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CS100

Bombardier Donates Prototype C Series

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft is donating one of its CS100 prototypes to the École Nationale d’Aérotechnique, an affiliated school of Cégep Édouard-Montpetit, the largest college in Québec.  ÉNA accommodates up to 1,300 students annually as well as several hundred technicians and

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US Trade Body Backs Bombardier

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has overturned a ruling that Bombardier sold its C Series below cost price, buoyed by unfair state aid from Canadian and UK Governments. The four USITC commissioners unanimously dismissed a complaint from Boeing that

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US Proposes Mega Tariffs for C Series

The US Department of Commerce has recommended placing a 220% tariff on imports of the Bombardier C Series.  The ruling, announced on September 26, effectively triples the price of the C Series in the US.  The decision came after Boeing

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Swiss Receives its First CS300

Bombardier has delivered Swiss International Air Lines’ first CS300.  The jet, HB-JCA (c/n 55010), was flown from the manufacturer’s Mirabel facility, near Montreal, to Zurich on May 27.  The jet will be based in Geneva and is due to make

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Swiss Opts for More CS300s

Swiss International Airlines has revealed it is converting its five remaining options for the Bombardier C Series to the larger CS300. The company, which was the launch customer for the CS100, will eventually operate a fleet of ten CS100s and

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Bombardier Adjusts C Series Delivery Schedule

Delays in the suuply of Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1500G engine have led Bombardier to revise its C Series delivery schedule. The Canadian manufacturer had planned to hand over 15 aircraft by the end of the year but this has been adjusted

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Green Light for London City Expansion

Government approval has been granted for London City Airport’s £344m transformation project. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, confirmed that planning permission had been granted for the City Airport Development Programme (CADP), which includes the construction of seven new aircraft

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Heathrow Set to Welcome SWISS C Series

Swiss International Air Lines plans to introduce its new fleet of Bombardier CS100 airliners on flights between Zurich and London Heathrow this winter. From November 16 until December 10, the launch operator will fly the Canadian-built jet into London on

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EASA and FAA Validation for CS100

Bombardier’s CS100 airliner has been awarded European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Type Validation following a comprehensive testing program.  The EASA and FAA awards follow Transport Canada’s Type Certification last December. Validation from EASA enables Bombardier

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Swiss Signs Up for Smart Parts

Swiss International Air Lines has selected Bombardier’s Smart Parts Program to provide component support for the it’s incoming fleet of 30 C Series airliners.  Under the terms of the ten-year agreement the Canadian manufacturer will provide the Swiss carrier with

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