Bombardier Aerospace is actually a division of Bombardier Inc. and is the 3rd biggest airplane manufacturer on the planet after Airbus and Boeing. It's headquartered in Dorval, Quebec, Canada.
Chief assembly plant and engineering building of Bombardier Aerospace at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
After restoring it to profitability and getting Canadair in 1986, Bombardier in 1989 got the near - broke Short Brothers aircraft manufacturing company in Belfast, Northern Ireland. This is adopted in 1990 from the acquisition of the broke Learjet Company of Wichita, Kansas, contractor of the Learjet business aircraft, and eventually the Boeing subsidiary, moneylosing, de Havilland Aircraft of Canada located in Toronto, Ontario in 1992.
The aerospace arm now accounts for more than half the organization's earnings. Additionally, it makes the Bombardier 415 amphibious waterbomber (in North and Dorval Bay), the Worldwide Express as well as the Challenger business jet. Learjet too is a subsidiary of Bombardier located in Wichita, KS.
This new jet, that provides 130seat and 110seat versions, competes with the Boeing 737 Next-generation 737 600, 737 700, Airbus A318, Airbus A319, and Embraer 195. Bombardier claims the Cseries will burn off 20% less fuel per journey than these competitors.; which may allow it to be nevertheless about 8% more fuel efficient than the Boeing 737 Max planned for introduction three years later in 2017.
The complex in Montreal is going to be redeveloped by Ghafari Associates to include lean manufacturing of its CSeries aircraft.
In March, 2011, The corporation acquired 50 firm orders along with a further 70 discretionary purchase for jets from NetJets worth over US$2.8 billion to US$6.7 billion, respectively.
In Oct 2012, a joint development deal between Bombardier Aerospace along with a governmentlead South Korean consortium was disclosed, to build up 90seater turboprop regional airliner, targeting a 2019 launching date. The association would include Korean Air Lines and Korea Aerospace Industries.
The offer contains an choice for Bombardier to fabricate and market another 86 Global jets, which may value the whole transaction at $7.3 billion.
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