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Clement Charpentreau

Final convoy for fuselage of last Airbus A380 [Video]

The parts of the last Airbus A380 superjumbo left the factory of Montoir-de-Bretagne, in western France, for the outskirts of Toulouse where the final assembly will take place. The delivery of the aircraft should take place in 2021....


AeroTime Team

Mitsubishi buys Bombardier CRJ Series for $550M

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries bought Bombardier CRJ Series, closing the $550 million worth deal one year after it was first announced in June 2019. CRJ Series was the only regional aircraft program remaining in Bombardier’s portfolio....


Clement Charpentreau

Bombardier sells out remaining shares in Airbus A220

Bombardier sold its remaining share in Airbus Canada to Airbus and the Quebec government. The European manufacturer now owns 75% of the A220 program, with the remaining 25% in the hands of Quebec....


Clement Charpentreau

Mysterious crash in Afghanistan could be USAF plane

Initially thought to be a passenger flight, the aircraft that crashed in Ghazni region, Afghanistan, now appears to be a USAF Northrop Grumman E-11A communication relay plane....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Bombardier to review A220 program stake after financial bump

After difficulties in other divisions and financial results that are below expectations, Bombardier indicates that it is considering deleveraging its stake in the Airbus A220 program....


Clement Charpentreau

Blade debris puncture Ethiopian Dash 8 cabin in runway excursion

An Ethiopian Airlines Dash 8 suffered a runway excursion while departing from the Juba International Airport. The aircraft was heavily damaged, but none of the 21 occupants were injured....


AeroTime Team

Fuel truck hits two Bombardier CRJ900s in Texas

A fuel truck struck two Mesa Airlines Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets in Dallas, Texas (the United States), damaging both aircraft on November 25, 2019. ...


Canadian authorities restrict A220 engine thrust after incidents
Clement Charpentreau

Canadian authorities restrict A220 engine thrust after incidents

Transport Canada, the Canadian civil aviation authority, has issued an emergency airworthiness directive to reduce the engine thrust of Airbus A220 aircraft under certain conditions after several engine incidents were reported....


Clement Charpentreau

Bombardier Global 5500 and 6500 receive EASA certification

Bombardier announced that its two latest entries in the Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This certification follows the one granted by Transport Canada and the official entry into service on September 30, 2019....


Clement Charpentreau

Swiss grounds its A220 fleet after series of engine incidents

Swiss International Air Lines grounded all of its Airbus A220s after a new engine incident affected one of its aircraft. Two similar occurrences were reported in the last six months. The fleet will undergo a complete inspection, forcing the airline to cancel some of its flights....