Bombardier, the company that launched the first regional jet, announced yesterday a $2 billion program to build a new family of mid-size aircraft. The board of directors has given a green light to offer customers the new CSeries line of 110/130-seat aircraft that will provide a 15% operating cost advantage over types currently available. There will be two basic models, the C110 and C130, which will be configured for either long- or short-haul travel between 1,800 nm and 3,000 nm. Both will ...

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