Robinson welcomes Bombardier order

02 November 2017

East Belfast MP Gavin Robinson has welcomed the letter of intent from a European customer to Bombardier for up to 61 CSeries jets.

Gavin Robinson MP

Spokesman on Justice, Home Affairs and Human Rights.

Gavin Robinson

The local MP said, “With 31 firm orders and options for a further 30 jets this could mean an order valued up to $4.8billion for Bombardier if all 30 options are exercised. It is a welcome piece of news for the company as a whole and obviously for the Belfast plant.

 

The timing too is significant and is a vote of confidence in the joint venture between Bombardier and Airbus. I hope this might be the first of many new orders for this ground-breaking aircraft.”

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