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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 & Coach 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 & Coach 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.

Bombardier builds customer base for light rail technology

Bombardier builds customer base for light rail technology

25 August 2013 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced it has signed an agreement with the Regional Municipality of Waterloo to supply 14 BOMBARDIER FLEXITY Freedom light rail vehicles (LRV) for its ION rapid transit service in the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo. The Region of Waterloo is the third North American customer to choose the FLEXITY Freedom LRV platform and brings the total number of this vehicle on order to 400

WestJet takes delivery of first Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop

WestJet takes delivery of first Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop

14 June 2013 Airline News

Bombardier Aerospace and WestJet have announced the delivery of the first of 20 Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners ordered by the airline. The aircraft will be operated by the new regional carrier, WestJet Encore and will serve multiple destinations, beginning in Western Canada in its first year of service.

Bombardier wins further signalling contract in the Baltics

Bombardier wins further signalling contract in the Baltics

30 January 2013 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation, leading a consortium with Belam Riga, has won a contract for the construction and upgrade of the signalling and associated infrastructure systems in the Bolderaja region of Latvia. Bombardier will deliver its INTERFLO 200 solution to Latvian Railways (LDz) on a section of the Bolderaja – Zasulauks line, which connects the capital city Riga with the Boldoraja and Riga harbour area.

Bombardier launches construction of new Bogie Technical Centre

Bombardier launches construction of new Bogie Technical Centre

2 November 2012 Press Release Rail & Coach News

Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation today officially launched the construction of a new Bogie[1] Technical Centre in Siegen, Germany. Pierre Beaudoin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc., and André Navarri, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Transportation, took part in laying the foundation stone at Bombardier’s Siegen bogie production site.