Bombardier CSeries http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34533/all en Russia's IFC buys 32 Bombardier CS300 jetliners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/russias-ifc-buys-32-bombardier-cs300-jetliners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. inked a deal Wednesday to buy 32 Bombardier CS300 aircraft for $2.56 billion, with an option to buy 10 more jets, the Canadian manufacturer announced.</p> <p>If IFC exercises the option, the value of the sale will rise to about $3.42 billion, Bombardier said in a statement.</p> <p>IFC's director general Alexander Rubtsov said the 130-seat CSeries jetliners are the first large, non-Russian aircraft the company has ordered, and are "ideally placed between the Russian Superjet and the MC-21 aircraft," which IFC has also committed to purchase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130220/russias-ifc-buys-32-bombardier-cs300-jetliners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Bombardier CSeries Ilyushin Finance Co. AFP Wed, 20 Feb 2013 22:15:57 +0000 5761574 at http://www.globalpost.com Porter Airlines expands, buys up to 30 Bombardier jetliners http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/porter-airlines-expands-buys-30-bombardier-jetliners <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Canada's Porter Airlines announced a major expansion on Wednesday with the purchase of up to 30 Bombardier CS100 "whisper jets" to serve new destinations across North America.</p> <p>The airline started operating in 2006 from an island airport in downtown Toronto, flying turboprop aircraft between 19 small airports in eastern parts of Canada and the United States. Its maximum flight range using these aircraft was two and a half hours.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130410/porter-airlines-expands-buys-30-bombardier-jetliners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombardier CSeries Porter Airlines Religion Toronto Port Authority AFP Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:30:25 +0000 5809012 at http://www.globalpost.com Aerospace analysts eager for confirmation of June Bombardier CSeries test flight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130506/aerospace-analysts-eager-confirmation-june-bombardier-cserie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Aerospace industry observers are eagerly watching for confirmation this week that Bombardier's CSeries aircraft will make its maiden test flight next month.</p> <p>Amid expectations of a weak first-quarter, analysts see the plane's progress as a potential catalyst to turn around the transportation giant's lagging share price.</p> <p>Kevin Chiang of CIBC World Markets says "all eyes are turned towards the CSeries first flight" by the end of June and signals that it will avoid delays that gripped Boeing's 787 aircraft.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130506/aerospace-analysts-eager-confirmation-june-bombardier-cserie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Aviation Bombardier Bombardier CSeries Technology The Canadian Press Tue, 07 May 2013 02:00:05 +0000 5832194 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier Inc. net profit down in Q1 but revenue soars to US$4.3B http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130509/bombardier-inc-net-profit-down-q1-revenue-soars-us43b <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier's revenues surged 25 per cent in the first-quarter on higher-than-expected aircraft deliveries, while the aerospace and transportation giant said its CSeries commercial aircraft remains on target for its first flight next month.</p> <p>Chief executive Pierre Beaudoin told the company's annual meeting that Bombardier is at a "pivotal point" as several of its development projects, including the CSeries will begin to generate revenues and profits.</p> <p>"This is great news for shareholders," he told shareholders.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130509/bombardier-inc-net-profit-down-q1-revenue-soars-us43b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Bombardier Aerospace Bombardier CSeries Business Finance Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Land transport Technology Transport USD The Canadian Press Thu, 09 May 2013 18:02:33 +0000 5834553 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier completes CSeries flight safety testing ahead of first flight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130530/bombardier-completes-cseries-flight-safety-testing-ahead-fir <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier says it has completed safety tests required to obtain certification from Transport Canada for the CSeries aircraft's maiden flight next month.</p> <p>The manufacturer says it recently completed the last of seven tests on a grounded version of the plane.</p> <p>The CAST, or Complete Airframe Static Testing, is used to demonstrate the strength and integrity of the plane.</p> <p>Tests simulate flight manoeuvres, landing, take-off and other in-flight and on-ground conditions.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130530/bombardier-completes-cseries-flight-safety-testing-ahead-fir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombardier Bombardier CSeries The Canadian Press Thu, 30 May 2013 18:02:17 +0000 5848935 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier says CSeries jet on track for end-June debut http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/bombardier-says-cseries-jet-track-end-june-debut <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier &lt;BBDb.TO&gt; said on Sunday its new CSeries passenger jet was in good shape to make its crucial maiden flight by the end of June as it prepares to unveil orders for the more fuel efficient jet at the Paris air show.</p> <p>The first aircraft, which rolled out of the factory in green primer paint and is now under the control of the flight test crew, is "looking great" for a test sortie this month, Chet Fuller, senior commercial vice president, told reporters.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130602/bombardier-says-cseries-jet-track-end-june-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Aviation Bombardier CSeries Thomson Reuters Sun, 02 Jun 2013 17:41:46 +0000 5850329 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier says Russian leasing company firms up conditional CSeries order http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130605/bombardier-says-russian-leasing-company-firms-conditional-cs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier said Tuesday a large Russian leasing company has firmed up its conditional order for up to 42 CSeries jets.</p> <p>The company said that Ilyushin Finance Co. shareholders have now approved the firm order for 32 CS300 aircraft and options for 10 additional jets.</p> <p>The order includes aircraft with up to 160 seats for export to international airlines.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130605/bombardier-says-russian-leasing-company-firms-conditional-cs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Aviation Bombardier CSeries Business Labor Law The Canadian Press Wed, 05 Jun 2013 19:35:34 +0000 5851660 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier says no major risks remain to prevent first flight in late June http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130607/bombardier-says-no-major-risks-remain-prevent-first-flight-l <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier sees nothing major that could prevent the CSeries from making its maiden flight later this month.</p> <p>"We don't have any major risks left in the program, to be honest," said Robert Dewar, CSeries vice-president and general manager.</p> <p>Dewar said a few final pre-flight tests are standing in the way before the commercial jet makes its 90-minute inaugural flight.</p> <p>The plane was handed to the flight test centre this week and is in the middle of several days of ground vibration testing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130607/bombardier-says-no-major-risks-remain-prevent-first-flight-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Aviation Bombardier Bombardier CSeries The Canadian Press Fri, 07 Jun 2013 23:20:29 +0000 5852813 at http://www.globalpost.com CSeries to get attention at Paris air show despite missing first flight buzz http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130616/cseries-get-attention-at-paris-air-show-despite-missing-firs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier's CSeries promises to attract plenty of attention at the Paris Air Show even without the buzz of a maiden flight.</p> <p>That honour went to Airbus which flew its new A350 jumbo jet for the first time on Friday.</p> <p>Expectations had been high the CSeries would beat its rival to the punch. But the CSeries isn't slated to fly before the end of the month.</p> <p>Spokeswoman Haley Dunne said Bombardier still expects its new 110- to 160-seat aircraft to generate a lot of interest at the air show.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130616/cseries-get-attention-at-paris-air-show-despite-missing-firs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Bombardier CSeries Technology Transport The Canadian Press Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:00:03 +0000 5858051 at http://www.globalpost.com All-business airline Odyssey to launch with Bombardier jets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/all-business-airline-odyssey-launch-bombardier-jets <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - UK-based start-up carrier Odyssey Airlines confirmed on Monday that it was the customer behind a previously announced order for 10 Bombardier &lt;BBDb.TO&gt; CS100 aircraft.</p> <p>The deal confirms plans that have been kept officially under wraps for some 18 months, but which were first reported by Reuters in late 2011. The airline's name was not publicly disclosed until Monday at the Paris Airshow.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130617/all-business-airline-odyssey-launch-bombardier-jets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Bombardier CSeries Transport Thomson Reuters Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:31:32 +0000 5859216 at http://www.globalpost.com Bombardier signals order announcement possible on Day 2 of Paris Air Show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130617/odyssey-airlines-identified-purchaser-10-cseries-jets-bombar <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier may be gearing up for an order announcement Tuesday after announcing an expansion of its collaborative relationship with Chinese aircraft manufacturer Comac amid intensified pressure from Brazilian rival Embraer.</p> <p>The Montreal-based manufacturer said Monday that it has two announcements planned for Tuesday.</p> <p>"Stay tuned," spokesman Marc Duchesne said from the Paris Air Show when asked when the manufacturer will announce its first aircraft order at the show.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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"It confirms the attractiveness of Quebec, the attractiveness of Montreal and our (aerospace) cluster. This cluster is precious. To see it grow is another sign that it will continue to play its role of enticing businesses."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130618/investments-three-french-aerospace-firms-create-nearly-100-j" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombardier CSeries Geography of Canada Quebec The Canadian Press Tue, 18 Jun 2013 20:01:52 +0000 5860489 at http://www.globalpost.com MTU Aero sees at least $1.1 billion of orders at show http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130620/mtu-aero-sees-at-least-11-billion-orders-at-show <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS (Reuters) - German aircraft engine maker MTU Aero Engines said its order intake at this year's Paris Airshow will reach at least $1.1 billion thanks to demand for Pratt &amp; Whitney's geared turbofan model.</p> <p>The figure, which includes options, is well above the 600 million euros ($804 million) booked at the 2011 Paris Airshow but still short of the record 1.3 billion of orders netted at last year's Farnborough show, Chief Executive Egon Behle said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130620/mtu-aero-sees-at-least-11-billion-orders-at-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bombardier CSeries MTU Aero Engines Pratt & Whitney PW1000G Thomson Reuters Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:07:16 +0000 5861977 at http://www.globalpost.com Hopes rest on CSeries first flight being catalyst for more orders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130623/hopes-rest-cseries-first-flight-being-catalyst-more-orders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MONTREAL - Bombardier's all-new commercial jet is days away from its planned inaugural flight, but the lack of CSeries orders at the Paris Air Show has highlighted concerns about its ability to secure enough interest to make the program a success.</p> <p>"This is a white hot market for selling aircraft and the only odd man out is Bombardier," Richard Aboulafia of the Teal Group said of the manufacturer's weak performance at the premier aerospace event.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. 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