Bombardier is in talks with Chinese companies for C series
Montreal - The Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier is in talks with three major Chinese airlines to sell its C Series said on September 26 a senior Bombardier executive.
Bombardier is picking up orders in China, where the aerospace market is experiencing the fastest growth in the world so far.
Marc Meloche, chief financial officer of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, said in an interview with Reuters that when he was in China he also discussed the purchase of the Bombardier's C Series aircraft with the Chinese leasing companies. According to him, the orders may be announced next month during the visit of Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada.
Marc Meloche added that China's interest in the Bombardier's C series was high. "Bombardier is talking with the three major Chinese airlines, as well as many regional players. All are very interested in Bombardier C-Series, " he added.
Bombardier is picking up orders in China, where the aerospace market is experiencing the fastest growth in the world so far. The talks happen at a time when Canadian manufacturer is facing threats to its sales of C Series in the US because of a trade trial with the American rival Boeing.
To date, Bombardier has sold 360 C Series, 123 CS100, and 237 CS300. 14 devices were delivered in both versions.