Top News on Bombardier

  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


  • Other News for Bombardier

  • FARNBOROUGH: Boeing seeks first customers for MSA


    Boeing’s maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) was only a concept when the company announced the programme’s launch at...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Flybe to maintain RAF A400M fleet


    Flybe’s technical arm is to maintain the UK Royal Air Force’s on-order Airbus A400M military transport fleet.


  • FARNBOROUGH: Production lessons learned on 787 – McNerney


    Boeing has learned lessons from its ill-fated decision to outsource so much of the 787’s design and production to...


  • News Listings for Bombardier

  • WestJet to add four 767-300s, exercise five Q400 options

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    WestJet will acquire four Boeing 767-300ERW aircraft to launch its first widebody flights in late 2015, the airline announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-to-add-four-767-300s-exercise-five-Q400-options-402133/
  • Messier-Bugatti-Dowty to take over MRO venture Hydrep

    News | 29 Jul 2014 09:23

    Safran Group division ​Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is to acquire the 50% share in French joint-venture maintenance company Hydrep currently owned by Sabena Technics.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Messier-Bugatti-Dowty-to-take-over-MRO-venture-Hydrep-402120/
  • United speeds RJ retirement plans with new 130 aircraft target

    News | 28 Jul 2014 16:26 | Edward Russell

    ​United Airlines is speeding up its plans to remove 50-seat regional jets from its fleet with a new target to park about 130 aircraft by the end of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/United-speeds-RJ-retirement-plans-with-new-130-aircraft-target-402086/
  • ANALYSIS: FSF reviews risks of go-around decision-making

    News | 28 Jul 2014 15:07 | David Learmount

    ​Failing to abandon a risky approach when necessary can be disastrous, but many times in the last few years go-arounds – formerly considered a simple manoeuvre – have themselves ended in disaster.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-FSF-reviews-risks-of-go-around-decision-making-401815/
  • Tripoli combat wrecks Libyan and Afriqiyah fleets

    News | 28 Jul 2014 13:49 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Libyan rival factions battling over Tripoli airport are continuing to inflict damage on the fleets of the country’s two main carriers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tripoli-combat-wrecks-Libyan-and-Afriqiyah-fleets-402076/
  • Delta cash rises to nearly $4.1bn in Q2

    News | 28 Jul 2014 13:27 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines saw its cash balances increase 11.5% to $4.08 billion during the second quarter, as it continues to generate ample free cash flow.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Delta-cash-rises-to-nearly-41bn-in-Q2-402073/