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Can Bombardier sway the naysayers to buy the C Series?

New life was breathed into Bombardier's CSeries program on Wednesday, when Air Canada announced a letter of intent for 45 of the CS300 jets produced by the Montreal-based manufacturer.


February 22, 2016
By Forbes

The all-Canadian deal ends a 17-month dry spell for orders of the CSeries, but with accusations of political expedience flying it also heaps pressure on Bombardier to find US buyers.

Wooing Canada’s flag-carrier “will carry less weight with potential customers than if Bombardier had been able to land Delta or United” as buyers of the 110-135 seat type, says Cai von Rumohr, an analyst for Cowen & Co. | READ MORE