Tag Archives: CS100

P&W delays hit CSeries deliveries

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will deliver only 7 CSeries aircraft this year instead of the planned 15. This is a result of engine delivery delays by Pratt & Whitney. Two aircraft are currently in service now with Swiss and a third is to be delivered next month. According to Fred Cromer, president of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, […]

Bombardier delivers first CSeries

Bombardier has delivered the first CSeries aircraft to launch operator Swiss International Air Lines. The handover took place during a special event in Montreal. Bombardier is proud to present the first new aircraft in the 100- to 150-seat market segment in nearly 30 years. Swiss will put the aircraft into scheduled service on 15 July […]

CSeries route-proving in Europe

Bombardier has commenced route-proving flights in Europe with a CSeries CS100 aircraft based in Zürich. The route tests will take a month. The flights are conducted by Bombardier using typical operational procedures of launching customer Swiss. The route-proving exercises are scheduled to include main European cities like Brussels, Vienna and Warsaw. The European route-proving programme […]

CS100 receives certification

After years of delays, Bombardier has received its Transport Canada type certification for the new CS100 airliner on 18 December 2015. The testing programme included more than 3,000 flight test hours. Obtaining the type certificate for the CS100 aircraft paves the way for the delivery and entry into service of the CS100 aircraft with first […]

Bombardier completes CS100 certification test programme

Bombardier has completed the CSeries CS100 certification flight test programme. The Canadian aircraft manufacturer is currently finalising the submission of the remaining type certificate documentation and after that the waiting is for Transport Canada for the final review and acceptance. Bombardier is still performing flight en route proving flights with over 25 city pairs in […]

‘CSeries is better than expected’

Preceding the Paris Air Show 2015, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier has announced that, based on flight tests results, its CS100 and CS300 aircraft are exceeding their targets for fuel burn, payload, range and airfield performance. Also, the CSeries aircraft are on track to meet noise performance targets, which will make them the quietest airliners […]

Swiss will be first CSeries operator

Swiss International Airlines (Swiss) will be the first airline to receive and operate the Bombardier CSeries in the first half of 2016, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer announced today. Bombardier is targeting year-end 2015 for the CS100’s type certification. The CSeries aircraft is also slated to make its world debut at the International Paris Air Show […]