• Airbus has taken over and renamed the Canadian jet that Boeing tried to keep out of the US

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The Bombardier C Series has officially been renamed the Airbus A220 .
    Airbus completed a deal, earlier this month, to acquire 50.1% of the C Series program with Bombardier and the Quebec government remaining minority shareholders.
    The CS100 is now the A220-100 while the CS300 has been renamed the A220-300.
    The Bombardier C Series is no more .
    On Tuesday, the Canadian airliner was officially rechristened the Airbus A220 in a renaming ceremony at the European airplane maker's headquarters in Toulouse, France.
    "Everyone at Airbus has been looking forward to this historic moment," the...
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