Canada files WTO complaint vs US over Boeing C Series trade complaint

Jan. 10, 2018, © Leeham Co.: Canada upped the ante in the Boeing-Bombardier C Series trade complaint today by filing one of its own against the US with the World Trade Organization. This filing comes on the eve… Read More

Bombardier’s bittersweet year

Dec. 28, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Two thousand seventeen had to be a bittersweet year for Bombardier. Despite landing two good, blue-chip orders in 2016—Air Canada and Delta Air Lines—it hadn’t achieved the “commercial momentum” hoped for. At… Read More

Alabama plant goes ahead regardless of outcome in trade case, says Bombardier

Dec. 19, 2017, © Leeham Co.: Bombardier will build a C Series final assembly line (FAL) regardless of the ruling from the US International Trade Commission on whether Boeing was harmed by the order from Delta Air Lines… Read More

Boeing, Bombardier, Delta square off in new round of C Series trade dispute

Dec. 18, 2017: Boeing, Bombardier and Delta Air Lines squared off today in the new round of the trade dispute over Boeing claims BBD “dumped” the CS100 in an order with Delta Air Lines in 2016 in violation… Read More

Pontifications: Delta’s decision on neo vs MAX near

Dec. 4, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The Delta Air Lines management decision for an order for 100 Airbus A321neos or Boeing 737 MAXes, plus an equal number of options, is expected this week. A decision by the Board… Read More

Pontifications: EU weighs in for Bombardier in Boeing trade fight

Nov. 20, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The European Union is now getting involved in the Boeing-Bombardier trade dispute. See here and here. The EU has taken Bombardier’s side. Although the UK previously weighed in with BBD because the… Read More

Assessing the impact of the Bombardier decision

Sept. 27, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The aviation world is still in shock over the size of the tariffs the US Department of Commerce plans to impose on Bombardier C Series deliveries to Delta Air Lines. The DOC… Read More

Decision memo issued in Boeing-Bombardier case

Sept. 27, 2017: Here is the US Department of Commerce’s decision in the Boeing-Bombardier case. Our analysis will be forthcoming. Decision 092617, 34 pages.

Decision was expected, tariff is a shocker in Boeing-Bombardier case

Sept. 26, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The decision was expected, but the tariff was a shocker. The US Department of Commerce levied a 219% tariff on Bombardier’s CS100 sale to Delta Air Lines after Boeing filed a complaint… Read More

Pontifications: Next steps in Boeing-Bombardier trade complaint

Sept. 18, 2017, © Leeham Co.: The US Department of Commerce is due next Monday to hand down its preliminary decision on whether to impose tariffs on Bombardier’s C Series sold to Delta Air Lines. The price dumping… Read More