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2018 ILA Airshow Berlin Recap

Last week, the 2018 ILA Berlin Air Show returned to the Berlin ExpoCentre Airport, located on the southwest corner of the new, yet to open, Brandenburg Airport. Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace (ILA) saw over 180,000 people visit during the five-day exhibition, which started on Wednesday, April 25 and lasted through Sunday, April 29. ILA aligns itself closely with the Paris and Farnborough Airshows in being a biennial event with the first three days closed off to the public. This year…

Air Canada Announces Plans to Retire Embraer 190 Fleet

Air Canada has announced that it will retire its twenty-five Embraer 190 aircraft within the next 18 months. The airline made the announcement as it prepares to take delivery of its new Bombardier CS300 aircraft, which is slated to be delivered late 2019. The Embraer 190s are operated as Air…

Korean Air Receives First Bombardier CS300 Jet

On Friday, Bombardier and Korean Air celebrated the delivery of the first CS300 aircraft to the Asian airline. The Seoul-based airline is the Asian launch customer for the new C Series aircraft family. “This is a very important milestone for the C Series program because it is our breakthrough into…

SWISS Takes Delivery of Highly Anticipated Bombardier CS300 Aircraft

On Friday, Bombardier announced that Swiss International Airlines took delivery of their first CS300 aircraft at Bombardier's C Series manufacturing facility in Mirabel, Canada. SWISS has planned the CS300's first commercial maiden flight on June 1, 2017, operating from Geneva to Heathrow. The airline intends to take delivery of 30 total…