CSeries at Farnborough

Bombardier offered three flights today at Farnborough, and we managed to get on one of those.  The ride was impressive.  The aircraft used for the event was FTV5.  This is a test aircraft in SWISS colors. Seats are big and the cabin does feel wide for such a...

The 717 and the 100-seat market

One frequently hears the 100 seat segment is gone.  Airlines are up-sizing we are told.  And depending on the segment, we hear an equal number of arguments that airlines are right sizing.  It seems the truth is somewhat hazy – don’t take as the final word...

Swiss CS100 readies for Paris

Some more pictures are emerging.  Note the aircraft name tweak – there is now a space between C and Series. We are likely to hear more about this next Monday. Early this morning at 6am, when this shot was taken, it was cloudy at Mirabel so this image looks dark....