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AirBaltic begins CS300 operations

AirBaltic has begun commercial service with its first Bombardier CSeries CS300 jetliner today, 14 December 2016. With 120 passengers aboard, the aircraft flew from Riga to Amsterdam. It arrived at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at 17.30 hrs. The AirBaltic CS300 aircraft flies in a two-class configuration with 145 seats. The airline has ordered a total of […]

Tanzania buys CSeries and Q400

The government of Tanzania has ordered two Bombardier CSeries CS300 jetliners and one Q400 turboprop. The aircraft will be leased to and operated by Air Tanzania (The Wings of the Kilimanjaro) based in Dar es Salaam. The two CS300 airliners will be configured in a dual-class layout. Earlier this year, Bombardier delivered two Q400 turboprops […]

First CS300 goes to AirBaltic

Bombardier has delivered the first CSeries CS300 aircraft to launch operator Air Baltic Corporation (airBaltic), the flag carrier of Latvia. The larger variant of Bombardier’s new CSeries aircraft carries between 130 and 150 passengers. The handover to airBaltic comes five months after the entry into service of the CS100. The maiden commercial flight of the […]

CS300 receives EASA approval

Bombardier has received European type validation for the CSeries CS300 by Europe’s aviation authority EASA. EASA’s validation follows the CS300 aircraft type certification awarded by Transport Canada in July 2016. The validation is a requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe and a precursor to first delivery to CS300 launch operator, airBaltic of Latvia. Bombardier’s […]

CS300 begins route proving

Bombardier has begun route proving flights in Europe and to the Middle East with the CSeries CS300 in close cooperation with AirBaltic, the first operator. The new Canadian jetliner will fly from airBaltic’s base in Riga, Latvia, on short and longer haul destinations. The aircraft is the second CS300 flight test vehicle and it is […]

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, […]

CSeries CS300 is airworthy

Bombardier has received type certification for the CSeries CS300 from Transport Canada. Delivery of the first aircraft to airBaltic (Latvia) is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2016. This aircraft is currently in production at Bombardier’s production facility in Mirabel, Québec. The smaller CS100 will begin commercial operations with Swiss International Air Lines later this […]