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Essential news for 12 Aug 2017

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...

airBaltic Welcomes Seventh CS300 in Riga

August 11, 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed in Riga the seventh Bombardier CS300 out of a total order of 20 aircraft. By the end of this year, airBaltic plans to have eight CS300 aircraft. The seventh airBaltic CS300 aircraft, registered as YL-CSG arrived in Riga today at 10:46, local time. The flight time was 7 hours and 13 minutes and the aircraft covered 6 382 km non-stop distanc...

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Customer focus: US Coast Guard

“A phenomenal service” In 2016, US Coast Guard aviation celebrated its 100th anniversary. This service has an illustrious history helping with everything from war efforts to bolstering US borders in homeland security. Below, a closer look. They changed to orange for missions in the Arctic. Traditionally, US Coast Guard aircraft bear the distinctive “racing stripe” pai...