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Bombardier Sells Q Series Programme

Bombardier has announced it will sell the Q Series Aircraft Programme to Longview Aviation Capital, parent company of Canadian aircraft manufacturer, Viking Air as part of a major restructuring exercise. Up to 5,000 jobs could also go as the firm

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Double Celebrations for Delta

Delta Air Lines has become the first US carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 at the manufacturer’s assembly line in Mirabel, Quebec. The airline’s A220 will enter service in early 2019, making Delta the fourth global carrier to

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Airliner World: October 2018 Edition Highlights

The October issue of Airliner World is on sale now, featuring: A FREE 24-PAGE Global Airline Guide. In this authoritative pullout supplement, we analyse market trends, airline traffic, alliances, start-ups and failures as well as aircraft orders and deliveries, offering a concise

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SpiceJet Adds Q400s

India’s SpiceJet has taken delivery of its first 90-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprop. The aircraft, VT-SQA (c/n 4583), is one of 50 on order (25 firm and 25 purchase rights) in a $1.7bn deal signed at last year’s Paris Air Show,

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Delta’s First A220 Revealed

The first Airbus A220-100 for Delta Air Lines has rolled out of the paintshop at the final assembly line in Mirabel, Quebec.  Delta is the first US airline to order the A220, and will join existing operators air Baltic, Swiss

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Biman Bangladesh Airlines Orders Q400

Bombardier has announced the sale of three new Q400 turboprops to Biman Bangladesh Airlines, with a value of around US$106m at list prices. The order is being facilitated via a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), which is

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Bombardier Continues African Market Growth

Ghanaian airline PassionAir is set to receive pre-owned Q400s as Bombardier continues to increase its presence within the African market.  The new Accra-based carrier acquired the aircraft through a dry-lease with a third party; with the turboprops to operate in

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Green Light for 90-Seat Q400

Transport Canada has certified Bombardier Q400’s to carry 90 passengers, the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach this capacity. Todd Young, head of the Q Series aircraft programme, remarked: “With increasing growth in the number of passengers

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Farnborough Report – Day 3

Traditionally something of a wash up, day 3 of the Farnborough International Airshow has been significantly quieter than the opening instalments as manufacturers work to tie down the final deals of the event. There has, however, been some significant announcements.

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Farnborough Report – Day 1

The 2018 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow got off to a scorching start both literally and metaphorically as aerospace manufacturers from around the globe went to battle under the sun-drenched Hampshire airfield. As temperatures soared, so too did the

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