June 2015 archive

SWISS converts order for 10 CS100s to CS300s


Bombardier announced on June 15, 2015 that CSeries launch operator SWISS has converted 10 of its 30 firm orders for CS100 aircraft to the larger CS300 aircraft. The original purchase agreement for 30 CS100 aircraft was signed by Deutsche Lufthansa on SWISS’ behalf and was announced in 2009. Bombardier has booked orders and commitments for …

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WestJet Encore orders six Q400s

Bombardier announced on June 15, 2015 that WestJet Encore signed a firm order for five Q400 aircraft. The airline also signed a firm order for one Q400 aircraft in March 2015. These orders are conversions of options previously booked by the carrier’s parent company WestJet. Later this month, WestJet Encore will take delivery of the …

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Flight Tests show CSeries performance better than expected

Bombardier announced on June 14, 2015 that based on flight tests results, the CS100 and CS300 aircraft are exceeding their original targets for fuel burn, payload, range and airfield performance. The company also announced that the C Series aircraft are on track to meet noise performance targets. The C Series maximum range has been confirmed …

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