Bombardier News

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 jet to fleet

airBaltic welcomes latest Bombardier CS300 jet to fleet

20 June 2017 Airline News

airBaltic has welcomed the fifth of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets to the fleet, with the carrier planning to have eight CS300 aircraft by the end of the year. The plane, registered as YL-CSE, arrived in Riga earlier after a seven hour and 56 minute trip from Canada.

Sheremetyevo Airport welcomes first airBaltic CS300

Sheremetyevo Airport welcomes first airBaltic CS300

20 May 2017 Airline News

Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow has welcomed the first commercial flight from the new airBaltic Bombardier CS300 aircraft. Martin Gauss, chief executive at airBaltic, said: “We are delighted to land the first commercial flight with the most innovative and technologically advanced aircraft in the world – Bombardier CS300 here in Moscow.”

Eurowings waves farewell to final Bombardier jet

Eurowings waves farewell to final Bombardier jet

17 February 2017 Airline News

Eurowings has continued its move away from its past as a regional airline, retiring its last Bombardier CRJ-900 jet. Flight EW 4187 from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to Hamburg, which landed earlier, was the last scheduled flight for Eurowings operated by the aircraft.

Delta places 75 plane C Series order with Bombardier

Delta places 75 plane C Series order with Bombardier

Delta Air Lines will continue its narrow-body fleet renewal with the state-of-the-art Bombardier C Series, providing for added network flexibility with more fuel-efficient mainline aircraft. As the US launch customer, Delta’s firm order for 75 CS100s allows the company to cost-effectively reshape and up-gauge its narrow-body fleet, providing an improved customer experience and better cost efficiency while maintaining a focus on prudent capital deployment.

Malaysian government reveals plans for new flymojo airline

Malaysian government reveals plans for new flymojo airline

17 March 2015 Airline News

Officials in Malaysia have revealed plans to launch a new airline having signed a $1.5 billion deal with aircraft manufacturer Bombardier. The deal will see Malaysia purchase 20 CS100 aircraft, with options for an additional 20, for use by the new airline, flymojo. The carrier will be based out of Johor Bahru in the south and Kota Kinabalu in east Malaysia.

Flybe and Bombardier sign strategic services agreement

Flybe and Bombardier sign strategic services agreement

16 July 2014 Press Release Airline News

Flybe and Bombardier have signed a strategic services agreement which confirms the Bombardier Q400 as Flybe’s aircraft of choice in its UK branded business and sees Bombardier undertaking a major programme of enhancements over the coming months which will make Flybe’s current 45-strong Q400 fleet one of the most operationally efficient regional fleets in the world.

Bombardier Bogie Technical Centre is operational

Bombardier Bogie Technical Centre is operational

14 July 2014 Press Release Rail News

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today celebrated the official opening of its new Bogie Technical Centre in Siegen, Germany. Guntram Schneider, Minister of Labour, Integration and Social Affairs of the federal state of North Rhine Westphalia, and more than 100 guests took part in an opening ceremony at Bombardier’s Siegen bogie production site.

Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

Bombardier selected for Crossrail rolling stock

6 February 2014 Rail News

The contract to deliver rolling stock and a new depot for the London Crossrail project has been awarded to Bombardier by the British department for transport. The £1 billion contract between TfL and Bombardier covers the supply, delivery and maintenance of 65 new trains and a depot at Old Oak Common.

Bombardier sells out of Flexjet business

Bombardier sells out of Flexjet business

9 September 2013 Airline News

After 18 successful years as Bombardier’s fractional jet ownership division, Flexjet has announced a definitive agreement for its purchase by a group led by Directional Aviation Capital through a newly-formed entity, Flexjet, LLC. The deal is reportedly worth approximately $185 million.