January 16, 2014 archive

Al Qahtani Aviation Company signs agreement for 16 CS300 with options for 10 more

SaudiGulf Airlines CS300

Bombardier announced on January 16, 2014 that Al Qahtani Aviation Company signed a firm purchase agreement for 16 CS300 aircraft with options for an additional 10 CS300 aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by SaudiGulf Airlines, a newly launched national carrier which will serve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The airline will be based out …

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Bombardier accounces nine month delay for CSeries program

Bombardier announced on January 16, 2014 that it would delay the in service date of the CSeries aircraft program until the latter half of 2015. The company indicated that a longer than expected test program was the cause for the nine-month delay. Bombardier also announced that the CS300’s entry into service date would be about …

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