The BOMBARDIER TRAXX Last Mile Locomotive delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators

Innovative Last Mile function delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The BOMBARDIER TRAXX AC Last Mile Locomotive has proven extremely successful in commercial use, primarily due to its flexibility and energy efficiency. These advantages are, in large part, due to the TRAXX locomotive’s Last… Read the full press release

Bombardier: Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. leases two Q400 to Jambojet of Kenya

Ilyushin Finance leases two aircraft to a subsidiary of Kenya Airways Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has successfully concluded a… Read the full press release

Bombardier comments on Boeing’s filing with U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is aware of the case that Boeing has filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, and we are closely reviewing the filing. Bombardier structures its commercial dealings to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s innovative Challenger 350 business jet in LA for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference

Offering a smooth ride, access to baggage at any altitude and a true 3,200 nm range, the Challenger 350 jet is the most purposefully designed super midsize aircraft The best-selling jet of the last decade, no other super midsize jet goes full range with full fuel and at full seat capacity Enhancements in design and… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s C Series aircraft honored with 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award by Aviation Week Magazine

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier’s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award. “Bombardier’s C Series is the first clean-sheet narrowbody airliner to enter service in more than 20 years,” noted Aviation Week Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo. “In selecting it for this year’s Civil Aviation… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces changes in its senior management team responsibilities

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) today announced the following changes in responsibilities for members of its senior management team. Effective immediately, Nico Buchholz will assume a new role as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Jim Vounassis will assume the Chief Procurement Officer responsibilities in addition to continuing to… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s PRIMOVE-equipped e-buses reaches combined total of 500,000 kilometers of service

Wirelessly charged e-buses proven in passenger service To date, PRIMOVE e-mobility has saved 527 tons of CO2 emissions Mannheim, Germany, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier has announced that its PRIMOVE-equipped e-buses have reached a combined total of 500,000 kilometers of service. These environmentally-friendly buses are in operation on routes in the German cities of… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management remarkets 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management announced today the successful remarketing of 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One. Two of the aircraft were owned by Bombardier and eleven were remarketed on behalf of a third party. Eight of the 13 aircraft were delivered in 2016 and… Read the full press release

Bombardier confirms its turnaround plan is on track

Targets EBIT growth before special items(1) of approximately 50%, to $530 million – $630 million Anticipates year-over-year free cash flow usage(1) improvement by approximately $400 million, to $750 million – $1.0 billion Expects low single digit revenue growth Affirms revised 2016 guidance and 2018-2020 financial objectives All amounts in this press release are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise… Read the full press release

Bombardier: CS300 and CS100 aircrafts now both approved by Transport Canada, EASA and the US FAA

Montréal, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its CS300 airliner has been awarded its Type Validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This most recent approval means that both the CS300 aircraft and the smaller CS100 aircraft are now approved by Transport Canada, the European Aviation Safety Agency… Read the full press release

Bombardier: CS300 aircraft’s first commercial flight with launch operator airBaltic

Airline begins transition to all-Bombardier fleet; C Series aircraft is an excellent companion to existing 12 Bombardier Q400 aircraft Montréal, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today congratulated launch operator airBaltic on the superb execution of the CS300 aircraft’s first commercial flight. With 120 passengers aboard, including local media, the flight departed Riga… Read the full press release

Bombardier: We support SkyWest’s plan to continue to operate its CRJ fleet well into the future

Montréal, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 13, 2016), Bombardier issued the following statement regarding SkyWest’s announcement of the early settlement of residual value guarantee agreements on 76 CRJ aircraft: “We are very pleased to have reached this agreement with our customer and support SkyWest’s plan to continue to operate its CRJ fleet… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s most advanced business jets will be on display at National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention and exhibition in Orlando, Florida

The Challenger 350 and Challenger 650 aircraft on static display to feature new stone floor in the galley and lavatory Bombardier to celebrate the winners of its Annual Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards   Montréal, 2016-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Business Aircraft will bring a stellar line-up to the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)… Read the full press release

Bombardier closes sale of its Amphibious Aircraft program to British Columbia-based Viking Air Limited

Montréal, 2016-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is pleased to confirm that it has closed the previously announced sale of its Amphibious Aircraft program to British Columbia-based Viking Air Limited. The agreement covers the Type Certificates for all variants of the aircraft, the CL-215, the CL-215T and the Bombardier 415 aircraft as well as after-market… Read the full press release

Bombardier presented the 2016 Safety Standdown Award to the Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt III

The Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt III from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), receives the Bombardier Safety Standdown Award Approximately 475 aviation professionals attended this year’s 20th anniversary edition  Montréal, 2016-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is proud to announce that the winner of the 2016 Safety Standdown Award is the Honorable Robert L. Sumwalt… Read the full press release

Bombardier receives last installment of the $1 billion US investment by the Government of Québec in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership

Montréal, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier today confirmed that the disbursement of the second and last $500 million US installment of the previously announced $1 billion US investment by the Government of Québec in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership, has been received on September 1, 2016. Also, as previously announced and concurrent with… Read the full press release

Bombardier Business Aircraft Service Centre Network completes over 75 120-month heavy inspections on Global business jets

Demonstrates Network expertise as heavy maintenance provider and Bombardier’s leading OEM support forGlobal aircraft, which offer an unrivalled passenger experience Global aircraft feature class-leading wide cabin and Bombardier WAVE, the fastest in-flight high-speed wi-fi system Bombardier’s installed base of more than 700 Global aircraft worldwide continues to demonstrate proven reliability Montréal, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s first Challenger 650 aircraft registered and operated in Mexico joins its business jet fleet in Latin America

The Challenger 650 aircraft is well-suited for Mexican customers’ requirements, offering operational flexibility required to fly in country and elsewhere in Latin and North America The Challenger 650 aircraft is the market’s best value proposition for customers seeking the widest cabin and seats combined with the lowest direct operating costs* Montréal, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

WestJet Encore Ltd. orders nine Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliner

Transaction is a conversion of options that will increase the Canadian carrier’s fleet to 45 Q400 aircraft TORONTO, 2016-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Calgary-based WestJet Encore Ltd. has signed a firm order for nine Q400 turboprops. The transaction is a conversion of options booked by the airline’s parent company… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s annual and special shareholders meeting will be held on April 29, 2016 in Mirabel, Québec

Showcasing Bombardier’s innovative products and state-of-the-art facility Montréal, 2016-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today that its annual and special meeting of shareholders will take place at its cutting-edge Commercial Aircraft facility in Mirabel, Québec on April 29, 2016 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time (ET). “This will be an exciting opportunity for Bombardier’s shareholders to walk… Read the full press release

Bombardier and Ryukyu Air Commuter celebrate the official unveiling of the airline’s Q400 Cargo-Combi aircrafts in Okinawa

TORONTO, 2016-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated today with Ryukyu Air Commuter Co., Ltd (RAC) of Okinawa, Japan as the airline unveiled two of its Q400 Cargo-Combi aircraft during a special ceremony held at the Japan Transocean Air Maintenance Center at Naha Airport, Okinawa. RAC, the launch customer of the Q400 Cargo-Combi… Read the full press release

Bombardier WAVE ultra-high-speed in-flight connectivity and productivity solution awarded supplemental type certificate from Transport Canada

Certification obtained following extensive flight hours and rigorous tests aboard Bombardier’s Global aircraft Bombardier is the first business aircraft OEM to incorporate the fastest worldwide onboard connectivity solution, powered by next-generation Honeywell Aerospace and Inmarsat technology Passengers can now stage a videoconference, browse the Internet or stream online shows high above land and water, as… Read the full press release

All-new Bombardier C Series aircraft program begin the ramp-up to full production

First CS100 aircraft that is scheduled to enter service with SWISS in Q2 2016 is structurally completed SWISS pilots fly the CS100 aircraft for first time as they commence training in Mirabel, Québec C Series aircraft completes North American route proving; readies for European route proving Airfinance Conference Dublin 2016, 2016-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier… Read the full press release

Bombardier and TAG Aeronautics to end sales representative and distribution agreements in 21 Middle Eastern and North African countries

Montréal, 2016-1-14 — /Travel PR News/ — As a result of a change in Bombardier’s strategic approach to aircraft sales, Bombardier and TAG Aeronautics have amicably elected to end their contractual agreements. This concludes nearly 40 years in which TAG Aeronautics served as Bombardier’s exclusive sales representative and distributor for new Challenger and Global series… Read the full press release

Ryukyu Air Commuter: delivery and acceptance of the very first Bombardier Q400 cargo-combi aircraft

The Q400 cargo-combi aircraft offers the greatest payload capability and operational flexibility in its segment TORONTO, 2016-1-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Ryukyu Air Commuter Co., Ltd (RAC) of Okinawa, Japan announced today the delivery and acceptance of the very first Q400 cargo-combi aircraft. Manufactured at Bombardier’s facility in Toronto, Ontario,… Read the full press release

Hong Kong Government Flying Service takes delivery of the first of two specialized Challenger 605 aircraft from Bombardier

The aircraft will be used primarily in search and rescue operations, as well as other special mission applications Montréal, 2015-12-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today that it has delivered the first of two specialized Challenger 605 aircraft ordered by the Hong Kong Government Flying Service. This multi-role aircraft can be used for search… Read the full press release

Bombardier becomes the first business aircraft manufacturer to make ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi services available in flight globally

Bombardier WAVE will be available on new aircraft and via retrofit in 2016 The first and only system to offer the fastest worldwide coverage* powered by next-generation Honeywell Aerospace and Inmarsat technology The first to offer performance commitments for global coverage* and speed  LAS VEGAS, 2015-11-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Business Aircraft today… Read the full press release

Tech Mahindra to develop the Aircraft Ground Support System for Bombardier’s C Series Aircraft’s Health Management System

Montréal, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Tech Mahindra, a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering announced today that they have signed an agreement under which Tech Mahindra will develop the Aircraft Ground Support System (AGSS) for Bombardier’s Aircraft Health Management System (AHMS) for the C Series family of… Read the full press release

Bombardier: CityJet will operate CRJ900 aircraft in the network of Sweden’s Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)

First order includes eight firm CRJ900 aircraft and six option aircraft to be operated by CityJet in the Scandinavian Airlines network  Separately, a long-standing customer signs order for two firm CRJ700 aircraft  Montréal, 2015-10-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has welcomed Dublin-based CityJet (CityJet) to the CRJ Series family of aircraft operators… Read the full press release