Bombardier's long-awaited CSeries program moved one step closer to an official launch after the company's board gave the go-ahead to begin actively marketing the aircraft to prospective customers. "This is the first step for us to work toward a launch we expect in 2008," President and COO Pierre Beaudoin said. The progress comes more than three years after Bombardier announced its intention to develop a new family of single-aisle aircraft in the 110/130-seat range. The program was buffeted ...

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