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Macquarie AirFinance orders 40 Bombardier CS300 jets

MONTREAL — Bombardier Inc. says it has received a firm purchase agreement for 40 CS300 jetliners from an affiliate of Macquarie AirFinance, which has also taken options for 10 more. 116 more words

Business

King: The hunt for one of Ottawa's 'fork-tailed devils'

During the Second World War, the German Luftwaffe nicknamed it der Gabelschwanz-Teufel, or “ the fork-tailed devil.”

In the Pacific theatre, the Japanese referred to it as “two planes, one pilot.” 1,059 more words

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MH370 : 6 months

I thought that I would not comment on the missing MH370. It was a very painful experience for those involved and indirectly to all Malaysians. Honestly, I do think about it many times a week. 175 more words

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CSeries tests to resume this month: Bombardier

Bombardier Inc. said Friday it will lift the lengthy grounding of its CSeries test-flight aircraft, which will resume flying this month.

Marc Duchesne, spokesman for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, said he could not be more precise — and he could not confirm reports that the airliner in development will fly this weekend for the first time since May 29. 447 more words

Business

FLYING MALAYSIAN AIRLINES; WOULD YOU?

Today’s Daily Mirror has pondered the question of whether readers would fly on Malaysian Airlines.

Quite obviously, it’s a question that the paper is posing in light of the two terrible tragedies that the legacy Asian carrier has suffered since January this year. 419 more words

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