December 8, 2015
Bombardier's continued sales pitch to Latvia's AirBaltic takes advantage of an 80-million-euro ($85 million) refinance plan currently being contemplated by the Latvian parliament to help prop-up the national airline.
Bombardier revealed a ramp-up profile for C-Series production at a recent investor day, that calls for deliver of 15-20 aircraft in 2016, 30-35 in 2017, 45-55 in 2018, 75-85 in 2019 and 90-120 in 2020.
Boeing is expected to roll out the prototype of the first 737 MAX later this week, without much of the fanfare that has accompanied roll-out ceremonies for the 787 Dreamliner or other recent aircraft.
China's privately financed Spring Airlines has signed an agreement to buy 60 Airbus A320 NEO family aircraft. The package comprises 45 A320 NEO models and 15 A321 NEO models. No announcement for engine selection has been made.
As it prepares for flight test of its new E2 E-Jet model next year, Embraer recently delivered its 1200th E-Jet - and airplane to Brazil's Azul Linhans Areas.
Russia's Irkut has completed the fuselage for its first prototype MC-21 airplane.