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Montreal's Bombardier to cut 5,000 jobs and sell some businesses

Bombardier, based in Montreal Quebec, has announced measures that will see it lose 5,000 jobs over the next year and a half. It will also sell its Q Series turboprop aircraft program to Longview Aviation Capital for a price of $300 million.

Bombardier to supply more commuter trains to serve greater Paris

Berlin - Bombardier’s rail division has received an order for 36 Francilien train sets to be used in the Ile-de-France commuter system serving the Greater Paris region. The order is valued at $303 million (U.S.).

Airbus leads the day at opening of Farnborough Air Show

As was anticipated, the 2018 Farnborough Airshow kicked off with a flurry of orders as the year’s largest aviation show opened southwest of London on Monday. Rivals Airbus and Boeing were clearly in the spotlight.

Canadian company Bombardier explores options for train business

Montreal - The Quebec-based Canadian company Bombardier says that it is considering `multiple options` for its train business as the unit continues to provide strong profits and sales, enabling the company to break even in its latest quarterly results.

Bombardier loses one executive plus 1750 workers

Montreal - Eric Martel, president of the business-aircraft division of Bombardier is leaving his position less than two years after he was appointed. He will be replaced by David Coleal who had been vice-president and general manager of Spirit Aerosystems.

Lufthansa confident about Bombardier CSeries jets despite delay

Deutsche Lufthansa AG <LHAG.DE> said on Monday that it is disappointed by development delays with Bombardier Inc's <BBDb.TO> all-new CSeries jetliner, but the airline said it remains confiden...

Bombardier sees delays in joint-venture with Russia's Rostec

Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier Inc <BBDb.TO> said on Friday that possible sanctions by Canada and other western countries against Russia probably will delay its planned joint-venture deal with Rostec, the Russian st...

Russia sanctions put Canadian aircraft sales in doubt

Ottawa - Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier faces $3.4 billion in lost potential sales to Russia as Canada and its allies impose sanctions over the former Soviet state's move to annex Crimea, reports said Friday.A senior executive told an investor confer...

Bombardier offers upbeat sales forecast despite CSeries setbacks

Bombardier Inc <BBDb.TO>, one of the world's leaders in making both planes and trains, provided an upbeat 2016 revenue forecast on Thursday despite its struggles to get its costly new Cseries jetlin...

Bombardier gets test permit for Learjet 85 first flight

Canada's Bombardier Inc <BBDb.TO> said on Wednesday it has obtained a first flight test permit for its delayed Learjet 85 from the Federal Aviation Administration and expects the aircraft's maiden voyage in "coming weeks." ...

Bombardier profit falls short as CSeries costs rise

Bombardier Inc <BBDb.TO> reported a quarterly profit that fell well short of expectations on Thursday and cut its 2014 earnings forecast as it spends heavily on developing its new CSeries jetliner,...

WestJet to use Bombardier planes for regional routes

Calgary-based WestJet airlines has announced the purchase of up to 45 Bombardier's Canadian built Q400 turboprop aircraft.

Bombardier seals vital deal on C Series jets

Toronto - Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace has closed the books on a US$665 million deal for 10 of its new C Series jets, snapping a 15-month cold streak.

A preview of the new Toronto Transit Commission subway trains Special

Toronto - The Toronto Transit Commission has officially unveiled its new subway cars. Starting next month, the new Toronto Rockets will start making its way onto the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line.

Toronto crawling with three-wheeled Spyder motorbikes Special

Toronto is the latest demo tour stop for the Can-Am Spyder vehicle, a three-wheeled version of a motorcycle. Find out why this unique Roadster is even being featured in Hollywood blockbusters such as Transformers 2.

Op-Ed: Where's The Money? TTC and Toronto Dropped The Ball

It's a case of putting the horse before the buggy in Toronto as no money in the coffers may mean no new fancy Bombardier streetcars in two years.

Bombardier Wins TTC Contract

Bombardier just won the contract for 204 new streetcars in Toronto. The Bombardier contract is the largest municipal procurement in Canadian municipal history.

Chinese Stimulus Package Gets Canadian Companies' Attention

Canadian companies currently doing business in China are eager to get a share of the country's dramatic four-trillion-yuan ($718-billion) stimulus package.

Bombardier cuts 3,000 more jobs

Bombardier Inc. will cut 10 per cent of its aerospace work force, or about 3,000 jobs, as the demand for its business aircraft has deteriorated rapidly.

Bombardier plane deal worth $1.5B

"Bombardier Inc. is going ahead with plans to build a 100-seat commercial plane after obtaining 38 firm orders worth more than $1.5 billion. With the launch of its CRJ1000, an extended version of the CRJ 900, the Montreal-based plane and train builder...

Why does this happen?

Transport Canada knew about an engine problem that could cripple Bombardier regional jets 13 years before it contributed to the 2004 fatal crash of an RJ in Missouri.

Air Rage: A Legendary Rivalry Sets the Skies on Fire

This story is the final of a two-part series. To see Part One, click here. Digital Journal — Corporate battles have their legendary showdowns: Pepsi versus Coca-Cola, Rogers versus Bell, Microsoft versus everybody. For the past several years, a riva..

Canada Ready To Match Brazilian Financing Terms To Preserve Aerospace Jobs

OTTAWA - Brian Tobin, Minister of Industry, and Pierre Pettigrew, Minister for International Trade, announced that the Government of Canada will act to preserve Canadian jobs by matching the financing terms Brazil uses to support the sale of its Embrae...

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Premier Voyage du Francilien. 12 Dec. 2009. Rame 50015/16.
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Charles Bombardier, Canadian industrial designer and entrepreneur
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