Bombardier will restart CSeries flight testing and remains confident the initial 110-seat CS100 will still enter service in the second half of 2015 despite a halt of more than three months after an engine failure during ground testing.
Bombardier has relocated a second CSeries test aircraft to Wichita, Kansa, from Montreal to take advantage of better weather for flight testing as it works to recover from a 100-day grounding following an engine failure during ground tests....More
Russian authorities have delayed the Bombardier-Rostekhnologii (Rostec) joint venture (JV) to set up a Q400 NextGen final assembly line (FAL) in Russia, due to political and negotiation problems....More
LOT Polish Airlines is seeing increased reliability with its Boeing 787-8 fleet and is flying the aircraft an average of 19 hours per day—three more hours than it flew its 767-300s—in a mix of scheduled and charter service, CEO Sebastian Mikosz said in an interview at World Routes 2014....More
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is trying to persuade Airbus to launch a re-engined A380, pledging to place an order for at least 60 A380neo aircraft if the manufacturer were to move forward with the program in the next six months....More