June 15, 2015 - The Paris Air Show got underway on Monday, and aerospace giants Boeing, Airbus and Bombardier were on hand looking to secure sales of the new-model jets they've staked their hopes on. Airbus was the first to secure a sale, with an order for 60 jets valued at $6.6 billion. Bombardier was there promoting its beleaguered CSeries jet, which had not attracted any buyers at the show yet. Six years into the program, the 243 firm orders for the CSeries fall short of the company's goal of 300, though the good news for the company includes a request from Swiss airline to upgrade its 30 ordered CSeries jets to the larger CS300 version. Quebec economy minister Jacques Daoust was at the air show, saying the province stands ready to invest more in Bombardier. Click here for the full article.
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