, the Global 7000 aircraft has four distinct living spaces and a dedicated crew rest area Bombardier Business Aircraft announced that a third Global 7...

Heli-One completes two H225 inspections for South Korean rescue agency National 119

Heli-One, a leading global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, has completed inspections for two Airbus H225 aircraft (1-year and 8-year inspections) for South Korea’s National 119. The inspections were completed simultaneously (ten days for 1-year and 7 weeks for 8-year inspection) at two Korean bases in Seoul and Busan, allowing the aircraft to return t...

Pratt & Whitney Canada Produces 100,000th Engine: Continued Focus on Driving Innovation

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) celebrated the production of its 100,000th engine this month, as a testament to P&WC’s longevity and leadership in the global aerospace market. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Today, P&WC has 60,000 in-service engines operated by 12,300 customers in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Its engine...

CAE signs training solutions contracts valued at more than C$375 million

CAE announced at the 2017 World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS) a series of commercial aviation training solutions contracts and agreements with airlines worldwide, including Scandinavian Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Korean Air and new Chinese customer Donghai Airlines. These agreements, valued at more than C$375 million, form part of the orders awarded to CAE dur...