Where would the airliner be built?
It is unclear where major sections of the CSeries will be produced and assembled. The CSeries wing, horizontal and vertical stabilisers, and nacelles were originally slated to be built in Bombardier's facilities in Belfast and the cockpit in St Laurent, Quebec. Final assembly was to occur in the company's Mirabel, Quebec facility. While these are still the "preferred sites", no agreements have been finalised, and negotiations are still under way, says Bombardier Aerospace president and chief operating officer Pierre Beaudoin.
He says Bombardier is now evaluating sites in the USA in light of the strong Canadian dollar. The CSeries fuselage will continue to be manufactured by China Aviation Industries I (AVIC I) subsidiary Shenyang Aircraft (SAC).
Source: Flight International