(Reuters) - Bombardier Inc, the world's No. 4 commercial aircraft maker, said on Thursday its CSeries jetliner was on track to make its first flight in June, and reported a 4 percent rise in first-quarter adjusted profit.
Brand new airplanes sure have been the talk of the last couple years, what with the debut (and un-debut) of the Boeing 787, the introduction of the massive Boeing 747-8 and the very recent unveil of the Bombardier CSeries. Even if you...Show More Summary
The new Bombardier CSeries in Montreal. Photo by Chris Sloan / Airchive.com. This story was written by Chris Sloan, who operates Airchive.com and is the creator/producer of the TV show Airport 24/7: Miami seen on the Travel Channel. This is a two part story. Read PART 1 here. In spite of lining up the [...]
© Ashley Buttle Aircraft maker Bombardier has unveiled its newest model. While business analysts and industry watchers were quick to provides a great deal of commentary on the numerous efficiencies and advantages the CSeries offers airlines, a closer examination of its specifications also reveals potentially less leg room than folks may be used to. The [...]
When it comes to airplane news we?re usually going on and on?in a good way?about the latest and greatest offerings from the big boys like Airbus and Boeing. However, they?re not the only ones busting out the blueprints on new airplane designs, as Bombardier has been hard at work for quite a while on their next generation aircraft. Show More Summary
New plane boasts that it's better than anything Boeing or Airbus have to offer in its class.
Life just got a little bit harder for Boeing and Airbus, the two incumbent giants of the global airplane industry. On Thursday, Canadian airplane-and-locomotives builder Bombardier drew the curtain on its new CSeries passenger aircraft,...Show More Summary
There are two things making the Bombardier CSeries jets marginally of interest in Australia. One is more orders, although a Russian leasing company signing a sheet of paper this week agreeing to maybe buy 42 of the larger CSeries 300 jets (single aisle up to 149 passengers) may not seem to cynics to be gold [...]
News that a revolutionary GTF engine is working as promised could also mean big trouble for Boeing, but given the 787 issues, that is definitely not high up on its list of really-annoying-things at this time.
Confirmed delays in the CSeries jet underline just how late all new airliner projects have become
Entry into service bumped to June 2014 as company cites issues with suppliers.
Canadian manufacturer blames supply chain issues for delay. 8 Nov 2012 11:14 AM
It is a given that somewhere in Qantas, and in Virgin Australia, someone is watching the development of the Bombardier CSeries small to medium capacity jet airliners. It will most likely be the same person who keeps an eye on plans by SAAB and Bombardier for larger short haul turbo-props, and who remains as up [...]
Canadian aircraft manufacturer says buyer wishes to remain anonymous. 9 Jul 2012 8:22 AM
SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Canada's Bombardier is in talks with AirAsia about a more densely packed 160-seat version of its CSeries jet, in a surprise bid to loosen the stranglehold on Asia's largest low-cost carrier held by European giant Airb...
Despite claiming significant performance and operating economic advantages over its narrowbody competitors, top lessors appear unwilling to embrace the Bombardier CSeries on two criteria outside of the control of its engineers: Price and residual value."Something's missing I can't explain...
SCOTTSDALE -- Bombardier released today the first photo of the forward fuselage structure of FTV1, its first CSeries CS100 flight test vehicle, currently under fabrication at its facilities in Mirabel, Quebec. The aircraft is expected to fly in late...
Late last month in New York City, Bombardier CEO Pierre Beaudoin addressed the Wings Club, mounting a defense of his company's aerospace unit's CSeries program. Beaudoin tone was confident, rebutting the arguments of the duopoly the Canadian airframer is facing,...
Could the success of the Airbus A320NEO series, and its Boeing rival, the 737 MAX series, make the fortunes of the Bombardier CSeries? This is becoming a valid question, yet not at this stage, a reason for going off in raptures of enthusiasm. Rather it’s a matter of keeping this third contender in sight, and [...]
Bombardier's Cseries located in Montreal, Ontario -- tres bon! After spending the day with Bombardier recently to learn about their new CSeries, the biggest thing I pulled away that you, the passenger will care the most about is SPACE — lots of it. This is the interior that many passengers have been begging for [...]