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CS100

Air Vanuatu Orders Four A220s

Air Vanuatu has become an Airbus customer with the purchase of four A220s. The order, split equally between the 116-seat -100 and larger -300 variants, makes it the type launch customer in the Pacific region. Deliveries are scheduled to begin

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Delta A220 Flies

The first Delta Air Lines Airbus A220 has taken to the skies.  Departing from Mirabel airport, Quebec, on October 6, the inaugural flight lasted 2hrs 53mins, during which time the pilots checked the main aircraft systems, according to Airbus. The

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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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