January 2012 archive

Bombardier delivers 78 commerical aircraft in 2011, gains 54 orders


Bombardier Aerospace announced its deliveries and orders results for 2011 today. For the 11-month period ended December 31, 2011, Bombardier delivered 245 aircraft and received 249 aircraft orders, net of cancellations. Bombardier delivered 163 business jets and  received 191 orders for business jets. It delivered 78 commercial aircraft, and received 54 orders for commercial aircraft …

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Estonian Air changes its mind and leaves Bombardier for Embraer

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Estonian Air has received permission from the Estonian ministry of economy to replace new Bombardier CRJ 900 NextGen aircraft the airline acquired recently with aircraft built by Embraer. It has been less than a year since the airline took delivery of the CRJ 900NGs as a replacement aircraft for its SAAB turboprop aircraft. The airline …

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Gulf Air aircraft order in question with Bombardier

The future for Gulf Air’s regional jet order has become murky in the past few days as a tender award, previously indicating the purchase of Bombardier’s CSeries aircraft has changed. The airline appears to be instead leasing regional jets from GECAS under a new tender revealed recently. In an April 2011, the Bahraini government tender …

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PrivatAir agrees to purchase up to 10 CSeries Aircraft

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Bombardier announced this afternoon that PrivatAir of Switzerland has placed a firm order for five CS100 airliners and has taken options on an additional five CS100 aircraft. This order makes PrivatAir the 11th customer for Bombardier’s next generation of aircraft. The CSeries aircraft acquired by PrivatAir will be delivered in an all-business class configuration according to a press …

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