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Bombardier to lay off 1 600, halt Learjet production

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Bombardier Inc said on Thursday it would halt Learjet aircraft production and slash about 1 600 jobs this year as it becomes a pure-play...

Bombardier exits commercial aviation with sale of regional jet business to...

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Bombardier Inc said it will sell its money-losing regional jet business to Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) for $550 million in cash, in...

Bombardier to be supplied by Morocco plant after sale

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Canada’s Bombardier Inc will sell its wing component plant in Morocco to a manufacturer that will continue to supply Bombardier after a sale, Moroccan...

Uganda receives Bombardier planes in step to national carrier relaunch

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Uganda received on Tuesday two passenger planes, a key step in the country’s efforts to relaunch its defunct national carrier and share in the...

Angolan consortium orders six Bombardier Q400s

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has signed a firm purchase agreement for six new Q400 aircraft with African Aero Trading on behalf of the...

Ethiopian Airlines orders ten Q400 turboprops

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes purchase rights...

EgyptAir firms up CS300 order

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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and EgyptAir have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 12 CS300 aircraft along with purchase...

CemAir orders two Q400s

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CemAir has ordered two Q400 turboprops from Bombardier, and also signed a lease agreement for a used Q400. Bombardier announced the deals on...

EgyptAir signs $1.1 billion deal for 12 Bombardier CSeries jets

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State-owned EgyptAir signed an initial order for 12 Bombardier Inc CSeries jets on Tuesday, marking the Canadian planemaker's second deal for the...

Paris Air Show commercial aerospace roundup

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Here are details of civil aviation and space orders and announcements made during the 2017 Paris Air Show last week. Boeing recorded around...

CemAir looking to buy two Q400s

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South Africa's CemAir has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft to acquire two Q400 turboprops. Bombardier announced the signature...

Morocco an example of aerospace manufacturing innovation

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In just 15 years, Morocco has become a major aerospace industry manufacturing hub: the country hosts over 110 companies, comprising over 11,500...

Tanzania orders two CS300, one Q400 aircraft from Bombardier

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The Tanzanian Government Flight Agency (TGFA) has signed firm purchase agreements for two CS300 jetliners and one Q400 turboprop aircraft with Bombardier....

Regional aircraft market stabilizing

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The regional aircraft market is stabilizing following a period of several years of erratic swings in yearly production, according to a new...

Tanzania orders two Q400 turboprops from Bombardier

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The Government of Tanzania has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Q400 turboprop airliners from Canada's Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The deal, announced...

Viking Air acquires Bombardier’s water bomber programme

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After acquiring de Havilland Canada's aircraft programmes, Canada's Viking Air has now acquired rights to Bombardier's series of water bomber aircraft. Viking...

Business jet makers face battle on pricing as deliveries drop

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Business jet manufacturers are locked in a price battle as deliveries of new aircraft remain weak and recently sold aircraft come back...

Saab’s GlobalEye redefines airborne surveillance market

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Defence and security company Saab extends its airborne early warning and control portfolio with the introduction of the GlobalEye multi-role airborne surveillance system. GlobalEye...

Saab’s GlobalEye redefines airborne surveillance market

GlobalEye combines Saab's Erieye Extended Range radar and mission system with the Global 6000 jet aircraft from Bombardier.Defence and security company Saab extends its airborne...

Lockheed teams with Bombardier, Raytheon for ISR aircraft

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Lockheed Martin announced on Tuesday that it will team with Raytheon and Bombardier to develop a new surveillance and command and control...

Air Cote d’Ivoire orders two more Bombardier Q400s

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Air Cote d'Ivoire, the country's national airline, has converted options on two Q400 NextGen airliners to a firm order, Bombardier announced yesterday. Air...

Ghana’s Starbow begins flying Q400s

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Ghanaian airline Starbow has become the first Ghana-based operator of the Bombardier Q400 turboprop after it launched services with a Q400 NextGen...

Air Cote d’Ivoire in talks with Airbus, Bombardier

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Ivory Coast's national carrier Air Cote d'Ivoire is in discussions with Airbus and Canada's Bombardier Inc to renew its existing fleet and...

Regional aircraft market worth 3 800 aircraft over next decade –...

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Manufacturers are estimated to produce 3 867 regional jet and turboprop airliners worth $127.9 billion over the next ten years, according to...

Wanna take you for a ride on a bizjet plane

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On February 19, the General Aviation Manufacturer's Association (GAMA) released its data for FY2013, which showed that the business jet industry recorded...

Growing demand for regional aircraft but no new designs

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Current upward trends in regional air traffic benefit unequally the different manufacturers that are positioned in this segment. Market leaders ATR, Bombardier...

Boeing to modify Bombardier Challenger for maritime surveillance

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Boeing has selected Bombardier's Challenger 605 business jet as the platform for its Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) programme, offering the global market...

Regional aircraft market worth 4 035 aircraft over next decade –...

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Between now and 2022, approximately 4 035 regional jets and turboprops worth $141.8 billion will be built for world markets, according to...

SA Express becomes Bombardier service facility

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Bombardier has appointed South African Express Airways as its first commercial aircraft authorised service facility in Africa, after giving it authorisation to...

RwandAir buying two Bombardier CRJ900s

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RwandAir has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets from Bombardier, making it the first operator in Eastern Africa...

Ethiopian Airlines buys five Q400s

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Bombardier has announced that Ethiopian Airlines has ordered five Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners. The order, announced on Monday, was originally attributed to...

Rugby flight costs R26m

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Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe's recent flight to New Zealand to attend the opening of the Rugby World Cup at the invitation of...

Business jet industry looks to 2012 for growth

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The business jet industry is expecting 2012 to mark its first year of growth in deliveries since the financial downturn, but more...

Bombardier stock hit again by regional jet outlook

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Shares of Bombardier fell for a second day yesterday after the world's No. 3 commercial planemaker raised cash flow concerns and spooked...