Paris Air Show: Bombardier

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Rebuilding confidence at Bombardier

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Bombardier’s crisis of confidence perhaps the biggest challenge for CSeries

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Lufthansa fleet exec praises top-level change at Bombardier

Feb. 13, 2015, c. Leeham Co.: The appointment of Alain Bellemare as president and chief executive officer of Bombardier is viewed positively by the largest and most influential customer for the slow-selling CSeries, Lufthansa Airlines Group. Lufthansa has… Read More

Bombardier 2014 earnings, 4Q negative cash flow at Aerospace, debt/equity plan

2014 earnings presentation (PDF) Feb. 12, 2015: Struggling under the strain of two years of delays for the CSeries, poor sales of the Q400 and CRJ and a disastrous LearJet program, the world’s commercial airplane maker shuffled its… Read More

Alain Bellemare, ex-CEO of United Tech division named Bombardier CEO

Feb. 12, 2015: Alain M. Bellemare, 53, was named president and CEO at Bombardier , it was announced today ahead of the company’s 2014 earnings call. The appointment is a move to restore confidence in Bombardier, its Aerospace… Read More

Tomorrow’s Bombardier earnings call: trying to be upbeat in the midst of a tornado

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Odds and Ends: KC-390 first flight; A400M; AirAsia 8501; Bombardier credibility

KC-390 first flight: Embraer’s largest airplane ever built, the KC-390 tanker/transport, made its first flight today. We profiled the airplane last October following our visit to Brazil. The airplane fulfills needs for Brazil’s vast geography to supply its… Read More

Odds and Ends: Boeing’s MAX to China; Airbus sees no order bubble; Boeing’s wide-body dominance; BBD’s risk

Boeing’s MAX to China: The absence has been conspicuous, but no more: China will take 200 737 MAXes, according to Reuters. It will be interesting to see what delivery slots becoe available. Boeing always holds open some slots… Read More