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Bombardier in talks with North American company for C Series

Bombardier Inc. said on Friday it is in advanced discussions to sell its new C Series jet to airlines in North America, without identifying the prospective buyers.


October 13, 2015
By Reuters

Montreal-based Bombardier has redoubled efforts to win a landmark order for the C Series after failing to sell the program to rival Airbus, and is pitching the jets hard to airlines in North America, said two sources familiar with the matter.

The sources said Bombardier was pitching Southwest Airlines Co. and American Airlines Group Inc., as well as similar airlines. One source said Bombardier was also pushing to sell the jets in China. | READ MORE