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Bombardier closes $1 billion offering

Bombardier closes $1 billion offering

Bombardier has closed an offering of $1,000,000,000 senior notes due 1 December 2024. The notes are being sold on par at a coupon rate of 7.50% per year. The proceeds from the offering will be used to finance a previous

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Business jet deliveries up by 1.4% in first nine months

Business jet deliveries up by 1.4% in first nine months

The latest data from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) shows that there was a slight increase in business jet deliveries in the third quarter of 2017 when compared to the same period last year. Overall the industry delivered 138

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Bombardier Business Aircraft says it’s “business as usual” in the wake of C Series sale

Bombardier Business Aircraft says it’s “business as usual” in the wake of C Series sale

Bombardier Business Aircraft is reporting “business as usual” in the wake of the C Series acquisition. The Quebec-based manufacturer says it continues to focus on the Global 7000 and 8000 and is looking to grow its aftermarket services business. Mark

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Bombardier Challenger 350: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Bombardier Challenger 350: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Our verdict: Pros: Innovative technology found throughout a highly luxurious cabin. Cons: For some missions its range lets the Challenger 350 down What is it? The Challenger 350 is the updated version of Bombardier’s Challenger 300 aircraft – designed to compete

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“Best of the best” recognised at BACA Awards

“Best of the best” recognised at BACA Awards

The best of the air charter industry were recognised at a special lunch held by the Worldwide Association of Air Charter Professionals (BACA) in London. Held at the Guildhall in the City of London, the 2017 BACA Excellence Awards recognised

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Trade Wars

Trade Wars

The biggest story in commercial aviation this week was the decision by Airbus to partner with Bombardier on the C-Series. The European manufacturer will be given 51% of the programme. The driving force for the deal is the near-300% tariff

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Pictures: Fully outfitted Global 7000 flies for the first time

Pictures: Fully outfitted Global 7000 flies for the first time

The first Bombardier Global 7000 to be fully outfitted has flown for the first time. It is also the first Global 7000 to be fully painted. Aircraft msn 70004 / C-GLBR departed Toronto Downsview Airport on 28th September 2017 for

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US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

Bombardier’s corporate bonds have suffered the sharpest drop in more than two years following the US government’s decision to impose a 220% tariff on its passenger aircraft. The US Department of Commerce yesterday announced its preliminary decision to instruct the

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Global 7000 suffers minor engine flame-out during test flight

Global 7000 suffers minor engine flame-out during test flight

Bombardier and General Electric (GE) have concluded that an in-flight incident involving a Global 7000 last week was an isolated incident. According to several media outlets, a Global 7000 suffered an engine flame-out during a test flight from Wichita. However,

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Bombardier delivers first Challenger 350 to Argentina

Bombardier delivers first Challenger 350 to Argentina

Bombardier has delivered a Challenger 350 to a customer in Argentina for the first time. The aircraft, MSN 20687 / LV-HAT, was delivered to Buenos Aires-based charter specialist Alba Jet S.A. “This first Bombardier Challenger 350 jet delivery to an

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