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CRJ900 Order for Chinese Bank

Industrial Bank Financial Leasing has been revealed as the customer behind a previously undisclosed order for ten Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets. The Beijing-based bank initially placed the order on June 20, and the two parties are now working on exploring

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Zetta Jet Diversifies Fleet

Bombardier Business Aircraft has concluded a deal for four Challenger 650 jets with Zetta Jet. The rapidly expanding Singapore-based charter operator currently flies an all Bombardier fleet, with nine Global Express aircraft.  The latest deal comes after the manufacturer signed

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Viking Completes Amphibious Acquisition

Victoria, British Columbia-based Viking Air has completed the purchase of Bombardier’s amphibious aircraft programmes. The manufacturer now holds the type certificates for the CL-215, CL-215T and the CL-415 aircraft.  It has also taken on the designation of original equipment manufacturer

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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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Tanzania Government Acquires Q400s

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has signed a firm purchase agreement with the Government of Tanzania for two Dash 8-Q400 turboprops. Both aircraft will be delivered in a 76-seat configuration and will be used for commercial airline operations in the region.  Although

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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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C Series Fuels Network Growth for airBaltic

Bombardier CS300 launch operator airBaltic will begin direct flights from Riga to Abu Dhabi as part of a network expansion facilitated by the new aircraft. The Latvian carrier will receive six of its 20 CS300s this year, with the first

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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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Qatar Executive Takes up G650ER Options

Business aviation provider Qatar Executive will become the largest dedicated Gulfstream G650 operator in the world after confirming it has converted three G650ER options into firm orders. The options were included in the 30-aircraft agreement signed in May last year and

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#FIA16: Porter Adds Three More Q400s

Long-term Bombardier customer Porter Airlines signed a deal for three additional Q400 turboprops on day two of the Farnborough International Airshow. The value of the firm order is approximately $93m and will increase the all-Q400 operator’s fleet to 29 aircraft.

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