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....


VIDEO: Delta’s first A220 makes first flight

Delta Air Lines’ first A220-100 made its first flight from/to Mirabel airport, Québec, Airbus announced in a statement on October 6, 2018. The aircraft was crewed by the programme test pilots, who, during 2 hours and 53 minutes flight, checked  main systems....


E-190 E2 “shark” finds a loyal customer months after Farnborough

Embraer first unveiled the shark-faced regional jett at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, where the Brazilian plane maker displayed some major order activity. One of its customers, Helvetic Airways (Switzerland), has just made good on its intentions, firming up an order for 12 E-190 E-2s....


JetBlue signs 1st order for 60 C-Series-turned-A220

United States low cost carrier Jet Blue signed a Memorandum of Understanding for 60 A220-300 aircraft, Airbus announced on July 11, 2018....


Farnborough Airshow 2018: what to expect and what not to

An overview of the most significant developments that transpired prior to the UK’s Farnborough International Airshow 2018 and what can be expected at the event....


Time to familiarize: it’s AIRBUS C Series now

The partnership between Airbus, Bombardier and Investissement Québec came into effect on July 1, 2018. The European plane maker now holds a majority stake of 50.01% in the Société en commandite Avions C Series (SCAS), a joint venture which was originally created by Bombardier and Investissement Québec, which will respectively hold 34% and 16%....


JUST IN | Airbus and Bombardier in family ties with C Series deal

Airbus and Bombardier closed their C Series agreement after receiving the necessary approvals. The integration of the plane family in Airbus’ catalogue will become effective from July 1, 2018....


airBaltic orders 30 Bombardier CS300s with 30 more as option

The Latvian national carrier airBaltic placed a firm order on 30 Bombardier CS300 with a pending option for 30 more. Based on current list prices, value of the contract could be around $2.9 billion, and up to $5.9 billion if the option was to be exercised. The first delivery is expected by the fourth quarter of 2019....


Ethiopian mulls CSeries, E195 jet order amid robust expansion

Along with plans to expand to new destinations and establish multiple international offshoots, Ethiopian Airlines just announced plans to buy new regional jets in preparation of the re-launch of Zambia Airways. The contenders? C Series or E195 jets. As to Boeing 737 MAX 7s, they are now out of the running for the contract....


Airbus, Bombardier to close C Series deal in May 2018

Airbus could decide to change the C Series into the A200 family, reports Bloomberg. According to anonymous sources, the CS100 and CS300 would respectively become A210 and A230. This would come as a way for the European manufacturer to harmonize its catalogue....