Coronavirus clips wings of Asia's biggest air show

Business Feb 11, 2020

Coronavirus clips wings of Asia's biggest air show

Asia's biggest air show opens in Singapore Tuesday under the shadow of a deadly coronavirus outbreak that has prompted dozens of companies to withdraw and threatens to hammer the aviation industry. The biennial Singapore Airshow attracts hundreds of global aerospace firms and airlines to the ...

Airbus in talks to buy out Bombardier stake in A220 program

Business Feb 10, 2020

Airbus in talks to buy out Bombardier stake in A220 program

Airbus SE is in talks to buy out Bombardier Inc.'s stake in the A220 jetliner program, according to people familiar with the matter. The negotiations between the companies are at an advanced stage, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks ...

Air Senegal nears tentative $730 million deal for Airbus A220s

Business Nov 18, 2019

Air Senegal nears tentative $730 million deal for Airbus A220s

Air Senegal is close to securing a preliminary order for eight Airbus SE A220-300 narrow-body jets, valued at about $732 million at list prices, according to people familiar with the matter. The so-called memorandum of understanding would be subject to a final contract, the people ...

Mitsubishi weighs buying Bombardier's regional-jet unit

Business Jun 6, 2019

Mitsubishi weighs buying Bombardier's regional-jet unit

Bombardier Inc. is in talks to sell its CRJ regional jet program to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., a move that would end the Canadian industrial champion's involvement in commercial aircraft. Both sides confirmed they were in discussions after the Air Current reported Wednesday that negotiations ...

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

World May 9, 2019

Biman Bangladesh plane skids off runway in Yangon, leaving 17 injured

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane skidded off the runway when it landed in bad weather at Yangon's international airport on Wednesday evening, injuring at least 17 people, officials said. The Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft was carrying 29 passengers and four crew when it bounced while ...