Bombardier Calls Boeing Legal Motion On C-Collection ‘An Assault On Innovation’

Boeing claims that Bombardier sold Delta Airlines 75 of its new C-Series planes for $19.6 million apiece, way below production cost.
Bombardier has dismissed rival Boeing’s claim that the Canadian firm is using government subsidies to dump its C-series planes on to the aviation market.
“I think most people in our industry view this as an attack on innovation,” said Fred Cromer, president of Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, Monday.
Boeing doesn’t produce a 100-seater aircraft, so to induce airlines to a larger aircraft could be one of their strategies”, he added.
This autumn, Korean Airlines will become the third operator of the C-series when it takes the first deliveries of 10 CS300 planes previously ordered.

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