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Bombardier’s Ireland plant to produce Airbus parts

The deal follows an agreement earlier this year that saw Airbus acquire a majority stake in Bombardier's C Series jet business.


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CSeries aircraft wing manufacturing gets under way In Bombardier’s Belfast, Ireland facility. PHOTO: Bombardier

MONTREAL—Bombardier Aerostructures and Engineering Services says it has been chosen by Airbus as a supplier on a new engine nacelle program.

The company’s operations in Northern Ireland will develop and manufacture a new thrust reverser for the Pratt & Whitney powered A320neo family of aircraft.

Bombardier is already a supplier to Airbus on a number of programs.

The deal follows an agreement earlier this year that saw Airbus acquire a majority stake in Bombardier’s C Series jet business.


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