Diamond Aircraft last week furloughed all but a core group of employees on its D-Jet program after the manufacturer failed to receive a response from the Canadian government on its CA$35 million ($36.2 million) loan request. The move, which Diamond President Peter Maurer says is temporary, affects 213 employees, slowing the D-Jet program almost to a standstill. The company already had slowed work on the single-engine jet as it has attempted to line up the necessary financing to bring the ...


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