Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) took delivery of its first CS300 aircraft at Bombardier´s facility in Mirabel, Canada, where the C Series aircraft are manufactured,.
When the aircraft enters commercial service, SWISS will become the first airline to operate both C Series aircraft models.
This CS300 aircraft will be operated from Geneva, and dedicated to the French-speaking part of Western Switzerland.
SWISS´ first CS300 aircraft is scheduled to enter service on June 1st, 2017 with its maiden commercial flight taking passengers from Geneva to Heathrow.
SWISS will take delivery of a total of 30 CS100 and CS300 aircraft.
The C Series aircraft is manufactured by the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership, an affiliate of the Bombardier Commercial Aircraft segment of Bombardier Inc.
MontrÃ©al, Canada-based Bombardier (TSX: BBD) is a manufacturer of both planes and trains. Together with its subsidiaries, it manufactures and sells transportation equipment worldwide. The company operates in four segments: business aircraft, commercial aircraft, aerostructures and engineering services, and transportation. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, the company posted revenues of USD 16.3bn.